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31 October 2014

  • 12:00, 31 October 2014 (UTC)

Aerial view of Alrov Mamilla Avenue (foreground) and Old City Walls (background)

  • 00:00, 31 October 2014 (UTC)

A Mercedes-Benz CLR pictured in 2009

30 October 2014

  • 12:00, 30 October 2014 (UTC)

Gold bird pin discovered in the Dumfriesshire Hoard

  • 00:00, 30 October 2014 (UTC)

The Golden Hall in Stockholm City Hall

29 October 2014

  • 12:00, 29 October 2014 (UTC)

Nordmann as a Luftwaffe officer

  • 00:00, 29 October 2014 (UTC)

The Skating Minister

28 October 2014

  • 12:00, 28 October 2014 (UTC)

Bridge from Pennsylvania side in 2013

  • 00:00, 28 October 2014 (UTC)

An individual Megaponera analis ant

27 October 2014

  • 12:00, 27 October 2014 (UTC)

Spot-tailed golden bass

  • 00:00, 27 October 2014 (UTC)

John Alvin Anderson in 1900

26 October 2014

  • 12:00, 26 October 2014 (UTC)

The Fog Warning

  • 00:00, 26 October 2014 (UTC)

Members of the Boston Society for Medical Improvement

25 October 2014

  • 12:00, 25 October 2014 (UTC)

HSwMS Visby in 2013

  • 00:00, 25 October 2014 (UTC)

Maup Caransa in 1977

24 October 2014

  • 12:11, 24 October 2014 (UTC)

A view of Butterfly Valley

  • 00:26, 24 October 2014 (UTC)

Kızıl Kilise

23 October 2014

  • 12:41, 23 October 2014 (UTC)

AI Mk. VIIIA in the nose of a Bristol Beaufighter

22 October 2014

  • 13:11, 22 October 2014 (UTC)

Italian pool frog

  • 01:26, 22 October 2014 (UTC)

Kate Alice Candelin aka Vaughan

21 October 2014

  • 13:41, 21 October 2014 (UTC)

Stewart Gray

  • 01:56, 21 October 2014 (UTC)

The modern Broadbottom Viaduct

20 October 2014

  • 14:11, 20 October 2014 (UTC)

Washington revenue stamp, 4c

  • 02:26, 20 October 2014 (UTC)

Flag of Saint Lucia

19 October 2014

  • 14:41, 19 October 2014 (UTC)

Mostafa Salameh raising seven fingers on completion of the last of the Seven Summits

  • 02:56, 19 October 2014 (UTC)

Görel Crona (2011)

18 October 2014

  • 15:11, 18 October 2014 (UTC)

Ermita Church

  • 00:00, 18 October 2014 (UTC)

Diagram of molecular microscope

17 October 2014

  • 12:00, 17 October 2014 (UTC)

A "spinning wheel of death" used to promote Internet Slowdown Day

  • 00:00, 17 October 2014 (UTC)

Queen's Building, Wolverhampton

16 October 2014

  • 12:00, 16 October 2014 (UTC)

Florence Pernel

  • 00:00, 16 October 2014 (UTC)

1915 watercolor of trolls by John Bauer

  • ... that the Swedish illustrator John Bauer is best known for his illustrations of gnomes and trolls (example pictured)?
  • ... that the fairy lorikeet forages high in the forest canopy and is assumed to feed on pollen and nectar?
  • ... that a pharmacist, a newspaper publisher, an alcoholism counsellor, and the state Transportation Secretary were among those indicted in the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority kickback scandal?
  • ... that although Cross Run is only 1.1 miles (1.8 km) long, it contains two reservoirs?
  • ... that despite a legislator's warning to refrain from mixing art with politics, Hong Kong's upcoming M+ museum of visual culture has acquired 26 works by artist-activist Ai Weiwei?
  • ... that anonymous music producer Sophie chose his name because he thought "it tastes good and it's like moisturizer"?

15 October 2014

  • 12:00, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

Class 33/2 locomotive

  • 00:00, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

14 October 2014

  • 12:00, 14 October 2014 (UTC)

Cultivar 'Molonglo'

  • 00:00, 14 October 2014 (UTC)

Greek rock lizard

13 October 2014

  • 12:00, 13 October 2014 (UTC)

St. Anthony Shrine

  • 00:00, 13 October 2014 (UTC)

Three Sisters

12 October 2014

  • 12:00, 12 October 2014 (UTC)

Cape starling

  • 00:00, 12 October 2014 (UTC)

Martin Lücker

11 October 2014

  • 12:00, 11 October 2014 (UTC)

Diponegoro, by Pieneman

  • 00:00, 11 October 2014 (UTC)

African giant toad

10 October 2014

  • 12:00, 10 October 2014 (UTC)

Tiare Apetahi (Apetahia raiateensis), Mount Temehani, Raiatea, French Polynesia

  • 00:00, 10 October 2014 (UTC)

Chris Davis

9 October 2014

  • 12:00, 9 October 2014 (UTC)

Sicilian wall lizard

  • 00:00, 9 October 2014 (UTC)

Gotthardpost (1873) by Rudolf Koller

8 October 2014

  • 12:00, 8 October 2014 (UTC)

Margaret McLean

  • 00:00, 8 October 2014 (UTC)

American paddlefish, Polyodon spathula

7 October 2014

  • 12:00, 7 October 2014 (UTC)
  • 00:00, 7 October 2014 (UTC)

Acacia cultriformis in flower

6 October 2014

  • 12:00, 6 October 2014 (UTC)

Raymond A. Thomas' official portrait in January 2014

  • 00:00, 6 October 2014 (UTC)

Sarah Goodridge

5 October 2014

  • 12:00, 5 October 2014 (UTC)

Southport Town Hall

  • 00:00, 5 October 2014 (UTC)

Warsaw Ghetto

4 October 2014

  • 12:00, 4 October 2014 (UTC)

Acquacotta soup

  • 00:00, 4 October 2014 (UTC)

Front view of a 1968 Marcos 1600

3 October 2014

  • 12:00, 3 October 2014 (UTC)

Len Ford from 1948 Michiganensian

  • 00:00, 3 October 2014 (UTC)

Man Writing a LetterWoman Reading a Letter

2 October 2014

  • 12:00, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

Japanese common toad

  • ... that the Japanese common toad (pictured) eats certain ants and beetles that are unpalatable to other predators?
  • ... that Viktor Pietschmann's photographs of deportees during the Armenian Genocide of 1915 were unearthed in 2007?
  • ... that the current director of the University of Oklahoma's Carl Albert Center is also the Mayor of Norman?
  • ... that September Morn survived the October Revolution, caused widespread controversy in the United States, and was featured on bottle openers, calendars, and candy boxes, but is now in a warehouse?
  • ... that the luxury steam yacht Rover was bought unseen by American business tycoon Howard Hughes in 1933?
  • ... that the 19th-century feminist Henrietta Müller persuaded employers to hire women by "cannily pointing out that this would save money since women were paid less than men"?
  • ... that some retailers did not believe banknotes in the Scenes of Canada series were real money when the series was first circulated?
  • 00:00, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

Aqueduc de Roquefavour

1 October 2014

  • 12:00, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

Sesquicentennial half dollar

  • 00:00, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

Overall view of a Strati

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