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Halifax postal workers' labor action in 2011, that came in response to attempts to cut the number of full-time employees.
 
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Media of the Day provides one freely-licensed audio or video file each day.





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4K drone video of Hong Kong

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English : 4K drone video of Hong Kong

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Burundian refugee's life in Hong Kong

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English : Burundian refugee's life in Hong Kong

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The Western African Ebola virus epidemic (2013–2016) was the most widespread outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) as of 2021.

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English : The Western African Ebola virus epidemic (2013–2016) was the most widespread outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) as of 2021.

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Carpathian Biosphere Reserve. Thunderstorm on Hoverla, Ukraine.

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English : Carpathian Biosphere Reserve. Thunderstorm on Hoverla, Ukraine.

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Namakura Gatana (The Dull Sword) (1917) by Jun'ichi Kōuchi, about a samurai and his new sword, is one of the oldest surviving anime movies.

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English : Namakura Gatana (The Dull Sword) (1917) by Jun'ichi Kōuchi, about a samurai and his new sword, is one of the oldest surviving anime movies.

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Compilation of 1890 silent hand coloured shorts by Frères Lumière of the two clowns Chocolat and George Foottit at the Nouveau Cirque in Paris.

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English : Compilation of 1890 silent hand coloured shorts by Frères Lumière of the two clowns Chocolat and George Foottit at the Nouveau Cirque in Paris.

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The Adventures of Dollie, a 1908 American silent short, is the first film directed by D. W. Griffith.

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English : The Adventures of Dollie, a 1908 American silent short, is the first film directed by D. W. Griffith.

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Declaration of Independence of the Philippines July 4, 1946. Today is the "Independence Day of the Philippines".

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English : Declaration of Independence of the Philippines July 4, 1946. Today is the "Independence Day of the Philippines".

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Powdered Oakblue (Arhopala bazalus) butterfly in Kitanomaru Park, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.

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English : Powdered Oakblue (Arhopala bazalus) butterfly in Kitanomaru Park, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.

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Halifax postal workers' labor action in 2011, that came in response to attempts to cut the number of full-time employees.

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English : Halifax postal workers' labor action in 2011, that came in response to attempts to cut the number of full-time employees.

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Musical fountains at the Republic Square in Yerevan (Armenia) at night. The video taken on June 16, 2018. Music in video: George Frideric Handel — Music Suite No. 1 in F Major, HWV 348: VI. Allegro deciso.

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English : Musical fountains at the Republic Square in Yerevan (Armenia) at night. The video taken on June 16, 2018. Music in video: George Frideric Handel — Music Suite No. 1 in F Major, HWV 348: VI. Allegro deciso.

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A time-lapse video of the final molt of a Brood X cicada. This time-lapse was taken over a period of about 4.5 hours one night, One picture every 10 seconds. The cicada emerges from its exoskeleton, its wings unfurl, then it darkens from the pale yellow that it initally is to black.

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English : A time-lapse video of the final molt of a Brood X cicada. This time-lapse was taken over a period of about 4.5 hours one night, One picture every 10 seconds. The cicada emerges from its exoskeleton, its wings unfurl, then it darkens from the pale yellow that it initally is to black.

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This 11-minute animation depicts key events of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission, which launched in late 2011 and landed a rover, Curiosity, on Mars in August 2012.

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English : This 11-minute animation depicts key events of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission, which launched in late 2011 and landed a rover, Curiosity, on Mars in August 2012.

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