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28 February 2015

  • 12:05, 28 February 2015 (UTC)

General Sir William Gabriel Davy

  • 00:20, 28 February 2015 (UTC)

Telmatobius ventriflavum

27 February 2015

  • 12:22, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

The Westinghouse Atom Smasher in 2010

The Square, Wiveliscombe

26 February 2015

  • 12:00, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

Tower House in the Withdean area of Brighton

  • 00:00, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

25 February 2015

  • 12:00, 25 February 2015 (UTC)

Zephyrette Nellie O'Grady interacting with a passenger in 1956

  • 00:00, 25 February 2015 (UTC)

Aulis Sallinen

24 February 2015

  • 12:00, 24 February 2015 (UTC)

Y. geinitzi worker

  • 00:00, 24 February 2015 (UTC)

The Dumas Brothel in September 2000

23 February 2015

  • 12:00, 23 February 2015 (UTC)

The Captive Slave (1827)

  • 00:00, 23 February 2015 (UTC)

Castelldefels Castle

22 February 2015

  • 12:00, 22 February 2015 (UTC)

Male mountain trogon

  • 00:00, 22 February 2015 (UTC)

Frédéric de Civry

  • ... that French track cyclist Frédéric de Civry (pictured) was considered an amateur in France, but a professional in England?
  • ... that for the Orphan Black episode "Instinct", the show's own writing offices were used as a filming location?
  • ... that Le Salon de Madame Aron by Édouard Vuillard was stolen from Alfred Lindon by the Nazis in 1940 and not returned to his family until 2006?
  • ... that 40% of Gardens Alive's revenue comes from non-gardening merchandise?
  • ... that a surveillance video of Elisa Lam acting strangely in an elevator drew three million views in its first ten days on Youku, though many viewers said it disturbed them?
  • ... that the Aruneya Upanishad says that an itinerant monk should practise chastity, nonviolence, truthfulness, and indifference to material possessions?
  • ... that Karl Jenkins derived Palladio, a concerto grosso for string orchestra named after Palladio, from his TV commercial for De Beers diamonds?
  • ... that Emin Xhinovci was given the nickname "Hitler" because of his uncanny resemblance to Adolf Hitler?

21 February 2015

  • 12:00, 21 February 2015 (UTC)

Painter Run in its lower reaches

  • 00:00, 21 February 2015 (UTC)

Detail from The Sirens and Ulysses

  • ... that according to the Brahma Upanishad, a living being controls all its senses similarly to a spider, which weaves its web with a single thread?

20 February 2015

  • 12:15, 20 February 2015 (UTC)

Chitrakoot Falls

  • 00:30, 20 February 2015 (UTC)

Umberto Boccioni, Dynamism of a Cyclist, 1913

19 February 2015

  • 12:45, 19 February 2015 (UTC)

Castaing machine

  • 01:00, 19 February 2015 (UTC)

Mogurnda adspersa

18 February 2015

  • 13:15, 18 February 2015 (UTC)

Bonne of Bourbon

  • 01:30, 17 February 2015 (UTC)

Alfred Sisley, The Port of Moret-sur-Loing, 1884

17 February 2015

  • 12:00, 17 February 2015 (UTC)

Plaka Bridge in 2011

  • 00:04, 17 February 2015 (UTC)

Agostino Ramelli's bookwheel

16 February 2015

  • 12:19, 16 February 2015 (UTC)

Huda Zoghbi

  • 00:34, 16 February 2015 (UTC)

Le Conte's thrasher

15 February 2015

  • 12:50, 15 February 2015 (UTC)

Hayagriva

  • 01:05, 15 February 2015 (UTC)

Reverse, Cincinnati Musical Center half dollar

14 February 2015

  • 13:20, 14 February 2015 (UTC)

Dublin Castle pub, Parkway, Camden Town, London in 2008

  • 00:00, 14 February 2015 (UTC)

13 February 2015

  • 12:00, 13 February 2015 (UTC)

A diagram of the M15 Halftrack

  • 00:00, 13 February 2015 (UTC)

Cover of June 1921 issue

12 February 2015

  • 12:10, 12 February 2015 (UTC)

Snail caviar atop a dish

  • 00:25, 12 February 2015 (UTC)

Japanese issued Oceania half-shilling (1942)

11 February 2015

  • 12:40, 11 February 2015 (UTC)

Beth Aharon Synagogue

  • 00:55, 11 February 2015 (UTC)

Green hellebore

10 February 2015

  • 13:10, 10 February 2015 (UTC)

Portrait of an African Man

  • 01:25, 10 February 2015 (UTC)

Synallaxis stictothorax

9 February 2015

  • 13:40, 9 February 2015 (UTC)

Britons: Lord Kitchener Wants You. Join Your Country's Army! God save the King

  • 01:55, 9 February 2015 (UTC)

The Abbot's Fish House, Meare

8 February 2015

  • 14:10, 8 February 2015 (UTC)

Hans Rosenfeldt

  • 02:25, 8 February 2015 (UTC)

Booker T. Washington

7 February 2015

  • 14:40, 7 February 2015 (UTC)

Flag of West Virginia

  • 00:00, 7 February 2015 (UTC)

Parker Training Academy Dutch Barn from the southwest, 2013

6 February 2015

  • 12:00, 6 February 2015 (UTC)

Vetch aphids, East Lothian

  • 00:00, 6 February 2015 (UTC)

Cover of box, partially damaged

5 February 2015

  • 12:00, 5 February 2015 (UTC)

Francisco D'Andrade as Don Giovanni by Julius Cornelius Schaarwächter.jpg

  • 00:00, 5 February 2015 (UTC)

The Market Cross in Cheddar

4 February 2015

  • 12:00, 4 February 2015 (UTC)

Charb

  • 00:00, 4 February 2015 (UTC)

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Parisian Women in Algerian Costume, 1872

3 February 2015

  • 12:00, 3 February 2015 (UTC)

LioneldeJerseyHarvard InUniformStanding cropped.png

  • 00:00, 3 February 2015 (UTC)

Monacanthus ciliatus

2 February 2015

  • 12:00, 2 February 2015 (UTC)

Exterior of the Lazi convent

  • 00:00, 2 February 2015 (UTC)

Portrait miniature of Frances Jocelyn, Viscountess Jocelyn

1 February 2015

  • 12:00, 1 February 2015 (UTC)

Shortia galacifolia in bloom

  • 00:00, 1 February 2015 (UTC)

Tannenberg Organ Winston-Salem

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