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31 October 2008

  • 20:47, 31 October 2008 (UTC)

Itzcuintli

  • 15:33, 31 October 2008 (UTC)

Sylvester

  • 09:37, 31 October 2008 (UTC)

Cerberus, by William Blake

  • 03:39, 31 October 2008 (UTC)

Shichirigahama

30 October 2008

  • 22:59, 30 October 2008 (UTC)

Horizon Air plane

  • 13:47, 30 October 2008 (UTC)

Embassy of Germany in Saint Petersburg

  • 07:13, 30 October 2008 (UTC)

Samuel W. Ferguson

  • 00:44, 30 October 2008 (UTC)

Yellow-bellied slider

29 October 2008

  • 15:35, 29 October 2008 (UTC)

Radix auricularia

  • 09:25, 29 October 2008 (UTC)

Demoiselle Crane

  • 03:24, 29 October 2008 (UTC)

Johnston Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal System, prior to demolition

28 October 2008

  • 20:53, 28 October 2008 (UTC)

Pioneer Square in Seattle, U.S.

  • 14:51, 28 October 2008 (UTC)

Ganesha idol in London at Diwali

  • 08:04, 28 October 2008 (UTC)

Radiohead (left to right): Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Colin Greenwood, Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway

  • 02:02, 28 October 2008 (UTC)

Capt. Collyer's house, Driftwood

27 October 2008

  • 17:43, 27 October 2008 (UTC)

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams

  • 10:50, 27 October 2008 (UTC)

Viburnum plicatum Mariesii

  • 04:47, 27 October 2008 (UTC)

AMiBA, a Cosmic Microwave Background experiment located in Hawaii, during construction in June 2006

26 October 2008

  • 22:40, 26 October 2008 (UTC)

X-ray of a patient with a facial injury

  • 17:06, 26 October 2008 (UTC)

Central American Squirrel Monkey

  • 11:02, 26 October 2008 (UTC)

Spanish Inquisition Necklace

  • 05:01, 26 October 2008 (UTC)

Napoleon Diamond Necklace

25 October 2008

  • 23:17, 25 October 2008 (UTC)

Metsys Elizabeth I The Sieve Portrait c1583

  • 17:15, 25 October 2008 (UTC)

Man sleeping on Canadian sidewalk

  • 11:27, 25 October 2008 (UTC)

A Pacific Robin

  • 04:29, 25 October 2008 (UTC)

Joe Wilson

24 October 2008

  • 22:35, 24 October 2008 (UTC)

Zion Memorial Chapel, New Hamburg, NY

  • 16:03, 24 October 2008 (UTC)

Viviparus georgianus

  • 10:18, 24 October 2008 (UTC)

Golden Monarch

  • 00:32, 24 October 2008 (UTC)

Marie Curie

23 October 2008

  • 17:10, 23 October 2008 (UTC)

The Two Working Men in Cork

  • 11:50, 23 October 2008 (UTC)

Kate Nash in 2007

  • 02:38, 23 October 2008 (UTC)

The Chernoznamentsy of Minsk, 1906

22 October 2008

  • 19:30, 22 October 2008 (UTC)

Peking duck, being dried

  • 14:12, 22 October 2008 (UTC)

Michigan-Capitol-2005.jpg

  • 07:34, 22 October 2008 (UTC)

21 October 2008

  • 23:52, 21 October 2008 (UTC)

Admirals Holloway and Holloway.jpg

  • 17:04, 21 October 2008 (UTC)

Floral Emblem of Western Australia

  • 09:44, 21 October 2008 (UTC)

Yellow-rumped Thornbill

  • 03:19, 21 October 2008 (UTC)

Sony Building

20 October 2008

  • 20:13, 20 October 2008 (UTC)

Hafod Uchtryd estate

  • 13:47, 20 October 2008 (UTC)

Pawtuckaway State Park campsite

  • 07:38, 20 October 2008 (UTC)

Turning Torso

  • 01:22, 20 October 2008 (UTC)

Merck headquarters

19 October 2008

  • 16:04, 19 October 2008 (UTC)

Ivor McIntyre

  • 10:04, 19 October 2008 (UTC)

El Purgatorio

  • 04:02, 19 October 2008 (UTC)

Kodaikanal Lake

18 October 2008

  • 18:24, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

Masdevallia veitichiana

  • 12:19, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

Colorized snapshot from Chintamani. M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar as Bilwamangal with Serugulathur Sama as Lord Krishna

  • 06:05, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

Main Street, New Hamburg, NY

  • 00:18, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

U.S. Marine Corps 155mm artillery piece at the Battle of Khafji

17 October 2008

  • 16:50, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

Ruffed Lemur

  • 11:12, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

Snuppy, the world's first cloned dog

  • 03:02, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

Malakas and Maganda Emerging from Bamboo

16 October 2008

  • 21:35, 16 October 2008 (UTC)

The First of May

  • 13:19, 16 October 2008 (UTC)

Private Edwin Francis Jemison

  • 07:39, 16 October 2008 (UTC)

Altar centre-piece, Solna Church

  • 02:30, 16 October 2008 (UTC)

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

15 October 2008

  • 20:07, 15 October 2008 (UTC)

River Clun, South Wales

  • 14:27, 15 October 2008 (UTC)

Marguerita Sylva

  • 08:27, 15 October 2008 (UTC)

Woodcut of operation

  • 02:55, 15 October 2008 (UTC)

David Lloyd George

14 October 2008

  • 20:38, 14 October 2008 (UTC)

Fijian Iguana

  • 12:36, 14 October 2008 (UTC)

Dainzú ball-players

  • 06:35, 14 October 2008 (UTC)

St George's Church, Everton

  • 00:04, 14 October 2008 (UTC)

MIM-46 Mauler

13 October 2008

  • 18:04, 13 October 2008 (UTC)

Mexico City Earthquake, September 19, 1985. Eight-story frame structure with brick infill walls broken in two.

  • 12:04, 13 October 2008 (UTC)

Neel Kashkari

  • 06:04, 13 October 2008 (UTC)

Altdeutscher Schaeferhund (Old German Shepherd Dog)

  • 00:00, 13 October 2008 (UTC)

Jackie Robinson

12 October 2008

  • 17:23, 12 October 2008 (UTC)

Loretta Young, in 1951

  • 11:22, 12 October 2008 (UTC)

The Wrestler

  • 05:21, 12 October 2008 (UTC)

The Tate Gallery (now called Tate Britain)

11 October 2008

  • 23:17, 11 October 2008 (UTC)

Fiji Crested Iguana

  • 13:41, 11 October 2008 (UTC)

Novaculichthys taeniourus

  • 07:41, 11 October 2008 (UTC)

Archangel ivory

  • 01:48, 11 October 2008 (UTC)

Manasbal Lake

10 October 2008

  • 17:13, 10 October 2008 (UTC)

A marine loading arm connects an oil tanker to a pier.

  • 11:13, 10 October 2008 (UTC)
Speaker iconOh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning
  • 05:08, 10 October 2008 (UTC)

Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin

9 October 2008

  • 22:16, 9 October 2008 (UTC)

Monachoides vicinus dart

  • 09:48, 9 October 2008 (UTC)

Emmeline Pankhurst

  • 01:54, 9 October 2008 (UTC)

Minthorn Hall

8 October 2008

  • 19:59, 8 October 2008 (UTC)

Hannikel, ca 1787

  • 09:50, 8 October 2008 (UTC)

Marie Antoinette

  • 03:58, 8 October 2008 (UTC)

Madonna of Mercy

7 October 2008

  • 21:56, 7 October 2008 (UTC)

Kkachi durumagi

  • 15:02, 7 October 2008 (UTC)
Speaker iconAin't We Got Fun?

noicon

  • 08:58, 7 October 2008 (UTC)

Obando Church

  • 02:35, 7 October 2008 (UTC)
Speaker iconThat International Rag

6 October 2008

  • 20:34, 6 October 2008 (UTC)

Part of Puzzlewood, near Coleford, showing scowles overgrown by trees and moss

  • 12:29, 6 October 2008 (UTC)

Rohitha Bogollagama 070603-D-7203T-011 0W9G0.jpg

  • 07:09, 6 October 2008 (UTC)

Bromma kyrka

5 October 2008

  • 23:22, 5 October 2008 (UTC)

The Big Orange

  • 16:35, 5 October 2008 (UTC)

Jeogori

  • 10:30, 5 October 2008 (UTC)

Ochna serrulata

  • 04:36, 5 October 2008 (UTC)

Billie Joe Armstrong, lead vocalist of Green Day

4 October 2008

  • 22:43, 4 October 2008 (UTC)

Henri Pélissier in 1919

  • 16:49, 4 October 2008 (UTC)

Yingst sprint car

  • 10:52, 4 October 2008 (UTC)
Speaker iconI'm Just Wild About Harry
  • 04:56, 4 October 2008 (UTC)

Dumont Building

3 October 2008

  • 23:13, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Dome of the Chain

  • 16:21, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Threadfin jack

  • 10:20, 3 October 2008 (UTC)
Speaker iconFrog Legs Rag
  • 04:21, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

German stained glass, ca 1240

2 October 2008

  • 21:06, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

Goodpasture Covered Bridge in 2008

  • 15:20, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

Khachkar in Holgate School, Nottinghamshire

  • 08:58, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

Tropical Storm Lester (2004)

  • 02:58, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

Heinkel Tourist scooter

1 October 2008

  • 18:45, 1 October 2008 (UTC)

Electrician and Mechanic Feb 1913 Cover

  • 09:32, 1 October 2008 (UTC)

David Bowie

  • 02:56, 1 October 2008 (UTC)

Uliaga.jpg

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