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Crucifixion of Christ – central panel of the Knappenaltar (altar of the miners) at the Catholic parish church Hallstatt, Upper Austria. Anonymous master, around 1450.

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English : Crucifixion of Christ – central panel of the Knappenaltar (altar of the miners) at the Catholic parish church Hallstatt, Upper Austria. Anonymous master, around 1450.

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Spherical panorama of the courtyard of the former Real Seminario de Nobles in Calatayud, Spain. The Seminario de Nobles used to be an education institution just before college for noble and bourgeois people. There are only 6 of its kind in the world and this one dates from the mid-18th century. This image is the result of 105 frames.

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English : Spherical panorama of the courtyard of the former Real Seminario de Nobles in Calatayud, Spain. The Seminario de Nobles used to be an education institution just before college for noble and bourgeois people. There are only 6 of its kind in the world and this one dates from the mid-18th century. This image is the result of 105 frames.

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The Saint Regiswindis church in Lauffen am Neckar, Germany, rises on a rock directly on the riverbank of the Neckar.

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English : The Saint Regiswindis church in Lauffen am Neckar, Germany, rises on a rock directly on the riverbank of the Neckar.

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Fountain in Taras Shevchenko Park, Odessa, Ukraine.‎

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English : Fountain in Taras Shevchenko Park, Odessa, Ukraine.

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Tianqi, 15th emperor of the Ming Dynasty

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"Whispering Iceland" by Zero Project‎

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English : "Whispering Iceland" by Zero Project

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Uvod River and buildings of the former Fokin Manufactory in Ivanovo, Russia

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English : Uvod River and buildings of the former Fokin Manufactory in Ivanovo, Russia

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A tutorial on how contribute to a GitHub project.‎

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English : A tutorial on how contribute to a GitHub project.

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An autumn view to Raftsundet and mountains of Austvågøya (including Trolltindan) over Tennfjorden, Hinnøya, Norway.

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English : An autumn view to Raftsundet and mountains of Austvågøya (including Trolltindan) over Tennfjorden, Hinnøya, Norway.

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An Easter parade in Spain in 2001‎

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English : An Easter parade in Spain in 2001

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Cliff at Vaucluse with New Zealand sea lions, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Wikipedia: Sydney, New South Wales

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English : Cliff at Vaucluse with New Zealand sea lions, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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European fire-bellied toad (Bombina bombina) in the Samara forest, Ukraine.‎

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English : European fire-bellied toad (Bombina bombina) in the Samara forest, Ukraine.

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Skyline of Cambridge, Massachusetts, as viewed from Harvard Bridge. Prominently visible are the Great Dome and Green Building of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which was established on April 10, 1861.

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English : Skyline of Cambridge, Massachusetts, as viewed from Harvard Bridge. Prominently visible are the Great Dome and Green Building of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which was established on April 10, 1861.

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A road S-8 through the Borjomi Valley, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Georgia.‎

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English : A road S-8 through the Borjomi Valley, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Georgia.

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Trees in the fog in the hamlet Leuste, Dülmen, Germany
Wikipedia: Fog · Dülmen

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A cat failing to hunt a pigeon.‎

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English : A cat failing to hunt a pigeon.

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Never-ending Taylor Highway, Chicken, Alaska, United States.

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Supporters of the Persija Jakarta football club celebrating their victory in 2018.‎

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English : Supporters of the Persija Jakarta football club celebrating their victory in 2018.

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Mountain path to the tongue of the Morteratsch glacier.

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English : Mountain path to the tongue of the Morteratsch glacier.

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View of Bratislava and the Danube, Slovakia.‎

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English : View of Bratislava and the Danube, Slovakia.

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Diving tourism site on the southern coast of Eilat, Israel, around a horseshoe-shaped reef. Many animal species are found in the area, including dolphins.

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English : Diving tourism site on the southern coast of Eilat, Israel, around a horseshoe-shaped reef. Many animal species are found in the area, including dolphins.

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The ruins of the old Nes Church. Situated at the confluence of the rivers Vorma and Glomma. Destroyed by lightning and an ensuing fire in 1854. Then left abandoned untill the first of many conservation efforts were started in 1924.‎

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English : The ruins of the old Nes Church. Situated at the confluence of the rivers Vorma and Glomma. Destroyed by lightning and an ensuing fire in 1854. Then left abandoned untill the first of many conservation efforts were started in 1924.

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Stormy sunset over Waimakariri river basin, New Zealand. The picture was taken from Black Range

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English : Stormy sunset over Waimakariri river basin, New Zealand. The picture was taken from Black Range

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A Fool There Was is a 1915 silent film by Frank Powell starring Theda Bara, the first vamp.‎

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English : A Fool There Was is a 1915 silent film by Frank Powell starring Theda Bara, the first vamp.

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A man carries a huge hammerhead shark through the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia.

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English : A man carries a huge hammerhead shark through the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Broken Blossoms is a 1919 silent drama film by D. W. Griffith starring Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess.‎

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English : Broken Blossoms is a 1919 silent drama film by D. W. Griffith starring Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess.

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Hill fort of Baroña, Porto do Son, Galicia.

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A group of parishioners, after a church service, Bohemia, Czech Republic (1897).‎

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English : A group of parishioners, after a church service, Bohemia, Czech Republic (1897).

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Mekong fish hanging on a rack and drying in the sun in Laos.

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Roofing in Omsk (Омск) on top of the Main Post Office.‎

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English : Roofing in Omsk (Омск) on top of the Main Post Office.
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Buckingham Palace in London, the home of Elizabeth II, the Queen of the 16 Commonwealth realms across the world, who was born on this day 95 years ago.

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English : Buckingham Palace in London, the home of Elizabeth II, the Queen of the 16 Commonwealth realms across the world, who was born on this day 95 years ago.

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Ukrainian fairy tale Cat and Rooster - sand animation on glass‎

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English : Ukrainian fairy tale Cat and Rooster - sand animation on glass

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Power lines in Palo Alto, California. As of 2020, over a third of energy in California comes from renewable sources.

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English : Power lines in Palo Alto, California. As of 2020, over a third of energy in California comes from renewable sources.

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Demolition the hospital of Belfort (France), april 2018.‎

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English : Demolition the hospital of Belfort (France), april 2018.

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Ripe carambolas, also known as starfruit, the fruit of Averrhoa carambola tree: vertical, side and cross section profiles. The fruit in cross section is a five-pointed star, hence its name.

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English : Ripe carambolas, also known as starfruit, the fruit of Averrhoa carambola tree: vertical, side and cross section profiles. The fruit in cross section is a five-pointed star, hence its name.

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Way Down East is a 1920 silent drama film by D. W. Griffith starring Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess.‎

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English : Way Down East is a 1920 silent drama film by D. W. Griffith starring Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess.

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Interior view of one of the domes of the Shah Jahan Mosque, Thatta, Pakistan

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A Day with Thomas A. Edison is a 1922 documentary film on Thomas Edison.‎

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English : A Day with Thomas A. Edison is a 1922 documentary film on Thomas Edison.

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This composite image shows Earth's night lights as observed in 2016.

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English : This composite image shows Earth's night lights as observed in 2016.

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35 years ago today (April 26, 1986), there was an accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Chernobyl, Ukraine.‎

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English : 35 years ago today (April 26, 1986), there was an accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Chernobyl, Ukraine.

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Detail of the Nicolaaskerk, an aisleless church built in 1668 in Hemelum in the Dutch province of Friesland

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English : Detail of the Nicolaaskerk, an aisleless church built in 1668 in Hemelum in the Dutch province of Friesland

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Video shot in Goreme in Cappadocia showing the terrain.‎

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English : Video shot in Goreme in Cappadocia showing the terrain.

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Sea anemone from the genus Actinostola in the Gulf of Mexico

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A night in the newsroom of the student newspaper The Daily Nebraskan

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English : A night in the newsroom of the student newspaper The Daily Nebraskan

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