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View of Carpathian National Park from Hoverla. Carpathian National Park, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine.

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1st of May demonstration in Brno (2011), Czech Republic. Police wants to separate left and rights parts demonstraters.‎

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English : 1st of May demonstration in Brno (2011), Czech Republic. Police wants to separate left and rights parts demonstraters.

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Earrings found in 1915 at Gyeongju. Diameter of the circle in the center is 3.5 centimeter.

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English : Earrings found in 1915 at Gyeongju. Diameter of the circle in the center is 3.5 centimeter.

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Two cats eating meat.‎

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English : Two cats eating meat.

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View from Balcón de Europa in Nerja (on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain), view north-east

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Oilfield pumpjack in Hockley County, Texas‎

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English : Oilfield pumpjack in Hockley County, Texas

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This colorful view of Mercury was produced by using images from the color base map imaging campaign during MESSENGER's primary mission. The colors enhance the chemical, mineralogical, and physical differences between the rocks that make up Mercury's surface.‎

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English : This colorful view of Mercury was produced by using images from the color base map imaging campaign during MESSENGER's primary mission. The colors enhance the chemical, mineralogical, and physical differences between the rocks that make up Mercury's surface.

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Eurema blanda, Three-Spot Grass Yellow, is a small butterfly of the family Pieridae, the Yellows and Whites, which is found in Asia.

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A demonstration of tying a tie.‎

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English : A demonstration of tying a tie.

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Branches of Suaeda vera (Shrubby Sea-blite). In the "Lido de Thau", an area protected by the Conservatoire du littoral. Sète, Hérault, France.

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English : Branches of Suaeda vera (Shrubby Sea-blite). In the "Lido de Thau", an area protected by the Conservatoire du littoral. Sète, Hérault, France.

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The Return of Ulysses (1908). Adapted by Mr. Jules Lemaître of the Académie française from Homer's Odyssey.‎

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English : The Return of Ulysses (1908). Adapted by Mr. Jules Lemaître of the Académie française from Homer's Odyssey.

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Bones inside the ossuary in Sedlec, a suburb of Kutná Hora, the Czech Republic. The ossuary is estimated to contain skeletons of between 40,000 and 70,000 people.

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English : Bones inside the ossuary in Sedlec, a suburb of Kutná Hora, the Czech Republic. The ossuary is estimated to contain skeletons of between 40,000 and 70,000 people.

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Video demonstration of making waffles.‎

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English : Video demonstration of making waffles.

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Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera) with flower and buds and tiny spider Phylloneta impressa.

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Speech by Harry S. Truman announcing the surrender of Germany, providing people with hope that World War II would come to a close.‎

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English : Speech by Harry S. Truman announcing the surrender of Germany, providing people with hope that World War II would come to a close.

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Holy Mountains Monastery (complex of the architecture monuments of national significance). Sviatohirsk, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine.

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The tradition's historical methods of doing laundry by hand in Roscheider Hof Open Air Museum, 2008.‎

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English : The tradition's historical methods of doing laundry by hand in Roscheider Hof Open Air Museum, 2008.

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Speed skating arena in Kolomna, Russia

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Label being printed in a freshly made PVC pipe in a factory in Uttar Pradesh, India.‎

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English : Label being printed in a freshly made PVC pipe in a factory in Uttar Pradesh, India.

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A young Ural owl in Albu Parish.

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A flesh fly filmed in the UK.‎

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English : A flesh fly filmed in the UK.

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The interior of the Pažaislis monastery and church, Kaunas, Lithuania.

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Thick-headed fly (Myopa buccata) on dandelion (Taraxacum), filmed in Germany.‎

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English : Thick-headed fly (Myopa buccata) on dandelion (Taraxacum), filmed in Germany.

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Town Event Hall ("Stadthalle") of Mülheim an der Ruhr at blue hour

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A ZSSK Class 475.1 departs from Vrútky train station (Slovakia).‎

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English : A ZSSK Class 475.1 departs from Vrútky train station (Slovakia).

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Iron sculpture Zauberlehrling (sorcerer's apprentice) looking like a deformed and dancing power pole, photographed at sunset. Created for EMSCHERKUNST, an art exhibition in the public space.

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English : Iron sculpture Zauberlehrling (sorcerer's apprentice) looking like a deformed and dancing power pole, photographed at sunset. Created for EMSCHERKUNST, an art exhibition in the public space.

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Baobabs in Mirriah, Niger (June 2012).‎

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English : Baobabs in Mirriah, Niger (June 2012).

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Venus flytrap anemone (Actinoscyphia aurelia) in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Sea conditions encountered by vessels involved in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

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Reflection on Matsimäe Pühajärv in Järva County.

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Liesegang band experiment. Red material is gelatin with Mg sulfate and a drop of red food coloring; clear material above it is concentrated ammonium hydroxide. Diffusion of NH4OH into the gelatin causes discontinuous precipitation of Mg hydroxide‎

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English : Liesegang band experiment. Red material is gelatin with Mg sulfate and a drop of red food coloring; clear material above it is concentrated ammonium hydroxide. Diffusion of NH4OH into the gelatin causes discontinuous precipitation of Mg hydroxide

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Jack Johnson performing at the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu Hawaii. Today he turns forty.

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Betty Boop's Birthday Party is a 1933 animated short film.‎

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English : Betty Boop's Birthday Party is a 1933 animated short film.

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Young paper wasp queen (Polistes dominula) guarding her nest and eggs.

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The Yellow Rose of Texas recorded by Roy Rogers on 10/24/1947‎

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Flanges in the tool shed of the Quarzwerke in Sythen, Haltern am See, Germany

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Feeding and training of sea lion in Ljubljana Zoo.‎

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A supernova remnant in Large Magellanic Cloud in X-rays and visible light.

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Pseudobiceros bedfordi is a species of flatworm in the family Pseudocerotidae.‎

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Shoe Lacing Methods‎

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Panoramic view of Desenberg, western view. The hill Desenberg, a former volcano, near the village Daseburg is located in the area of Höxter in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is the most remarkable landmark of Warburger Börde flatlands.

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English : Panoramic view of Desenberg, western view. The hill Desenberg, a former volcano, near the village Daseburg is located in the area of Höxter in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is the most remarkable landmark of Warburger Börde flatlands.

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Lip smacking exchanges in a naturalistic setting between mother and infant rhesus macaques.‎

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English : Lip smacking exchanges in a naturalistic setting between mother and infant rhesus macaques.

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Great Masterwort (Astrantia major), found near Mitterbach am Erlaufsee, Lower Austria

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Oviposition of Cyrtopogon lateralis, a European species of robber fly.‎

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English : Oviposition of Cyrtopogon lateralis, a European species of robber fly.

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Musuem of mining (Bergbaumuseum) in Bochum at blue hour

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Landing of Airbus A320 registered HA-LPM at sunset in Romania on Aurel Vlaicu International Airport, Bucharest.‎

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English : Landing of Airbus A320 registered HA-LPM at sunset in Romania on Aurel Vlaicu International Airport, Bucharest.

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An aerial view of Rhodes Memorial in Cape Town, South Africa. This media was submitted as part of the Wiki From Above media competition in May 2015.‎

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English : An aerial view of Rhodes Memorial in Cape Town, South Africa. This media was submitted as part of the Wiki From Above media competition in May 2015.

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A panoramic view of Glenfinnan site in Scotland.

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Landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis returning from mission STS-71 on Shuttle Landing Facility on 7 July 1995.‎

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English : Landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis returning from mission STS-71 on Shuttle Landing Facility on 7 July 1995.

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St. James's Church in Rothenburg ob der Tauber photographed from town hall tower

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A Vectron MS departs from Ostrava Svinov train station (Czech Republic).‎

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English : A Vectron MS departs from Ostrava Svinov train station (Czech Republic).

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The capture of wild horses will be held in May in the nature reserve Merfelder Bruch near Dülmen on the last Saturday.

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English : The capture of wild horses will be held in May in the nature reserve Merfelder Bruch near Dülmen on the last Saturday.

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Annual fleabane (Erigeron annuus) in Tokyo, Japan.‎

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English : Annual fleabane (Erigeron annuus) in Tokyo, Japan.

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Parque Avenida Building in Paulista Avenue, São Paulo, Brazil.

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