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Lady Windermere's Fan is a 1925 American silent film directed by Ernst Lubitsch. It is based on Oscar Wilde's 1893 play of the same name, Lady Windermere's Fan.

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English : Lady Windermere's Fan is a 1925 American silent film directed by Ernst Lubitsch. It is based on Oscar Wilde's 1893 play of the same name, Lady Windermere's Fan.

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Alexander Graham Bell and his wife Mabel Hubbard Gardiner Bell kissing in 1903 through a tetrahedral kite he invented.

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English : Alexander Graham Bell and his wife Mabel Hubbard Gardiner Bell kissing in 1903 through a tetrahedral kite he invented.

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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations, Black Hawk helicopter flies over NRG Stadium in advance of Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas, February 1, 2017.

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English : The U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations, Black Hawk helicopter flies over NRG Stadium in advance of Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas, February 1, 2017.

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The nature of Slovenia, July 2011.

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English : The nature of Slovenia, July 2011.

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The birth date of the second President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, 5 September 1888, has been celebrated as Teacher's Day since 1962, but What makes great teachers and great school leaders? The video has a short answer to the question.

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English : The birth date of the second President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, 5 September 1888, has been celebrated as Teacher's Day since 1962, but What makes great teachers and great school leaders? The video has a short answer to the question.

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The aerial video of Philadelphia Museum of Art and its surroundings, Philadelphia, U.S.A., August 2016.

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English : The aerial video of Philadelphia Museum of Art and its surroundings, Philadelphia, U.S.A., August 2016.

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This is a video of Carnival rehearsals in São Paulo, Brazil. The Carnival in Brazil is a major part of the Brazilian Culture, and it is sometimes referred to by the Brazilians as the "Greatest Show on Earth". The first ever true carnival expression of this Brazilian festivity, officially recognized by Carnaval historians in Brazil, took place in Rio de Janeiro, with the "préstitos", very similar to a musical processions, in 1641, when John IV of Portugal was crowned as a King and parties were celebrated in Rio public streets.

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English : This is a video of Carnival rehearsals in São Paulo, Brazil. The Carnival in Brazil is a major part of the Brazilian Culture, and it is sometimes referred to by the Brazilians as the "Greatest Show on Earth". The first ever true carnival expression of this Brazilian festivity, officially recognized by Carnaval historians in Brazil, took place in Rio de Janeiro, with the "préstitos", very similar to a musical processions, in 1641, when John IV of Portugal was crowned as a King and parties were celebrated in Rio public streets.

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The British Polo Day 2014 in Manipur, northeastern India.

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English : The British Polo Day 2014 in Manipur, northeastern India.

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The flight over the destroyed centre of München after the end of World War II, 1945.

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English : The flight over the destroyed centre of München after the end of World War II, 1945.

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The French aerobatic demonstration team Patrouille de France performed with Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet aicrafts at the 2017 Maxwell Air Force Base air show April 8 and 9, 2017.

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English : The French aerobatic demonstration team Patrouille de France performed with Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet aicrafts at the 2017 Maxwell Air Force Base air show April 8 and 9, 2017.

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Aerial video of Awashima Island, Niigata Prefecture, Japan in summer 2016.

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English : Aerial video of Awashima Island, Niigata Prefecture, Japan in summer 2016.

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Trailer by NASA for the "Cassini Grand Finale", the final leg of the Cassini mission to Saturn which concludes today after 20 years in space and 13 years orbiting the planet.

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English : Trailer by NASA for the "Cassini Grand Finale", the final leg of the Cassini mission to Saturn which concludes today after 20 years in space and 13 years orbiting the planet.

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Italian silent short film (1913) by Giovanni Pastrone and Segundo de Chomón.

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English : Italian silent short film (1913) by Giovanni Pastrone and Segundo de Chomón.

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Jumping spider Salticus cingulatus in the mountain Burgwald, Hesse, Germany, 2011.

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English : Jumping spider Salticus cingulatus in the mountain Burgwald, Hesse, Germany, 2011.

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Animation of Sherry wine ageing.

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English : Animation of Sherry wine ageing.

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Drone aerial video from Matka Canyon, Macedonia 2017.

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English : Drone aerial video from Matka Canyon, Macedonia 2017.

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Video of paragliders in Slovenian Alps, Slovenia 2017.

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English : Video of paragliders in Slovenian Alps, Slovenia 2017.

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Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) playing with a piece of wood in a pool at Tiger Park in Pattaya, Thailand 2017.

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English : Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) playing with a piece of wood in a pool at Tiger Park in Pattaya, Thailand 2017.

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The world's longest Spanish CAF Urbos 3 tram (56 m) in Budapest, Hungary

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English : The world's longest Spanish CAF Urbos 3 tram (56 m) in Budapest, Hungary

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