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A male Greater Prairie Chickens displaying and spinning in Illinois, USA

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English : A male Greater Prairie Chickens displaying and spinning in Illinois, USA

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English : Zoom into a Mandelbrot set

3

Typical symptoms like motor restlessness of a patient suffering from akathisia.

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English : Typical symptoms like motor restlessness of a patient suffering from akathisia.

4

Video of a mating weevil couple (Byctiscus populi), female convolves a poplar leaf.

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English : Video of a mating weevil couple (Byctiscus populi), female convolves a poplar leaf.

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"The Ride of the Valkyries" from Richard Wagner's 1870 opera Die Walküre, the second opera in the sequence Der Ring des Nibelungen.

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English : "The Ride of the Valkyries" from Richard Wagner's 1870 opera Die Walküre, the second opera in the sequence Der Ring des Nibelungen.

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Kagura at the Hachiman Shrine in Tamba, Hyōgo

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English : Kagura at the Hachiman Shrine in Tamba, Hyōgo

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1935 recoding of Indian singer Gangubai Hangal singing the night raga Durga

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English : 1935 recoding of Indian singer Gangubai Hangal singing the night raga Durga

8

Time lapse video of Mung bean seeds germinating over ~10 days.

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English : Time lapse video of Mung bean seeds germinating over ~10 days.

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Video of the aerial maneuver "Humpty-Bump"

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English : Video of the aerial maneuver "Humpty-Bump"

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Expedition 24 Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA Flight Engineers Doug Wheelock and Shannon Walker arrived at the International Space Station June 17, docking their craft to the aft port of the Zvezda Service Module on the Russian segment of the station. A few hours later, the hatch opened and Yurchikhin, Wheelock and Walker were greeted by Alexander Skvortsov, Mikhail Kornienko and Tracy Caldwell Dyson, who've been on the station since April. The three newcomers were also welcomed by officials gathered at the Russian Mission Control Center outside Moscow.

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English : Expedition 24 Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA Flight Engineers Doug Wheelock and Shannon Walker arrived at the International Space Station June 17, docking their craft to the aft port of the Zvezda Service Module on the Russian segment of the station. A few hours later, the hatch opened and Yurchikhin, Wheelock and Walker were greeted by Alexander Skvortsov, Mikhail Kornienko and Tracy Caldwell Dyson, who've been on the station since April. The three newcomers were also welcomed by officials gathered at the Russian Mission Control Center outside Moscow.

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Eleanor Roosevelt, born October 11, 1884, tells a funny story.

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English : Eleanor Roosevelt, born October 11, 1884, tells a funny story.

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Mating of Red-and-Black Froghoppers (Cercopis vulnerata)

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English : Mating of Red-and-Black Froghoppers (Cercopis vulnerata)

13

Picking up a high moisture round bale with the combination bale spear and bale rotator, tying the cling wrap plastic to the mesh wrap on the bale, and proceeding to wrap several layers of plastic across the sides and partially over the ends of the bale. The wrap on the ends will seal the bales together to lock out air and moisture, and keep the high moisture bale from spoiling. – This video is from a small 35 cow family dairy farm in Gilman, Wisconsin, USA.

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English : Picking up a high moisture round bale with the combination bale spear and bale rotator, tying the cling wrap plastic to the mesh wrap on the bale, and proceeding to wrap several layers of plastic across the sides and partially over the ends of the bale. The wrap on the ends will seal the bales together to lock out air and moisture, and keep the high moisture bale from spoiling. – This video is from a small 35 cow family dairy farm in Gilman, Wisconsin, USA.

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"Hill", track 5 on Hungry Lucy's 2010 release Pulse of the Earth

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English : "Hill", track 5 on Hungry Lucy's 2010 release Pulse of the Earth

15

2005 recording of the "Toccata" from the Baroque opera L'Orfeo, composed by Claudio Monteverdi.

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English : 2005 recording of the "Toccata" from the Baroque opera L'Orfeo, composed by Claudio Monteverdi.

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Aikido: aihanmi katatedori ikkyo ura (first principle applied on a grip of the crossing wrist); dojo of Maisons-Alfort (Val-de-Marne, France); tori: Frank Dauvé; uke: Christophe Dang Ngoc Chan

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English : Aikido: aihanmi katatedori ikkyo ura (first principle applied on a grip of the crossing wrist); dojo of Maisons-Alfort (Val-de-Marne, France); tori: Frank Dauvé; uke: Christophe Dang Ngoc Chan

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Latsabidze plays Chopin's Polonaise Op.53

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English : Latsabidze plays Chopin's Polonaise Op.53

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1916 recording of the ragtime composition "New York Blues", performed on accordion by Pietro Frosini

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English : 1916 recording of the ragtime composition "New York Blues", performed on accordion by Pietro Frosini

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Tamil folk artists performing at a funeral; performance included playing traditional percussion instruments, singing in praise of the departed, and dancing to the drum beats. This helps people observe the wake ceremony. A wall poster featuring an obituary is seen in the backdrop. Filmed in Ettayapuram.

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English : Tamil folk artists performing at a funeral; performance included playing traditional percussion instruments, singing in praise of the departed, and dancing to the drum beats. This helps people observe the wake ceremony. A wall poster featuring an obituary is seen in the backdrop. Filmed in Ettayapuram.

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A complete LASIK procedure, performed at the Institute of Vision and Optics of the University of Crete / Greece

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English : A complete LASIK procedure, performed at the Institute of Vision and Optics of the University of Crete / Greece

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The municipal energy center of Písek is one of the oldest hydro-electric power stations of the Czech Republic (opened in 1888).

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English : The municipal energy center of Písek is one of the oldest hydro-electric power stations of the Czech Republic (opened in 1888).

22

Cattle on a farm in North Holland, 1959

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English : Cattle on a farm in North Holland, 1959

23

A leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) covering her eggs, Turtle Beach, Tobago

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English : A leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) covering her eggs, Turtle Beach, Tobago

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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk passed the "the law of prohibited garment" in 1934. The law targeted religion-based clothing such as the veil and turban, Atatürk's reforms. The video shows the clothing that was banned.

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English : Mustafa Kemal Atatürk passed the "the law of prohibited garment" in 1934. The law targeted religion-based clothing such as the veil and turban, Atatürk's reforms. The video shows the clothing that was banned.

25

Separation of sodium benzoate in water (lower layer) from benzil in MTBE.

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English : Separation of sodium benzoate in water (lower layer) from benzil in MTBE.

26

Travemünde en passant from the Old Town to the Bay of Lübeck

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English : Travemünde en passant from the Old Town to the Bay of Lübeck

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A Khmer dance performance.

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English : A Khmer dance performance.

28

Limax maximus is one of the largest kinds of keeled air-breathing land slug in the world.

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English : Limax maximus is one of the largest kinds of keeled air-breathing land slug in the world.

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Io in Motion. Io is the most volcanically active body in the Solar System. Volcanoes erupt massive volumes of silicate lava, sulphur and sulphur dioxide, constantly changing Io's appearance. This new basemap of Jupiter's moon Io was produced by combining the best images from both the Voyager 1 and Galileo Missions.

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English : Io in Motion. Io is the most volcanically active body in the Solar System. Volcanoes erupt massive volumes of silicate lava, sulphur and sulphur dioxide, constantly changing Io's appearance. This new basemap of Jupiter's moon Io was produced by combining the best images from both the Voyager 1 and Galileo Missions.

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Water driven hammer mill in Arbesbach, Lower Austria. The mill was founded in 1802 and is now a museum, with all tools functional.

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English : Water driven hammer mill in Arbesbach, Lower Austria. The mill was founded in 1802 and is now a museum, with all tools functional.

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A common yellow dung fly (Scathophaga stercoraria) hunts and eats its prey.

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English : A common yellow dung fly (Scathophaga stercoraria) hunts and eats its prey.


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