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Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860–1935; photographed circa 1900), an American writer and sociologist perhaps best known for her feminist horror story, The Yellow Wallpaper.

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English : Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860–1935; photographed circa 1900), an American writer and sociologist perhaps best known for her feminist horror story, The Yellow Wallpaper.

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Video from the deep sea exploration by robotic camera of the ship NOAAS Okeanos Explorer in Gulf of Mexico, year 2014.‎

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English : Video from the deep sea exploration by robotic camera of the ship NOAAS Okeanos Explorer in Gulf of Mexico, year 2014.

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The Frauenkirche is a church in the Bavarian city of Munich that serves as the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising and seat of its Archbishop. It is a landmark and is considered a symbol of the Bavarian capital city. Although offically called "Münchner Dom" (Munich Cathedral), the church is always referred to as "Frauenkirche" by locals. The church towers are widely visible because of local height limits. The south tower which is normally open to those wishing to climb the stairs, will, on completion of its current renovation, offer a unique view of Munich and the nearby Alps.

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English : The Frauenkirche is a church in the Bavarian city of Munich that serves as the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising and seat of its Archbishop. It is a landmark and is considered a symbol of the Bavarian capital city. Although offically called "Münchner Dom" (Munich Cathedral), the church is always referred to as "Frauenkirche" by locals. The church towers are widely visible because of local height limits. The south tower which is normally open to those wishing to climb the stairs, will, on completion of its current renovation, offer a unique view of Munich and the nearby Alps.

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Timelapse video from different places of the city Brisbane, Australia, recorded in period February - March 2013.‎

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English : Timelapse video from different places of the city Brisbane, Australia, recorded in period February - March 2013.

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Euthalia aconthea enjoying rotten fruits.

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Ceiling fresco in the nave of Maria Taferl Basilica (Lower Austria) by Antonio Beduzzi († March 4th, 1735): Glorification of St. Joseph

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English : Ceiling fresco in the nave of Maria Taferl Basilica (Lower Austria) by Antonio Beduzzi († March 4th, 1735): Glorification of St. Joseph

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Russian military aircrafts taking off from the Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov in the Barents Sea and landing in some airport in the region Murmansk Oblast, Russia, 2017.‎

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English : Russian military aircrafts taking off from the Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov in the Barents Sea and landing in some airport in the region Murmansk Oblast, Russia, 2017.

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View of a path and the Miscanti Lake, altiplano of the Antofagasta Region, northern Chile. The brackish water lake, located in Los Flamencos National Reserve, is separated from Miñiques Lake by a lava flow from an eruption of Miñiques volcano.

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English : View of a path and the Miscanti Lake, altiplano of the Antofagasta Region, northern Chile. The brackish water lake, located in Los Flamencos National Reserve, is separated from Miñiques Lake by a lava flow from an eruption of Miñiques volcano.

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Video of some examples of desert vegetation and life in the desert in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 2016.‎

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English : Video of some examples of desert vegetation and life in the desert in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 2016.

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Schonach, Black Forest: sunrise and morning haze

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Video, full of children (kids).‎

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English : Video, full of children (kids).

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Ölberg chapel, Ehrenstetten, located at the bottom of the Black Forest.

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English : Ölberg chapel, Ehrenstetten, located at the bottom of the Black Forest.

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Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Dr. Helen Caldicott, known as the world’s foremost anti-nuclear activist, speaks about whether nuclear disarmament is achievable. Dr. Caldicott is author of The New Nuclear Danger, Nuclear Power is Not the Answer, and Crisis Without End, among others. She has devoted the last forty-five years to an international campaign to educate the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age and the necessary changes in human behavior to stop environmental destruction.‎

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English : Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Dr. Helen Caldicott, known as the world’s foremost anti-nuclear activist, speaks about whether nuclear disarmament is achievable. Dr. Caldicott is author of The New Nuclear Danger, Nuclear Power is Not the Answer, and Crisis Without End, among others. She has devoted the last forty-five years to an international campaign to educate the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age and the necessary changes in human behavior to stop environmental destruction.

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Barbara McClintock (June 16, 1902 – September 2, 1992) was an American scientist and cytogeneticist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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English : Barbara McClintock (June 16, 1902 – September 2, 1992) was an American scientist and cytogeneticist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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Aadmi is a story about a policeman who marries a sex worker in order to better her life but is faced by an unforgiving society. It was a remake of the Marathi film Manoos (1939).‎

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English : Aadmi is a story about a policeman who marries a sex worker in order to better her life but is faced by an unforgiving society. It was a remake of the Marathi film Manoos (1939).

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The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. It opened to the public on 9 March 2000.

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English : The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. It opened to the public on 9 March 2000.

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Human powered Ferris wheel in Plainpalais, Geneva, during the Swiss National Day, 2012.‎

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English : Human powered Ferris wheel in Plainpalais, Geneva, during the Swiss National Day, 2012.

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Vasknarva orthodox church in Estonia. Dedicated to prophet Elijah.

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A male European roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) at Forest How, Lake Eskdale, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom.‎

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English : A male European roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) at Forest How, Lake Eskdale, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom.

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Panoramic view of the Amphitheatre of El Jem, an archeological site in the city of El Djem, Tunisia. The amphitheatre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979, was built around 238 AD, when the modern Tunisia belonged to the Roman province of Africa. It is the third biggest amphiteatre and one of the best preserved Roman ruins in the world with capacity for 35,000 spectators within 148 metres (486 ft) and 122 metres (400 ft) long axes and unique in Africa.

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English : Panoramic view of the Amphitheatre of El Jem, an archeological site in the city of El Djem, Tunisia. The amphitheatre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979, was built around 238 AD, when the modern Tunisia belonged to the Roman province of Africa. It is the third biggest amphiteatre and one of the best preserved Roman ruins in the world with capacity for 35,000 spectators within 148 metres (486 ft) and 122 metres (400 ft) long axes and unique in Africa.

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A bird's eye view of the Van Norden Lake at Donner Summit near Soda Springs, Nevada County, California, USA, 2016.‎

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English : A bird's eye view of the Van Norden Lake at Donner Summit near Soda Springs, Nevada County, California, USA, 2016.

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Cyclosia papilionaris, Drury's Jewel, is a moth in the Zygaenidae family. There are many subspecies and this is Cyclosia papilionaris australinda found in South India.

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English : Cyclosia papilionaris, Drury's Jewel, is a moth in the Zygaenidae family. There are many subspecies and this is Cyclosia papilionaris australinda found in South India.

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The Brown Argus (Aricia agestis), female, in the nature reserve "Griesheimer Düne und Eichwäldchen" near Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany, 2012.‎

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English : The Brown Argus (Aricia agestis), female, in the nature reserve "Griesheimer Düne und Eichwäldchen" near Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany, 2012.

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Tramway bridge at Weil am Rhein, Germany.

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The Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) in Singapore, taken from a car travelling during a night in an east-to-west direction, includeing a 3.5 kilometre (2.2 mile) underground tunnel, where the 420 metres (459 yards) part is going under the sea 2014.‎

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English : The Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) in Singapore, taken from a car travelling during a night in an east-to-west direction, includeing a 3.5 kilometre (2.2 mile) underground tunnel, where the 420 metres (459 yards) part is going under the sea 2014.

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Building on the Hochofenstraße in the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord in Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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A time-lapse video capturing the sun's horizontal journey seen in high-latitude (polar) regions in McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica, 2016.‎

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English : A time-lapse video capturing the sun's horizontal journey seen in high-latitude (polar) regions in McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica, 2016.

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Common toad or european toad (Bufo bufo) in the roots of hornbeam (Carpinus betulus). Ukraine.

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Male Balearic green toad (Bufo balearicus) calling at San Vincenzo, Tuscany, Italy.‎

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English : Male Balearic green toad (Bufo balearicus) calling at San Vincenzo, Tuscany, Italy.

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Night view of the religious complex of San Francisco, Historic Centre of Arequipa, Peru. The complex, founded in 1552 and of mixed style, consists of a Franciscan church, a convent and a minor temple known as the Third Order. Its simple but robust construction made possible that it conserves very good for over 400 years in spite of the frequent earthquakes.

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English : Night view of the religious complex of San Francisco, Historic Centre of Arequipa, Peru. The complex, founded in 1552 and of mixed style, consists of a Franciscan church, a convent and a minor temple known as the Third Order. Its simple but robust construction made possible that it conserves very good for over 400 years in spite of the frequent earthquakes.

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The Barcolana regatta is the biggest sailing event in Mediterranean, starts in Trieste, Italy and sailboats go to Koper, Slovenia and back. In the year 2010, the number of 1852 sailboats participated.‎

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English : The Barcolana regatta is the biggest sailing event in Mediterranean, starts in Trieste, Italy and sailboats go to Koper, Slovenia and back. In the year 2010, the number of 1852 sailboats participated.

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Georg-Brauchle-Ring is an U-Bahn station in Munich on the U1. It is located below the Georg-Brauchle-Ring, part of Munich's "Mittlerer Ring" ring road system. It opened on 18 October 2003. Artist Franz Ackermann produced two coloured walls for the station entitled "The Great Journey" and consisting of 400 panels. Each wall weighs 30 tons.

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English : Georg-Brauchle-Ring is an U-Bahn station in Munich on the U1. It is located below the Georg-Brauchle-Ring, part of Munich's "Mittlerer Ring" ring road system. It opened on 18 October 2003. Artist Franz Ackermann produced two coloured walls for the station entitled "The Great Journey" and consisting of 400 panels. Each wall weighs 30 tons.

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Time-lapse video of going through the Port Miami Tunnel in Miami, Florida, United States, year 2014.‎

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English : Time-lapse video of going through the Port Miami Tunnel in Miami, Florida, United States, year 2014.

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A Bengal kitten at 2010 Moscow cat show

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Timelapse video from Dibrugarh–Kanyakumari Vivek Express, the longest train route in India - 4 273 km (2 630 mi) long and around 85 hours of train ride.‎

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English : Timelapse video from Dibrugarh–Kanyakumari Vivek Express, the longest train route in India - 4 273 km (2 630 mi) long and around 85 hours of train ride.

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Amer Fort in Jaipur, capital of state Rajasthan, India.

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Video of olive harvesting machine in Martinborough, New Zealand.‎

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Trade lodge of the VOC in Hooghly, Bengal, painted by Hendrik van Schuylenburgh, published in 1665

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Timelapse video of a January 2014 crossing of the Panama Canal from Carribean to Pacific (in 2 min 26 s).‎

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English : Timelapse video of a January 2014 crossing of the Panama Canal from Carribean to Pacific (in 2 min 26 s).

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Via triumphalis of St. Benedict († March 21st 547). Ceiling fresco in Melk Abbey church by Johann Michael Rottmayr (1722)

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English : Via triumphalis of St. Benedict († March 21st 547). Ceiling fresco in Melk Abbey church by Johann Michael Rottmayr (1722)

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Introduction to the Epicene Language Conference with Anne Baumstimler, Kvardek_du, Lorraine Fürter, Brigitte Mantilleri, Thérèse Moreau, Natacha Rault, Eliane Viennot. This conference was held during the first French speaking Wikiconvention in Paris in August 2016.‎

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English : Introduction to the Epicene Language Conference with Anne Baumstimler, Kvardek_du, Lorraine Fürter, Brigitte Mantilleri, Thérèse Moreau, Natacha Rault, Eliane Viennot. This conference was held during the first French speaking Wikiconvention in Paris in August 2016.

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World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on March 22. The day focuses attention on the importance of fresh water and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This day was first formally proposed in Agenda 21 of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro. In 1993, the first World Water Day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly and since, each year focuses on a different issue.

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English : World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on March 22. The day focuses attention on the importance of fresh water and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This day was first formally proposed in Agenda 21 of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro. In 1993, the first World Water Day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly and since, each year focuses on a different issue.

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Timelapse video of hot air ballooning in the Alps, 2 hours from Sonthofen to Seeg (Allgäu), Germany, in 2 minutes.‎

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English : Timelapse video of hot air ballooning in the Alps, 2 hours from Sonthofen to Seeg (Allgäu), Germany, in 2 minutes.

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Laguna Honda (in English "Deep Lagoon") is a salt lake located at 4,114 metres (13,497 ft) over the sea level in the bolivian Potosí Department, close to the border with Chile.

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English : Laguna Honda (in English "Deep Lagoon") is a salt lake located at 4,114 metres (13,497 ft) over the sea level in the bolivian Potosí Department, close to the border with Chile.

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"British Polo Day - Australia 2014" - special social event connected with equestrian sport.‎

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Messe Berlin fairgrounds, main entrance.

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The "quack" dentist working directly on the steet in Aceh, Indonesia, video from the year 2015.‎

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English : The "quack" dentist working directly on the steet in Aceh, Indonesia, video from the year 2015.

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Seto woman from Estonia in a national costume. Radaja, Setomaa.

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Everyday life on the International Space Station, video from the year 2015.‎

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English : Everyday life on the International Space Station, video from the year 2015.

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A very peaceful impression of Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a well-preserved fortress on a hill on the island of St. Kitts in the Federation of St. Christopher (St. Kitts) and Nevis in the Eastern Caribbean. It was designed by British military engineers, and was built and maintained by African slaves. It is one of the best preserved historical fortifications in the Americas.

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English : A very peaceful impression of Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a well-preserved fortress on a hill on the island of St. Kitts in the Federation of St. Christopher (St. Kitts) and Nevis in the Eastern Caribbean. It was designed by British military engineers, and was built and maintained by African slaves. It is one of the best preserved historical fortifications in the Americas.

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Video full of food.‎

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How to Succeed With Brunettes, a 1967 short film produced by the US Navy to instruct its officers on proper dating etiquette. Sequel to Blondes Prefer Gentlemen (1965).‎

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English : How to Succeed With Brunettes, a 1967 short film produced by the US Navy to instruct its officers on proper dating etiquette. Sequel to Blondes Prefer Gentlemen (1965).

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Building of the Soumaya Museum located in Plaza Carso, Nuevo Polanco area, Mexico City, Mexico. The building, work of architect Fernando Romero, was inaugurated on March 29th 2011 by the former president Felipe Calderón Hinojosa. The museums belongs to the homonymous cultural institution, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the maintenance, exposition, research and diffusion of the art collection of the Carlos Slim Foundation. The museum's name honours the memory of Soumaya Domit, wife of the museum's founder, Carlos Slim, who died in 1999.

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English : Building of the Soumaya Museum located in Plaza Carso, Nuevo Polanco area, Mexico City, Mexico. The building, work of architect Fernando Romero, was inaugurated on March 29th 2011 by the former president Felipe Calderón Hinojosa. The museums belongs to the homonymous cultural institution, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the maintenance, exposition, research and diffusion of the art collection of the Carlos Slim Foundation. The museum's name honours the memory of Soumaya Domit, wife of the museum's founder, Carlos Slim, who died in 1999.

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Video documenting cheetahs running. Slow motion video shows the fastest animals in the world and at the end of video shows, how this document was filmed.‎

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English : Video documenting cheetahs running. Slow motion video shows the fastest animals in the world and at the end of video shows, how this document was filmed.

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Voltairine de Cleyre (1866-1912) was an American anarchist writer and feminist. She was a prolific writer and speaker, opposing the state, marriage, and the domination of religion over sexuality and women's lives. Photograph taken in Philadephia, 1901.

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English : Voltairine de Cleyre (1866-1912) was an American anarchist writer and feminist. She was a prolific writer and speaker, opposing the state, marriage, and the domination of religion over sexuality and women's lives. Photograph taken in Philadephia, 1901.

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Video from firefighters competition in small Slovenian town Tolmin.‎

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Main hall of Berlin Central Station with incoming S-Bahn train.

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Video from Berlin Hauptbahnhof, central railway station in Berlin, Germany.‎

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