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30 November 2009[edit]

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Anglo-Saxon tower and baptistery of St Peter's

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The French battleship Jean Bart

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Antoinette Brown Blackwell

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USS Borie (DD-215)

29 November 2009[edit]

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Korzok Monastery5

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World's End, a sheer precipice, is in Horton Plains National Park.


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Adalaj Stepwell


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Danskammer Generating Station, on the Hudson River in the Town of Newburgh, 2008

28 November 2009[edit]

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Ehrhardt 7.5 cm Model 1901

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Nefertiti bust

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Diagram showing stages of missile interception by the Arrow system. The picture shows a hostile missile trajectory and that of the Black Sparrow air-launched target missile used in firing tests.

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Captain Richard Bowen

27 November 2009[edit]

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Principal gate of Quan Thanh Temple

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A typical habitat of Udawalawe is open grasslands.

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Vin Santo

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Norton's gramophone mechanical filter

26 November 2009[edit]

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Paul C. Donnelly, 1969

  • 13:49, 26 November 2009 (UTC)

George Mackinolty

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Biomphalaria glabrata

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Konstanty Laszczka, with nude in clay

25 November 2009[edit]

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Reservoir at Oderteich

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A long haired Russkiy Toy

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Cover of satirical "Monkeyana".

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HMS Beagle

24 November 2009[edit]

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South Stoneham Church


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Kumquats on tree branch

  • 07:35, 24 November 2009 (UTC)

Lizard Trachylepis atlantica on islands Fernando de Noronha

  • 01:35, 24 November 2009 (UTC)

Gnomon Saint Sulpice

23 November 2009[edit]

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Hiroki Kikuta during a 2008 panel

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U2 performing Ultraviolet (Light My Way) in New Jersey

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The ultralight InterPlane Skyboy in Cornwall, Canada

  • 01:14, 23 November 2009 (UTC)

The rear 18-inch turret of HMS Furious

22 November 2009[edit]

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Parker's Buildings

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A streetcar built by United Streetcar

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Tikal Temple I

  • 01:14, 22 November 2009 (UTC)

James Lilley and Deng Xiaoping

21 November 2009[edit]

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Campus Saint-Cyr

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Gulbarga Fort

  • 07:00, 21 November 2009 (UTC)

Greg Kinnear

  • 01:00, 21 November 2009 (UTC)

Notre-Dame de l'Assomption Church

20 November 2009[edit]

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The Youth's Companion Building

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the martyrdom of St. Thomas Becket

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Band of kilted soldiers

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St Bendt's Church, Ringsted (1170)

19 November 2009[edit]

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HMAS Australia (1911)

  • 12:56, 19 November 2009 (UTC)

Pikachu Jumbo of All Nippon Airways

  • 06:56, 19 November 2009 (UTC)

Sabi, the Australian special forces explosives detection dog that was declared missing in action in September 2008, and found 14 months later by a US soldier

  • 00:49, 19 November 2009 (UTC)

bluespotted ribbontail ray

18 November 2009[edit]

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I-250

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HMS Glatton

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Joe Cada

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An airman aboard an aircraft carrier greases a part of a jet blast deflector.

17 November 2009[edit]

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Map of the tectonic plates near the Sunda megathrust

  • 12:49, 17 November 2009 (UTC)

Indian Rhinoceros

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Louis-Nicolas Robert

16 November 2009[edit]

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The Alexanderplatz demonstration on 4 November 1989 in East Berlin

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Underground/subway train T1000 at Jernbanetorget station, Oslo

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Portuguese dogfish

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Mount Whitney Fish Hatchery

15 November 2009[edit]

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Day of the Dead commemorations at San Andrés Mixquic, Mexico City

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North bridges, Halifax

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Myojakdo-Painting of Cats and Sparrows

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Escape route of Große

14 November 2009[edit]

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Holyrood Church, Southampton

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Ceylon Rose is a globally threatened butterfly endemic to Sri Lanka.

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Michael Jackson in 1988

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Walden United Methodist Church

13 November 2009[edit]

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Rembrandt as seen by MESSENGER

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1972 Advertisement for Jumbo Jet roller coaster

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Margaret Nicholson's assault of George III

12 November 2009[edit]

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Aachen-cathedral-inside.jpg

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Lewes Borough Bonfire Society

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Soviet G-5 class motor torpedo boat

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Rowhouses at 157 East 78th in Manhattan's Upper East Side


11 November 2009[edit]

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Talavery pottery of Puebla, Mexico

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John D. Paris

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Ferdinand von Schill

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Macleay's Swallowtail

10 November 2009[edit]

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TiME lander (artist's rendering)

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The Young Pretender

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A World War I fighter aircraft shows its factory-applied lozenge camouflage alternating with bright pink sections.

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Butterworth Building

9 November 2009[edit]

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Siege of Algiers 1541

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Devastation of Godesburg

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Kondavid-drug. Signed 'W.R.'.jpg

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Varaha avtar, killing a demon to protect Bhu, c1740.jpg

8 November 2009[edit]

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First baptist ripley.jpg

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Maccari-Cicero.jpg


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El Aguas Vivas


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Sandcastle worm in laboratory

7 November 2009[edit]

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Madrepora oculata coral in habitat

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A magnet levitating over a high-Tc superconductor

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Barbarossa Hayreddin Pasha.jpg

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Interior courtyard of al-Azhar Mosque

6 November 2009[edit]

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Oak leafroller larvae.png

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Kryptos sculptor.jpg

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The Chrobry II Battalion

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Boletus amygdalinus 589.jpg

5 November 2009[edit]

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El Infiernito

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Henry Petre in 1914

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Guildford Treadwheel crane

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A military jet painted in two-color desert camouflage

4 November 2009[edit]

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Euphronios krater side B MET L.2006.10.jpg

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Jefferson's polygraph

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TS Leda

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Specimens of carrot-foot Amanita

3 November 2009[edit]

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The Brazilian battleship Aquidabã

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Warner Lakes, Lake County, Oregon.jpg

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Tabitha Brown

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BSA C11 (250 cc)

2 November 2009[edit]

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The Great Pit, the result of a 1687 cave-in

Houses at 208-218 East 78th Street in Manhattan

Gwalior Fort

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1 November 2009[edit]

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Antonia von Württemberg.jpg

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USAT McClellan

  • 07:56, 1 November 2009 (UTC) Emblem-very-very-evil.svg Halloween hooks

Juan Perón

  • 01:28, 1 November 2009 (UTC) Emblem-very-very-evil.svg Halloween hooks

Saint Death representation