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31 January 2013[edit]

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Female flowers of Richeria grandis

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Morton McCarver

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Barcelona Metro 9000 Series at Para-lel Station

30 January 2013[edit]

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Alexander W. Monroe

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Dresden Kreuzschule, 1869

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Gorce Mountains, view from Jaworzyna

29 January 2013[edit]

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Michael Winner at a 2008 book signing

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Alfonso XI, king of Leon and Castile

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Botik (engraving)

28 January 2013[edit]

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Carved ivory box

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St Peter, Syburg, tower

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Blaufränkisch grapes growing in the Burgenland region of Austria

27 January 2013[edit]

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Frank McCormick of the Boston Braves in 1949

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Washington School building in 2009

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Tokatliyan Hotel branch in Pera (today's Beyoglu)

26 January 2013[edit]

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Aquatint of Venice from Lerebours's Excursions Daguerriennes (1842)

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Church of St Michael

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The Tracy Thermal Generating Station in 2006

25 January 2013[edit]

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Romain Grosjean

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Rama VIII Bridge at night

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Pope Alexander VI

24 January 2013[edit]

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Members of the Soldier Artificer Company in working dress, c. 1786

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Elaine Didier

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St Edith's Church, Eaton-under-Heywood, from the southeast

23 January 2013[edit]

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The European birch aphid (Euceraphis punctipennis) on a leaf

  • 08:00, 23 January 2013 (UTC)

Usmar Ismail

  • ... that Usmar Ismail's (pictured) Darah dan Doa has been considered both his directorial debut and the first Indonesian film, although he had already directed two films?
  • ... that in 1961, Zarzaitine was considered to be the largest oil field of the eastern Sahara, with primary reserves of 80 million tons?
  • ... that Barrie Edgar produced the first television broadcast from a submarine?
  • ... that before the Ba'ath Party took power in Syria, Tell Touqan was a feudal village where most residents worked as laborers for land owned by seven families?
  • ... that Toby Love called his song "Tengo Un Amor" the "door-opener" for all of his future success?
  • ... that the Singaporean film Taxi! Taxi! marks local YouTube star Dr Jia Jia's film debut?
  • ... that the French racehorse Caracalla was rated the best horse in the world in 1946?
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David Gunness

22 January 2013[edit]

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Orontium aquaticum

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Bobbi Sue Luther, photographed in 2007

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Teresa Perales

21 January 2013[edit]

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Harris's antelope squirrel, photographed in Arizona

  • 08:15, 21 January 2013 (UTC)

The Kaaba in Mecca

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Woodcut of Great Bustard by Thomas Bewick

20 January 2013[edit]

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The Sikhote-Alin is the largest IIAB meteorite.

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Sydney Barnes

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Front view of Varahanatha Temple

19 January 2013[edit]

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Luidia quinaria

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A Ladak Pika, photographed in 2007

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Theodor Ippen in Shkodër wearing a northern Albanian costume

18 January 2013[edit]

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A colossal stone sculpture of Varaha in Khajuraho, India

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The “Venerina” of Clemente Susini (anatomical wax model) displayed in the Museum of Palazzo Poggi, Bologna - Italy.

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The Red-necked Footman (Atolmis rubricollis) on a flower

17 January 2013[edit]

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Tunnel "Harry" from the Great Escape.

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Holger Stromberg in 2011

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Kankalamurti

16 January 2013[edit]

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The England centuries honours board

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Twisted spire of St Mary's Church, Cleobury Mortimer

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Colored drawings of a shell of the giant conch, Lobatus galeatus, from Louis Charles Kiener, 1843

15 January 2013[edit]

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Shi Jianqiao

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Image of François Roudaire

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Church of the Holy Virgin Mary of Lourdes in Kraków

14 January 2013[edit]

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The Manila Cathedral is the main landmark in the vicinity of Plaza de Roma.

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Roupala montana

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Anthropomorphized glob of goo from the game

13 January 2013[edit]

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Paedophryne swiftorum

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Bride and groom in Minangkabau marriage

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Saleh Mosque in Sana'a

12 January 2013[edit]

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An adaptation of the perfume DKNY

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Swami Vivekananda

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Northwest Africa 7034, nicknamed "Black Beauty"

11 January 2013[edit]

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Benjamin Orange Flower (1858–1918)

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Provinces of Laos

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Hymenopus bicornis drawn by James Wood-Mason

10 January 2013[edit]

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View of the White Elephant Cave in Phnom Sorsia

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Manuscripts of the Quran found in the attic of the Great Mosque of Sana'a

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Palitana temples on Shatrunjay

9 January 2013[edit]

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Octopus macropus deimatic display

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A portrait of a bearded man wearing a South African ODI uniform

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St. Peter's from across State Street

8 January 2013[edit]

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Flabellina verrucosa

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Nugroho Notosusanto

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Belva Davis

7 January 2013[edit]

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Sweetbriar Hall, Nantwich

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Actinoscyphia aurelia

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A large mound covered with grass and surrounded by brush and trees. A thin stairway ascends to the mound's summit.

6 January 2013[edit]

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Rimac Concept One electric sports car at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

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A. R. Rahman

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Shiva offering discus (Chakra) to Vishnu

5 January 2013[edit]

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Daiwa Major in 2005

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Jean Aylwin

4 January 2013[edit]

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Old postcard of the Rollstone Boulder on Rollstone Hill

  • 00:00, 4 January 2013 (UTC)

Male Biorhiza pallida

3 January 2013[edit]

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The Keep at Woollards Field, Brighton, pictured under construction in December 2012

  • 00:00, 3 January 2013 (UTC)

Pink camouflage for twilight use

2 January 2013[edit]

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The chariot

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Htou-tjyen playing cards

1 January 2013[edit]

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The Galapagos penguin, which numbers approximately 1800

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Benstonite with calcite