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Not renovated floor of the Abbey of the Heiligengrabe Monastery in Heiligengrabe, Brandenburg, Germany

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English : Not renovated floor of the Abbey of the Heiligengrabe Monastery in Heiligengrabe, Brandenburg, Germany

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Professions of a doctor, dancer and painter in Kidburg, the city of children. Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 2018.‎

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English : Professions of a doctor, dancer and painter in Kidburg, the city of children. Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 2018.

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Munich shopping mall Fünf Höfe: Hanging Gardens by Tita Giese.

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English : Munich shopping mall Fünf Höfe: Hanging Gardens by Tita Giese.

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The Wizardry of Wireless is a 1922 silent animated documentary film produced by General Electric on radio.‎

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English : The Wizardry of Wireless is a 1922 silent animated documentary film produced by General Electric on radio.

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Ilse falls in the Ilsetal in Harz National Park near Ilsenburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

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English : Ilse falls in the Ilsetal in Harz National Park near Ilsenburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

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O Descobrimento do Brasil is a 1937 Brazilian film on the discovery of Brazil.‎

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English : O Descobrimento do Brasil is a 1937 Brazilian film on the discovery of Brazil.

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Pilot boat from port IJmuiden, Netherlands

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Nerves is a 1919 German silent film by Robert Reinert.‎

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English : Nerves is a 1919 German silent film by Robert Reinert.

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A shaman stick in Buryatia, Russia.

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Heliophanus spider on a leaf.‎

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English : Heliophanus spider on a leaf.

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Grocery and cosmetics shop in the April 9th 1947 Square, better known as Grand Socco, Tangier, Morocco.

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Museum Brandhorst, Munich. The building with its long, two-storey, rectangular structure and multi-coloured facade composed of 36,000 vertical ceramic louvres in 23 different coloured glazes was created by architects Sauerbruch Hutton and is located next to the Pinakothek der Moderne in the city's Kunstareal.

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English : Museum Brandhorst, Munich. The building with its long, two-storey, rectangular structure and multi-coloured facade composed of 36,000 vertical ceramic louvres in 23 different coloured glazes was created by architects Sauerbruch Hutton and is located next to the Pinakothek der Moderne in the city's Kunstareal.

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24 man in een telefooncel is a 1982 Dutch newsreel on 24 people in a telephone booth.‎

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English : 24 man in een telefooncel is a 1982 Dutch newsreel on 24 people in a telephone booth.

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Nude recumbent woman.

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The Danger Girl, a 1916 silent short comedy by Clarence G. Badger, is one of the first films starring Gloria Swanson.‎

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English : The Danger Girl, a 1916 silent short comedy by Clarence G. Badger, is one of the first films starring Gloria Swanson.

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Grumman Avenger TBM, during the airshow "OTT 2011" at the Airfield Hahnweide, Germany

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English : Grumman Avenger TBM, during the airshow "OTT 2011" at the Airfield Hahnweide, Germany

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Narrow gauge railway line Gwalior to Sheopur, Madhya Pradesh, India. Taken between Jaura and Kailaras.‎

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English : Narrow gauge railway line Gwalior to Sheopur, Madhya Pradesh, India. Taken between Jaura and Kailaras.

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A male Lang's short-tailed blue, or common zebra blue (Leptotes pirithous) in the Parque Natural do Alvão, Portugal. 10 June is Portugal Day.

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English : A male Lang's short-tailed blue, or common zebra blue (Leptotes pirithous) in the Parque Natural do Alvão, Portugal. 10 June is Portugal Day.

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La Paimpolaise, composed by Théodore Botrel and Eugène Feautrier in 1895, sung by Félix Mayol in 1932.‎

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English : La Paimpolaise, composed by Théodore Botrel and Eugène Feautrier in 1895, sung by Félix Mayol in 1932.

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Seven Years Bad Luck is a 1921 short comedy film directed and played by Max Linder, which is famous for its mirror scene.‎

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English : Seven Years Bad Luck is a 1921 short comedy film directed and played by Max Linder, which is famous for its mirror scene.

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Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral, Varna, Bulgaria. The temple is the largest and most famous Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral in the Bulgarian Black Sea port city of Varna, and the second largest in Bulgaria (after cathedral Alexander Nevski in Sofia). Officially opened in 1886, it's the residence of the bishopric of Varna and Preslav and one of the symbols of Varna.

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English : Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral, Varna, Bulgaria. The temple is the largest and most famous Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral in the Bulgarian Black Sea port city of Varna, and the second largest in Bulgaria (after cathedral Alexander Nevski in Sofia). Officially opened in 1886, it's the residence of the bishopric of Varna and Preslav and one of the symbols of Varna.

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Rebus-Film Nr. 1 is an experimental short silent film from 1925 by Paul Leni.‎

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English : Rebus-Film Nr. 1 is an experimental short silent film from 1925 by Paul Leni.

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Power lines, Germany

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Ana Franchi, Argentinian scientist, interviewed by Red Argentina de Género, Ciencia y Tecnología‎

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English : Ana Franchi, Argentinian scientist, interviewed by Red Argentina de Género, Ciencia y Tecnología

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Carisbrooke Castle gatehouse on the Isle of Wight, England

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The Mill (Le Moulin maudit) is a 1909 stencil-coloured silent French short by Alfred Machin.‎

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English : The Mill (Le Moulin maudit) is a 1909 stencil-coloured silent French short by Alfred Machin.

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Elymnias caudata, Tailed Palmfly, is a species of Satyrinae butterfly found in South India.

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Main Bazaar from Krishna Café, Paharganj, Delhi.‎

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English : Main Bazaar from Krishna Café, Paharganj, Delhi.

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A reading room in the State and University Library (Statsbiblioteket - now Royal Danish Library) in Aarhus, Denmark.

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English : A reading room in the State and University Library (Statsbiblioteket - now Royal Danish Library) in Aarhus, Denmark.

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Jenny Is a Good Thing is a 1969 American short documentary directed by Joan Horvath on the importance of good nutrition for underprivileged nursery school children.‎

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English : Jenny Is a Good Thing is a 1969 American short documentary directed by Joan Horvath on the importance of good nutrition for underprivileged nursery school children.

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Hand made model of motorcycle Yamaha XV1600 «Wild Star», scale 1:12

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Let There Be Light is a 1946 American documentary film by John Huston portraying soldiers suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder.‎

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English : Let There Be Light is a 1946 American documentary film by John Huston portraying soldiers suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder.

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Panoramic view of the Laguna Colorada, located in the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, Bolivia. The shallow salt lake has a surface of 60 km2 (23 sq mi) and is located at 4,278 m (14,035 ft) over the sea level. The red color is caused by red sediments and pigmentation of some algae.

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English : Panoramic view of the Laguna Colorada, located in the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, Bolivia. The shallow salt lake has a surface of 60 km2 (23 sq mi) and is located at 4,278 m (14,035 ft) over the sea level. The red color is caused by red sediments and pigmentation of some algae.

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Steam locomotive No.2 Dolgoch at Nant Gwernol railway station, Talyllyn Railway, Wales

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Red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) swimming in a koi pond at Hakone Gardens in Saratoga, California.‎

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English : Red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) swimming in a koi pond at Hakone Gardens in Saratoga, California.

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Bare-faced curassow Crax fasciolata, to celebrate Ladies Day (Gold Cup Day) at Royal Ascot

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Halemaʻumaʻu, Kīlauea, Hawaii, photographed in December 2016. This time-lapse sequence of a typical lava lake activity within Halemaʻumaʻu Crater, at 50× speed, illustrates the motion of the lava lake surface. Lava upwells in the northern portion of the lake (left side of image), with most of the lake surface flowing towards the south (right side). Spattering is active within a small grotto at the southeast margin of the lake.‎

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English : Halemaʻumaʻu, Kīlauea, Hawaii, photographed in December 2016. This time-lapse sequence of a typical lava lake activity within Halemaʻumaʻu Crater, at 50× speed, illustrates the motion of the lava lake surface. Lava upwells in the northern portion of the lake (left side of image), with most of the lake surface flowing towards the south (right side). Spattering is active within a small grotto at the southeast margin of the lake.

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Aerial photo of Kaliningrad Stadium during construction in May 2017. Kaliningrad, Russia.

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In this animation, the daily Arctic Ocean ice and seasonal land cover change progress through time, from May 16 through August 15, 2013. Credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.‎

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English : In this animation, the daily Arctic Ocean ice and seasonal land cover change progress through time, from May 16 through August 15, 2013. Credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

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Interior of the roman-catholic parish church in Going am Wilden Kaiser (Tyrol, Austria).

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English : Interior of the roman-catholic parish church in Going am Wilden Kaiser (Tyrol, Austria).

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Prothonotary warbler (Protonotaria citrea) collecting material for a nest in Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge on the border of Iowa and Illinois, USA.‎

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English : Prothonotary warbler (Protonotaria citrea) collecting material for a nest in Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge on the border of Iowa and Illinois, USA.

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Panorama of Kaisergebirge, Tyrol, Austria. View from south. In the foreground the town of Ellmau can be seen.

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Handel's Messiah, 1st movement. Performed by the MIT Concert Choir, conductor William Cutter.‎

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English : Handel's Messiah, 1st movement. Performed by the MIT Concert Choir, conductor William Cutter.

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Ceiling in one of the rooms of Hasht Behesht, Isfahan, Iran. The palace, built in 1669, and which name means "Eight Heavens" is the only one left today out of forty mansions that existed during the rule of Safavids.

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English : Ceiling in one of the rooms of Hasht Behesht, Isfahan, Iran. The palace, built in 1669, and which name means "Eight Heavens" is the only one left today out of forty mansions that existed during the rule of Safavids.

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Canada, British Columbia. Ferrying to Vancouver Island

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Prepupa of Papilio polymnestor, Blue Mormon, a large swallowtail butterfly found in India and Sri Lanka.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni (conducted by Ferenc Fricsay). "Don Giovanni, a cenar teco", with Cesare Siepi as Don Giovanni, Kurt Böhme as the Commendatore and Fernando Corena as Leporello.‎

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English : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni (conducted by Ferenc Fricsay). "Don Giovanni, a cenar teco", with Cesare Siepi as Don Giovanni, Kurt Böhme as the Commendatore and Fernando Corena as Leporello.

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Honda HR-V car wash at Dusznicka Street in Kłodzko, Poland

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Una partita a scacchi (A Game of Chess) is a 1912 Italian silent short by Luigi Maggi.‎

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English : Una partita a scacchi (A Game of Chess) is a 1912 Italian silent short by Luigi Maggi.

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Flehmen response shown by an Andalusian stallion

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Part (~280°) of the starry sky near Brandenburg an der Havel (Germany), close to midnight

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View of the Kremlin in Kazan, Russia.

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Leg mechanism of the Ghassaei Beest‎

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