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30 April 2011[edit]

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Clara Clarita, after her conversion to a passenger steamer, with two masts and a single tall slightly raked smokestack

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The French Broad River

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Mountain landscape painting with Native Americans in the foreground

29 April 2011[edit]

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A ciborium at the Basilica San Nicola in Bari, Italy

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A garden with many palm trees

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An American football player runs down the field, dressed mostly in white.

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Top of an elderly man in a military uniform and dark glasses

28 April 2011[edit]

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Deep sea umbrella mouth gulper

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Jaivana Cannon in Jaigarh Fort

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Blue-flowered herb

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A black and white line drawing from the late 1800s of a slightly balding Caucasian man with a walrus mustache, dressed in formal clothes

27 April 2011[edit]

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A white-painted warship at anchor in front of a large hill studded with buildings

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Mikey Arroyo wearing a suit and tie

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National Schools of Art, Havana, Cuba

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A black-and-white photograph of a man wearing a white pinstriped baseball jersey with "Phillies" across the chest and a dark undershirt; he is holding a baseball in his lap with both hands and wears a baseball cap with a white "P" on the face atop his head

26 April 2011[edit]

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Tomb of Akhethetep.

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The Celtic Helmet from Ciumeşti, Transylvania (Romania)

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A small purple pea-like flower

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Medieval manuscript drawing of a man in armour throwing a spear from a rampart

25 April 2011[edit]

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Photo of the front of the mansion that houses the French magic museum, "La Maison de la Magie Robert-Houdin". Large figures of crocodiles and a snake seem to be coming out of the open windows.

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Portrait photo of the organist who looks to the left

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Diggers working in building rubble in front of a burned lift shaft

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A black and white drawing of a solid looking tall terrier. The dog faces right and it has a well trimmed coat.

24 April 2011[edit]

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Engraving, title page of a Luther Bible, in the centre Christ risen, with a foot on a skull as a symbol for his triumph over Death

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Messier 103 taken by Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)

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East end of an 1866 church modeled on the Sainte-Chapelle

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Two red semiovular shells with beige dots

23 April 2011[edit]

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A dynamite explosion tears apart a portion of a weir dam on a river.

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Stone sculpture of a nude, four-armed man with a deer, dwarf and woman

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A specimen of Bumastus crawling along the sand beneath shallow water

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Flat-folded origami illustrating Kawasaki's theorem

22 April 2011[edit]

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A simple flint church with a red tiled roof

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Jesus at Herod's Court

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Picture of Courtney Vandersloot

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Westside of Zugspitzmassif

21 April 2011[edit]

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Last Supper by Pascal Adolphe Dagnan-Bouveret

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A gathering on a street of a 19th century city

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A mountain pass by the sea

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Piper's Opera House, Virginia City, Nevada

20 April 2011[edit]

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The baptism of the eunuch by Rembrandt

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Flocking starlings

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The John Hancock Tower with the Charles River in the foreground

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Three-quarter length portrait of a man in a black hat, facing right, wearing a blue jacket with gold buttons and epaulettes

19 April 2011[edit]

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Shamash delivering the measuring rod and line

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Woman with microphone

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Major Robert Lodge and Major Roger Locher in the cockpit of their F-4D

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White-haired man wearing jacket and tie.

18 April 2011[edit]

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Archaeological Museum of the American University of Beirut

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Parchment leaf with early 12th-century writing

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photo of inner city buildings

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Scene from the 2011 Huapango dance competition

17 April 2011[edit]

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interior of the court chapel with several balconies, facing the altar, the organ high up.

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 Kalahari in Botswana

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A three-story orange stone building on a slightly curved street corner, lit by sun from the right. The windows at street level have awnings; those at the top are in rounded arches. The face of the building on the left has a small pointed top at the roof. At street level an awning on that face has "Wheeler Opera House" on it; the word "Bank" is carved into the stone on the corner face above an awning with "Bentley's" written on it.

16 April 2011[edit]

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 Acacia tree

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The only known Brevivulva electroma specimen

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Painting depicting the Carpathia and rescue boats carrying Titanic survivors, with icebergs in the background

15 April 2011[edit]

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Ink drawing of a woman with long hair and some animal features

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A man in his twenties with dark hair wearing a white warm-up jacket with the letters UK in blue on the left shoulder and a blue Nike "swoosh" on the right shoulder

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St. Florian's Cathedral

14 April 2011[edit]

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Portrait of an elderly man sitting in a chair

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Facade of a four storey building in perpendicular Gothic style in front of a blue sky

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A granite memorial building with a wide base two stories high, columns in front, and a seven story tower topped by a pyramid and light

13 April 2011[edit]

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A red fireboat at rest on calm water sends five jets of water into the air.

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An adult black marsh turtle with its head extended and showing the curved shape of its jaws which resemble a smile

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 A fishing vessel in Greenland

12 April 2011[edit]

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Frontispiece and title page of the second edition of Frances Godwin's The Man in the Moone, 1657

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Ruins of the Ennigaldi-Nanna's museum

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Mission in Jalpan

11 April 2011[edit]

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USRC Levi Woodbury

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Deck of USRC Wayanda

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The Baron of Arizona during his imprisonment in Santa Fe, New Mexico Territory

10 April 2011[edit]

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 British ship Beagle

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Five members of a clean-up crew scrub the floor while wearing full protective radiation suits.

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Stack, wheel house, and casting house of Isabella Furnace about a decade after abandonment. The wheel house is dilapidated and collapsing; the rest of the structures are slightly overgrown but otherwise in good repair.

9 April 2011[edit]

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British trolleybus

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Brush Mountain School House at Hensley Settlement

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Two whales lunge feeding

8 April 2011[edit]

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Half portrait of man in dark-coloured uniform with flying goggles

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Alice Manfield, or Guide Alice, is pictured in a full length portrait wearing a pant suit consisting of woollen bloomers and a high-necked buttoned jacket pulled in tightly around the waist. She has a type of leggings tightly wrapped around her calves, low-heeled walking boots, a beanie, and is holding a long walking pole.

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Dacian Draco

7 April 2011[edit]

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Picture of Mykola Leontovych

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 Nahuel Huapi Lake in the Nahuel Huapi National Park

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Frances Stewart, née Howard, Duchess of Richmond

6 April 2011[edit]

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1906 Fan Craze baseball card of Carl Lundgren

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A ruined prehistoric gate built by massive stones. A relief of two lions stands above the entrance.

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Painting of the only native mammal of the Falkland Islands, the Warrah, which went extinct in the mid-19th century

5 April 2011[edit]

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A stone slab showing soldiers marching with spears and shields

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Four attached brick buildings with different styles of decoration viewed from across a city street

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Photograph of baseball player Bobby "Link" Lowe

4 April 2011[edit]

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 Skeleton casts of Tyrannosaurus mounted in a mating position

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View of a badly cracked church frontage held up by props

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A man riding a motorcycle going up a motocross hill near the peak

3 April 2011[edit]

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Picture of a nude Mona Lisa

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Wasps feeding on grapes

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A photograph of brown larva with head inside the shell of a snail

2 April 2011[edit]

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A man in a pressure suit leaps from the nacelle of a balloon at 102,800 feet (31,300 m) to make a skydive

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1881 illustration showing British soldiers in battle

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 Balloons shaped as animals

1 April 2011[edit]

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Full-face respirator

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U.S. Senate Candy Desk

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A blue red and white sport bike on a red carpet