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European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)

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The Squaw Man is a 1914 silent western drama film starring Dustin Farnum. It was the first feature film produced in Hollywood.‎

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English : The Squaw Man is a 1914 silent western drama film starring Dustin Farnum. It was the first feature film produced in Hollywood.

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Upper Antelope Canyon near Page, heart formation

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New Guinea mudskipper (Periophthalmus cantonensis), Kamogawa SeaWorld, Japan.‎

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English : New Guinea mudskipper (Periophthalmus cantonensis), Kamogawa SeaWorld, Japan.

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Tamme-Lauri oak, the oldest tree in Estonia.

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The Mount Rushmore Monument as seen from the viewing plaza.

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A visual of Kuzhi paniyaram making.The Kuzhi paniyaram (Tamil: குழிப் பணியாரம்) is a South Indian dish made by steaming batter — traditionally made from pulses (specifically black lentils) and rice using a mould.‎

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English : A visual of Kuzhi paniyaram making.The Kuzhi paniyaram (Tamil: குழிப் பணியாரம்) is a South Indian dish made by steaming batter — traditionally made from pulses (specifically black lentils) and rice using a mould.

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Nightly view of Duisburg Inner Harbour with office building "Five Boats" and marina

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Night view of Maly Krasnokholmsky Bridge over Vodootvodny Canal in Moscow, Russia

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Ughniyah li al Atfal. The lullaby in the Arabic language is based on a fourteenth century historical incident, which took place in Lebanon. This little story is told in song, and is meant to express the love of a father and mother for their children, as well as the danger they will risk in order to get a child out of trouble.‎

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English : Ughniyah li al Atfal. The lullaby in the Arabic language is based on a fourteenth century historical incident, which took place in Lebanon. This little story is told in song, and is meant to express the love of a father and mother for their children, as well as the danger they will risk in order to get a child out of trouble.

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On Independence of Brazil's Day, the painting Independence or Death! (The Ipiranga Shout), by Pedro Américo, 1888, Museu Paulista.

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English : On Independence of Brazil's Day, the painting Independence or Death! (The Ipiranga Shout), by Pedro Américo, 1888, Museu Paulista.

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Takeoff of a balloon in the Netherlands (1928)‎

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Origin of the Angara River at Lake Baikal.‎

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English : Origin of the Angara River at Lake Baikal.

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Lar gibbon (Hylobates lar), also called the white-handed gibbon, Kaeng Krachan National Park, Phetchaburi, Thailand.

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English : Lar gibbon (Hylobates lar), also called the white-handed gibbon, Kaeng Krachan National Park, Phetchaburi, Thailand.

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3D rendering of an animal cell. Made by David Marín under supervision of Pablo Geara Joyed (Faculty of medicine, University of Seville).‎

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English : 3D rendering of an animal cell. Made by David Marín under supervision of Pablo Geara Joyed (Faculty of medicine, University of Seville).

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Cómpeta - panoramic view at Golden Hour shortly before sunset

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Finnish border guard AgustaWestland AW119 Koala helicopter (OH-HVN) over Oulu Airport at Tour de Sky 2014 air show.‎

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English : Finnish border guard AgustaWestland AW119 Koala helicopter (OH-HVN) over Oulu Airport at Tour de Sky 2014 air show.

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Ascalaphus sinister, male

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Courtship behavior of a lycosid spider of the genus Pardosa (Araneae, Lycosidae).‎

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English : Courtship behavior of a lycosid spider of the genus Pardosa (Araneae, Lycosidae).

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Ascalaphus sinister, female

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Trams in Cologne, Germany‎

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Cityscape of Rouen, taken from "La Corniche" showing the River Seine

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Palestinian demonstrators using slings against Israeli soldiers in Ni'lin

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English : Palestinian demonstrators using slings against Israeli soldiers in Ni'lin

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Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion, Attica, Greece

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Animation of a wave-packet solution of the Schrödinger equation. The blue line is the real part of the solution, the red line is the imaginary part, the black line is the wave envelope (absolute value) and the green line is the centre of gravity of the wave packet.‎

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English : Animation of a wave-packet solution of the Schrödinger equation. The blue line is the real part of the solution, the red line is the imaginary part, the black line is the wave envelope (absolute value) and the green line is the centre of gravity of the wave packet.

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Jagdschloss Glienicke, a small hunting lodge in Wannsee, Germany

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Le Faux Magistrat (1914) is the last episode of the French Fantômas silent crime film serial directed by Louis Feuillade.‎

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English : Le Faux Magistrat (1914) is the last episode of the French Fantômas silent crime film serial directed by Louis Feuillade.

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Eruptions of the stratovolcano Yasur located on the island of Tanna, archipelago of Vanuatu.‎

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English : Eruptions of the stratovolcano Yasur located on the island of Tanna, archipelago of Vanuatu.

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Spanish ibex (Capra pyrenaica hispanica) at rocks in El Torcal, Andalusia

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First international go-kart racing in Bodegraven, with participants from the USA, Belgium and the Netherlands (September 1960).‎

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English : First international go-kart racing in Bodegraven, with participants from the USA, Belgium and the Netherlands (September 1960).

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The parasol mushroom (Macrolepiota procera) in its natural environment.

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Rimsky-Korsakov. Scheherazade, Symphonic Suite, Op. 35: I. The Sea and Sinbad's Ship.‎

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Longhorn beetles (Agapanthia pustulifera) copulating. Taken in Nahal Shikma Reserve, Israel, February 1, 2014.

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Playa Ancha in Valparaíso, Chile, 1903.‎

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A female Jorō Spider (Nephila clavata) feeding in Tokyo, Japan.‎

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The Petite Ceinture railway line ("Little Belt railway") passing through the parc Montsouris, 14th arrondissement of Paris, France..

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Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz – Overture. (Performed by the Skidmore College Orchestra)‎

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Fog in the valleys seen from Blassenstein mountain (Lower Austria)

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Camaquã, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil - historical center‎

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High resolution panorama of Trevélez in the Alpujarras, a part of Sierra Nevada in Andalusia, one of the highest located villages in Spain

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Storyteller Angel Sauceda Garcia presents "Itsy Bitsy Spider"

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Posing girl at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park with Half Dome in the background

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Euglena, showing both metabolic movement and swiming‎

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Female digger bee (Anthophora sp.) approaching an inflorescence of Anchusa undulata. Taken on Mount Carmel, Israel, February 28, 2013.

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"Memphis Blues", composed by W. C. Handy in 1912. Recorded by Victor Military Band.‎

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English : "Memphis Blues", composed by W. C. Handy in 1912. Recorded by Victor Military Band.

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Sõrve lighthouse, Saaremaa, Estonia.

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Clusiodes albimanus - fight of two males‎

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View from Hopi Point over Grand Canyon with rainbow

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Ulaanbaatar city in late spring view from Zaisan mountain.‎

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The Oriental hornet (Vespa orientalis) is an important pollinator of the autumn-flowering sea squill (Drimia maritima) in Israel.

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English : The Oriental hornet (Vespa orientalis) is an important pollinator of the autumn-flowering sea squill (Drimia maritima) in Israel.

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The Laverne Waltz Caprice, composed and played by alto saxist H. Benne Henton. It was published in 1911 and recorded by the Victor Talking Machine Company by March 1912.‎

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English : The Laverne Waltz Caprice, composed and played by alto saxist H. Benne Henton. It was published in 1911 and recorded by the Victor Talking Machine Company by March 1912.


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