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Harvest in Provence by Vincent Van Gogh.

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Weaver ants nest, Umaria district, Madhya Pradesh, India.‎

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English : Weaver ants nest, Umaria district, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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An F/A-18 “Hornet” awaits the next round of combat flight operations aboard USS John C. Stennis, during Operation Enduring Freedom.

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English : An F/A-18 “Hornet” awaits the next round of combat flight operations aboard USS John C. Stennis, during Operation Enduring Freedom.

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Traditional song and dance by Kumaoni girls, Uttarakhand, India.‎

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English : Traditional song and dance by Kumaoni girls, Uttarakhand, India.

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Panoramic image of Santa Severina village, Calabria, Italy.

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Kitesurf, Natashquan, Quebec, Canada‎

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English : Kitesurf, Natashquan, Quebec, Canada

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A sculpture at the entrance to the palace of Versailles, "La Paix" (Peace), by Jean-Baptiste Tuby.

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English : A sculpture at the entrance to the palace of Versailles, "La Paix" (Peace), by Jean-Baptiste Tuby.

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Students practice a torch relay at the Kim Il sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea.‎

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English : Students practice a torch relay at the Kim Il sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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One of two copies of the Voyager Golden Record, the first of which was launched with the Voyager 1 probe on September 5, 1977.

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English : One of two copies of the Voyager Golden Record, the first of which was launched with the Voyager 1 probe on September 5, 1977.

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Hybos femoratus a European member of the dance flies (Hybotidae) with prey.‎

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English : Hybos femoratus a European member of the dance flies (Hybotidae) with prey.

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The Quaker (Neopithecops zalmora) is a small butterfly found in South Asia and Southeast Asia that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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English : The Quaker (Neopithecops zalmora) is a small butterfly found in South Asia and Southeast Asia that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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"Together On Our Own", track 8 on Josh Woodward's 2010 release Ashes

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English : "Together On Our Own", track 8 on Josh Woodward's 2010 release Ashes

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The Glass beach in Fort Bragg, California.

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Merikoski dam flood release in Oulu, Finnland.‎

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English : Merikoski dam flood release in Oulu, Finnland.

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Łęczyca Voivodeship coat of arms.

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English : Łęczyca Voivodeship coat of arms.

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Song by Ekta Kala Manch, the cultural branch of Ekta Parishad, India.‎

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English : Song by Ekta Kala Manch, the cultural branch of Ekta Parishad, India.

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An example of shōnen ai artwork, German Fanart.

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English : An example of shōnen ai artwork, German Fanart.

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Barbary Ground Squirrel (Atlantoxerus getulus) at Paseo Maritimo in Antigua, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands.‎

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English : Barbary Ground Squirrel (Atlantoxerus getulus) at Paseo Maritimo in Antigua, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands.

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Carla Bruni-Sarkozy during the 2008 Armistice Day ceremony in Paris.

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English : Carla Bruni-Sarkozy during the 2008 Armistice Day ceremony in Paris.

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Falls on Manitou river, Minganie Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada (August 20, 2012)‎

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English : Falls on Manitou river, Minganie Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada (August 20, 2012)

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Midtown Manhattan as seen from Weehawken, New Jersey

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Footage from a security camera outside the Pentagon building, showing the attack on 9/11.‎

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English : Footage from a security camera outside the Pentagon building, showing the attack on 9/11.

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The Common Cerulean (Jamides celeno) is a small butterfly found in India belonging to the Lycaenids or Blues family. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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English : The Common Cerulean (Jamides celeno) is a small butterfly found in India belonging to the Lycaenids or Blues family. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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Adivasi women complaining about water shortage, harassment by Forest Department officials, lack of title property, and government lack of care for their needs, during a meeting organized by Ekta Parishad, Madhya Pradesh, India.‎

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English : Adivasi women complaining about water shortage, harassment by Forest Department officials, lack of title property, and government lack of care for their needs, during a meeting organized by Ekta Parishad, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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The sun sets over a set of "Big Eyes" binoculars on the signal bridge of the USS Harry S. Truman while an MH-60S Seahawk assigned to the "Bay Raiders" of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 28 airlifts several replenishment slings to the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, Nov. 4, 2005. The Truman is under way off the coast of the eastern United States.

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English : The sun sets over a set of "Big Eyes" binoculars on the signal bridge of the USS Harry S. Truman while an MH-60S Seahawk assigned to the "Bay Raiders" of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 28 airlifts several replenishment slings to the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, Nov. 4, 2005. The Truman is under way off the coast of the eastern United States.

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Experience the wing-rattling intensity of flying through a storm's eyewall and into the calm eye.‎

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English : Experience the wing-rattling intensity of flying through a storm's eyewall and into the calm eye.

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Cover art for Vanity Fair magazine, June 1914.

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Harvesting potatoes with the help of two-wheel tractor at Kuban.‎

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English : Harvesting potatoes with the help of two-wheel tractor at Kuban.

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Broad view of Hurricane Isabel captured from ISS.

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Woman harvesting wheat, Raisen district, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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English : Woman harvesting wheat, Raisen district, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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Boulder Worldcup Munich 2012, Rustam Gelmanov, RUS‎

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English : Boulder Worldcup Munich 2012, Rustam Gelmanov, RUS

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Ultrasound image of the spine at 21 weeks of pregnancy in a fetus affected by open spina bifida. In the longitudinal scan a lumbar myelomeningocele is seen.‎

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English : Ultrasound image of the spine at 21 weeks of pregnancy in a fetus affected by open spina bifida. In the longitudinal scan a lumbar myelomeningocele is seen.

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The Gray Pansy or Grey Pansy (Junonia atlites) is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in South Asia. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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English : The Gray Pansy or Grey Pansy (Junonia atlites) is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in South Asia. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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Xysticus cf. bifasciatus with preyed bee (Apis mellifera) and kleptoparasitic flies (Desmometopa m-nigrum, Milichiidae).‎

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English : Xysticus cf. bifasciatus with preyed bee (Apis mellifera) and kleptoparasitic flies (Desmometopa m-nigrum, Milichiidae).

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Mural embroidery, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

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English : Mural embroidery, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

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Sonatine, by Maurice Ravel, Max Norman, I. Modéré.‎

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English : Sonatine, by Maurice Ravel, Max Norman, I. Modéré.

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Inside view of the Main Universal Store (GUM) at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia.

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English : Inside view of the Main Universal Store (GUM) at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia.

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This visualization shows fires detected in the United States from July 2002 through July 2011 by the MODIS instrument onboard NASA’s Aqua and Terra satellites. Look for fires that reliably burn each year in western states and across the Southeast.‎

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English : This visualization shows fires detected in the United States from July 2002 through July 2011 by the MODIS instrument onboard NASA’s Aqua and Terra satellites. Look for fires that reliably burn each year in western states and across the Southeast.

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The Dark Blue Tiger (Tirumala septentrionis) is a Danainae butterfly found in South Asia and Southeast Asia. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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English : The Dark Blue Tiger (Tirumala septentrionis) is a Danainae butterfly found in South Asia and Southeast Asia. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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The Ghost of Slumber Mountain was a 1918 film, written and directed by special effects pioneer Willis O'Brien, produced by Herbert M. Dawley, and starred both men; Dawley played Uncle Jack Holmes, while O'Brien played the ghost of Mad Dick the Hermit. Although most of the film itself is lost, it is often cited as a trial run for The Lost World.‎

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English : The Ghost of Slumber Mountain was a 1918 film, written and directed by special effects pioneer Willis O'Brien, produced by Herbert M. Dawley, and starred both men; Dawley played Uncle Jack Holmes, while O'Brien played the ghost of Mad Dick the Hermit. Although most of the film itself is lost, it is often cited as a trial run for The Lost World.

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Riots after the murder of Alexandros Grigoropoulos (2008 Greek riots), Sina Street - Faculty of law, Athens, Greece.

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English : Riots after the murder of Alexandros Grigoropoulos (2008 Greek riots), Sina Street - Faculty of law, Athens, Greece.

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German empire army, autumn military exercise 1912. Reenactement by Historische Darstellungsgruppe IR 30 "Graf Werder", open air museum Roscheider Hof, Konz, Germany.‎

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English : German empire army, autumn military exercise 1912. Reenactement by Historische Darstellungsgruppe IR 30 "Graf Werder", open air museum Roscheider Hof, Konz, Germany.

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Crimson Columbine (Aquilegia formosa), an American native known for its nodding flowers with red spurs.

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English : Crimson Columbine (Aquilegia formosa), an American native known for its nodding flowers with red spurs.

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Striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis), Parc Omega, Quebec, Canada, June 15, 2012‎

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English : Striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis), Parc Omega, Quebec, Canada, June 15, 2012

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As a fisherman waits patiently for the fish to bite, Tavurvur belches ash and pumice into the twilight.

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English : As a fisherman waits patiently for the fish to bite, Tavurvur belches ash and pumice into the twilight.

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Symphony No.9, Op.125 (Beethoven, Ludwig van), IV Presto.‎

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English : Symphony No.9, Op.125 (Beethoven, Ludwig van), IV Presto.

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Street Shop in São Filipe, island of Fogo, Cape Verde.

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Video by Ekta Parishad. This adivasi man explains how uranium mining in his area is destroying the environment and causing health problems for the people.‎

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English : Video by Ekta Parishad. This adivasi man explains how uranium mining in his area is destroying the environment and causing health problems for the people.

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Castelbouc, in Gorges du Tarn, Lozère, France, overlooked by its ruined castle.

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Harvest mouse (Micromys minutus), movie down at Sermamagny (France).‎

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English : Harvest mouse (Micromys minutus), movie down at Sermamagny (France).

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The Pygmy Scrub-hopper or Pygmy Grass-hopper (Aeromachus pygmaeus) is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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English : The Pygmy Scrub-hopper or Pygmy Grass-hopper (Aeromachus pygmaeus) is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae. Taken at Kadavoor, Kerala, India.

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Mating pair of Essex Skippers (Thymelicus lineola). Filmed at Wollenberg, Hesse, Germany.‎

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English : Mating pair of Essex Skippers (Thymelicus lineola). Filmed at Wollenberg, Hesse, Germany.

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A wide panoramic view of the Waterlily House in Kew Gardens, London, England.

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Lunar eclipse on December 10, 2011, in Japan.‎

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English : Lunar eclipse on December 10, 2011, in Japan.

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Resonate“ at Luminale 2012 in Frankfurt, Germany.

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English : „Resonate“ at Luminale 2012 in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Requiem Mass in D minor (K. 626) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. 1st movement, Introitus & Kyrie.‎

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English : Requiem Mass in D minor (K. 626) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. 1st movement, Introitus & Kyrie.

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Australian blenny (Ecsenius axelrodi) in East Timor.

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