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Female Wandering crab spider (Philodromus aureolus) with her egg sac, Hartelholz forest, Munich, Germany. This specimen is a 6 millimetres (0.24 in) long tiny spider and is widespread in western and central Europe.

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English : Female Wandering crab spider (Philodromus aureolus) with her egg sac, Hartelholz forest, Munich, Germany. This specimen is a 6 millimetres (0.24 in) long tiny spider and is widespread in western and central Europe.

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As part of the 2021 La brède day and on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Persian Letters, round table around "From Persian Letters to The Spirit of Laws: Montesquieu and freedom of expression" with Catherine Volpilhac-Auger , professor emeritus of French literature, ENS de Lyon, honorary member of the Institut Universitaire de France and Céline Spector, philosopher, professor at the UFR of Philosophy at Sorbonne University, honorary member of the Institut Universitaire de France. Meeting moderated by Christophe Lucet.‎

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English : As part of the 2021 La brède day and on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Persian Letters, round table around "From Persian Letters to The Spirit of Laws: Montesquieu and freedom of expression" with Catherine Volpilhac-Auger , professor emeritus of French literature, ENS de Lyon, honorary member of the Institut Universitaire de France and Céline Spector, philosopher, professor at the UFR of Philosophy at Sorbonne University, honorary member of the Institut Universitaire de France. Meeting moderated by Christophe Lucet.

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Philippsruhe castle in Hanau-Kesselstadt, seen from the west from the park.

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English : Philippsruhe castle in Hanau-Kesselstadt, seen from the west from the park.

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Crucifix and shadow on the wall, Abbey of Saint Peter (Assisi). Today is the feast of Francis of Assisi, Patron Saint of Ecologists.

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English : Crucifix and shadow on the wall, Abbey of Saint Peter (Assisi). Today is the feast of Francis of Assisi, Patron Saint of Ecologists.

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Wild chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) in the Aletsch Forest Nature Reserve (Switzerland)

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English : Wild chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) in the Aletsch Forest Nature Reserve (Switzerland)

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Large cloud over Mexican landscape taken on this date in 2018.

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A rain-soaked jelly ear (Auricularia auricula-judae), family Auriculariaceae, on a stem of a Sambucus. Focus stack of 20 photos.2=en

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English : A rain-soaked jelly ear (Auricularia auricula-judae), family Auriculariaceae, on a stem of a Sambucus. Focus stack of 20 photos.2=en

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U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers prepare and load pallets of humanitarian aid destined for Gaza onto a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules at an undisclosed location in the U.S. Today is 1 year since the Israel-Hamas war began Central Command area of responsibility, March 5, 2024. The combined and joint operation included U.S. Air Forces Central C-130 aircraft and U.S. Army Central Command Soldiers specialized in the aerial delivery of U.S. and Jordanian assistance supplies. (U.S. Air Force Video by Staff Sgt. Christian Sullivan)‎

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English : U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers prepare and load pallets of humanitarian aid destined for Gaza onto a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules at an undisclosed location in the U.S. Today is 1 year since the Israel-Hamas war began Central Command area of responsibility, March 5, 2024. The combined and joint operation included U.S. Air Forces Central C-130 aircraft and U.S. Army Central Command Soldiers specialized in the aerial delivery of U.S. and Jordanian assistance supplies. (U.S. Air Force Video by Staff Sgt. Christian Sullivan)

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Today is Durga Puja, is an annual Hindu festival originating in the Indian subcontinent which reveres and pays homage to the Hindu goddess Durga and is also celebrated because of Durga's victory over Mahishasur.

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English : Today is Durga Puja, is an annual Hindu festival originating in the Indian subcontinent which reveres and pays homage to the Hindu goddess Durga and is also celebrated because of Durga's victory over Mahishasur.

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Big Dzerzhinsky Quarry in Dzerzhinsky is a part of Lyuberetskiye Quarries, a group of flooded quarries connected by channels in Moscow Oblast, Russia. Video of October 9, 2021‎

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English : Big Dzerzhinsky Quarry in Dzerzhinsky is a part of Lyuberetskiye Quarries, a group of flooded quarries connected by channels in Moscow Oblast, Russia. Video of October 9, 2021

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Mein Schiff 4 of TUI Cruises in Rostock Port. The launch was ten years ago today, on October 10, 2014.

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English : Mein Schiff 4 of TUI Cruises in Rostock Port. The launch was ten years ago today, on October 10, 2014.

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Wild red deer (Cervus elaphus) in the Aletsch Forest Nature Reserve, Switzerland

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View of the Basilica of Our Lady of Aparecida with the walkway called "Passarela da Fé", connecting the old and the new church, in the foreground. Today is the feast of Our Lady of Aparecida and public holiday in Brazil.

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English : View of the Basilica of Our Lady of Aparecida with the walkway called "Passarela da Fé", connecting the old and the new church, in the foreground. Today is the feast of Our Lady of Aparecida and public holiday in Brazil.

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In 1909, US Navy engineer Robert Peary completed an expedition that he claimed was to the North Pole. Although this is heavily disputed by modern historians, he was credited for the achievement at the time.

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English : In 1909, US Navy engineer Robert Peary completed an expedition that he claimed was to the North Pole. Although this is heavily disputed by modern historians, he was credited for the achievement at the time.

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English : One year ago, Israel sent its troops to Gaza. Since then, Israel has turned the Gaza Strip into rubble. Around 40,000 people have died. This before and after compare video shows the damage to Gaza City, the most populous city in Gaza before the war.

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Panorama of the Holy Trinity Church in Zinkiv, Khmelnytskyi Oblast, Ukraine

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The annular solar eclipse that occurred on October 14, 2023 as seen from Petroglyph National Monument in New Mexico, United States. This movie covers from 10:32:30 to 10:46:12 Mountain Daylight Time. One photo was taken every second and is played back at 30x speed. The camera was held in one spot so the sun and moon moved across the frame.‎

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English : The annular solar eclipse that occurred on October 14, 2023 as seen from Petroglyph National Monument in New Mexico, United States. This movie covers from 10:32:30 to 10:46:12 Mountain Daylight Time. One photo was taken every second and is played back at 30x speed. The camera was held in one spot so the sun and moon moved across the frame.

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Window in Arkadi Monastery (gr. Μονή Αρκαδίου) in Rethmyno Regional District, Crete, Greece

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A video explaining the four species. Today is Sukkot.‎

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English : A video explaining the four species. Today is Sukkot.

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The Last Day of Pompeii is a large history painting by Karl Bryullov produced in 1830–1833 on the subject of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. The eruption occurred 1,945 years ago in the month of October.

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English : The Last Day of Pompeii is a large history painting by Karl Bryullov produced in 1830–1833 on the subject of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. The eruption occurred 1,945 years ago in the month of October.

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Immature fruit of a beech (Fagus sylvatica) Focus stack of 36 photos.

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English : Immature fruit of a beech (Fagus sylvatica) Focus stack of 36 photos.

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View of Khumbu Glacier, Ama Dablam, Kangtega, Thamserku and other mountain peaks from the base of Mount Pumori. Sagarmatha Everest Zone of Nepal, Himalayas. 5,500 metres (18,000 ft) above sea level.

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English : View of Khumbu Glacier, Ama Dablam, Kangtega, Thamserku and other mountain peaks from the base of Mount Pumori. Sagarmatha Everest Zone of Nepal, Himalayas. 5,500 metres (18,000 ft) above sea level.

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Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus), female with her young. In Yala National Park, Sri Lanka. This is a subspecies of the Asian elephant.

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English : Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus), female with her young. In Yala National Park, Sri Lanka. This is a subspecies of the Asian elephant.

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The picturesque Manarola village is one of 5 villages in the Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy. The village is situated in a sheltered cove in the rugged coastline. It is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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English : The picturesque Manarola village is one of 5 villages in the Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria, Italy. The village is situated in a sheltered cove in the rugged coastline. It is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Card representing the Scorpio zodiac sign from Urania's Mirror, a set of 32 astronomical star chart cards published in 1824. Holes punched in the card allowed viewers to see a depiction of the constellation's stars when they held it in front of a light.

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English : Card representing the Scorpio zodiac sign from Urania's Mirror, a set of 32 astronomical star chart cards published in 1824. Holes punched in the card allowed viewers to see a depiction of the constellation's stars when they held it in front of a light.

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A cinematographic nature drone video of snowy landscapes in Norway with music "The Hunting Golden Eagle" by Daniel Herskedal.‎

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English : A cinematographic nature drone video of snowy landscapes in Norway with music "The Hunting Golden Eagle" by Daniel Herskedal.

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View from the Hintersee to the Hochkalter-Mountains in the Berchtesgaden Alps

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Brackenheim, Germany: Stocksberg castle with its famous vineyards in the autumn.

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An Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus) flaring its feathers.

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A woman lighting the candles for Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. In 2024, Diwali is celebrated at the end of October and beginning of November.

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English : A woman lighting the candles for Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. In 2024, Diwali is celebrated at the end of October and beginning of November.

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Poster advertising Thurston, the magician's reproduction of the (mythical) East Indian rope-trick. It claims that it's the first time out of India, though the truth value of early twentieth-century theatrical posters isn't always 100%. Today is Halloween.

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English : Poster advertising Thurston, the magician's reproduction of the (mythical) East Indian rope-trick. It claims that it's the first time out of India, though the truth value of early twentieth-century theatrical posters isn't always 100%. Today is Halloween.

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