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This infrared view of the star formation region Messier 8, often called the Lagoon Nebula, was captured in January 2011 by the VISTA telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile.

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English : This infrared view of the star formation region Messier 8, often called the Lagoon Nebula, was captured in January 2011 by the VISTA telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile.

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Timelapse of a sunset at the Lookout Point in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.‎

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English : Timelapse of a sunset at the Lookout Point in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.

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Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) near Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil.

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The Finnish road ferry Merisilta arriving to the Riutunkari harbour in Oulu.‎

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English : The Finnish road ferry Merisilta arriving to the Riutunkari harbour in Oulu.

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View to the sky of the Columbia Center in Seattle, Washington, USA

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Monks on their daily procession at Mahagandhayon Monastery, Amarapura, Mandalay, Myanmar.‎

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English : Monks on their daily procession at Mahagandhayon Monastery, Amarapura, Mandalay, Myanmar.

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Portrait of Queen Mary I of England, by Antonis Mor, 1554.

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Night view of the Novospassky Monastery in Moscow, Russia.

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Bipedal robot called RunBot walking.‎

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English : Bipedal robot called RunBot walking.

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Golden sculpture of Bhaisajyaguru, National Museum of Korea. Made in 8th century, in Unified Silla.

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English : Golden sculpture of Bhaisajyaguru, National Museum of Korea. Made in 8th century, in Unified Silla.

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1915 Edison recording of La sonnambula. Ah! Non credia mirarti, performed by Anna Case

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English : 1915 Edison recording of La sonnambula. Ah! Non credia mirarti, performed by Anna Case

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The tumulus Tinghøjen located between Randers and Viborg in Denmark. Photographed January 8, 2010.

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English : The tumulus Tinghøjen located between Randers and Viborg in Denmark. Photographed January 8, 2010.

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In protest against a PEGIDA march, Catholic Cologne Cathedral switched off the floodlights on the evening of January 5‎

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English : In protest against a PEGIDA march, Catholic Cologne Cathedral switched off the floodlights on the evening of January 5

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Hedgehog drinking water in the back yard.‎

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English : Hedgehog drinking water in the back yard.

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Common frog (Rana temporaria) in nature park Trhoň in the Czech Republic

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Lombergshjulet, a reconstructed water wheel in Ludvika Municipality, Sweden‎

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English : Lombergshjulet, a reconstructed water wheel in Ludvika Municipality, Sweden

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Rally in support of the victims of the 2015 Charlie Hebdo shooting at 88 Kearny St. in San Francisco, January 7, 2015‎

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English : Rally in support of the victims of the 2015 Charlie Hebdo shooting at 88 Kearny St. in San Francisco, January 7, 2015

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The rood screen of Ripon Cathedral in North Yorkshire, England.

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Carmen es un film mudo de 1915 del director Cecil B. DeMille

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Rally on the Place du Capitole in Toulouse to pay tribute to the journalists and policemen murdered that morning in the 2015 Charlie Hebdo shooting. January 7, 2015.‎

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English : Rally on the Place du Capitole in Toulouse to pay tribute to the journalists and policemen murdered that morning in the 2015 Charlie Hebdo shooting. January 7, 2015.

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Daughter of Niobe bent by terror of Artemis. Uffizi Gallery - Sala della Niobe. Florence, Italy.

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The Golden Gate Bridge Moveable Median Barrier (MMB), also affectionately known as the "median zipper." The Golden Gate Bridge was closed to automobile traffic while the MMB was being tested.‎

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English : The Golden Gate Bridge Moveable Median Barrier (MMB), also affectionately known as the "median zipper." The Golden Gate Bridge was closed to automobile traffic while the MMB was being tested.

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Goryeo Celadon, kettle designed like turtle, National Museum of Korea.

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Slussen is a traffic junction and hub for public transport in Stockholm built in 1935.‎

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English : Slussen is a traffic junction and hub for public transport in Stockholm built in 1935.

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Video showing the characteristic quivering abdomen caused by movement of tadpoles within a pregnant female Limnonectes larvaepartus.‎

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English : Video showing the characteristic quivering abdomen caused by movement of tadpoles within a pregnant female Limnonectes larvaepartus.

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The Painted Cliffs, in the Maria Island National Park, Maria Island, Tasmania, Australia.

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Woman grinding rice in a Dhenki. This video was shot in Killa, Sergarh in Baleswar (Balasore) district of Odisha.‎

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English : Woman grinding rice in a Dhenki. This video was shot in Killa, Sergarh in Baleswar (Balasore) district of Odisha.

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A Pinus halepensis (Aleppo Pine) and the view from the Mount Saint-Clair in Sète, France.

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Red weaver ant (Oecophylla smaragdina) in Bangalore, India

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"I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier" is an American anti-war song that was influential within the pacifist movement that existed in the United States before it entered World War I.‎

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English : "I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier" is an American anti-war song that was influential within the pacifist movement that existed in the United States before it entered World War I.

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Baroque Schönhausen Palace in Berlin

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Spendrups brewery in Vårby, Stockholm (2013)‎

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Time-lapse of a burning feuerzangenbowle. The video shows melting sugar dripping into the bowl of red wine.‎

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English : Time-lapse of a burning feuerzangenbowle. The video shows melting sugar dripping into the bowl of red wine.

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The island Helgeandsholmen in central Stockholm. Helgeandsholmen contains the Riksdag Building, the seat of the parliament of Sweden.

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Demonstration of starting a crochet chain‎

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Happy Birthday song in German and English.‎

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Big Ben at sunset with light trails on Westminster Bridge, London.

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Chiming bells of the Erfurt Cathedral

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Video Demonstrating Salsa Dancing Fundamentals‎

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Ostrog monastery in Montenegro.

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The 1915 The McKee Trio recording of the Carrie Jacobs-Bond song A Perfect Day.‎

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Panoramic view of the old city of Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line: Higashi-Shinjō Station - Shinjo Tanaka Station‎

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Nationalmuseum and Skeppsholmsbron in Stockholm, 1897‎

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Four-segment panorama of Lower Manhattan, New York City, as viewed from Exchange Place, Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Flowers of a suncup (Oenothera glazioviana) open in under a minute.‎

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English : Flowers of a suncup (Oenothera glazioviana) open in under a minute.
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