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30 November 2006

  • 18:04, 30 November 2006 (UTC)

Furry costume

  • 08:42, 30 November 2006 (UTC)

A plant

29 November 2006

  • 23:53, 30 November 2006 (UTC)

Pencho Slaveykov

  • 17:31, 29 November 2006 (UTC)

Annadel State Park

  • 07:08, 29 November 2006 (UTC)

Yevgeny Samoylov

  • 00:31, 29 November 2006 (UTC)

Yevgeny Samoylov

28 November 2006

  • 18:27, 28 November 2006 (UTC)

Kanab Ambersnail

  • 11:48, 28 November 2006 (UTC)

Medal of Honor

  • 04:46, 28 November 2006 (UTC)

Church of the Saviour at Berestove

27 November 2006

  • 21:01, 27 November 2006 (UTC)

Boston Music Hall

  • 13:03, 27 November 2006 (UTC)

French revolution

  • 00:07, 27 November 2006 (UTC)

Makaravank Monastery

26 November 2006

  • 14:07, 26 November 2006 (UTC)

Agung

25 November 2006

  • 18:29, 25 November 2006 (UTC)

Alexander Dmitriev-Mamonov

  • 07:00, 25 November 2006 (UTC)

Israhel van Meckenem

24 November 2006

  • 17:01, 24 November 2006 (UTC)

University of British Columbia Library

  • 05:50, 24 November 2006 (UTC)

23 November 2006

  • 16:01, 23 November 2006 (UTC)

Claregalway Friary

  • 08:53, 23 November 2006 (UTC)

Cupressus pigmaea

  • 01:35, 23 November 2006 (UTC)

Gardlosa church, Oland sweden

22 November 2006

  • 15:55, 22 November 2006 (UTC)

Squircle

  • 08:37, 22 November 2006 (UTC)

Phare de la Vieille

21 November 2006

  • 23:24, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Stockholm Stadtbibliotek

  • 14:18, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Palais Strousberg - Facade.jpg

  • 06:28, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Thomas britton.jpg

20 November 2006

  • 22:55, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanksgiving 1984 Nor'easter

  • 16:35, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Encephalartos woodii

  • 10:08, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Rosthwaite Fall

  • 03:02, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Barrel vault in Diocletian Palace, Croatia

19 November 2006

  • 18:05, 19 November 2006 (UTC)

The Calling of Saints Peter and Andrew

  • 11:35, 19 November 2006 (UTC)

Philadelphia Anti-Graffiti Network mural

  • 04:57, 19 November 2006 (UTC)

Summit of Ben More Assynt

18 November 2006

  • 10:22, 18 November 2006 (UTC)

Barndoor skate

  • 01:02, 18 November 2006 (UTC)

Batrachoseps attenuatus

17 November 2006

  • 11:20, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

Bible Quilt

16 November 2006

  • 20:37, 16 November 2006 (UTC)

Laments (Treny) by Jan Kochanowski (1580)

  • 02:18, 16 November 2006 (UTC)

Great Lavra Belltower

15 November 2006

  • 06:05, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

John A. Macdonald's funeral train

14 November 2006

  • 23:53, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

"Yeomanettes"

  • 17:27, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

William Smith

  • 06:30, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Maunsel White

13 November 2006

  • 22:54, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

Pyotr Potemkin

  • 16:01, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

Greek Slave

  • 04:28, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

Sir Edwin Landseer, Monarch of the Glen, 1851

12 November 2006

  • 20:42, 12 November 2006 (UTC)

Esplanade Park, Singapore

  • 11:53, 12 November 2006 (UTC)

Horne Church (Funen, Denmark)

11 November 2006

  • 22:50, 11 November 2006 (UTC)

Santa Rosa Creek near site of the 1827 baptism

  • 12:05, 11 November 2006 (UTC)

Maria Yakunchikova

10 November 2006

  • 22:25, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

Marie Louise Élisabeth

  • 06:59, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna

9 November 2006

  • 23:27, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

Kadambini Ganguly

  • 15:27, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

Dutch Reformed Church

  • 05:40, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

Notre-Dame de Boulogne

8 November 2006

  • 22:36, 8 November 2006 (UTC)

Victorian Railways "H" class steam locomotive

  • 12:04, 8 November 2006 (UTC)

Barrel House in Findhorn Ecovillage

  • 02:55, 8 November 2006 (UTC)

19th century Eastern European Mizrah

  • ...that it is customary in Jewish homes to decorate the wall in the direction of prayer — mizrah — with artistic wall plaques (pictured) inscribed with the word mizrah, scriptural passages, kabbalistic writings, or pictures of holy places?
  • ...that an area of 500 hectares in the centre of Bucharest razed in the 1980s at the orders of Ceauşescu was called Ceaushima by the Bucharest residents?
  • ...that shark threat display is an exaggerated swimming style exhibited by some sharks when they perceive they are in danger?
  • ...that the Buddhist monk Tetsugen spent twenty years in an attempt to publish the Chinese scriptures of Buddhism in Japan, because he kept giving away the money he collected for the purpose?
  • ...that Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, the grandson of the late Philippine President Sergio Osmeña, was a Vice President of SEROS, Inc and Apex Realty and Developers in California?

7 November 2006

  • 18:26, 7 November 2006 (UTC)

Rolf de Maré (1916) by Nils von Dardel

  • 08:39, 7 November 2006 (UTC)

Carl Westman

6 November 2006

  • 18:29, 6 November 2006 (UTC)

Château de Valençay

  • 08:46, 6 November 2006 (UTC)

Rotonde de la Villette

  • 00:49, 6 November 2006 (UTC)

Madame Adélaïde

5 November 2006

  • 17:01, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

Hiralal Sen

  • 10:06, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

Unnamed Subtropical Storm south of the Azores

4 November 2006

  • 23:58, 4 November 2006 (UTC)

Brother Jonathan

  • 17:52, 4 November 2006 (UTC)

Washington Memorial Chapel at Valley Forge

  • 11:23, 4 November 2006 (UTC)
  • 00:19, 4 November 2006 (UTC)

John F. Mackie

3 November 2006

  • 15:12, 3 November 2006 (UTC)

Pavillon Louveciennes

  • 08:43, 3 November 2006 (UTC)

Military Orchid

2 November 2006

  • 23:50, 2 November 2006 (UTC)

Beckomberga hospital c. 1935

  • 16:36, 2 November 2006 (UTC)

Château de Rosny: Painting by Corot.

  • 10:30, 2 November 2006 (UTC)

Law of Västergötland (c. 1280)

1 November 2006

  • 21:58, 1 November 2006 (UTC)

Château de Menars

  • 11:08, 1 November 2006 (UTC)

Sigrid Hjerten (1885-1948)

  • ...that Sigrid Hjertén (pictured), a crucial figure in Swedish modernism, suffered from schizophrenia and tragically died following an awkwardly performed lobotomy?
  • ...that the Siege of Constantinople by the Rus in 860 is known primarily from the writings of Patriarch Photius, who referred to the invaders as "a swarm of wasps" and compared their attack to "a thunderbolt from heaven"?
  • ...that the sculpture Reverence which depicts two whale tails, is not on permanent display near the ocean but on a grassy knoll in an open green field?
  • ...that Pontus Hultén was an art collector and pioneering museum director who wanted modern art to be accessible to the public in a user-friendly viewing storehouse?
  • ...that in 1943, Prigat, a small and newly created juice manufacturer at the time, sold 775,000 syrup bottles to the British Army in Israel?
  • ...that the large pothole in Archbald Pothole State Park in Pennsylvania formed about 13,000 years ago in the Wisconsin glaciation, but was not discovered until 1884 by a coal miner?
  • ...that modern digital sundials display the current time with numerals rather than marking it with position?
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