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31 May 2012

  • 16:00, 31 May 2012 (UTC)

Stańczyk (painting)

  • 08:00, 31 May 2012 (UTC)

Kutjevo manor, site of a wine cellar operating since 1232

  • 00:00, 31 May 2012 (UTC)

Canis Minor as depicted by Johannes Bode

30 May 2012

  • 16:00, 30 May 2012 (UTC)

Photograph of the Dog House Dunay-3 radar taken by a KH-7 spy satellite

  • 08:00, 30 May 2012 (UTC)

Hirola (Damaliscus hunteri) are often referred to as the "four-eyed antelope", due to their large preorbital glands.

  • 00:00, 30 May 2012 (UTC)

"The Mother of Sisera Looked out a Window" by Albert Joseph Moore

29 May 2012

  • 16:00, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

Kate Upton

  • 08:00, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

Angampora (cropped).png

  • 00:00, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

Eric Whitacre conducts, 2007

28 May 2012

  • 16:00, 28 May 2012 (UTC)

Răutu's official portrait

  • 08:00, 28 May 2012 (UTC)

Student pilot of No. 4 Service Flying Training School boarding his Avro Anson, March 1942

  • 00:00, 28 May 2012 (UTC)

The roundhead bushclover (Lespedeza capitata)

27 May 2012

  • 16:00, 27 May 2012 (UTC)

Replica of Dakota VT-CLA's tail

  • 08:00, 27 May 2012 (UTC)

Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain in Washington, DC

  • 00:00, 27 May 2012 (UTC)

Kenmore (Spotsylvania County, Virginia)

26 May 2012

  • 16:00, 26 May 2012 (UTC)

The sacrament house at St Mary's Kirk, Auchindoir, Scotland

  • ... that the ruin of St Mary's Kirk, Auchindoir, in northeastern Scotland has a highly decorated, stone sacrament house (pictured) set inside a former window?
  • ... that Uthayan is the only newspaper in Jaffna which did not cease publication during the Sri Lankan Civil War, amid numerous attacks and threats?
  • ... that Bruno Müller was implicated in Nazi atrocities against Polish academics, Ukrainian Jews, and prisoners in a slave labor camp, but died a free man?
  • ... that the a cappella group Straight No Chaser changed its name to Another Round?
  • ... that Mike Daniels, now a rookie for the Green Bay Packers, was first noticed by the American football team when they were scouting other Iowa linemen?
  • ... that there are two versions of Roy Lichtenstein's In the Car, one of which set the record for highest auction price for a Lichtenstein work?
  • ... that although the town of Saint Saëns provided 60,000 francs towards the construction of its own railway line, it was only enough to pay for the station?
  • 08:00, 26 May 2012 (UTC)

Kuriyama river, Kurimoto, Katori city, Japan

  • 00:00, 26 May 2012 (UTC)

The spiny scallop with its tentacles extended

25 May 2012

  • 16:00, 25 May 2012 (UTC)

Grande halle de la Villette, 2012

  • 08:00, 25 May 2012 (UTC)

Polenlager 10 in Siemianowice Śląskie

  • 00:00, 25 May 2012 (UTC)

The Great Wave off Kanagawa

24 May 2012

  • 16:00, 24 May 2012 (UTC)

Lord Mersey

  • 08:00, 24 May 2012 (UTC)

Underside of a Forbes sea star

  • 00:00, 24 May 2012 (UTC)

Hexagonal crystal of reddish-brown shigaite with pink rhodochrosite

23 May 2012

  • 16:00, 23 May 2012 (UTC)

Poster for the second exhibition at the Salon des Cent in April 1894 featuring Eugène Grasset's work

  • 08:00, 23 May 2012 (UTC)

I'll Have Another wins the 2012 Kentucky Derby.

  • 00:00, 23 May 2012 (UTC)

Example of sculpture

22 May 2012

  • 16:00, 22 May 2012 (UTC)

Ayu Utami in 2005

  • 08:00, 22 May 2012 (UTC)

Giulia Marletta

  • 00:00, 22 May 2012 (UTC)

Tadeusz Lehr-Spławiński, before 1939

21 May 2012

  • 16:00, 21 May 2012 (UTC)

Pont Flavien

  • 08:00, 21 May 2012 (UTC)

Silver Star Cafe, Port Hedland

  • 00:00, 21 May 2012 (UTC)

A Lego tire on a red wheel

20 May 2012

  • 16:00, 20 May 2012 (UTC)

The young queen, the regent, group of chiefs and inhabitants of Rimatara, c. 1889

  • 08:00, 20 May 2012 (UTC)

Kalamalo (Eragrostis variabilis)

  • 00:00, 20 May 2012 (UTC)

Map of Monmouth by John Speed, 1610

19 May 2012

  • 16:00, 19 May 2012 (UTC)

Gate tower, Monnow Bridge

  • 08:00, 19 May 2012 (UTC)

A Rose turret on display at Royal Air Force Museum London

  • 00:00, 19 May 2012 (UTC)

Muhlenbergia capillaris

18 May 2012

  • 16:00, 18 May 2012 (UTC)

Gregory's tree, a large boab tree

  • 08:15, 18 May 2012 (UTC)

The Queen's South Africa Medal

  • 00:30, 18 May 2012 (UTC)

Ascension, church in Jelenia Góra

17 May 2012

  • 16:45, 17 May 2012 (UTC)

Looking west at the Civil War Unknowns Monument, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia

  • 09:00, 17 May 2012 (UTC)

Amado Boudou, vice president of Argentina

  • 01:15, 17 May 2012 (UTC)

Lauren Jackson

16 May 2012

  • 17:30, 16 May 2012 (UTC)

The central structure of N44

  • 09:45, 16 May 2012 (UTC)

Mrs. Boulanger (Marie Julienne Halligner) (1786–1850)

  • 02:00, 16 May 2012 (UTC)

Derek Jeter

15 May 2012

  • 18:14, 15 May 2012 (UTC)

Juvenile leaves of prickly ash

  • 08:00, 15 May 2012 (UTC)

Iridescent peacock tail feathers demonstrate structural coloration.

  • 00:00, 15 May 2012 (UTC)

Cy Young with the Boston Americans in 1902

14 May 2012

  • 16:00, 14 May 2012 (UTC)

Tristram's Jird, Meriones tristrami (Mammalia, Gerbillinae)

  • 08:00, 14 May 2012 (UTC)

The Orfordness Beacon today

  • 00:00, 14 May 2012 (UTC)

Mira Lesmana, 2007

13 May 2012

  • 16:00, 13 May 2012 (UTC)

A goat suckling a baby in Cuba, 1903

  • 08:00, 13 May 2012 (UTC)

Prambanan Temple Complex

  • 00:00, 13 May 2012 (UTC)

Two men shaking hands in front of flags

12 May 2012

  • 16:00, 12 May 2012 (UTC)

Paul Shuey pitching

  • 08:00, 12 May 2012 (UTC)

Rosa blanda

  • 00:00, 12 May 2012 (UTC)

Faillace's picture of General MacArthur and the Emperor at Allied GHQ in Tokyo. September 17, 1945.

11 May 2012

  • 16:00, 11 May 2012 (UTC)

The Andrew Freedman Home

  • 08:00, 11 May 2012 (UTC)

Women polishing and cleaning household silver; early 20th-century painting by Fritz Stotz

  • 00:00, 11 May 2012 (UTC)

Smallflower false foxglove

10 May 2012

  • 16:00, 10 May 2012 (UTC)

Polish soldiers 1588–1632

  • 08:00, 10 May 2012 (UTC)

Mont Aiguille and Grand Veymont from the south

  • 00:00, 10 May 2012 (UTC)

United States Navy Rear Admiral John W. Wilcox, Jr. (1882–1942), photographed as a captain

9 May 2012

  • 16:00, 9 May 2012 (UTC)

Jadwiga Apostoł at Auschwitz, 1942

  • 08:00, 9 May 2012 (UTC)

San Lorenzo Monument 1

  • 00:00, 9 May 2012 (UTC)

Phyllotaxis spirals of Aloe polyphylla, a strong natural pattern

8 May 2012

  • 16:00, 8 May 2012 (UTC)

Lewis performing "Homeless" in concert

  • 08:00, 8 May 2012 (UTC)

Zig-zag wattle

  • 00:00, 8 May 2012 (UTC)

Dieter Thomas Heck

7 May 2012

  • 16:00, 7 May 2012 (UTC)

Bristol F.2b

  • 08:00, 7 May 2012 (UTC)

Nikolaus Simrock

  • 00:00, 7 May 2012 (UTC)

Wonderland Theatre at Canada's Wonderland is themed as a castle.

6 May 2012

  • 16:00, 6 May 2012 (UTC)

East German stamp, commemorating the 1976 Conference of Communist and Workers Parties of Europe

  • 08:00, 6 May 2012 (UTC)

Pipa player, Yulin Cave 25

  • 00:00, 6 May 2012 (UTC)

Wiesbaden City Palace

5 May 2012

  • 16:00, 5 May 2012 (UTC)

Lady Gaga

  • 08:00, 5 May 2012 (UTC)

Mount Oxley

  • 00:00, 5 May 2012 (UTC)

Aimee Murch

4 May 2012

  • 16:00, 4 May 2012 (UTC)

H-13/FFH-13 during the winter

  • 08:00, 4 May 2012 (UTC)

Slender grouper (Anyperodon leucogrammicus)

  • 00:00, 4 May 2012 (UTC)

Gligor Sokolović while fighting for the Chetniks in Macedonia (between 1904 and 1908)

3 May 2012

  • 16:00, 3 May 2012 (UTC)

Saint George Palace, Rennes

  • 08:00, 3 May 2012 (UTC)

Hannah Kempfer (circa 1922)

  • 00:00, 3 May 2012 (UTC)

German Stationhouse in Nowy Targ, 1940

2 May 2012

  • 16:00, 2 May 2012 (UTC)

Fedor Kelling in 1895

  • 08:00, 2 May 2012 (UTC)

Audience waiting for the performance of Simon & Garfunkel

  • 00:00, 2 May 2012 (UTC)

Limaria fragilis

1 May 2012

  • 16:00, 1 May 2012 (UTC)

The Pearl and the Wave

  • 08:00, 1 May 2012 (UTC)

Bancroft fielding for the Giants

  • 00:00, 1 May 2012 (UTC)

The mosque viewed from northeast in a drawing of 1877, from A.G. Paspates' Byzantine topographical studies

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