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The Arslanagić Bridge is a 80 m long and 6 m high Ottoman bridge built originally in 1574 by order of the Grand Vizier Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, and rebuilt in 1972 in the city of Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The bridge was an important trading link over the Trebišnjica river between Novi (Herceg Novi in Montenegro) and Ragusa (Dubrovnik in Croatia).

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English : The Arslanagić Bridge is a 80 m long and 6 m high Ottoman bridge built originally in 1574 by order of the Grand Vizier Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, and rebuilt in 1972 in the city of Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The bridge was an important trading link over the Trebišnjica river between Novi (Herceg Novi in Montenegro) and Ragusa (Dubrovnik in Croatia).

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Working Drott hot bulb engine produced by Pythagoras Engine Factory (Norrtälje, Sweden) in 1924‎

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English : Working Drott hot bulb engine produced by Pythagoras Engine Factory (Norrtälje, Sweden) in 1924

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Le sculpteur, by Camille Lefèvre.

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English : Le sculpteur, by Camille Lefèvre.

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Aerial shots of Texel, the Netherlands‎

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English : Aerial shots of Texel, the Netherlands

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Double guitar from the luthier Alexandre Voboam, Paris, 1690.

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English : Double guitar from the luthier Alexandre Voboam, Paris, 1690.

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Lordithon lunulatus is a common rove beetle in central Europe.‎

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English : Lordithon lunulatus is a common rove beetle in central Europe.

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Mice barn in Rödder (Kirchspiel), Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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English : Mice barn in Rödder (Kirchspiel), Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Anton Reicha's Lento from the Grand Duo in D Major played at the University of Washington on Feb 26, 1970, by Felix Skowronek and Marshall Winslow.‎

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English : Anton Reicha's Lento from the Grand Duo in D Major played at the University of Washington on Feb 26, 1970, by Felix Skowronek and Marshall Winslow.

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Actors in the makeup process of a Koothu-P-Pattarai theater perfomance, India.

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English : Actors in the makeup process of a Koothu-P-Pattarai theater perfomance, India.

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Tear gas fired to disperse protesters outside government headquarters 2014 Hong Kong Protests (28 September)‎

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English : Tear gas fired to disperse protesters outside government headquarters 2014 Hong Kong Protests (28 September)

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German captain Kevin Karschau goes forward with the ball while Italian captain Davide Motaran tries to stop him, Germany vs Italy, 2014 Roller Hockey European Championship.

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English : German captain Kevin Karschau goes forward with the ball while Italian captain Davide Motaran tries to stop him, Germany vs Italy, 2014 Roller Hockey European Championship.

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Black-headed gulls (Chroicocephalus ridibundus, Syn. Larus ridibundus), Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) and Swans (Cygnus) at Danube river near Georg-Danzer-Steg/Nordbahnbrücke in Vienna, Austria.‎

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English : Black-headed gulls (Chroicocephalus ridibundus, Syn. Larus ridibundus), Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) and Swans (Cygnus) at Danube river near Georg-Danzer-Steg/Nordbahnbrücke in Vienna, Austria.

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Red-stalked evening primrose (Oenothera rubricaulis), flowers. Ukraine.

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English : Red-stalked evening primrose (Oenothera rubricaulis), flowers. Ukraine.

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A view of Red Square in Moscow at night.‎

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English : A view of Red Square in Moscow at night.

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Reinaldo Melián, trumpeter of Chucho Valdés & The Afro-Cuban Messengers, at a concert in Teatro Circo Price, Madrid, Spain.

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English : Reinaldo Melián, trumpeter of Chucho Valdés & The Afro-Cuban Messengers, at a concert in Teatro Circo Price, Madrid, Spain.

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Koala climbing a tree in the wild off Montacute Road in the Adelaide Hills, east of Adelaide, Australia.‎

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English : Koala climbing a tree in the wild off Montacute Road in the Adelaide Hills, east of Adelaide, Australia.

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The Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, informally called Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, Saint Petersburg, Russia

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English : The Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, informally called Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Recording of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948 (in English).‎

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English : Recording of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948 (in English).

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Frescos of dome and ceiling in Melk Abbey Church by Johann Michael Rottmayr (born on 11th December 1654)

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English : Frescos of dome and ceiling in Melk Abbey Church by Johann Michael Rottmayr (born on 11th December 1654)

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Silent film of a test flight of Pescara's helicopter, 1922‎

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English : Silent film of a test flight of Pescara's helicopter, 1922

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Dancing Girls Bath located on the ancient Courtesan Street at Hampi, India

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English : Dancing Girls Bath located on the ancient Courtesan Street at Hampi, India

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thumbtime=A Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) eating peanuts from a garden bird feeder in England.

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English : A blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) eating peanuts from a garden bird feeder in England.

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A man with his grandson in East New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

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English : A man with his grandson in East New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

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Sawmill, Landsnora, Stockholm County, Sweden.‎

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English : Sawmill, Landsnora, Stockholm County, Sweden.

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Emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) in Antarctica

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English : Emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) in Antarctica

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Interior of the Christmas Tree, Puerta del Sol, Madrid.

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English : Interior of the Christmas Tree, Puerta del Sol, Madrid.

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Video clip for the Esperanto song La fina venk' by i.d.c. (Eric Languillat).‎

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English : Video clip for the Esperanto song La fina venk' by i.d.c. (Eric Languillat).

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Laying a Stolperstein in front of the historic city hall of Cologne in memory of Heinrich Himmler's order of 16 December 1942 to deport the Romani to the Auschwitz concentration camp.‎

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English : Laying a Stolperstein in front of the historic city hall of Cologne in memory of Heinrich Himmler's order of 16 December 1942 to deport the Romani to the Auschwitz concentration camp.

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Tripedalia cystophora is a small species of box jellyfish in the family Tripedaliidae. It is native to the Caribbean Sea and the Central Indo-Pacific. Box jellyfishes are quick swimmers, and able to see, as they can have up to 24 eyes in their rhopalia.

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English : Tripedalia cystophora is a small species of box jellyfish in the family Tripedaliidae. It is native to the Caribbean Sea and the Central Indo-Pacific. Box jellyfishes are quick swimmers, and able to see, as they can have up to 24 eyes in their rhopalia.

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How to feed 250 geese in less than one minute. Hufelschulte farm, Nordwalder Straße 136 in Greven, Germany.‎

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English : How to feed 250 geese in less than one minute. Hufelschulte farm, Nordwalder Straße 136 in Greven, Germany.

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Dutch men-o'-war and other shipping in a calm by Willem van de Velde II (Baptized December 18, 1633).

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English : Dutch men-o'-war and other shipping in a calm by Willem van de Velde II (Baptized December 18, 1633).

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Ludwig van Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 8 in G major, Opus 30 No. 3, Movement 3: Allegro vivace. Performed by Paul Rosenthal (violin) and Edward Auer (piano).‎

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English : Ludwig van Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 8 in G major, Opus 30 No. 3, Movement 3: Allegro vivace. Performed by Paul Rosenthal (violin) and Edward Auer (piano).

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Bronze bead necklace (Bronze age, 1800-1500 BC) from the cave called "Le Cuzoul d'Armand" in Penne, Tarn, France.

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English : Bronze bead necklace (Bronze age, 1800-1500 BC) from the cave called "Le Cuzoul d'Armand" in Penne, Tarn, France.

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Iron powder marking the hemispherical field lines of the rotating magnetic field (1600 rpm) on top of a magnetic stirrer.‎

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English : Iron powder marking the hemispherical field lines of the rotating magnetic field (1600 rpm) on top of a magnetic stirrer.

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Mushroom and a half, result of wind erosion, in Timna Park, Southern Israel.

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English : Mushroom and a half, result of wind erosion, in Timna Park, Southern Israel.

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Eastern Metropolitan Bypass - Mathpukur to Sukanta Nagar - Kolkata, West Bengal, India.‎

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English : Eastern Metropolitan Bypass - Mathpukur to Sukanta Nagar - Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

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Hills and vineyards in the Orb River Valley, France.

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Gatherers in a saffron farm, Torbat-e Heydarieh, Razavi Khorasan province, Iran.

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English : Gatherers in a saffron farm, Torbat-e Heydarieh, Razavi Khorasan province, Iran.

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Drinking birds, also known as insatiable birdies or dipping birds, are toy heat engines that mimic the motions of a bird drinking from a water source.‎

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English : Drinking birds, also known as insatiable birdies or dipping birds, are toy heat engines that mimic the motions of a bird drinking from a water source.

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Pure (99.9 %) cobalt chips, electrolytically refined, as well as a high purity (99.8 % = 2N8) 1 cm3 cobalt cube for comparison.

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English : Pure (99.9 %) cobalt chips, electrolytically refined, as well as a high purity (99.8 % = 2N8) 1 cm3 cobalt cube for comparison.

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Typical Christmas table in Serbia.

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Christmas market at Breitscheidplatz, Berlin.

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A Polish Christmas carol Bóg się rodzi sung by Studio Accantus artists

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English : A Polish Christmas carol Bóg się rodzi sung by Studio Accantus artists

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The construction of Moscow International Business Center (Moscow-City) at night, March 2008.

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The Windmills of Consuegra (Castilla-La Mancha, Spain), seen at dusk in the image, were built in the first half of the 19th century and were proclaimed as Spanish Historical Site in 2008.

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English : The Windmills of Consuegra (Castilla-La Mancha, Spain), seen at dusk in the image, were built in the first half of the 19th century and were proclaimed as Spanish Historical Site in 2008.

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A Plasma ball photographed from above.

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Black-and-white photograph of Luz Station in São Paulo, Brazil

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Bobby Bumps' Fourth (1917)‎

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English : Bobby Bumps' Fourth (1917)