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31 July 2010[edit]

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A gorge with vertical cliffs and a torrent flowing in the valley

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A stone church with red tiled roofs seen from an angle, the battlemented tower being on the left. In the foreground is a statue of a child.

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brown bird

30 July 2010[edit]

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Icon of some of the Nine Saints, one of whom created the Garima Gospels

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Head and shoulders portrait of John Henry Kinkead wearing late 19th century formal dress

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A blue butterfly with yellow, black, and white fringe sits on a stalk.

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An elongate yellow bug with black markings, on a head of grass

29 July 2010[edit]

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A white-painted, three-masted ship with a black funnel

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A flint church seen from the southeast, with a red tiled roof and, at the far end, a weatherboarded tower

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green fern frond

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Large pyramid rising above the jungle

28 July 2010[edit]

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Ships in port

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A brick house with pointed roof and chimney. Some of its windows are missing and a wooden section in front is in poor repair. A white wooden wing projects from the rear at the left of the image.

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This image shows a family of Neanderthals. Neanderthals looked very similar to modern humans. They had slightly more pronounced foreheads, wider noses and larger jaws. They were short and stocky, robust people.

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A single arch dam in Alaska

27 July 2010[edit]

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A tall, thin tower with narrow windows and a steeply pitched roof with a chimney on a slope behind a wooden fence. In the foreground are two large boulders on the uneven grass. The hillside beyond the tower is covered with bushes.

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Aerial view of the Citadel of Arbil

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A large grass-covered mound

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Strobilomyces foveatus

26 July 2010[edit]

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Basalt Prisms

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A battleship under construction

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Lancken-Granitz dolmen Nr. 6, entrance

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An iceberg caught in sea ice near the coast of the Arctic Baffin Bay

25 July 2010[edit]

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A photograph of a Mexican baroque cathedral

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Central part of Paumgartner Altar by Albrecht Dürer

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Man chugging milk in the park

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A memorial in Korean and English commemorating the Hill 303 massacre, with flowers being laid by Korean and American soldiers

24 July 2010[edit]

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Agnes Mowinckel in 1921

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A horse-faced green man in a dhoti

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A rock-cut tomb in the shape of a temple with a large hole cut into it

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Museum Maluku in Utrecht

23 July 2010[edit]

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A model of a three-masted warship with two funnels, side-by-side, and a ram bow

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 The Bibi-Heybat Mosque, a rectangular building with a somewhat wider and taller central section, with tall windows, three domes and two tall minarets at either end

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Sample of text from Sefer ha-Temunah

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Well-preserved fossil of the forewing of an Allorapisma, part of the Ithonidae

22 July 2010[edit]

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A white telescope dome on a mountainside

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Green steam train featuring a large inverted-cone-shaped funnel, not on rails

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An old Chinese-style red building with large eaves with a tree in front

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Norah Neilson Gray – Self-portrait

21 July 2010[edit]

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Two brick buildings viewed from their right, across a road. The one on the left has a castle-like tower on the corner; the one on the right has a decorative white wooden pointed roof. There is a parking lot in front of them on the left with some cars.

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Page from the Codex Boreelianus written in Greek with the top left corner missing

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Umberslade Baptist Church from the south

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brown bird perching on a fencepost

20 July 2010[edit]

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Collection of orange milk caps on forest floor covered in pine needles

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View of the James Cant Ranch, a large white three storey building with a black roof, set in a landscape of trees and grassland with a rainbow in the background

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The Adoration of the Shepherds by Andrea Mantegna

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A painting of a young woman peacefully reclining

19 July 2010[edit]

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A gray house with a tower on the right side and a wing at the left.

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painting of village street early 19th century with houses on left and right public house on right in foreground

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About a dozen brownish-red mushrooms growing in leaf litter, some have been pulled out to show the gills on the underside of the cap.

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A row of buildings, mostly red and brown, with cars parked on the street next to them. The two on the left have pointy tops on their fronts, with the leftmost's having "1886" written in the middle. All the buildings have decorative window trim. There are American flags flying from the lampposts.

18 July 2010[edit]

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A sandstone statue of a two-armed, seated Kubera.

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A stepped labyrinth spillway and dam

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Picture of an ornately decorated bluish-white porcelain vase with silver handle and base added, making it into a ewer

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A satyr, a griffin and an Arimaspus. Detail from an Attic red-figure calyx-krater, ca. 375–350 BC. From Eretria.

17 July 2010[edit]

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Head and shoulders picture of Henry R. Tilton in middle-age with a goatee beard

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white-trunked tree on blue sky background

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A brick building whose front section has a white triangular roof supported by columns. The inscription on the front reads "Bendheim West Greenwich Civic Center"

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Picture of Poul Johansen Geleff in late middle age with a balding head and a pointed moustache, wearing a three-piece suit with a bowtie

16 July 2010[edit]

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Bubanj Memorial monument in the form of three raised forearms with clenched fists

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=A large four-story red brick building with many windows. The building is on a street corner with the front and one of the sides visible.

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1903 Portrait of Mary Virginia Terhune as published in her work Marion Harland's Complete Cook Book

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Stone statues shaped like a male and a female

15 July 2010[edit]

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The Fujiyama roller coaster silhouetted by the setting sun

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A two-lane road in a wooded area where one side of the road has a steep slope. A "Fallen Rock Zone" sign is visible on the right of the road.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Princess Louise as a young woman

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Box with angels, intended to contain small bottles of holy oils

14 July 2010[edit]

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rows of alphabetic shapes in successively smaller sizes printed in black ink against a white background

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an abstract portrait of the upper torso of a woman with red hair, wearing a black dress with white trimmings around the neck

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coloured line drawing of orchid

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Photo of Janusz Krupski from 2008

13 July 2010[edit]

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portrait of Italian woman in black clothing

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Three carved wooden heads

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silver coin from the Frome Hoard showing a man on horseback

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A roll of toilet paper hanging on a wire; the loose end flaps away from the wall

12 July 2010[edit]

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The fort in Fort Liberte

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Ural River.

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village in a fjord in Greenland

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Raising Adam and Eve is almost always depicted in the East as part of the Resurrection, as in this mural where Satan is bound in Hell, Chora Church, Istanbul, c.1315.

11 July 2010[edit]

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Paul the Octopus in his aquarium tank next to a football boot marked with the German flag colours

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Photograph of Willie Heston, c. 1904

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Fireproof House viewed straight on from the street showing pergola and entrance at left

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The "Sleeping Giant", or Beartooth Mountain, in Montana in the U.S., a famous natural landmark which, in profile, looks like a person sleeping on their back and which lends its name to the Sleeping Giant Wilderness Study Area

10 July 2010[edit]

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The clock tower of Hwa Chong Institution and the statue of its founder

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Photograph of a red-brick building whose front face has two arched doors, two large arched windows and a small circular one under a pediment. A rounded flanking bay is visible on the right.

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Julia Child's kitchen

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photo of a mustachioed man sitting at ease, looking down and away from the camera

9 July 2010[edit]

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A drawing of Isabella Brant by Peter Paul Rubens

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Stone sculpture of a broad woman seated on a throne, with two attendants

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Japanese Buddhist temple

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Derby Racer in 1920

8 July 2010[edit]

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Gentleman with long whiskers in formal jacket and medal

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Duiker Berry foliage

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One Madison Park viewed from Madison Square Park

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Elderly bespectacled gentleman sitting at a table and looking in a microscope

7 July 2010[edit]

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A view of the pyramids from across the lake

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Queen Mary I with La Peregrina pearl

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A silver statue of a lady with gold inlay. She appears to be wearing a crown.

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A photo of a man in glasses and a robe.

6 July 2010[edit]

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A cream-colored building with brown vertical beams on its front wall and a pointed roof with a cross on top. In the rear is a narrow green tower. Trees surround it on either side.

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a cluster of about 2 dozen small black cupcake fungi growing on wood

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Smartly dressed fat man with dark hair and a red waistcoat, sitting on a chair

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Under röd flagg cover, 1891

5 July 2010[edit]

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A white building, looking like a two-storey house, with a red-tiled roof, seen from an angle

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El Corte River

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View of the outside of the Ormside bowl showing rivets and decoration

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bird perched on vertical treetrunk

4 July 2010[edit]

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A white building in a graveyard with a flat-topped gable

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A modern concrete church

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Black and white drawing of five Native American men, women and children in a mix of native and western dress

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Electric tram line on the frozen Neva River around 1900

3 July 2010[edit]

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pinkish fruit and flowers of green leafy plant

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Replica of the Tikal Temple of the Great Jaguar at Xetulul Theme Park

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Samuel Parker

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handknotted rug outside the rug cooperative in Temoaya

2 July 2010[edit]

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A purple fungus with multiple thin branches growing in the ground

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Kaikō ROV undersea robot

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black crow-like bird sitting on a post

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Water goes over a rocky waterfall, past mossy rocks into a swirling pool.

1 July 2010[edit]

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USCGC Adak (WPB 1333

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Photograph of a corner building with a curved front topped with a spire and flag pole. There are two rows of circular windows in the attics.

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Satellite image of the frozen Gulf of Finland

  • ... that the entire 30,000 km2 (12,000 sq mi)
area of the Gulf of Finland may freeze (pictured) in winter?
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Ensign Aristeidis Moraitinis in Greek Navy uniform