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Indian 'Been' Music at the 2012 Surajkund Craft Fair, held every year in Faridabad, District of Haryana, India.‎

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English : Indian 'Been' Music at the 2012 Surajkund Craft Fair, held every year in Faridabad, District of Haryana, India.

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An 8 escudo gold coin issued in 1828 in the United Provinces of the River Plate (Argentina).

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English : An 8 escudo gold coin issued in 1828 in the United Provinces of the River Plate (Argentina).

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Plan 9 from Outer Space, a 1959 American black-and-white science fiction horror film is considered as One of the worst movie ever made.‎

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English : Plan 9 from Outer Space, a 1959 American black-and-white science fiction horror film is considered as One of the worst movie ever made.

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Cormorants at dusk on the étang de Vaccarès, a salt water lagoon in the Parc naturel régional de Camargue, France.

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English : Cormorants at dusk on the étang de Vaccarès, a salt water lagoon in the Parc naturel régional de Camargue, France.

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Vogtle Unit 3 Condenser B time-lapse video. The Condenser B Lower Shell was placed into the Vogtle Unit 3 turbine island on March 26, 2014. Weighing approximately 1.4 million pounds (717 tons), the component was set using the heavy lift derrick, Georgia, USA.‎

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English : Vogtle Unit 3 Condenser B time-lapse video. The Condenser B Lower Shell was placed into the Vogtle Unit 3 turbine island on March 26, 2014. Weighing approximately 1.4 million pounds (717 tons), the component was set using the heavy lift derrick, Georgia, USA.

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A U.S. Marine Corps C-130T Hercules aircraft with the Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, flies over Marines with the Silent Drill Platoon at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona.

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English : A U.S. Marine Corps C-130T Hercules aircraft with the Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, flies over Marines with the Silent Drill Platoon at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona.

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Betray the Grave, taken from Junius' album Reports from the Threshold of Death, released in October 2011 on Prosthetic Records.‎

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English : Betray the Grave, taken from Junius' album Reports from the Threshold of Death, released in October 2011 on Prosthetic Records.

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The Saharan horned viper (Cerastes cerastes) is a venomous snake, native to Northern Africa and parts of the Middle East. It is an ambush predator, lying submerged in sand adjacent to rocks or under vegetation, and preys mainly on small birds and rodents.

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English : The Saharan horned viper (Cerastes cerastes) is a venomous snake, native to Northern Africa and parts of the Middle East. It is an ambush predator, lying submerged in sand adjacent to rocks or under vegetation, and preys mainly on small birds and rodents.

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Tears of Steel is a live-action/CGI short film by producer Ton Roosendaal and director/writer Ian Hubert. The film was made using new enhancements to the visual effects capabilities of Blender, a free and open source all-in-one 3D computer graphics software package. This is the fourth Open Movie by Blender Foundation, re-rendered and re-graded in 4k resolution.‎

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English : Tears of Steel is a live-action/CGI short film by producer Ton Roosendaal and director/writer Ian Hubert. The film was made using new enhancements to the visual effects capabilities of Blender, a free and open source all-in-one 3D computer graphics software package. This is the fourth Open Movie by Blender Foundation, re-rendered and re-graded in 4k resolution.

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Neue Wache (New Guardhouse) in Berlin-Mitte at night. It was built from 1816 and 1818 according to plans of Karl Friedrich Schinkel. It is one of the main works of German classicism.

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English : Neue Wache (New Guardhouse) in Berlin-Mitte at night. It was built from 1816 and 1818 according to plans of Karl Friedrich Schinkel. It is one of the main works of German classicism.

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A Haft-seen table setting symbolically represents spring arrival. Sabzeh, which is fresh sprouting seeds, is the first item on any Haft-seen table and represents rebirth. This year for spring arrival, I planted lentil seeds and photographed them for 5 days and nights as they sprouted.‎

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English : A Haft-seen table setting symbolically represents spring arrival. Sabzeh, which is fresh sprouting seeds, is the first item on any Haft-seen table and represents rebirth. This year for spring arrival, I planted lentil seeds and photographed them for 5 days and nights as they sprouted.

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BMW 502 (in a parking lot in Lüdinghausen); BMW was founded March 7, 1916

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English : BMW 502 (in a parking lot in Lüdinghausen); BMW was founded March 7, 1916

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Midwest Young Artists Symphony Orchestra performs "Songe d'une nuit du sabbat", the fifth and final movement of Symphonie Fanstastique by Hector Berlioz. Conducted by Dr. Allan Dennis. This performance was part of Inspire Brilliance held at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall on October 18th, 2015.‎

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English : Midwest Young Artists Symphony Orchestra performs "Songe d'une nuit du sabbat", the fifth and final movement of Symphonie Fanstastique by Hector Berlioz. Conducted by Dr. Allan Dennis. This performance was part of Inspire Brilliance held at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall on October 18th, 2015.

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Lily magnolia, also known as Mulan magnolia, Tulip magnolia, Jane magnolia and Woody-orchid. Ukraine, Vinnytsia

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English : Lily magnolia, also known as Mulan magnolia, Tulip magnolia, Jane magnolia and Woody-orchid. Ukraine, Vinnytsia

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Paper wasps (Polistes major) at the P.B. County SWA Greenway Trail.‎

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English : Paper wasps (Polistes major) at the P.B. County SWA Greenway Trail.

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Shirley Chisholm, who was the first African-American woman to be elected to the United States Congress, first African American to run for a major-party nomination to be United States President, first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination, and constant campaigner for the rights of women.

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English : Shirley Chisholm, who was the first African-American woman to be elected to the United States Congress, first African American to run for a major-party nomination to be United States President, first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination, and constant campaigner for the rights of women.

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New global view and animation of Earth's city lights is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite.‎

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English : New global view and animation of Earth's city lights is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite.

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Vaults in the nave of cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris, France. The pillars are slightly offset, so that the vaults are a bit skewed.

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English : Vaults in the nave of cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris, France. The pillars are slightly offset, so that the vaults are a bit skewed.

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Children of the night (Official music video), by Lazerhawk. Director : Alexandre Louvenaz. Producers: Thomas Vernay and Yann Wallaert.‎

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English : Children of the night (Official music video), by Lazerhawk. Director : Alexandre Louvenaz. Producers: Thomas Vernay and Yann Wallaert.

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Close-up of an Eastern imperial eagle (Aquila heliaca), a large bird of prey that breeds from southeastern Europe to western and central Asia.

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English : Close-up of an Eastern imperial eagle (Aquila heliaca), a large bird of prey that breeds from southeastern Europe to western and central Asia.

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Cape Sundew (Drosera capensis) eating a fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata). Time-lapse HD video shot in macro at 1 frame every ~90 seconds.‎

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English : Cape Sundew (Drosera capensis) eating a fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata). Time-lapse HD video shot in macro at 1 frame every ~90 seconds.

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Interior of Altenburg Abbey Church, Lower Austria

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Lecture prepared for a Harvard Law School course on Copyright Law, and for the CopyrightX course, offered under the auspices of HarvardX.‎

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English : Lecture prepared for a Harvard Law School course on Copyright Law, and for the CopyrightX course, offered under the auspices of HarvardX.

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Kõnnu Suursoo bog in Põhja-Kõrvemaa Nature Reserve, Estonia.

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Odekera land losers and their investments. A video study in Janjgir and Korba districts in Chhatisgarh, India, where 29 new power plants are coming up. Walking through villages and nearby plants under construction, a traveller / researcher sees the effects of this power politics on land, water and farmers lives.‎

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English : Odekera land losers and their investments. A video study in Janjgir and Korba districts in Chhatisgarh, India, where 29 new power plants are coming up. Walking through villages and nearby plants under construction, a traveller / researcher sees the effects of this power politics on land, water and farmers lives.

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Dead camel thorn (Vachellia erioloba) in Deadvlei, a claypan near Sossusvlei, in the southern part of the Namib Desert, Namibia.

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English : Dead camel thorn (Vachellia erioloba) in Deadvlei, a claypan near Sossusvlei, in the southern part of the Namib Desert, Namibia.

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Secretly filmed footage of Dobova Refugee Camp in Slovenia - October 27/28 - 2015.‎

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English : Secretly filmed footage of Dobova Refugee Camp in Slovenia - October 27/28 - 2015.

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Trees in the morning fog in the hamlet Welte, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Our visit to the Kevderca na Lubniku (Škofja Loka, Slovenia), a small, but interesting cave.‎

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English : Our visit to the Kevderca na Lubniku (Škofja Loka, Slovenia), a small, but interesting cave.

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Christina Nilsson, countess de Casa Miranda, (1843-1921), swedish operatic soprano, by Nadar, 1870.

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English : Christina Nilsson, countess de Casa Miranda, (1843-1921), swedish operatic soprano, by Nadar, 1870.

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Devdas, an Indian movie, in Hindi with English subtitles.‎

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English : Devdas, an Indian movie, in Hindi with English subtitles.

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Kallaste Cemetery in a town of Russian Old Believers in Estonia.

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English : Kallaste Cemetery in a town of Russian Old Believers in Estonia.

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Calligraphy demonstration at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Tallinn, Estonia‎

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English : Calligraphy demonstration at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Tallinn, Estonia

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Flowering crocuses (Crocus) at the onset of spring in the garden reserve Jonkervallei, Joure, Netherlands.

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English : Flowering crocuses (Crocus) at the onset of spring in the garden reserve Jonkervallei, Joure, Netherlands.

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Lecture by Noelle Aarts, a Dutch professor in strategic communication regarding how to win a discussion.‎

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English : Lecture by Noelle Aarts, a Dutch professor in strategic communication regarding how to win a discussion.

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Beginner hang-glider flying near town Tolmin, Slovenia, 2012.‎

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English : Beginner hang-glider flying near town Tolmin, Slovenia, 2012.

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Lavatorium at the cloister of Zwettl Abbey, Lower Austria

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Lecture prepared for a Harvard Law School course on Copyright Law, and for the CopyrightX course, offered under the auspices of HarvardX.‎

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English : Lecture prepared for a Harvard Law School course on Copyright Law, and for the CopyrightX course, offered under the auspices of HarvardX.

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Bog lake in Põlva County, Estonia.

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Aerial recording of Burg Riom (1226 m, Riom-Parsonz, Grisons, Switzerland).‎

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English : Aerial recording of Burg Riom (1226 m, Riom-Parsonz, Grisons, Switzerland).

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Kettbach near Hausdülmen early in the morning, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Time-lapse video of transport on 10th Avenue, New York.‎

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English : Time-lapse video of transport on 10th Avenue, New York.

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Pilars of the Taipei Bridge, Taiwan.

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Dutch Newsreels from 1977 year. Experimental car-o-tel, a bus converted into a luxurious driving hotel with two decks.‎

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English : Dutch Newsreels from 1977 year. Experimental car-o-tel, a bus converted into a luxurious driving hotel with two decks.

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Time-lapse recording of a blossoming of bromeliae plant Aechmea fasciata. Filmed over 54 days with 2 images taken per day.‎

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English : Time-lapse recording of a blossoming of bromeliae plant Aechmea fasciata. Filmed over 54 days with 2 images taken per day.

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Good Friday: Ecce homo (Melk Altar by Jörg Breu the Elder, 1502)

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Insect of genus Suillia on mushroom. Filmed in a forest near Marburg, Hesse, Germany.‎

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English : Insect of genus Suillia on mushroom. Filmed in a forest near Marburg, Hesse, Germany.

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Damn Food Waste at the Grote Kerkplein in Zwolle, Netherlands. They served 1500 plates of DiscaSoup in order to reduce food waste.‎

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English : Damn Food Waste at the Grote Kerkplein in Zwolle, Netherlands. They served 1500 plates of DiscaSoup in order to reduce food waste.

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Monastery of Saint Anthony, Egypt, Church of the cross and resurrection

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Computer controlled metalworking on machine MCFH 40 CNC, Fryšták, Czech Republic.‎

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English : Computer controlled metalworking on machine MCFH 40 CNC, Fryšták, Czech Republic.

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Fencers Le Péchoux (FRA) v Meinhardt (USA) at the 2014 Master de Fleuret Melun Val de Seine.

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Schematic explanation of laser operating principle.‎

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An animation of the A* algorithm as it explores the North American freight train network to find the optimum path between Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. The tracks are drawn as great circles and the great circle distance is used to compute both edge lengths and the heuristic function in A*.‎

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English : An animation of the A* algorithm as it explores the North American freight train network to find the optimum path between Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. The tracks are drawn as great circles and the great circle distance is used to compute both edge lengths and the heuristic function in A*.

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Roskilde station is the oldest railway station in Denmark and opened June 26, 1847. The architecture is believed to be inspired by Villa Borghese in Rome. Photo taken on March 30, 2015.

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English : Roskilde station is the oldest railway station in Denmark and opened June 26, 1847. The architecture is believed to be inspired by Villa Borghese in Rome. Photo taken on March 30, 2015.

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Laboratory synthesis of aspirin.‎

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English : Laboratory synthesis of aspirin.

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Top of the Eiffel tower from its second floor, in Paris.

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