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2017
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Butterfly Melanargia galathea (Marbled White butterfly) on a Cirsium vulgare, Hesse, Germany.  

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Time-lapse of the evening light at Lake Titicaca, viewed from Casa Andina near town Puno, Peru, April 2015.

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English : Time-lapse of the evening light at Lake Titicaca, viewed from Casa Andina near town Puno, Peru, April 2015.

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Aerial recording of Weissfluhjoch (2693 m) (Davos/Arosa/Klosters-Serneus, Grisons, Switzerland).
Wind_mean: 11.9 km/h, Wind_max: 16.9 km/h, Wind_dir: SW, Temperature: -1.0°C, Air_humidity: 5%.

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English : Aerial recording of Weissfluhjoch (2693 m) (Davos/Arosa/Klosters-Serneus, Grisons, Switzerland).
Wind_mean: 11.9 km/h, Wind_max: 16.9 km/h, Wind_dir: SW, Temperature: -1.0°C, Air_humidity: 5%.

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Artist (singer) from India.

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English : Artist (singer) from India.

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Short video of the sandboarding.

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English : Short video of the sandboarding.

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Video of the curling, Geneva, Switzerland 2013.

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English : Video of the curling, Geneva, Switzerland 2013.

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Short silent, hand coloured film from 1895 year Butterfly dance from production of company Edison Studios.

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English : Short silent, hand coloured film from 1895 year Butterfly dance from production of company Edison Studios.

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Walk through a ruins of Pre-Columbian Maya city Coba, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico.

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English : Walk through a ruins of Pre-Columbian Maya city Coba, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico.

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Public transport (mainly by trams) during winter 2014 in Bucharest, capital of Romania.

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English : Public transport (mainly by trams) during winter 2014 in Bucharest, capital of Romania.

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Japanese destroyer JDS Atago departs Pearl Harbor to participate naval excercises RIMPAC 2010.

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English : Japanese destroyer JDS Atago departs Pearl Harbor to participate naval excercises RIMPAC 2010.

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Unidentified dragonfly - Odonata (probably Trithemis annulata) at a pool in a wadi, emirate Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates 2016.

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English : Unidentified dragonfly - Odonata (probably Trithemis annulata) at a pool in a wadi, emirate Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates 2016.

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Aerial recording of the church St. Peter, Mistail (901 m), Grisons, Switzerland

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English : Aerial recording of the church St. Peter, Mistail (901 m), Grisons, Switzerland

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Silent film from 1905 year Seven Ages of director Edwin S. Porter made by company Edison Studios.

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English : Silent film from 1905 year Seven Ages of director Edwin S. Porter made by company Edison Studios.

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Ivy King – the largest US fission bomb (500 kt) test, 16th November 1952, Marshall Islands

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English : Ivy King – the largest US fission bomb (500 kt) test, 16th November 1952, Marshall Islands

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Interiors of Talgo 250 «Swift» train which operates at MoscowNizhny Novgorod railway line in Russia

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English : Interiors of Talgo 250 «Swift» train which operates at MoscowNizhny Novgorod railway line in Russia

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Time-lapse video ( 4 hours in real-time) of carnivorous plant Drosera capensis "eating" small fly.

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English : Time-lapse video ( 4 hours in real-time) of carnivorous plant Drosera capensis "eating" small fly.

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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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Short promotional animated documentary film created by John Sutherland in 1953. It explains what an atom is, how nuclear energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, the peacetime uses of nuclear power, and the by-products of nuclear fission.

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English : Short promotional animated documentary film created by John Sutherland in 1953. It explains what an atom is, how nuclear energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, the peacetime uses of nuclear power, and the by-products of nuclear fission.

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Butterfly Melanargia galathea (Marbled White butterfly) on a Cirsium vulgare, Hesse, Germany.

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English : Butterfly Melanargia galathea (Marbled White butterfly) on a Cirsium vulgare, Hesse, Germany.

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Video of town Hindeloopen in north Netherlands made by drone DJI Phantom 3 Advanced .

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English : Video of town Hindeloopen in north Netherlands made by drone DJI Phantom 3 Advanced .

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The Intermediate egret (Ardea intermedia) dining on a rodent in Dayboro, SE Queensland, Australia.

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English : The Intermediate egret (Ardea intermedia) dining on a rodent in Dayboro, SE Queensland, Australia.

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