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31 January 2016

  • 12:00, 31 January 2016 (UTC)
Grizzled giant squirrel
Grizzled giant squirrel
  • 00:00, 31 January 2016 (UTC)
Artist's impression of a khedda operation
Artist's impression of a khedda operation

30 January 2016

  • 12:00, 30 January 2016 (UTC)
Agnieszka Popielewicz
Agnieszka Popielewicz
  • ... that Agnieszka Popielewicz (pictured) hosts the behind-the-scenes episodes of the Polish version of Dancing with the Stars?
  • ... that the extinct mining bee Andrena antoinei has coloration of black, brown, and yellow?
  • ... that schoolboy Pranav Dhanawade broke a 116-year-old cricket world record by scoring 1,009 runs not out?
  • ... that Tapastic was created as a "YouTube for comics"?
  • ... that the Indonesian composer Koesbini changed the final lines of his song "Bagimu Negeri" at the request of Sukarno?
  • ... that pre-orders of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus exceeded four million within its first 24 hours of availability?
  • ... that Typhoon Fran in 1976 produced a then record 1,140 mm (44.8 in) of rain in 24 hours, in Hiso, Japan?
  • ... that before becoming a successful pulp magazine illustrator, Modest Stein was an aspiring assassin until he dumped his dynamite in a Pittsburgh outhouse?
  • 00:00, 30 January 2016 (UTC)
St Botolph's Church
St Botolph's Church

29 January 2016

  • 12:00, 29 January 2016 (UTC)
Tumbling puffballs
Tumbling puffballs
  • 00:00, 29 January 2016 (UTC)
1869 Holly fire hydrant
1869 Holly fire hydrant

28 January 2016

  • 12:00, 28 January 2016 (UTC)
No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School pupil in a DH.60 Moth, c. 1940
No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School pupil in a DH.60 Moth, c. 1940
  • 00:00, 28 January 2016 (UTC)
Jacob deGrom in 2015
Jacob deGrom

27 January 2016

  • 12:00, 27 January 2016 (UTC)
Fleet Street c. 1890
Fleet Street c. 1890
  • 00:00, 27 January 2016 (UTC)
Female ghostly seadevil with two attached males
Female ghostly seadevil with two attached males

26 January 2016

  • 12:00, 26 January 2016 (UTC)
Isopogon anemonifolius
Isopogon anemonifolius
  • 00:00, 26 January 2016 (UTC)
Domaine de Marie
Domaine de Marie

25 January 2016

  • 12:00, 25 January 2016 (UTC)
Passenger pigeon shooting in 1875
Passenger pigeon shooting in 1875
  • 00:00, 25 January 2016 (UTC)
Clara Henry
Clara Henry

24 January 2016

  • 12:00, 24 January 2016 (UTC)
Varanasi, the holy city
Varanasi, the holy city
  • 00:00, 24 January 2016 (UTC)
White plate, partly painted
White plate, partly painted

23 January 2016

  • 12:00, 23 January 2016 (UTC)
Black-bellied tern
Black-bellied tern
  • 00:00, 23 January 2016 (UTC)
Elephant & Castle tube station
Elephant & Castle tube station

22 January 2016

  • 12:00, 22 January 2016 (UTC)
Drawing of Nicolette Bruining
Drawing of Nicolette Bruining
  • 00:02, 22 January 2016 (UTC)
Sharyn Canyon
Sharyn Canyon

21 January 2016

  • 12:00, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
Jarrad Seng
Jarrad Seng
  • 00:00, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
Isopogon latifolius
Isopogon latifolius

20 January 2016

  • 12:00, 20 January 2016 (UTC)
The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton
The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton
  • 00:00, 20 January 2016 (UTC)
Lancaster Memorial in East Sheen Cemetery
Lancaster Memorial in East Sheen Cemetery

19 January 2016

  • 12:00, 19 January 2016 (UTC)
Space-filling model of the benzylamine molecule
Space-filling model of the benzylamine molecule
  • 00:00, 19 January 2016 (UTC)
Macun in Turkey
Macun in Turkey

18 January 2016

  • 12:00, 18 January 2016 (UTC)
N&W LC-1 No. 2501 on the Elkhorn Grade in 1915
N&W LC-1 No. 2501 on the Elkhorn Grade in 1915
  • 00:00, 18 January 2016 (UTC)
Isopogon ceratophyllus
Isopogon ceratophyllus

17 January 2016

  • 12:00, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
Baltit Fort
Baltit Fort
  • 00:00, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
Brigitte Boehme
Brigitte Boehme

16 January 2016

  • 12:00, 16 January 2016 (UTC)
Church of St George the Exiler
Church of St George the Exiler
  • 00:00, 16 January 2016 (UTC)
Hors d'oeuvre
Hors d'oeuvre

15 January 2016

  • 12:00, 15 January 2016 (UTC)
Swimming porpoises
Swimming porpoises
  • 00:00, 15 January 2016 (UTC)
Jo-Anne McArthur
Jo-Anne McArthur

14 January 2016

  • 12:00, 14 January 2016 (UTC)
Arii Matamoe
Arii Matamoe

13 January 2016

  • 22:17, 13 January 2016 (UTC)
The Gerrards Cross Memorial Building
The Gerrards Cross Memorial Building
  • 02:17, 13 January 2016 (UTC)
Northern three-toed jerboa
Northern three-toed jerboa

12 January 2016

  • 12:00, 12 January 2016 (UTC)
Cedar of Lebanon
Cedar of Lebanon
  • 00:00, 12 January 2016 (UTC)
A rock relief at Taq Bostan
A rock relief at Taq Bostan

11 January 2016

  • 12:00, 11 January 2016 (UTC)
Davina Delor
Davina Delor
  • 00:00, 11 January 2016 (UTC)
A Meat Stall with the Holy Family Giving Alms
A Meat Stall with the Holy Family Giving Alms

10 January 2016

  • 12:00, 10 January 2016 (UTC)
Al-Masjid an-Nabawi
Al-Masjid an-Nabawi
  • 00:00, 10 January 2016 (UTC)
The Tour Ronde
The Tour Ronde

9 January 2016

  • 12:00, 9 January 2016 (UTC)
The Human Comedy
The Human Comedy
  • 00:00, 9 January 2016 (UTC)
Army & Navy Union badge
Army & Navy Union badge

8 January 2016

  • 12:00, 8 January 2016 (UTC)
Firehouse, Hook & Ladder Company 8
Firehouse, Hook & Ladder Company 8
  • 00:00, 8 January 2016 (UTC)
  • ... that Khandro Rinpoche (pictured) of the Mindrolling lineage is considered the present reincarnation of Urgyen Tsomo?
  • ... that the HTC One (E8) has been described as an HTC One (M8) with a plastic shell?
  • ... that Ju Zheng was persuaded to oppose Chiang Kai-shek's candidacy for president of China in 1948 and received 10 percent of the vote in the National Assembly, with Chiang elected overwhelmingly?
  • ... that the music of Red Dead Redemption was inspired by Ennio Morricone's work on the Dollars Trilogy?
  • ... that after leading a nationwide strike during his presidency of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria, Isaac Folorunso Adewole was declared a wanted man and had to go into exile?
  • ... that the two-story station building at Readville was destroyed in a suspicious fire in 1983?
  • ... that on 24 October 1941, Günther Lützow became the second fighter pilot to claim 100 aerial victories in World War II?
  • ... that stale beer tends to smell like cat urine and then cardboard?

7 January 2016

  • 12:00, 7 January 2016 (UTC)
A layer cake prepared with avocado
A layer cake prepared with avocado
  • 00:00, 7 January 2016 (UTC)
Al-Maghtas baptism site
Al-Maghtas baptism site

6 January 2016

  • 12:00, 6 January 2016 (UTC)
The Adoration of the Three Kings
The Adoration of the Three Kings
  • 00:00, 6 January 2016 (UTC)
Demarest Building, circa 1891
Demarest Building, circa 1891

5 January 2016

  • 12:00, 5 January 2016 (UTC)
Christian Ramsay, Lady Dalhousie
Christian Ramsay, Lady Dalhousie
  • 00:00, 5 January 2016 (UTC)
Lucy Goode Brooks
Lucy Goode Brooks

4 January 2016

  • 12:00, 4 January 2016 (UTC)
Magdala stone
Magdala stone
  • 00:00, 4 January 2016 (UTC)
Qian Zhuangfei
Qian Zhuangfei

3 January 2016

  • 12:00, 3 January 2016 (UTC)
Minaret next to the Malé Friday Mosque
Minaret next to the Malé Friday Mosque
  • 00:00, 3 January 2016 (UTC)
Madagascar hissing roaches
Madagascar hissing roaches

2 January 2016

  • 12:00, 2 January 2016 (UTC)
Yedigöller National Park
Yedigöller National Park
  • 00:00, 2 January 2016 (UTC)
Bara Gumbad
Bara Gumbad

1 January 2016

  • 12:00, 1 January 2016 (UTC)
Meherzia Labidi Maïza
Meherzia Labidi Maïza
  • 00:00, 1 January 2016 (UTC)
Raspberry-vanilla beer jam
Raspberry-vanilla beer jam
  • ... that beer jam (pictured) may be sweet or savory, and some have a syrupy consistency?
  • ... that 210 journalists and intellectuals called for Governor Li Hongzhong to step down after he grabbed the recorder from a reporter who sought to interview him?
  • ... that Natalia Lafourcade sought inspiration for her album Hasta la Raíz in Agustín Lara's repertoire and her native country, Mexico?
  • ... that the Venezuelan footballer Edder Farías scored against Honduras in February 2015, his country's first victory since September 2013?
  • ... that in the Sharabha Upanishad, Shiva, incarnating as Sharabha in a fierce anthropomorphic form of an eagle, lion, and man, slays Narasimha, an incarnation of Vishnu?
  • ... that serial killer Hilda Nilsson committed suicide by hanging the same day the courts commuted her death sentence to life imprisonment?
  • ... that The New York Times called the 2013 film Stray Dogs a "glum, humorless exercise in Asian miserablism"?
  • ... that drummer, singer, and songwriter Emily Estefan was born in 1994 after her mother, Gloria Estefan, had been told she would never give birth following a 1990 tour-bus crash?
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