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31 August 2012[edit]

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Blair at the 2012 Rollers World Challenge

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California poppy

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A male Kallima paralekta showing its brilliant colors

30 August 2012[edit]

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Radio Network House imploding on 5 August 2012

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Sketch of man in beak mask and cape

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Michael Jackson's Jheri curl hairstyle, 1988

29 August 2012[edit]

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Daniel Dias and Dilma Rousseff in 2011

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Sculpture of the two main characters

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SeaCity Museum

28 August 2012[edit]

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1921 Harley-Davidson Model W

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Chicago auto polo game in the 1910s

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Rower Tom James's golden post box in Wrexham

27 August 2012[edit]

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Archaeoindris, a giant lemur from Madagascar

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The shell of an oblong rocksnail. Scale bar: 5 mm.

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A 6-equidissection of a square

26 August 2012[edit]

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Adam Steltzner

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Covered Bridge (Cedarburg, Wisconsin)

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Hoolboom, 2011

25 August 2012[edit]

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Doda River

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Sabaan Ubgen, the "White Old Man"

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Self-portrait of Eckenfelder, around 1924

24 August 2012[edit]

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Norman column in St Mary's Church, Kirkby Lonsdale

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In the Garden Doorway, The Artist's Wife (1897), for which Ring received the bronze medal at the 1900 World's Fair in Paris

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Neustädter Kirche

23 August 2012[edit]

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Drawing of Thoroughbred mare Apology by an unknown artist

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Antonija Mišura at the 2012 Summer Olympics

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Wallowa County Courthouse in Enterprise, Oregon

22 August 2012[edit]

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Sunrise with Sea Monsters by J. M. W. Turner, c. 1845

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Front and side of the building

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Félix Hernández with the Cy Young Award

21 August 2012[edit]

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Henrik Vibskov. Photo by Alastair Philip Wiper.

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The church's bell tower seen from the south

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Charles Otis and Griffith John Houses

20 August 2012[edit]

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The first ever printed book in Old Prussian

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A female of the species

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Havre Seamount Eruption

19 August 2012[edit]

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Virender Sehwag

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Pisanello's medal of John VIII Palaeologus

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Tatyana Mitkova

18 August 2012[edit]

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View of Grand Casemates Square, looking northwest towards the Rock of Gibraltar (2007)

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The Principessa Jolanda listing heavily after launch on 22 September 1907

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Photo of José de San Martín

17 August 2012[edit]

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Shining Bronze Cuckoo on barbed wire fence

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Sudirman, c. 1948

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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

16 August 2012[edit]

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Print of the 1727 Gibraltar Siege

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Male blue monkey beetle on an African daisy in South Africa

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Swedish House Mafia

15 August 2012[edit]

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Official Presidential portrait of Calvin Coolidge, 1932

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Blanchard's cricket frog

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Roger Maris (left) and Mickey Mantle (right) in 1961

14 August 2012[edit]

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Ralph Hanan in c. 1946

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The ant tree (Triplaris americana)

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13 August 2012[edit]

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The statue of Oliver Cromwell, photographed in 2009

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Henry Brown (year unknown)

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Phorminx

12 August 2012[edit]

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Only known female

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Eichelberger in May 1944

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Pi de les tres Branques

11 August 2012[edit]

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Lee Merrien, competing at the 2012 London Marathon

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A Berlin bear in the Bärenzwinger in Köllnischer Park

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Male nude by Maurycy Trębacz, 1887

10 August 2012[edit]

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Liam Kileen

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Byzantine Fresco Chapel

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Restoration of Cryobatrachus kitchingi

9 August 2012[edit]

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Little Black Cormorant

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Still life of fruit using three-color process

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Barney Oldfield behind the wheel of the pace car for the final Tacoma Montamarathon 250 at Tacoma Speedway on July 4, 1922

8 August 2012[edit]

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Bushy feather star (Comanthina schlegeli)

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French judoka Teddy Riner

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Fusiliers' Arch Dublin

7 August 2012[edit]

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View of the north (leeward) face of Mount Billy Mitchell from mile marker 48 along the Richardson Highway. An unnamed glacier is visible in the cirque.

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George Larner, photographed in 1909

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Carmel Bay on a sunny afternoon

6 August 2012[edit]

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Spokesman-Review Building, Spokane, Washington

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Canadian criminal justice reporter Byron Christopher

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Annie Martin, competing at the 2012 Summer Olympics

5 August 2012[edit]

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3 of the fifteen statues at Ahu Tongariki

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Maha Viharaya of Ridi Viharaya complex. Rajatha lena can be seen in the background.

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Aster automobile 1902

4 August 2012[edit]

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Side portal in the Romanesque Church of Rates

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Neanderthal skull from Forbes' Quarry, Gibraltar; discovered 1848

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La donna velata by Raphael

3 August 2012[edit]

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Carter at a 2008 film première

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Gyroporus cyanescens

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Queenston Formation outcrop

2 August 2012[edit]

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Manganvesuvianite from South Africa

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The finger

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Plum tree, painted on a set of four sliding doors by Kanō Sanraku, 17th-century Japan

1 August 2012[edit]

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Tilly Fleischer after winning the javelin event at the 1936 Games

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St Oswald's Church from the south

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Davis Tarwater at 2009 Nationals