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31 December 2013[edit]

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Wilhelm Gustloff

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Clock Tower, Herne Bay

30 December 2013[edit]

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Tangut dharani pillars on display at the Ancient Lotus Pond in Baoding

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Dudeney's hinged dissection of a triangle into a square.

29 December 2013[edit]

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The courthouse

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Prince James Francis Edward, by Anton Raphael Mengs

28 December 2013[edit]

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Jin envoys meeting Genghis Khan

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Aerial view of the bombardment by the NTSB

27 December 2013[edit]

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Vardges Sureniants in 1908

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St. Wenceslas Church in Prague

26 December 2013[edit]

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Twelve mazurek cakes

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Petrus Christus - The Nativity

25 December 2013[edit]

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Gingerbread house

  • 00:00, 25 December 2013 (UTC)

Anonychomyrma constricta fossil

24 December 2013[edit]

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Birthplace of Herbert Hoover in West Branch, Iowa

  • 00:00, 24 December 2013 (UTC)

Bronze head from Ife

23 December 2013[edit]

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Adrienne Augarde

  • 00:00, 23 December 2013 (UTC)

Summer Leys Nature Reserve, 2009

22 December 2013[edit]

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Diagram of Picture Rock Pass Petroglyphs

  • 00:30, 22 December 2013 (UTC)

Statue of naked Orestes holding a sword in his (proper) right hand.

21 December 2013[edit]

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Sussman in 2013

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Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls

20 December 2013[edit]

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Sancai grave sentry held at the British Museum

  • 01:30, 20 December 2013 (UTC)

Vildmarksvägen between Stekenjokk and Klimpfjäll

19 December 2013[edit]

  • 13:45, 19 December 2013 (UTC)

Postcard 1928 Sängerfest

  • 02:00, 19 December 2013 (UTC)

Caudy's Castle

18 December 2013[edit]

  • 14:15, 18 December 2013 (UTC)

National Press Monument

  • 02:30, 18 December 2013 (UTC)

Wilhelm in 1909

17 December 2013[edit]

  • 14:45, 17 December 2013 (UTC)

Agroecomyrmex duisburgi head

  • 03:00, 17 December 2013 (UTC)
Totem Pole in the British Museum

16 December 2013[edit]

  • 15:15, 16 December 2013 (UTC)

Chef Yoshimi Tanigawa of Kichisen demonstrating Ikama school knife ceremony

  • 03:30, 16 December 2013 (UTC)

Hockey Hall of Famer Roy Conacher while a member of the Toronto Dominions senior team in 1936–37

15 December 2013[edit]

  • 15:45, 15 December 2013 (UTC)

USNS Lewis B. Puller

  • 04:00, 15 December 2013 (UTC)

Mann in Mexico City

14 December 2013[edit]

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Encephalartos senticosus

  • 04:30, 14 December 2013 (UTC)

group of standing male figures

13 December 2013[edit]

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Schwester Selma

  • 05:00, 13 December 2013 (UTC)

Mitchell's Satyr butterfly in Van Buren County, Michigan

12 December 2013[edit]

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Longfellow Hall at Radcliffe

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head of the statue of Tara

11 December 2013[edit]

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Old Fortress of Corfu

10 December 2013[edit]

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Dobrilovina Monastery

9 December 2013[edit]

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Spain plays Canada at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

  • 11:05, 9 December 2013 (UTC)

Dal Lake at the foothills of Zabarwan

8 December 2013[edit]

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Detail of Jesus Christ and the Archangel Michael in judgement.

  • 08:15, 8 December 2013 (UTC)

Male Plumbeous Water Redstart

7 December 2013[edit]

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British Museum Lion of Knidos

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Udny Mort House

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St. Nicholas Church in Vršovice

6 December 2013[edit]

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Ada Jafri

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19th Street Bridge in 2008

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North Church (now Aberdeen Arts centre)

5 December 2013[edit]

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Portrait of Henry Purcell by John Closterman

  • 08:00, 5 December 2013 (UTC)

The redeveloped Domain Interchange

  • 00:00, 5 December 2013 (UTC)

Head of Odysseus from Sperlonga

4 December 2013[edit]

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Memorial tablet in Meaux Cathedral

  • 08:00, 4 December 2013 (UTC)

Male Bar-backed Partridge

  • 00:00, 4 December 2013 (UTC)

St George's Church, Thornton Hough

3 December 2013[edit]

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Yellow-spotted Honeyeater

  • 08:00, 3 December 2013 (UTC)

Portrait of Bill Clinton (2002)

  • 00:00, 3 December 2013 (UTC)

Tank on the 2008 Polish Armed Forces Day Parade

2 December 2013[edit]

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Samuel Minturn Peck, c. 1910

  • 05:31, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

Christmas lights in La Playa Avenue

1 December 2013[edit]

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Christ's Charge to Peter by Raphael, 1515

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old restoration

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Dayana Kirillova