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31 May 2008[edit]

  • 19:03, 31 May 2008 (UTC)

Dried teasel pod

  • 13:01, 31 May 2008 (UTC)

Aythorpe Roding Windmill

  • 06:26, 31 May 2008 (UTC)

Flammulated Flycatcher

  • 00:25, 31 May 2008 (UTC)

Dummy tank

30 May 2008[edit]

  • 18:23, 30 May 2008 (UTC)

Stationmaster Tama

  • 12:22, 30 May 2008 (UTC)

Forest Kingfisher

  • 06:21, 30 May 2008 (UTC)

U.S. 127 in East Lansing

  • 00:06, 30 May 2008 (UTC)

Isvara Temple at Arasikere in Hassan district

29 May 2008[edit]

  • 17:17, 29 May 2008 (UTC)

Hollywood Masonic Temple

  • 11:16, 29 May 2008 (UTC)

Plumbush

  • 05:15, 29 May 2008 (UTC)

Balakrishna

28 May 2008[edit]

  • 23:07, 28 May 2008 (UTC)

Sahajanand Swami (Lord Swaminarayan)

  • 16:38, 28 May 2008 (UTC)

Lady of the Lake

  • 10:36, 28 May 2008 (UTC)

120-cell 4-dimensional puzzle

  • 02:00, 28 May 2008 (UTC)

The effigy of Sir Ralph Fitzherbert

27 May 2008[edit]

  • 19:08, 27 May 2008 (UTC)

Commerzbank Tower, at night

  • 13:07, 27 May 2008 (UTC)

Siddhesvara Temple

  • 06:57, 27 May 2008 (UTC)

Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis turning over

  • 00:54, 27 May 2008 (UTC)

Engraving of Brian Boru, Emperor of the Irish

26 May 2008[edit]

  • 18:53, 26 May 2008 (UTC)

Pagoda of Tianning Temple in Changzhou, China

  • 12:51, 26 May 2008 (UTC)

Lake Balaton

  • 06:50, 26 May 2008 (UTC)

November Uprising

  • 00:36, 26 May 2008 (UTC)

Portrait of Jacopo Sannazaro (1514-18) by Titian

25 May 2008[edit]

  • 16:48, 25 May 2008 (UTC)

Hotel Bellevue Palace

  • 10:19, 25 May 2008 (UTC)

Medal of the State Prize of the Russian Federation

  • 04:15, 25 May 2008 (UTC)

Baesuk

24 May 2008[edit]

  • 22:11, 24 May 2008 (UTC)

Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia

  • 15:25, 24 May 2008 (UTC)

Operación Masacre

  • 09:12, 24 May 2008 (UTC)

landscape of Northern Ireland

  • 01:31, 24 May 2008 (UTC)

Samuel Huston, American politician

23 May 2008[edit]

  • 19:11, 23 May 2008 (UTC)

Mary Shelley

  • 12:28, 23 May 2008 (UTC)

Dutch Bantam rooster

  • 05:02, 23 May 2008 (UTC)

Swiss Federal Palace

22 May 2008[edit]

  • 21:35, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

Hylocomium splendens

  • 15:34, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

Accolade by Edmund Blair Leighton

  • 08:20, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

Mahadeva temple

  • 02:20, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

Drawing of Benjamin Robins' ballistic pendulum

21 May 2008[edit]

  • 19:40, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

Image of Cystatin C

  • 12:54, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

Kosa Pan

  • 04:55, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

SS Kroonland

20 May 2008[edit]

  • 21:48, 20 May 2008 (UTC)

Pickle Barrel House

  • 15:32, 20 May 2008 (UTC)

Erotic sculptures in Tripurantaka Temple, Karnataka state, India

  • 09:18, 20 May 2008 (UTC)

The Triumphal Arch

  • 02:51, 20 May 2008 (UTC)

Wardlow Mires

19 May 2008[edit]

  • 18:44, 19 May 2008 (UTC)

Unexpected Visitors

  • 12:33, 19 May 2008 (UTC)

A lithophane, back lit

  • 06:20, 19 May 2008 (UTC)

Al-Mufti House in Jordan

18 May 2008[edit]

  • 23:52, 18 May 2008 (UTC)

Ochayagoten at Aizu Matsudaira's Royal Garden

  • 17:25, 18 May 2008 (UTC)

Edith Cummings

  • 10:36, 18 May 2008 (UTC)

Doddabasappa Temple

  • 04:35, 18 May 2008 (UTC)

Thomas Scott (Manitoba politician)

17 May 2008[edit]

  • 22:33, 17 May 2008 (UTC)

Richard Cunningham McCormick

  • 15:39, 17 May 2008 (UTC)

HMNZS Te Mana (F111)

  • 07:12, 17 May 2008 (UTC)

Harihara

  • 01:09, 17 May 2008 (UTC)

Hector Berlioz

16 May 2008[edit]

  • 18:46, 16 May 2008 (UTC)

Thompson and Powell Martyrs Monument

  • 12:25, 16 May 2008 (UTC)

Messerschmitt

  • 04:10, 16 May 2008 (UTC)

Percy Melmoth Walters.jpg

15 May 2008[edit]

  • 21:56, 15 May 2008 (UTC)

Mechlin lace

  • 14:57, 15 May 2008 (UTC)

Uppland runestone U 328

  • 08:36, 15 May 2008 (UTC)

Baltimore City Hall

  • 02:21, 15 May 2008 (UTC)

Bert Haney

14 May 2008[edit]

  • 20:13, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

The Beaufort

  • 12:57, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

Mango House

  • 04:51, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

Big Four Bridge

13 May 2008[edit]

  • 21:52, 13 May 2008 (UTC)

Hurricane Alma satellite photo

  • 15:06, 13 May 2008 (UTC)

HMS Ark Royal (91)

  • 08:06, 13 May 2008 (UTC)

Buffalo City

  • 00:55, 13 May 2008 (UTC)

New Mill, Cross in Hand

12 May 2008[edit]

  • 18:41, 12 May 2008 (UTC)

Umbrella swift

  • 12:08, 12 May 2008 (UTC)

Footprint of the Buddha. 1st century Gandhara.

  • 03:46, 12 May 2008 (UTC)

Amy Evans

11 May 2008[edit]

  • 21:11, 11 May 2008 (UTC)

Pneumothorax CXR

  • 14:46, 11 May 2008 (UTC)

Medusa Rondanini

  • 08:33, 11 May 2008 (UTC)

Herring Buss taking in its net

  • 02:17, 11 May 2008 (UTC)

Eisenstein holding a skull made of sugar. Skulls and skeletons appeared in ¡Que Viva México! depicting the Day of the Dead festival.

10 May 2008[edit]

  • 15:39, 10 May 2008 (UTC)

Stimson House, Los Angeles

  • 08:28, 10 May 2008 (UTC)

Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones

  • 01:41, 10 May 2008 (UTC)

Beriah Magoffin Monument

9 May 2008[edit]

  • 16:44, 9 May 2008 (UTC)

Mumler (Lincoln).jpg

  • 09:54, 9 May 2008 (UTC)

Confucius Sinarum Philosophus

  • 02:12, 9 May 2008 (UTC)

Tornado damage

8 May 2008[edit]

  • 18:45, 8 May 2008 (UTC)

Sark Windmill

  • 12:38, 8 May 2008 (UTC)

An early edition of Gullivers travels, published by Benjamin Motte

  • 01:14, 8 May 2008 (UTC)

McCarty Memorial Christian Church

7 May 2008[edit]

  • 18:17, 7 May 2008 (UTC)

Rose Robin

  • 09:44, 7 May 2008 (UTC)

Windmills in the Isle of Man

  • 00:33, 7 May 2008 (UTC)

Aberdour Castle

6 May 2008[edit]

  • 16:48, 6 May 2008 (UTC)

Omid Tahvili

  • 10:20, 6 May 2008 (UTC)

Jane Loftus, Marchioness of Ely

  • 03:59, 6 May 2008 (UTC)

Church of the Deposition of the Robe

5 May 2008[edit]

  • 21:58, 5 May 2008 (UTC)

St Peter's Church

  • 13:58, 5 May 2008 (UTC)

Warrior Rock Light

  • 02:51, 5 May 2008 (UTC)

Old Bay Line

4 May 2008[edit]

  • 19:58, 4 May 2008 (UTC)

Steam yacht Gondola

  • 12:17, 4 May 2008 (UTC)

Duloz issue, 1870-71

  • 06:14, 4 May 2008 (UTC)

Peter Jones (Ojibway Methodist minister)

  • 00:08, 4 May 2008 (UTC)

Peter Forsskål

3 May 2008[edit]

  • 18:05, 3 May 2008 (UTC)

Brecon canal, Brecon

  • 12:03, 3 May 2008 (UTC)

Aerial view of Crater Lake

  • 00:53, 3 May 2008 (UTC)

Silva rerum

2 May 2008[edit]

  • 16:57, 2 May 2008 (UTC)

Berthouville Treasure

  • 10:27, 2 May 2008 (UTC)

The city hall of Burbank, California

  • 03:12, 2 May 2008 (UTC)

Pogórzanie musicians

1 May 2008[edit]

  • 19:59, 1 May 2008 (UTC)

May 1 celebration in Ickwell

  • 13:45, 1 May 2008 (UTC)

Spring and Mary streets, Newport, Rhode Island

  • 06:17, 1 May 2008 (UTC)

ruins of Brussels

  • 00:13, 1 May 2008 (UTC)

Kalasha