Wikipedia:Recent additions/2014/December

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31 December 2014

  • 12:00, 31 December 2014 (UTC)

Hafiz Mehmet

  • 00:00, 31 December 2014 (UTC)

Harvard University's Smith Campus Center (formerly Holyoke Center)

30 December 2014

  • 12:00, 30 December 2014 (UTC)

White-whiskered puffbird

  • 00:00, 30 December 2014 (UTC)

The Agincourt Carol from the Trinity Carol Roll

29 December 2014

  • 12:00, 29 December 2014 (UTC)

Portrait of Zamora in an American newspaper

  • 00:00, 29 December 2014 (UTC)

Camas pocket gopher

28 December 2014

  • 12:00, 28 December 2014 (UTC)

Margot, libretto cover

  • 00:00, 28 December 2014 (UTC)

Varangian runestone

27 December 2014

  • 12:00, 27 December 2014 (UTC)

Peter Capaldi

  • 00:00, 27 December 2014 (UTC)

Bristol County Jail

26 December 2014

  • 12:00, 26 December 2014 (UTC)

1 cent, Japanese-issued gulden

  • 00:00, 26 December 2014 (UTC)

Adoration of the Shepherds

25 December 2014

  • 12:00, 25 December 2014 (UTC)

Detail of the painting

  • 00:00, 25 December 2014 (UTC)

Sandro Botticelli's The Madonna of the Book

24 December 2014

  • 12:00, 24 December 2014 (UTC)

Indian reenactment in Leipzig 1970

  • 00:00, 24 December 2014 (UTC)

Portrait of Dr. Gachet, Vincent van Gogh, 1890. First version.

23 December 2014

  • 12:00, 23 December 2014 (UTC)

Michelle Rodriguez

  • ... that the 2000 film Girlfight marked the debut of Michelle Rodriguez (pictured), who had never had a speaking role before but was called "extraordinarily gifted"?
  • ... that Sunil Kumar Verma was co-inventor of Universal primer technology, which allows identification of any unknown biological sample and its assignment to a known species source?
  • ... that HMS Alceste was wrecked, then later burned, by Malayan pirates?
  • ... that Maryat Lee's company Eco Theater developed plays from oral histories, using unpaid actors in productions often followed by discussions?
  • ... that in the grounds of Poulton Hall, Merseyside, is a former brewhouse with a turret containing a 32-bell carillon?
  • ... that Steely Dan's "FM" has four key changes in its first eight lines?
  • ... that male bryozoans Electra pilosa liberate sperm into the sea and females may actively collect this?
  • 00:00, 23 December 2014 (UTC)

A scientific illustration of the red-crested tree rat

22 December 2014

  • 12:00, 22 December 2014 (UTC)

Røhn in 1907

  • 00:00, 22 December 2014 (UTC)

St Nicholas' Church, Wallasey

21 December 2014

  • 12:00, 21 December 2014 (UTC)

The Roses of Heliogabalus by Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1888. Juan Antonio Pérez Simón collection.

  • 00:00, 21 December 2014 (UTC)

Dolores, in peacock costume

20 December 2014

  • 12:00, 20 December 2014 (UTC)

Mears Newz

19 December 2014

  • 23:55, 19 December 2014 (UTC)

Harriet F. Rees House (2010)

  • 11:40, 19 December 2014 (UTC)

The Laves graph

18 December 2014

  • 23:25, 18 December 2014 (UTC)

"The Author in Fancy Dress as a Side of Bacon"

  • 11:10, 18 December 2014 (UTC)

Opernhaus am Taschenberg in 1678

17 December 2014

  • 09:13, 17 December 2014 (UTC)

The Blind Fiddler (1806) by David Wilkie

16 December 2014

  • 20:58, 16 December 2014 (UTC)

Howard Llewellyn Swisher

  • 08:43, 16 December 2014 (UTC)

The Briarcliff Manor Public Library

15 December 2014

  • 20:28, 15 December 2014 (UTC)

East window of Liverpool Cathedral

  • 08:13, 15 December 2014 (UTC)

Olympic Park Observation Tower from west, April 2014

14 December 2014

  • 19:58, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

Country music singer Hank Williams

  • 07:43, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

The Rocket

13 December 2014

  • 19:28, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

Boston Avenue Methodist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma

  • 07:13, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

Jill Stuart

12 December 2014

  • 18:58, 12 December 2014 (UTC)

Minaret of the Great Mosque of Salé

  • 06:43, 12 December 2014 (UTC)

The Armenian Orphan rug also known as the Ghazir rug

11 December 2014

  • 18:28, 11 December 2014 (UTC)

Sheikh Muhammad

  • 06:25, 11 December 2014 (UTC)

Lake Tremblant

10 December 2014

  • 13:20, 10 December 2014 (UTC)

Cover of an 1895 print of the Kongzi Jiayu

  • 01:35, 10 December 2014 (UTC)

Henshaw with her WWI medals

9 December 2014

  • 13:50, 9 December 2014 (UTC)

Flower urchin from Tasitolu, East Timor

  • 02:05, 9 December 2014 (UTC)

Visby Cathedral

8 December 2014

  • 14:20, 8 December 2014 (UTC)

Greens Ledge Light

  • 00:35, 8 December 2014 (UTC)

Euphemia Lamb by Ambrose McEvoy, 1909

7 December 2014

  • 12:50, 7 December 2014 (UTC)

Allenville Mill Storehouse - stone building on roadside

  • 00:00, 7 December 2014 (UTC)

Detail of mask

6 December 2014

  • 12:00, 6 December 2014 (UTC)

River in Rockefeller State Park Preserve

  • 00:00, 6 December 2014 (UTC)

Woodhouse's toad

5 December 2014

  • 12:01, 5 December 2014 (UTC)

Facade of Loboc Church

4 December 2014

  • 19:56, 4 December 2014 (UTC)

Wooden carving of bagpiper, c. 1600

  • 07:41, 4 December 2014 (UTC)

Willi Tokarev

3 December 2014

  • 19:26, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

Interior of Baclayon Church

  • 06:41, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

La Sortie du pâturage

2 December 2014

  • 18:26, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

Harrison B. Tordoff as a fighter pilot

  • 06:11, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

The piers of Hasankeyf's Old Bridge stand in the Tigris river 900 years after its construction

1 December 2014

  • 12:00, 1 December 2014 (UTC)

Max Carey's 1912 baseball card

  • 00:10, 1 December 2014 (UTC)

A Sinclair C5 with a "high vis mast"

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