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30 April 2013[edit]

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St. Lawrence's Church, Söderköping

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Momoiro Clover in concert

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John R. McCarl in 1921

29 April 2013[edit]

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Katsushika Hokusai's Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa.

  • ... that the sea (wave pictured) contains over 97% of Earth's water?
  • ... that the Twelfth Siege of Gibraltar ended in defeat for France and Spain, which lost 10,000 men while the English and Dutch defenders lost only 400?
  • ... that Alex Valencia was named "player of the year" when IK Start won silver in the 2005 Norwegian Premier League?
  • ... that foundations of a medieval limestone church were found during the building of Haslev Church in 1916?
  • ... that Sir Sigismund Zinzan tilted in the tournament celebrating the creation of King James's son, Henry, as Prince of Wales in 1610, and led a horse draped in black at Henry's funeral in 1612?
  • ... that the Class 374 is the first high speed train type purchased by a part owned French rail company not to be based on the TGV?
  • ... that a boy's eligibility to lodge in a Zawlbûk in a traditional Mizo community depends on the length of his pubic hair?
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Busch, 1894

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Final service of "Tage der Begegnung", 15 August 2005, Bruchwegstadion, Mainz

28 April 2013[edit]

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Maria de Wilde, engraving ca. 1700

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Banksia elegans in cultivation in Perth

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Eisenhower dollar obverse

27 April 2013[edit]

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Chondrites bollensis

  • 08:00, 27 April 2013 (UTC)

Fred Hobbs at age 18

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Atlas Block, within the HHD

26 April 2013[edit]

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Mud houses on the center island at on Lake Debo in a wide section of the Niger River

  • 08:00, 26 April 2013 (UTC)

Baseball signed by Bob Feller

  • 00:00, 26 April 2013 (UTC)

Animated proof of the Pythagorean theorem, using the repositioning of congruent right triangles to show that a² + b² = c²

25 April 2013[edit]

  • 16:00, 25 April 2013 (UTC)

Chicxulub gravity anomaly

  • 08:00, 25 April 2013 (UTC)

Longcomb sawfish

  • 00:00, 25 April 2013 (UTC)

Choiseul Pigeon

24 April 2013[edit]

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RAAF C-130H Hercules in 2004

  • 08:00, 24 April 2013 (UTC)

Aurora by Giovanni Andrea Carlone c. 1678

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Reflecting Pool in the Gibraltar gardens

23 April 2013[edit]

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The customs house in Porsgrunn

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Auxois horse

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A winning Coca-Cola MagiCan

22 April 2013[edit]

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A small-flowered "cactus dahlia"

  • 08:00, 22 April 2013 (UTC)

Commodore Louis-Jean-Nicolas Lejoille, portrait by Antoine Maurin

  • 00:00, 22 April 2013 (UTC)

Two pages of the Paris Codex

21 April 2013[edit]

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Church Gresley Parish Church

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Kalu dodol

  • 00:00, 21 April 2013 (UTC)

Ocellated icefish

20 April 2013[edit]

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Israeli breakfast buffet

  • 08:00, 20 April 2013 (UTC)

The Mosque of Atiq at Awjila

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William O. Cushing

19 April 2013[edit]

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Icefish lack haemoglobin, making their blood clear

  • 08:00, 19 April 2013 (UTC)

Radar dome on Cass Peak

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Ezra Meeker

18 April 2013[edit]

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Church of St Luke, Liverpool, from the southeast

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Magnetic intensity image showing the high intensity (red) Bangui anomaly in central Africa

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Altar of the Lichtental Church

17 April 2013[edit]

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Goddess Kali

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Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park

  • 00:00, 17 April 2013 (UTC)

Church of St Paul, Liverpool, from the southwest

16 April 2013[edit]

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A sketch of King Lobengula

  • 08:00, 16 April 2013 (UTC)

The saola (Pseudoryx nghetinensis

  • 00:00, 16 April 2013 (UTC)

Cabernet Sauvignon

15 April 2013[edit]

  • 16:00, 15 April 2013 (UTC)

Baroli Temples complex

  • 08:00, 15 April 2013 (UTC)

The ring on display at the Vyne House

  • 00:00, 15 April 2013 (UTC)

Catalan alchemist and physician Arnaldus de Villanova

14 April 2013[edit]

  • 16:00, 14 April 2013 (UTC)

The entrance wing of Ralli Hall, Hove, England

  • 08:00, 14 April 2013 (UTC)

King's Bastion as depicted on the 1865 scale model of Gibraltar

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Racist illustration from a 1909 postcard

13 April 2013[edit]

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Russian Ballet, a 1916 painting by Max Weber

  • ... that a 1911 show of paintings by Max Weber (1916 painting pictured) resulted in "one of the most merciless critical whippings that any artist has received in America"?
  • ... that Israeli lightweight MMA fighter Ido Pariente lost to American welterweight Jake Shields, after accepting the fight without realizing Shields fought at a heavier weight?
  • ... that in World War II's top-secret Operation Fish, the United Kingdom shipped more than a billion dollars in gold and securities to Canada, and not one ship was lost?
  • ... that William Leveson was sued by the Virginia Company in 1613?
  • ... that the Blanc de Hotot rabbit is completely white, except for black rings around the eyes which present "the appearance of fine spectacles"?
  • ... that to portray battalion commander LtCol Stephen "Godfather" Ferrando in the 2008 miniseries Generation Kill, actor Chance Kelly spent five months filming in Africa?
  • ... that the tunicate Oikopleura cophocerca lives in a disposable house on plankton broth?
  • 08:00, 13 April 2013 (UTC)

Harry Kipke from the 1948 Michiganensian

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An A-4G landing on the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne in 1980

12 April 2013[edit]

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Manjula Chellur

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Rothschild's giraffe

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Office building ca. 2008

11 April 2013[edit]

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View of the cathedral from Nejmeh square

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Gazella dama

10 April 2013[edit]

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Eskimo film poster

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Mountain rockets at Walls of Jerusalem

  • 07:15, 10 April 2013 (UTC)

Winsor McCay

9 April 2013[edit]

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Valleé de mai, the Garden of Eden in in Seychelles

  • 14:45, 9 April 2013 (UTC)

Ritual sacrifice at Mound 72

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Abbot's House, Combermere Abbey

8 April 2013[edit]

  • 22:30, 8 April 2013 (UTC)

Lt. William J. Powell in France, 1917

  • 14:00, 8 April 2013 (UTC)

Boat race in the river in Bangui

  • 06:20, 8 April 2013 (UTC)

Argus pheasant for Darwin's Descent of Man by T. W. Wood

7 April 2013[edit]

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Palma Vecchio, Assumption of Mary, who is removing her belt as Thomas (above the head of the apostle in green) hurries to the scene

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St Peters Mission in 1884

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Statue in front of the Akademie der Bildenden Künste München

6 April 2013[edit]

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Holothuria edulis

  • 08:45, 6 April 2013 (UTC)

A Polish ducat, or red złoty, minted in 1831

  • 00:30, 6 April 2013 (UTC)

Actress Lillemor von Hanno

5 April 2013[edit]

  • 16:00, 5 April 2013 (UTC)

Holy Trinity Church, Holdgate, from the south

  • 08:00, 5 April 2013 (UTC)

Mediterranean monk seal

  • 00:00, 5 April 2013 (UTC)

Joan Feynman

4 April 2013[edit]

  • 16:15, 4 April 2013 (UTC)

Black and white photo of a man in military uniform

  • 08:30, 4 April 2013 (UTC)

Death of Leszek the White, by Matejko. Leszek the White, High Duke of Poland, was caught in his bath but fled on horseback. The assailants caught up with him a few kilometers out of Gąsawa.

  • 00:30, 4 April 2013 (UTC)

Pinus densiflora, Kumgangsan in North Korea

3 April 2013[edit]

  • 16:00, 3 April 2013 (UTC)

Meeting house south elevation, 2013

  • 08:00, 3 April 2013 (UTC)

"Papuan, New Guinea"

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Tricholoma ustale

2 April 2013[edit]

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Hawkfish resting on Acropora grandis

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St Mary's and St Michael's Church, Burleydam

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Clive Mantle

1 April 2013[edit]

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Overview of the school and its surroundings

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Postcard showing a Polish girl about to get a soaking

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St. Peter und Paul, Weimar, Herderplatz