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30 April 2010[edit]

  • 16:00, 30 April 2010 (UTC)

An ornately carved stone building seen across a paved courtyard

  • 08:00, 30 April 2010 (UTC)

Head-and-shoulders portrait of a Caucasian man in dark tie, light shirt, and dark jacket with pilot's wings on left-breast pocket, wearing peaked cap

  • 00:00, 30 April 2010 (UTC)

"The Liberation of St. Peter" by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

29 April 2010[edit]

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a blue monster without a head and with a big face on his chest. Two men holding swords seated on his two arms

  • 08:00, 29 April 2010 (UTC)

a bronze-colored shark viewed against the water surface

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greenish horned fruit

28 April 2010[edit]

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Water under a blue sky in late afternoon light, with the sky and trees behind it reflected in its still surface

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sports photo of Rachael Haynes

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Drawing of an opera house

27 April 2010[edit]

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A long, low, flint building in low sunlight, with many square- and round-headed windows

  • 08:00, 27 April 2010 (UTC)

Sports photo of Rene Farrell

  • 00:00, 27 April 2010 (UTC)

A bespectacled man wearing a hat and holding a pigeon in one hand and a small camera in the other

26 April 2010[edit]

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Head-and-shoulders informal portrait of dark-haired man wearing flying jacket

  • 08:00, 26 April 2010 (UTC)

A long-bodied, short=legged amphibian, pinkish-brown with dark brown spots on its side

  • 00:00, 26 April 2010 (UTC)

thumbtime=20

25 April 2010[edit]

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Black and white portrait of an older, bearded man wearing a suit and a hat

  • 08:00, 25 April 2010 (UTC)

15 Broad Street

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Manimahesh Kailash peak

24 April 2010[edit]

  • 16:00, 24 April 2010 (UTC)

A man standing, wearing a red and white cloak, and white trousers and stockings

  • 08:00, 24 April 2010 (UTC)

A large gray ship sits at rest; the area above the main deck is almost entirely incomplete

  • 00:00, 24 April 2010 (UTC)

The wreck of LST-480 in West Loch, Pearl Harbor

23 April 2010[edit]

  • 16:00, 23 April 2010 (UTC)

Huge stone-built castle with rounded towers and flags on top

  • 08:00, 23 April 2010 (UTC)

Donald Brown

  • 00:00, 23 April 2010 (UTC)

The Virgin of El Rocío

22 April 2010[edit]

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Close-up of a brown shrimp resting on three fingers of a person's hand

  • 12:00, 22 April 2010 (UTC)

A rock formed of rounded pebbles of various types in a sandy matrix; the sea is visible in the background

  • 06:00, 22 April 2010 (UTC)

Dean Alfange

  • 00:00, 22 April 2010 (UTC)

Alebrijes at the Pochote Market

21 April 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 21 April 2010 (UTC)

Stone church with a slim metal spire

  • 12:00, 21 April 2010 (UTC)

Rodent skull, seen from above, below, and the left

  • 06:00, 21 April 2010 (UTC)

A molecular model of a DNA tetrahedron, where each edge is a DNA duplex and each vertex is a three-arm junction.

  • 00:00, 21 April 2010 (UTC)

"A white dog with brown markings and a black nose wears blue goggles."

20 April 2010[edit]

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Jousselin's bridge was 3 km long.

  • 12:00, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

Surise view of Manaslu

  • 06:00, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

old black and photo of the Fernie Swastikas hockey team

  • 00:00, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

Photograph of Roger Sherman lying on his side

19 April 2010[edit]

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A seated middle-aged man, dressed in black, holding a crucifix in his left hand and a heart in his right

  • 12:00, 19 April 2010 (UTC)

An image of the Braer Storm at the peak of its intensity to the south of Iceland

  • 06:00, 19 April 2010 (UTC)

A two story house with dormers and a porch, with trees around it in the sunshine

  • 00:00, 19 April 2010 (UTC)

Men in Indonesian costume

18 April 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 18 April 2010 (UTC)

Olana State Historic Site, main building. The inner courtyard of an ornate stone mansion showing Persian influences mixed with European and American.

  • 12:00, 18 April 2010 (UTC)

Blue-leaved stringybark tree

  • 06:07, 18 April 2010 (UTC)

Painted portrait of a nun, sitting, with hands clasped around a book

  • 00:00, 18 April 2010 (UTC)

Amar Mahal Palace view from the garden

17 April 2010[edit]

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A row of four brick and stone townhouses with large lower doors

  • 12:00, 17 April 2010 (UTC)

Large tranquil pool with birch trees and scrub at the margin.

  • 06:00, 17 April 2010 (UTC)

painting of coach and horses

  • 00:00, 17 April 2010 (UTC)

Photograph of George Dygert cropped from Michigan team photograph

16 April 2010[edit]

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Devil's Kettle Falls

  • 12:00, 16 April 2010 (UTC)

Two red flowerheads nestled among some green leaves

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Photograph of James Duffy cropped from the Michigan football team's 1889 team photograph

15 April 2010[edit]

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View of Wat Phra Kaew temple complex from the Palace

  • 12:00, 15 April 2010 (UTC)

Red-brick building in a field, with a two-storey wing at right angles to a second long wing with a lower roof level. Ventilation gratings are visible in the second wing.

  • 06:00, 15 April 2010 (UTC)

Pennsylvania Avenue Historic Site, showing Pennsylvania Avenue NW and the Federal Triangle group of buildings in 2007

  • 00:00, 15 April 2010 (UTC)

A large gray battleship sits in dock, crew members in white uniforms crowd the ship's deck

14 April 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

Rosa willmottiae at the University of California Botanical Garden, Berkeley, California

  • 11:50, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

A man dressed in a dark red training top and black shorts with a dark red stripe crouches behind a stump with his gloved hands poised in front of him.

  • 05:40, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

Two reddish fungi with tentacle-like arms extending upward

13 April 2010[edit]

  • 23:30, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

Resolution and Adventure with fishing craft in Matavai Bay, painted by William Hodges in 1776

  • 17:20, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

Electron microscope images of carbon nanocones

  • 11:10, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

Painting by Cappelle named A calm

  • 05:00, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

Ysleta Mission

12 April 2010[edit]

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A whitish fungus somewhat resembling a marine coral, growing in the ground

  • 16:40, 12 April 2010 (UTC)

Mount Graham Red Squirrel

  • 10:30, 12 April 2010 (UTC)
The Commando Memorial
  • 04:20, 12 April 2010 (UTC)
Front of St. Louis' Catholic Church (North Star, Ohio)

11 April 2010[edit]

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Kyaiktiyo Pagoda

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A galette pancake

  • 09:50, 11 April 2010 (UTC)

A gentleman wearing a wig, standing, and dressed mainly in bright red

  • 03:40, 11 April 2010 (UTC)

Gerald Ford, MVP of the 1934 Michigan football team and 38th U.S. President

10 April 2010[edit]

  • 21:30, 10 April 2010 (UTC)

Formal portrait of a bearded man of about 60

  • 15:20, 10 April 2010 (UTC)

Richard II of England

  • 09:10, 10 April 2010 (UTC)

The Buddha Dhatu Zadi (Golden Temple)

  • 03:00, 10 April 2010 (UTC)

Outdoor picture of an atrium with a cobbled path leading to a stone structure with five arches. An altar is carved into the wall behind the central arch.

9 April 2010[edit]

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VAMTAC on patrol

  • 14:40, 9 April 2010 (UTC)

Punakha Dzong

  • 08:30, 9 April 2010 (UTC)

A large battleship plows through the water at high speed, thick black smoke pours from the smoke stacks

  • 02:30, 9 April 2010 (UTC)

Woodhead Dam in South Africa

8 April 2010[edit]

  • 20:30, 8 April 2010 (UTC)

A long line of large, light gray warships sail through calm waters, each belching thick black smoke

  • 12:00, 8 April 2010 (UTC)

Manas River

  • 06:00, 8 April 2010 (UTC)

A lightly colored building

  • 00:00, 8 April 2010 (UTC)

Several mushrooms growing from rotting wood, with white stems and scarlet red cup-shaped caps.

7 April 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 7 April 2010 (UTC)

Duke of Wellington public house with inn sign showing portrait of Wellington

  • 12:00, 7 April 2010 (UTC)

A number of sailing warships in groups on the left and right side of a painting, set on a choppy green sea, and overcast sky, obscured by smoke.

  • 06:00, 7 April 2010 (UTC)

Medium-sized primate, with a long snout; grey fur on the back, arms, and top of the head; white fur on the chest, ears, and face; and black around the eyes and nose

  • 00:00, 7 April 2010 (UTC)

Fata Morgana of a boat

6 April 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 6 April 2010 (UTC)

a mottled skate at a public aquarium

  • 12:00, 6 April 2010 (UTC)

Moses Maimonides

  • 06:00, 6 April 2010 (UTC)

Patuxay monument

  • 00:00, 6 April 2010 (UTC)

Butler coach Brad Stevens watch from the sidelines during a 2008 game

5 April 2010[edit]

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Small bird with yellow breast, belly and slate-blue head and small spot in front of eye sits on branch

  • 12:00, 5 April 2010 (UTC)

a square emerald set in a circular platinum brooch covered in diamonds

  • 06:00, 5 April 2010 (UTC)

A close-up of the head of a medium-sized primate with brown fur, a long snout, orange eyes, small ears, and orange fur on the throat

  • 00:00, 5 April 2010 (UTC)

A large, light gray battleship bristling with guns sits in harbor

4 April 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 4 April 2010 (UTC)

Seam along eastern wall of Temple Mount

  • 12:00, 4 April 2010 (UTC)

Gordonstoun House is a 17th century building located on campus

  • 06:00, 4 April 2010 (UTC)

Small bird with long tail, thin bill, patterend upperparts and pale underparts stands on a rock

  • 00:00, 4 April 2010 (UTC)

A statue of Maha Muni Buddha enshrined in a temple/pagoda at Mandalay

3 April 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 3 April 2010 (UTC)

St Mary's Church viewed from the north

  • 12:00, 3 April 2010 (UTC)

Pumpkin Pagoda thumbnail.jpg

  • 06:00, 3 April 2010 (UTC)

the front view of a white stock car

  • 00:00, 3 April 2010 (UTC)

A large gray warship with two tall masts and two thin smoke stacks sits idly offshore

2 April 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 2 April 2010 (UTC)

Inimicus filamentosus (Filament-finned stinger or Two-stick stingfish)

  • 12:00, 2 April 2010 (UTC)

GCV Infantry Fighting Vehicle

  • 06:00, 2 April 2010 (UTC)

Saint Peter of Alcantara Church

  • 00:00, 2 April 2010 (UTC)

Termitaradus mitnicki fossilized in amber

1 April 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 1 April 2010 (UTC)

Adult-sized wooden cradle with "Henpeck'd Club's peace box" written on the side

  • 12:00, 1 April 2010 (UTC)

A red Škoda Fabia II car.

  • 06:00, 1 April 2010 (UTC)

Ruth Belville, also known as the "Greenwich Time Lady", who made money selling people the time

  • 00:00, 1 April 2010 (UTC)

An eight-armed seated woman dressed in a sari, holding a child and various weapons, ripping the womb of a woman, lying on her lap, while trampling a man