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30 June 2010[edit]

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Eugénie Buffet

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A brick church building with twin steeples, highlighted against a blue sky

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Workers in a Vietnamese rice paddy

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Bishop Alejandro Goic is shown wearing a red chasuble and a white miter

29 June 2010[edit]

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Stone building with tiled roof

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Outcrop of banded and folded metamorphic rock with snow patch in foreground

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The enigmatic New Caledonian kagu

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A portrait of John Tuohill Murphy

28 June 2010[edit]

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A battlemented church tower with the church extending to the left, set in a wooded churchyard containing many gravestones

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green fern fronds

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A side view of a white statue of the Virgin Mary atop a stone pedestal, with greenery in the foreground

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A photograph of William M. Bunn seated, wearing a thick coat, with his left hand under his chin, he has a receding hairline and a large moustache, curled up at the ends

27 June 2010[edit]

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Ernst Sars

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A large, pale yellow beetle with two large black horns projecting forwards

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Painting "Execution of a Moroccan Jewess" by Alfred Dehodencq

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Phaius tancarvilleae in flower

26 June 2010[edit]

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Red brick and granit building on a street corner

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Monochrome portrait of a man in his late 30s, seated. Period 1840.

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Satellite image of Azov Sea showing distinct change in colour between the dark blue Black Sea and the light green Azov Sea

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Dutch attack in Lombok

25 June 2010[edit]

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The Wallabies

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Israeli T-55 tank

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House at Herrengasse 23, Bern, north facade

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Pretzel knot element in Moonsault Scramble

24 June 2010[edit]

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tropical island coastline

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An old beech tree with its branches removed. The bark is streched and warped, with a rough texture

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Picture of the house, a two-storey brick building with decorative gables

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The 22-dome Kizhi Church

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize?

23 June 2010[edit]

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Painting of Saint Joseph as an old bearded man with his left hand raised

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A nude female figure, lacking arms, carved in a black-painted wooden corbel. In the background are repeated decorative motifs including circles, lozenges and scrollwork.

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An elaborately decorated enamelled covered gold cup with white tudor roses on the stem and pearls around the base

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 A series of books stacked in a bookcase, each labelled with a chromosome number, collectively containing the sequence of the human reference genome

22 June 2010[edit]

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Lights outline the Legislature buildings of British Columbia at twilight.

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Looking downstream at the collapsed west side of Hauser Dam in 1908

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man with gray hair in a gray business suit

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rugby player in uniform

21 June 2010[edit]

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A red-brick building with two storeys, five bays and a central triangular pediment

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NASA used the shape of the australite to simulate their models of re-entry modules for Apollo program

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two purple flowers on long stems

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an artillery piece on wheels

20 June 2010[edit]

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 An African-American woman with her hair in braids

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A grey and white row of houses with a complex roofline and a taller projecting section at the end, seen from just below roof level.

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Cill Chriosd

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A large orange sign on a white pole next to a one-story building

19 June 2010[edit]

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Plastic replica statue of a woman holding a torch with a black scarf tied around one arm

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a man in a French team vest jumping along a red running track

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A mayfly on a horsetail strobilus.

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A plain block stone church with an arched doorway

18 June 2010[edit]

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A white bridge with three tied-arch over a river with tree-lined banks

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A church seen between two yew trees with a tower on the left and the body of the church, with an arched porch, stretching to the right

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square-shaped stone tower

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Greg Young playing for Altrincham

17 June 2010[edit]

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A rounded, brown, cream, and yellow disk fringed with tentacles.

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Sanskrit text on Birch paper

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A long bridge goes across a large body of light blue water oriented left to right, with the skyline of a city on the horizon.

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A black-white photo of a stone, arch bridge spanning a creek.

16 June 2010[edit]

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a sculpture of Greek figures

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SHL 98 model

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city in a mountain valley

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A pale stone building with round-arched windows, set behind trees in parkland

15 June 2010[edit]

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river running through a valley

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A street scene with an Art Deco building with a spire in the background

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large white long-necked bird

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Seversky Donets near Donetsk, Ukraine

14 June 2010[edit]

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Stone pillars mark the location of signing of the Blood Brother Treaty at Kabi Lungchok.

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The Polish Rider by Rembrandt

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On a bridge a man dressed in black (Dante)looks at three women walking along a street; the central women (Beatrice) looks straight ahead, while the other two look towards Dante

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green vine plant

13 June 2010[edit]

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Almost straight-on view of the muted yellow, narrow, tall tower entrance of Saint Paulin Church

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Tom Thomson painting

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A black and white photo of a smiling Japanese man with short black hair and a black, zipped jacket shown from the shoulders up. The background is fuzzy and difficult to distinguish.

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"A greyscale photo of a rough collie looking to the right."

12 June 2010[edit]

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Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal

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Inauguration at the Tulach Óg mound with a single shoe held over the prince's head

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A round, white crab, with red leg joints, seen face-on.

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Textiles of Mexico

11 June 2010[edit]

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A church between trees with its tower on the left and a Norman doorway to the right

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Brian O'Driscoll

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Saltburn Cliff Lift and pier

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Leaf Scorpionfish, Taenianotus triacanthus

10 June 2010[edit]

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Stone church with tall steeple

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Cover of the Forget Me Not 1823 annual

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An angular stone retaining wall with dead leaves in a forest

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Description of the image

9 June 2010[edit]

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A brick church building with a tall spire, seen against a blue sky

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Mahabaleshwar Temple at Gokarna
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green shiny leaves in a forest

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A black and white photo of a steaming battleship

earned the title "the General" at the Battle of Preston in 1715?

  • ... that the Clock Tower in Brighton city centre has been variously described as "delightful", "worthless", "a giant salt-cellar", "charmingly ugly" and "supremely confident"?

8 June 2010[edit]

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Fall of Neuschwanstein – computer graphics based on visual observation

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Three men dressed exotically in robes and pointed hats, accompanied by another man, with a bunch of ornate fabric in the foreground and the Arc de Triomphe in the background

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Young garlic bulbs (Allium sativum)
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Stone palace in mountains

7 June 2010[edit]

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Montmorency Falls

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old flower spike with large seed pods

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Session hall of the Philippine House of Representatives
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A small cat-like carnivore stands facing forward

6 June 2010[edit]

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Bear River, Nova Scotia

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A man in a left-handed batting stance wearing pinstriped gray pants, a black shinguard on his right leg, a dark blue baseball jersey, and a dark-colored batting helmet.

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Denial of Peter

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Saint Cloud soft porcelain vase with blue designs

5 June 2010[edit]

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Side view of a World War I DH.2 biplane with its engine and propeller mounted pointing backwards

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A dull-coloured pale stone church on a sloping corner site, with a tower stopping abruptly at a parapet.

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A Dutch windmill at work

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Red, flat, one-story building sitting on snow with a dirt hill in the background

4 June 2010[edit]

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Andrew Johnson Building

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Ángeles Gabaldón in a traje de flamenca

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Pitt baseball team c. the 1890s

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A light yellow house lit by sun from the left with trees in autumn color

3 June 2010[edit]

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A massive mountain, dusted in snow, looms against a blue sky over a monastary surrounded by trees.

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de Lackner HZ-1 Aerocycle

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Image of Paul Volcker

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A brilliantly painted black-and-yellow taildragger aircraft, with a massive radial engine and a the racing number "4" on its side.

2 June 2010[edit]

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Description of the image

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Panamakade on KNSM Island, Amsterdam

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A spherulite embedded into a mosaic mesogen.

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The Skater

1 June 2010[edit]

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An Eastern temple with red stairway leading up to it, against a blue sky with cumulus clouds

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Sailing ships battling one another with one on fire.

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A large jar by Wilmot decorated with pictures of a bird and flowers, sitting on a table

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Soldier in dress uniform escorting woman at funeral