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30 April 2015

  • 12:06, 30 April 2015 (UTC)

A Davis Divan at the National Auto And Truck Museum in Auburn, Indiana in 2011

Male pedipalp with copulatory bulb of Unicorn catleyi

29 April 2015

  • 12:00, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

Durgiana Temple in Amritsar

  • 00:00, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

Henry Grier Bryant

28 April 2015

  • 16:00, 28 April 2015 (UTC)

Calopteryx splendens "in-cop"

  • 08:00, 28 April 2015 (UTC)

Barracks, Benteng Pendem

  • 00:00, 28 April 2015 (UTC)

Sun Duoci

27 April 2015

  • 16:00, 27 April 2015 (UTC)

A woman rides an older man

  • 08:00, 27 April 2015 (UTC)

3D view depicting the border between lowland plains on the right and Ovda Regio on the left. Different colours indicate how strongly the radar used to make this image is reflected.

  • 00:00, 27 April 2015 (UTC)

Xiao Wangdong

26 April 2015

  • 16:00, 26 April 2015 (UTC)

The Grosvenor Picture Palace in 2015

  • ... that the Grosvenor Picture Palace (pictured), built in 1913–15 in Manchester, was once the largest cinema in the United Kingdom outside of London, and is now a student pub called The Footage?
  • ... that in 2002, the Theta Land Corporation leased land along Panther Creek to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission for $1 per year?
  • ... that Rik Vercoe gunned down the world record at the 2014 London Marathon for the "fastest runner dressed as a cowboy" but was pipped to the post by the "fastest jockey"?
  • ... that the first part of Glee's two-part series finale, "2009", was initially announced as airing three weeks prior to the finale date?
  • ... that the investigative journalist David Marchant was responsible for exposing the Ponzi scheme at First International Bank of Grenada?
  • ... that the Espy Bog is the only site in Columbia County, Pennsylvania where organic soils have been observed?
  • ... that Bob Drury earned $20 for his first published news story?
  • 08:00, 26 April 2015 (UTC)

The Panama-Pacific octagonal $50 piece

  • 00:00, 26 April 2015 (UTC)

Huastec sculpture

25 April 2015

  • 16:00, 25 April 2015 (UTC)

Davis Hollow looking upstream

  • 07:45, 25 April 2015 (UTC)

Jiang Biwei by a table

24 April 2015

  • 23:30, 24 April 2015 (UTC)

Istanbul Armenian Genocide memorial

  • 15:15, 24 April 2015 (UTC)

The monastery in the early 20th century

  • 07:00, 24 April 2015 (UTC)

Doge

23 April 2015

  • 22:45, 23 April 2015 (UTC)

Gerechtigkeitsspirale

  • ... that a church's 1510 spiral of justice (pictured) declares: "Justice suffered in great need. Truth is slain dead. Faith has lost the battle"?
  • ... that Rosina Heikel was the first woman from the Nordic countries to become a physician?
  • ... that people in China and Japan called Europe the Far West?
  • ... that his son's refusal to pay a hut tax led to the siege of Baphuthi chief Morosi on a mountaintop, culminating in his death and decapitation?
  • ... that the in-production Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur is the first of a planned six-film series?
  • ... that Australian rules footballer Ken Seymour unofficially equalled the Australian record for the 110-yard breaststroke during a trial swim?
  • ... that in many Greek restaurants in Greece, it is not considered impolite for guests to enter the kitchen to see what is cooking before ordering?
  • 14:30, 23 April 2015 (UTC)

Qian Xiuling

  • 06:15, 23 April 2015 (UTC)

Hibbertia dentata

22 April 2015

  • 22:00, 22 April 2015 (UTC)

FFB6C1

  • 13:45, 22 April 2015 (UTC)

Red Boy

  • 05:30, 22 April 2015 (UTC)

View of the southern hemisphere of Venus with the Lada Terra region outlined as the black dashed lines

21 April 2015

  • 21:15, 21 April 2015 (UTC)

The Piazza del Campo, where the 2015 Strade Bianche finished

  • 13:00, 21 April 2015 (UTC)

William F. Mullen III

  • 04:45, 21 April 2015 (UTC)

Nalle-Sisu, Classic Motor Show in Lahti, Finland

20 April 2015

  • 20:30, 20 April 2015 (UTC)

A 1933 Kadette radio receiver, produced by the International Radio Corporation

  • 12:15, 20 April 2015 (UTC)

The marquee of the Ann Arbor Bus Depot in 2014

19 April 2015

  • 23:20, 19 April 2015 (UTC)

Official image of Sammy Younge Jr. as an enlisted member of the United States Navy

  • 15:05, 19 April 2015 (UTC)

Ramaria gracilis

  • 06:50, 19 April 2015 (UTC)

USS Marcellus on 2 May 1907

18 April 2015

  • 22:35, 18 April 2015 (UTC)

Portrait sculpture of Marcia Haydée by Eva Zippel

  • 13:00, 18 April 2015 (UTC)

Dawn Nebula quilt by Michael James

  • 04:45, 18 April 2015 (UTC)

Electron micrograph of Bourbon virus

17 April 2015

  • 20:30, 17 April 2015 (UTC)

A marble fragment depicting two women holding their hands upraised with what appear to be flowers and other objects

  • 08:00, 17 April 2015 (UTC)

Carolina wren

  • ... that the Carolina wren (pictured) had its songs transcribed as names and phrases such as "sweet heart, sweet heart", "come to me, come to me", "sweet William", and "Richelieu, Richelieu"?
  • ... that Wei Heng, party chief of China's Shanxi province, committed suicide after being imprisoned and tortured by the Red Guards?
  • ... that the concept for the Chicken Salad Chick restaurant chain originated from one of its founders selling her chicken salad door-to-door?
  • ... that Jeannette Zarou performed the title role in the stage premiere of Healey Willan's opera Deirdre?
  • ... that five galaxy clusters within the Corona Borealis Supercluster are in the process of collapsing and merging to form a single massive cluster?
  • ... that basketball coach Jason Rabedeaux died the day after winning a game with the Saigon Heat?
  • ... that Tokyo File 212 was Hollywood's first feature film to be shot entirely in Japan?
  • 00:00, 17 April 2015 (UTC)

A three-story brick building with a cupola on top on a sunny summer day

16 April 2015

  • 16:15, 16 April 2015 (UTC)

Logan returning an interception against Tulane, 1972

Naem khluk ("mixed naem") is a dish prepared with naem.

Graffiti from La Blanca, Petén

15 April 2015

  • 16:25, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

King Gustav III of Sweden and his Brothers by Alexander Roslin

  • 08:40, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

Isaac Hamilton in blue jersey with basketball

  • 00:00, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

Flaming June

14 April 2015

  • 16:15, 14 April 2015 (UTC)

The Crescent, facing south

  • 08:30, 14 April 2015 (UTC)

Statue of Alexander Hamilton by Carl Conrads

  • 00:45, 14 April 2015 (UTC)

Hauptmann Fritz Fliegel

13 April 2015

  • 17:00, 13 April 2015 (UTC)

Tritoniopsis elegans

  • 09:15, 13 April 2015 (UTC)
  • 01:30, 13 April 2015 (UTC)

Saluting Battery viewed from the Upper Barrakka Gardens

12 April 2015

  • 16:00, 12 April 2015 (UTC)

Maria Leer, 1863

  • 08:00, 12 April 2015 (UTC)

Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, Goa

  • 00:00, 12 April 2015 (UTC)

A view of Strandzha Nature Park

11 April 2015

  • 12:00, 11 April 2015 (UTC)

Fran Jesenko

  • 00:00, 11 April 2015 (UTC)

Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium

10 April 2015

  • 12:00, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

Monkey at Saka Tunggal Mosque

  • 00:00, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

Graziella, by Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1878)

9 April 2015

  • 12:00, 9 April 2015 (UTC)

Carvings of deities on the pillars of the mantapam in the Vontimitta Kodandarama Swamy Temple

  • 00:00, 9 April 2015 (UTC)

Shaiva sage

8 April 2015

  • 12:00, 8 April 2015 (UTC)

Smooth toadfish

  • 00:00, 8 April 2015 (UTC)

The T19 HMC at Newport News in 1942

7 April 2015

  • 12:00, 7 April 2015 (UTC)

Founders Brewing Company's Curmudgeon Old Ale

  • 00:00, 7 April 2015 (UTC)

The Herschel view of the Serpens-Aquila Rift

6 April 2015

  • 12:00, 6 April 2015 (UTC)

Church of Saint Anthony of Padua in 2006

  • 00:00, 6 April 2015 (UTC)

Melaleuca trichophylla, Maranoa Gardens

5 April 2015

  • 12:00, 5 April 2015 (UTC)

Church of St John the Baptist, Kerch, Ukraine

  • 00:00, 5 April 2015 (UTC)

Charles F. Warwick

4 April 2015

  • 12:00, 4 April 2015 (UTC)

Sample animation from the game

  • 00:00, 4 April 2015 (UTC)

The hymn in a 1645 print

3 April 2015

  • 12:00, 3 April 2015 (UTC)

A portrait illustration of the Anuradhapura cross

  • 00:00, 3 April 2015 (UTC)

Gethsemane

2 April 2015

  • 12:00, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

Jan of Jenštejn

  • 00:00, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

Cake in the pan

1 April 2015

  • 16:00, 1 April 2015 (UTC)

From the Knees of my Nose to the Belly of my Toes (2013)

  • 08:00, 1 April 2015 (UTC)

I lost the game!

  • 00:00, 1 April 2015 (UTC)

Dr Vivian Pinn in 2010

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