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31 December 2012

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Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1905

  • 00:00, 31 December 2012 (UTC)

Viola d'amore

30 December 2012

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Monastery of the Holy Trinity, Meteora

  • 00:00, 30 December 2012 (UTC)

Riin Tamm

29 December 2012

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Moulsecoomb Place in the Moulsecoomb area of Brighton

  • 00:00, 29 December 2012 (UTC)

Les Twins, photographed by Shawn Welling in 2010

28 December 2012

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Momoka Ariyasu

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St Laurence's Church, Church Stretton, from the southwest

27 December 2012

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Anantashayana Vishnu carved in sandstone in the riverbed

  • 00:00, 27 December 2012 (UTC)

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the men who made the first ascent of Everest on 29 May 1953

26 December 2012

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Indira Gandhi

  • 00:00, 26 December 2012 (UTC)

Oil on canvas, 143 x 115 cm, National Gallery of Scotland

25 December 2012

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An example of a Christmas sweater

  • 00:00, 25 December 2012 (UTC)

Pasterka mass

24 December 2012

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Italian Hall on December 25

  • 00:00, 24 December 2012 (UTC)

Douglas maple fruits

23 December 2012

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Prince Vuna Takitakimālohi and parents

  • 00:00, 23 December 2012 (UTC)

Henrietta Stanley

22 December 2012

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Tarsar Lake

  • 00:00, 22 December 2012 (UTC)

An actual gold philippeios

21 December 2012

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Amdavad ni Gufa

  • 00:00, 21 December 2012 (UTC)

Kippinge Church

20 December 2012

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Riki Ott in Mississippi

  • 00:00, 20 December 2012 (UTC)

Painting by Zygmunt Ajdukiewicz, 1917

19 December 2012

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A wolf-like monster that Abraham Van Helsing's son must defeat

  • 03:03, 19 December 2012 (UTC)

Standing cup by Johannes Lutma, 1639

18 December 2012

  • 17:50, 18 December 2012 (UTC)

Antoine de Bosc de la Calmette

  • 10:05, 18 December 2012 (UTC)

Parliament House, Singapore, in October 2002

  • 02:20, 18 December 2012 (UTC)

View of old post office from Broadway and State Street

17 December 2012

  • 18:35, 17 December 2012 (UTC)

Dutton Horse Bridge

  • 10:50, 17 December 2012 (UTC)

Vishvarupa

  • 02:50, 16 December 2012 (UTC)

Psilocybe allenii

16 December 2012

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Monument to the Ghetto Heroes

  • 08:00, 16 December 2012 (UTC)

Noisy Pitta

  • 00:00, 16 December 2012 (UTC)

Wrenbury Church Bridge

15 December 2012

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1930 portrait of Jessie Stephen

  • 08:00, 15 December 2012 (UTC)

1956 Dodge La Femme fender

  • 00:00, 15 December 2012 (UTC)

Mochi ice cream

14 December 2012

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Torkilstrup windmill

  • 08:00, 14 December 2012 (UTC)

Princess Teri’i-vae-tua-vahine Pōmare, c. 1885

  • 00:00, 14 December 2012 (UTC)

Giacomo Bove (1852–87), Italian explorer

13 December 2012

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Ophiura albida with one broken arm

  • 08:00, 13 December 2012 (UTC)

Backbone Rock Tunnel

  • 00:00, 13 December 2012 (UTC)

Ashanti Yam Festival

12 December 2012

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1936 Lincoln-Zephyr

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Charles Mangin who led the French forces in the Battle of Sidi Bou Othman

11 December 2012

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Spine of the Rock of Gibraltar

  • 08:00, 11 December 2012 (UTC)

The Tso Kar salt lake

  • 00:00, 11 December 2012 (UTC)

Ben Sheets pitching for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2008

10 December 2012

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Minotaur at anchor before World War I

  • 08:00, 10 December 2012 (UTC)

Selfe's 1903 winning design for a Sydney Harbour Bridge

  • 00:00, 10 December 2012 (UTC)

Pattinson's 1840 daguerreotype of Niagara Falls

9 December 2012

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The young Countess of Southampton

  • 08:00, 9 December 2012 (UTC)

View of church from southwest

  • 00:00, 9 December 2012 (UTC)

Engraving of Nicolas-Henri Tardieu by his son Jacques-Nicolas Tardieu after a painting by Jean-Baptiste van Loo, 1743

8 December 2012

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A coloured sketcth of Great Bustards

  • 08:00, 8 December 2012 (UTC)

Lincoln Highway Bridge

  • 00:00, 8 December 2012 (UTC)

Squeaky Fromme's pistol

7 December 2012

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Hinglaj Mata Mandir in Pakistan

  • 08:00, 7 December 2012 (UTC)

Small frond of Trudell's spleenwort

  • 00:00, 7 December 2012 (UTC)

Skunk

6 December 2012

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The Louvre lion and accompanying stone tablet

  • 08:00, 6 December 2012 (UTC)

Forest Idyl, in Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina

  • 00:00, 6 December 2012 (UTC)

Hedenstad before a match for Norway U21

5 December 2012

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View of Camberley Obelisk from the west

  • 08:00, 5 December 2012 (UTC)

Justin Butterfield

  • 00:00, 5 December 2012 (UTC)

Banksia dentata spike (cone) developing follicles

4 December 2012

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Mikołaj Zyblikiewicz by Jan Matejko

  • 08:00, 4 December 2012 (UTC)

Front of Meigs County Courthouse

  • 00:00, 4 December 2012 (UTC)

Patrick Omameh

3 December 2012

  • 16:00, 3 December 2012 (UTC)

The Big 4, with a Snowman and the Snowdog themed installation

  • ... that the Big 4 outside Channel 4's headquarters in London has been covered with umbrellas, dressed as a wheelchair paralympian, made to "breathe" and has had a snowman fly over it (pictured)?
  • ... that the nectar of the hoary banksia turns olive green and then black with age?
  • ... that, having played 465 league matches, Jaroslav Šilhavý holds the record for the most appearances in top-flight Czech football?
  • ... that in 2000, the holding company of chef Jean-Christophe Novelli's restaurant Maison Novelli ran up a debt of £200,000 and went into voluntary liquidation?
  • ... that Kommercekollegiet was established in 1704 for the purpose of advising the Danish monarch on matters related to trade and industry?
  • ... that William Morris described decorating Sir Lowthian Bell's mansion as "ministering to the swinish luxury of the rich"?
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The Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center docked in East Bronx, New York

  • 00:00, 3 December 2012 (UTC)

Allen from the 1900 Michiganensian yearbook

2 December 2012

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South facade of the Château Pastré

  • 08:00, 2 December 2012 (UTC)

Krishna

  • 00:00, 2 December 2012 (UTC)

Hubert von Goisern in 2009

1 December 2012

  • 16:00, 1 December 2012 (UTC)

Fresco in Tingsted Church

  • 08:00, 1 December 2012 (UTC)

Ship Shoal Light (USCG)

  • 00:00, 1 December 2012 (UTC)

Mothers' Day card to Truman asking him to free Rosa Lee Ingram

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