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2018 20 02 06:13 UTC
Picture of the day
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Photo of a Sartuul woman from Tsagatuy village, Dzhidinsky District, Buryatia, Russia.  
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Facade of ARD-Hauptstadtstudio in Berlin-Mitte. ARD-Hauptstadtstudio is a television studio in Berlin operated jointly by the members of the federal broadcasting network ARD.

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English : Facade of ARD-Hauptstadtstudio in Berlin-Mitte. ARD-Hauptstadtstudio is a television studio in Berlin operated jointly by the members of the federal broadcasting network ARD.

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A marmot seen on top of Mount Dana, Yosemite, CA, USA. The road in the background is Tioga Pass Road

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English : A marmot seen on top of Mount Dana, Yosemite, CA, USA. The road in the background is Tioga Pass Road

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Interior of the inner walk of Pushkin Bridge, view towards Frunzenskaya Embankment of Moskva River. Moscow, Russia.

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English : Interior of the inner walk of Pushkin Bridge, view towards Frunzenskaya Embankment of Moskva River. Moscow, Russia.

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Eurasian eagle-owl (Bubo bubo sibiricus) in captivity.

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English : Eurasian eagle-owl (Bubo bubo sibiricus) in captivity.

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Worm's-eye view of the office building LVM 1, LVM insurance, Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Worm's-eye view of the office building LVM 1, LVM insurance, Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Porsche 911 Carrera 4S.

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English : Porsche 911 Carrera 4S.

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Diesel locomotive Di 4 of Norwegian State Railways with the daytime train from Bodø to Trondheim (Nordlandsbanen), passing the Saltfjellet between Lønsdal and Bolna.

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English : Diesel locomotive Di 4 of Norwegian State Railways with the daytime train from Bodø to Trondheim (Nordlandsbanen), passing the Saltfjellet between Lønsdal and Bolna.

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Thai Airways International Boeing 747-4D7 (reg. HS-TGP, msn 26610/1047) at Munich Airport (IATA: MUC; ICAO: EDDM) departing 26L.

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English : Thai Airways International Boeing 747-4D7 (reg. HS-TGP, msn 26610/1047) at Munich Airport (IATA: MUC; ICAO: EDDM) departing 26L.

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The primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.

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English : The primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.

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Snowboard figure at the 2008 Shakedown. Saint-Sauveur, Quebec (Canada).

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English : Snowboard figure at the 2008 Shakedown. Saint-Sauveur, Quebec (Canada).

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Groomed skirun from mount Seceda in Gröden

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English : Groomed skirun from mount Seceda in Gröden

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Building of the Irons Museum in Pereslavl-Zalessky, Russia.

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English : Building of the Irons Museum in Pereslavl-Zalessky, Russia.

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Bottle of Ron Zacapa XO.

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English : Bottle of Ron Zacapa XO.

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Students from Yogyakarta State University put on a fashion show on Sudirman Street, Yogyakarta, to celebrate Chinese New Year. They are taking advantage of the car-free day policies.

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English : Students from Yogyakarta State University put on a fashion show on Sudirman Street, Yogyakarta, to celebrate Chinese New Year. They are taking advantage of the car-free day policies.

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Coyote (Canis latrans lestes) walking in snow in the Yosemite National Park, California, USA.

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English : Coyote (Canis latrans lestes) walking in snow in the Yosemite National Park, California, USA.

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Emil Jönsson (Sweden) and Alexey Petukhov (Russia) at the Quebec City Sprint Cross-country Skiing World Cup 2012–2013. Free Team Sprint Final.

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English : Emil Jönsson (Sweden) and Alexey Petukhov (Russia) at the Quebec City Sprint Cross-country Skiing World Cup 2012–2013. Free Team Sprint Final.

18

 
Highlight Towers in Munich, Germany, is a twin tower office skyscraper complex planned by Murphy/Jahn and completed in 2004.

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English : Highlight Towers in Munich, Germany, is a twin tower office skyscraper complex planned by Murphy/Jahn and completed in 2004.

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Snow polo match between the teams of Cartier (in red) and Ralph Lauren (in black) at the 30th edition of the Snow Polo World Cup, celebrated in February 2014 in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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English : Snow polo match between the teams of Cartier (in red) and Ralph Lauren (in black) at the 30th edition of the Snow Polo World Cup, celebrated in February 2014 in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Photo of a Sartuul woman from Tsagatuy village, Dzhidinsky District, Buryatia, Russia.

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English : Photo of a Sartuul woman from Tsagatuy village, Dzhidinsky District, Buryatia, Russia.

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A worker installing a turbine blade on a steam turbine rotor being assembled in a Siemens factory in Germany

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English : A worker installing a turbine blade on a steam turbine rotor being assembled in a Siemens factory in Germany

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A Black Brant IX sounding rocket launches from the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska at 5:14 a.m. EST, Feb. 22, 2017. This is the first of two launches planned in NASA's In Situ and Groundbased Low Altitude StudieS (ISINGLASS) mission to study the structures of auroras.

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English : A Black Brant IX sounding rocket launches from the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska at 5:14 a.m. EST, Feb. 22, 2017. This is the first of two launches planned in NASA's In Situ and Groundbased Low Altitude StudieS (ISINGLASS) mission to study the structures of auroras.

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A Dutch Panzerhaubitze 2000 fires a round in Afghanistan.

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English : A Dutch Panzerhaubitze 2000 fires a round in Afghanistan.

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Cassius blue butterfly (Leptotes cassius theonus), Artemisa, Cuba. On February 24 2008, Raúl Castro, was declared the new President, taking over from his brother Fidel Castro

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English : Cassius blue butterfly (Leptotes cassius theonus), Artemisa, Cuba. On February 24 2008, Raúl Castro, was declared the new President, taking over from his brother Fidel Castro

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Observation tower on the Ram Mountain (Barania Gora), the second highest mountain in the Beskid Śląski. Silesia, Poland.

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English : Observation tower on the Ram Mountain (Barania Gora), the second highest mountain in the Beskid Śląski. Silesia, Poland.

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Aerial photo of the Tauride Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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English : Aerial photo of the Tauride Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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