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Hongkongers, chanting "Hongkongers, Gaa Yau!" in Cantonese, were protesting in spite of heavy rain on 1 July 2019. On the same day, they also stormed the legislature in defiance of the Chinese regime.‎

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English : Hongkongers, chanting "Hongkongers, Gaa Yau!" in Cantonese, were protesting in spite of heavy rain on 1 July 2019. On the same day, they also stormed the legislature in defiance of the Chinese regime.

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Rusty pipe in the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord in Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Rusty pipe in the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord in Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Aerial view of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France‎

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English : Aerial view of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France

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Ceiling of the Great Sacristy, Cathedral of Seville, Seville, Spain. The temple is since 1987 a World Heritage Site according to the UNESCO, is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church in the world. When it was completed, at the beginning of the 16th century, it became the successor of Hagia Sophia as the largest cathedral in the world, a title the Byzantine church had held for nearly a thousand years. The cathedral is also the burial site of Christopher Columbus.

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English : Ceiling of the Great Sacristy, Cathedral of Seville, Seville, Spain. The temple is since 1987 a World Heritage Site according to the UNESCO, is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church in the world. When it was completed, at the beginning of the 16th century, it became the successor of Hagia Sophia as the largest cathedral in the world, a title the Byzantine church had held for nearly a thousand years. The cathedral is also the burial site of Christopher Columbus.

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Illuminated facade of a 3-storey restaurant with Japanese signs and red paper lanterns, at blue hour, in Yūrakuchō, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.

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English : Illuminated facade of a 3-storey restaurant with Japanese signs and red paper lanterns, at blue hour, in Yūrakuchō, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.

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Three American Beauties (1906), a hand-coloured short silent film by Edwin S. Porter and Wallace McCutcheon Sr.

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English : Three American Beauties (1906), a hand-coloured short silent film by Edwin S. Porter and Wallace McCutcheon Sr.

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Lake Clearwater with snowy Mt Potts (2184m) in the background. Canterbury, New Zealand

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English : Lake Clearwater with snowy Mt Potts (2184m) in the background. Canterbury, New Zealand

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English : Chicago, Illinois, USA in the 1970s

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French marigold (Tagetes patula), possibly a hybrid cultivar. Ukraine.

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English : French marigold (Tagetes patula), possibly a hybrid cultivar. Ukraine.

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Interview to Elena Sanz, Wikimedian of Spain in Wikimania 2019, Stockholm. Today is the first anniversary of her death‎

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English : Interview to Elena Sanz, Wikimedian of Spain in Wikimania 2019, Stockholm. Today is the first anniversary of her death

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View of the right bank from the left bank of the Spiti River across a narrow valley about 15 km above Kaza, Spiti, Himachal, India. The river has cut a gorge about 100m (330') deep in the floor of the valley. The river bed elevation is 3,820m (12,533'). The Spiti is a braided river with many channels meandering along the broad river bed. NH 505 from Kaza (left) to Grampoo (right) is visible on the right bank. 23 June 2018.

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English : View of the right bank from the left bank of the Spiti River across a narrow valley about 15 km above Kaza, Spiti, Himachal, India. The river has cut a gorge about 100m (330') deep in the floor of the valley. The river bed elevation is 3,820m (12,533'). The Spiti is a braided river with many channels meandering along the broad river bed. NH 505 from Kaza (left) to Grampoo (right) is visible on the right bank. 23 June 2018.

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English : Video of Italy, which combines the classics of narrow historic streets, the latest buildings and the breathtaking beauty of mountain landscapes.

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An eastern screech owl (Megascops asio), rehabilitated after an injury, with handler in New York City

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English : An eastern screech owl (Megascops asio), rehabilitated after an injury, with handler in New York City

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Video of Trakai Castle, Trakai, Lithuania.‎

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English : Video of Trakai Castle, Trakai, Lithuania.

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Ascent to the Grignetta summit in Italy

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English : Ascent to the Grignetta summit in Italy

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Tjasker Zandpoel, a tjasker windmill used for water level management near Wijckel, De Fryske Marren, Friesland, the Netherlands.

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English : Tjasker Zandpoel, a tjasker windmill used for water level management near Wijckel, De Fryske Marren, Friesland, the Netherlands.

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Why does the cat wash in the afternoon? Lithuanian folk tale // Tales on the sand. KRT, Ukraine.‎

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English : Why does the cat wash in the afternoon? Lithuanian folk tale // Tales on the sand. KRT, Ukraine.

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A Negress by Anna Bilińska-Bohdanowicz, painted in 1884. Collection of the National Museum, Warsaw.

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English : A Negress by Anna Bilińska-Bohdanowicz, painted in 1884. Collection of the National Museum, Warsaw.

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Common chameleon (Chamaeleo chamaeleon) of Samos.

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Mikhail Glinka, Antonida`s aria. Solo by Ludmila Gornostaeva. Ukraine.‎

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English : Mikhail Glinka, Antonida`s aria. Solo by Ludmila Gornostaeva. Ukraine.

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Baobab (Adansonia digitata) in a typical landscape of the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana.

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English : Baobab (Adansonia digitata) in a typical landscape of the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana.

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Learn about what is in our blood

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English : Learn about what is in our blood

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Night panorama of Toronto.

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Drone video of Aegviidu blue springs in Estonia.‎

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English : Drone video of Aegviidu blue springs in Estonia.

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A chestnut heath (Coenonympha glycerion) photographed early in the morning when the dew was abundant.

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English : A chestnut heath (Coenonympha glycerion) photographed early in the morning when the dew was abundant.

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Anti-Cuban government protest in Naples, FL‎

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English : Anti-Cuban government protest in Naples, FL

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Former bulk bin (“Elephant”) in the port of Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Former bulk bin (“Elephant”) in the port of Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Traditional Silesian song, Na Laskowskiém polu łączka niesieczona, from Julius Roger collection.‎

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English : Traditional Silesian song, Na Laskowskiém polu łączka niesieczona, from Julius Roger collection.

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Wooden doors in the imperial palace in Huế, Vietnam.

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Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation in Georgia. Gelati Monastery, Kutaisi.‎

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English : Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation in Georgia. Gelati Monastery, Kutaisi.

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Mountain stream between S-charl in the Swiss Grisons and Piz Sesvenna on the border with South Tyrol

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English : Mountain stream between S-charl in the Swiss Grisons and Piz Sesvenna on the border with South Tyrol

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7 Tesla MRI of a ex vivo human brain at 100 micron resolution.‎

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English : 7 Tesla MRI of a ex vivo human brain at 100 micron resolution.

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The Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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English : The Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Artemis - How We Are Going to the Moon‎

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English : Artemis - How We Are Going to the Moon

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Turk's cap lily (Lilium martagon) in the Tauern Valley near Mallnitz, High Tauern National Park, Carinthia, Austria

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English : Turk's cap lily (Lilium martagon) in the Tauern Valley near Mallnitz, High Tauern National Park, Carinthia, Austria

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The eye of major Hurricane Dorian approaching Abaco Island, Bahamas, on September 1, 2019, as seen by NOAA’s GOES-16 satellite.‎

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English : The eye of major Hurricane Dorian approaching Abaco Island, Bahamas, on September 1, 2019, as seen by NOAA’s GOES-16 satellite.

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Stairwell of the Water Tower in Vladimir, Russia

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3D STL-model of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
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English : 3D STL-model of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
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The Animal Olympics (動物オリムピック大会, Dōbutsu Orimupikku Taikai) is a short, silent anime film from 1928 by Yasuji Murata.‎

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Saint Christopher at the winged altar of the parish- and pilgrimage church Kefermarkt, Upper Austria. Anonymous master (called Master of the Kefermarkt Altarpiece), around 1497.

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English : Saint Christopher at the winged altar of the parish- and pilgrimage church Kefermarkt, Upper Austria. Anonymous master (called Master of the Kefermarkt Altarpiece), around 1497.

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Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is a federal agency within the legislative branch of the United States government that provides budget and economic information to Congress.‎

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English : Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is a federal agency within the legislative branch of the United States government that provides budget and economic information to Congress.

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Branches of a jade plant (Crassula ovata), potted in a teal glazed ceramic jar.

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English : Branches of a jade plant (Crassula ovata), potted in a teal glazed ceramic jar.

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Today 810 years ago, the construction of the Riga Dome Cathedral was consecrated - the business card of Latvia (1211).‎

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English : Today 810 years ago, the construction of the Riga Dome Cathedral was consecrated - the business card of Latvia (1211).

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Clementines – peeled and unpeeled

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NASA-supported researchers using the Japanese Subaru Telescope in Hawaii have taken the first clear image of a rare sight: a star surrounded by a spiral-armed disk.‎

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English : NASA-supported researchers using the Japanese Subaru Telescope in Hawaii have taken the first clear image of a rare sight: a star surrounded by a spiral-armed disk.
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Common lionfish (Pterois miles) at Shaab El Erg reef in the Egyptian part of the Red Sea

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English : Common lionfish (Pterois miles) at Shaab El Erg reef in the Egyptian part of the Red Sea

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Pool Sharks is a 1915 short American comedy film by Edwin Middleton where W. C. Fields makes his first cinematographic appearance.‎

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English : Pool Sharks is a 1915 short American comedy film by Edwin Middleton where W. C. Fields makes his first cinematographic appearance.

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Tavče gravče traditionally served with long hot peppers.

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English : Tavče gravče traditionally served with long hot peppers.

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Sex Hygiene is a 1942 US Army training film on the causes and prevention of venereal diseases.‎

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English : Sex Hygiene is a 1942 US Army training film on the causes and prevention of venereal diseases.

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Male Palestine Sunbird (Cinnyris osea) in the Dana Biosphere Reserve, Jordan. Since 2015, it has been the national bird for the State of Palestine.

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English : Male Palestine Sunbird (Cinnyris osea) in the Dana Biosphere Reserve, Jordan. Since 2015, it has been the national bird for the State of Palestine.

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Drone video of A.H. Tammsaare Museum (Estonia).‎

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English : Drone video of A.H. Tammsaare Museum (Estonia).

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Spherical panoramic of Türlersee in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland. This lake features protected areas, a walking path and a public beach along its shore and is popular for recreation the entire year.

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English : Spherical panoramic of Türlersee in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland. This lake features protected areas, a walking path and a public beach along its shore and is popular for recreation the entire year.

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English : Journey of a molecular nutrient through native tissues

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A house wren (Troglodytes aedon) peeking out of its nest box in Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens, New York

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English : A house wren (Troglodytes aedon) peeking out of its nest box in Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens, New York

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