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Young humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) sings in the water of Vava'u islands, Tonga.

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English : Young humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) sings in the water of Vava'u islands, Tonga.

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A demo music on the 1956 Aeolian-Skinner organ at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City.

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English : A demo music on the 1956 Aeolian-Skinner organ at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City.

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The color pattern of Ischnura nursei is unique among Oriental and West-Paleartic damselflies.

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English : The color pattern of Ischnura nursei is unique among Oriental and West-Paleartic damselflies.

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Video from the deep sea exploration by robotic camera of the ship NOAAS Okeanos Explorer in Gulf of Mexico, year 2014.

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English : Video from the deep sea exploration by robotic camera of the ship NOAAS Okeanos Explorer in Gulf of Mexico, year 2014.

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Two paragliders enjoying winter's flights, with their Dudek Mach1.XX, following slopes at Le Grand-Bornand, French Alps.

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English : Two paragliders enjoying winter's flights, with their Dudek Mach1.XX, following slopes at Le Grand-Bornand, French Alps.

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Children from India and Nepal in school.

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English : Children from India and Nepal in school.

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A mother grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) and her two-year-old cub catching fresh salmon from a river in Alaska, USA.

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English : A mother grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) and her two-year-old cub catching fresh salmon from a river in Alaska, USA.

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Western honey bee (Apis mellifera) filmed in a park in Tokyo, Japan, 2014.

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English : Western honey bee (Apis mellifera) filmed in a park in Tokyo, Japan, 2014.

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Night fountain show in front of Bellagio luxury hotel with casino in Las Vegas, USA, 2009.

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English : Night fountain show in front of Bellagio luxury hotel with casino in Las Vegas, USA, 2009.

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Video from the food festival Djemaa el Fna, which takes place each year in the early summer in Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2014.

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English : Video from the food festival Djemaa el Fna, which takes place each year in the early summer in Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2014.

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Lulù (1923) is a short Italian silent black and white tinted stop motion film made by Segundo de Chomón.

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English : Lulù (1923) is a short Italian silent black and white tinted stop motion film made by Segundo de Chomón.

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Video from the middle of Palacký Bridge over Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic, April 2017.

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English : Video from the middle of Palacký Bridge over Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic, April 2017.

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Orbital ATK’s Cygnus cargo space craft launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to the International Space Station with 7,600 pounds of supplies on 18th April 2017.

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English : Orbital ATK’s Cygnus cargo space craft launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to the International Space Station with 7,600 pounds of supplies on 18th April 2017.

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A pair of Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, attached to Strike Fighter Squadron 115 aka "Eagles" callsign Talon, perform the carrier break manoeuvre over Iwo To (Iwo Jima), Japan

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English : A pair of Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, attached to Strike Fighter Squadron 115 aka "Eagles" callsign Talon, perform the carrier break manoeuvre over Iwo To (Iwo Jima), Japan

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Patineur grotesque is a short silent Australian film featuring a bearded man smoking a cigar who rollerskates before a ring of onlookers in a park. Produced in 1896 by Henry Walter Barnett and filmed by Marius Sestier, it is believed to be Australia's oldest surviving film.

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English : Patineur grotesque is a short silent Australian film featuring a bearded man smoking a cigar who rollerskates before a ring of onlookers in a park. Produced in 1896 by Henry Walter Barnett and filmed by Marius Sestier, it is believed to be Australia's oldest surviving film.

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These two women make Nepal's traditional Dhaka fabric in a workshop behind their house. In many parts of central Nepal, women weave Dhaka fabric in their spare time. Traditionally it originates with the Limbu people of eastern Nepal, who don't use a punch-card loom, seen here. Nowadays, Dhaka fabric is used mainly for sewing "topi", the traditional Nepali men's hat. It used to be more commonly used also for making men's vests and women's blouses (a dhaka-ko-cholo).

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English : These two women make Nepal's traditional Dhaka fabric in a workshop behind their house. In many parts of central Nepal, women weave Dhaka fabric in their spare time. Traditionally it originates with the Limbu people of eastern Nepal, who don't use a punch-card loom, seen here. Nowadays, Dhaka fabric is used mainly for sewing "topi", the traditional Nepali men's hat. It used to be more commonly used also for making men's vests and women's blouses (a dhaka-ko-cholo).

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Carl Friedrich Abel (1723- 1787) – Sonata in G-Major, WKO155 for Unaccompanied Viola da Gamba performed by Phillip W. Serna.

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English : Carl Friedrich Abel (1723- 1787) – Sonata in G-Major, WKO155 for Unaccompanied Viola da Gamba performed by Phillip W. Serna.

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Dana Point, California (aerial video)

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English : Dana Point, California (aerial video)

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Short video from Laphroaig distillery, producing single malt Scotch whisky, located at Laphroaig on the south coast of the Islay, an island in the Inner Hebrides.

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English : Short video from Laphroaig distillery, producing single malt Scotch whisky, located at Laphroaig on the south coast of the Islay, an island in the Inner Hebrides.

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A film, filmed by Robert W. Paul, from 1896 of women and men on bikes in Hyde Park, which is one of London's largest parks and one of the Royal Parks, famous for its Speakers' Corner.

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English : A film, filmed by Robert W. Paul, from 1896 of women and men on bikes in Hyde Park, which is one of London's largest parks and one of the Royal Parks, famous for its Speakers' Corner.

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Animation of several types of Fokker aircrafts evolution.

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English : Animation of several types of Fokker aircrafts evolution.

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Hummingbirds around a bird feeder in Costa Rica.

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English : Hummingbirds around a bird feeder in Costa Rica.

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Wingsuit jump and flight through Chamonix valley from the Aiguille du Midi (3842 m) to Chamonix commune, Mont Blanc massif, French Alps.

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English : Wingsuit jump and flight through Chamonix valley from the Aiguille du Midi (3842 m) to Chamonix commune, Mont Blanc massif, French Alps.

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Raga Tilanga (1937), Ravi Shankar's first recording, in New York, during a tour organized by his elder brother Uday Shankar.

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English : Raga Tilanga (1937), Ravi Shankar's first recording, in New York, during a tour organized by his elder brother Uday Shankar.

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The animated short film Little Tombstone from the 2011 year.

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English : The animated short film Little Tombstone from the 2011 year.


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