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31 May 2018

  • 00:25, 31 May 2018 (UTC)
Mary Greyeyes (left) in publicity photo
Mary Greyeyes (left) in publicity photo

30 May 2018

  • 00:40, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
Williamson County Courthouse
Williamson County Courthouse

29 May 2018

  • 00:55, 29 May 2018 (UTC)
Port of Ozamiz on Panguil Bay
Port of Ozamiz on Panguil Bay

28 May 2018

  • 01:10, 28 May 2018 (UTC)
Overinflating a hot-water bottle
Overinflating a hot-water bottle

27 May 2018

  • 01:25, 27 May 2018 (UTC)
Foss couchant by Edward Lear
Foss couchant by Edward Lear

26 May 2018

  • 01:40, 26 May 2018 (UTC)
Charles Stanford
Charles Stanford

25 May 2018

  • 00:35, 25 May 2018 (UTC)
Hypothetical restoration of Oxalaia
Hypothetical restoration of Oxalaia

24 May 2018

  • 00:50, 24 May 2018 (UTC)
HMS Victorious
HMS Victorious

23 May 2018

  • 01:05, 23 May 2018 (UTC)
A miniature from the Gospels of Tsar Ivan Alexander
A miniature from the Gospels of Tsar Ivan Alexander

22 May 2018

  • 00:40, 22 May 2018 (UTC)
Iveta Mukuchyan
Iveta Mukuchyan

21 May 2018

  • 00:55, 21 May 2018 (UTC)
Vikings invading Britain
Vikings invading Britain

20 May 2018

  • 01:10, 20 May 2018 (UTC)
Triangular corner flag
Triangular corner flag

19 May 2018

  • 01:25, 19 May 2018 (UTC)
Anne Beaumanoir,c. 1940
Anne Beaumanoir,
c. 1940

18 May 2018

  • 01:40, 18 May 2018 (UTC)
Ornamentation on the façade of Balluta Buildings
Ornamentation on the façade of Balluta Buildings

17 May 2018

  • 00:00, 17 May 2018 (UTC)
Wang Danfeng
Wang Danfeng

16 May 2018

  • 00:00, 16 May 2018 (UTC)
The legendary Burning Lake
The legendary Burning Lake

15 May 2018

  • 00:00, 15 May 2018 (UTC)
The Siamese palace guard depicted in 1866
The Siamese palace guard depicted in 1866

14 May 2018

  • 12:00, 14 May 2018 (UTC)
Butterfly stub filter
Butterfly stub filter
  • 00:00, 14 May 2018 (UTC)
Royal Navy Lieutenant Hugh Mackenzie
Royal Navy Lieutenant Hugh Mackenzie
  • ... that the British submariner Hugh Mackenzie (pictured) was credited with sinking over 40,000 gross register tons of enemy shipping, including Mussolini's yacht Diana?
  • ... that an unconscious bias training program has been created to help people unlearn bias while sleeping?
  • ... that Ye Jizhuang, China's first Minister of Trade, was among the first four officers to be awarded a general's rank by the Communist Party?
  • ... that an underground temple of Mithraism was discovered inside Zerzevan Castle during archaeological excavations?
  • ... that a fellow writer said that satire was the oxygen in Sushil Siddharth's life?
  • ... that a goal of Unix System Laboratories was the creation of their namesake product "for the masses"?
  • ... that the Welsh footballer Nathan Wigg retired from playing after a scan of his knee was described as looking like it could have "been in a car crash"?
  • ... that the Emilia Plater Independent Women's Battalion, formed by the Soviet Union in the Second World War, was named after a Polish woman who fought against Russia?

13 May 2018

  • 12:15, 13 May 2018 (UTC)
Splash tetra
Splash tetra
  • 00:30, 13 May 2018 (UTC)
Erica Schwartz
Erica Schwartz

12 May 2018

  • 12:46, 12 May 2018‎
Destruction of the S-1 satellite
Destruction of the S-1 satellite
Ant tending aphids
Ant tending aphids

11 May 2018

  • 12:00, 11 May 2018 (UTC)
Smith–Ninth Streets station viewed from below
Smith–Ninth Streets station viewed from below
  • 00:00, 11 May 2018 (UTC)
Yellow Star by Judith Weinshall Liberman
Yellow Star by Judith Weinshall Liberman

10 May 2018

  • 12:00, 10 May 2018 (UTC)
Frederick Gilbreath
Frederick Gilbreath
  • 00:00, 10 May 2018 (UTC)
Top of Achaemenid column from Persepolis
Top of Achaemenid column from Persepolis

9 May 2018

  • 12:00, 9 May 2018 (UTC)
Ruby Boye in her Navy uniform
Ruby Boye in her Navy uniform
  • 00:00, 9 May 2018 (UTC)
Sumner station
Sumner station

8 May 2018

  • 12:00, 8 May 2018 (UTC)
Henriette Feuerbach, painted by her stepson
Henriette Feuerbach, painted by her stepson
  • 00:00, 8 May 2018 (UTC)
Andaman masked owl
Andaman masked owl

7 May 2018

  • 12:00, 7 May 2018 (UTC)
Otsego in 1943
Otsego in 1943
  • 00:00, 7 May 2018 (UTC)
The Helgö Buddha
The Helgö Buddha

6 May 2018

  • 12:00, 6 May 2018 (UTC)
Bisexual pride flag showing the colours
Bisexual pride flag showing the colours
  • ... that bisexual lighting (colours pictured) has been criticized for contributing to the perpetuation of bisexual stereotypes?
  • ... that in the only church dedicated to Saint Wendreda, the roof is decorated with 118 oaken angels?
  • ... that U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed to revoke government funding using the rescission process, which was successfully used 461 times prior to 2000 but has never been attempted since?
  • ... that footballer Joe Mayo "never really thought about" turning professional, and was training as an accountant when offered his first professional contract?
  • ... that during its development, the predatory plant bug Deraeocoris brevis can consume up to 400 eggs and nymphs of the pear psylla?
  • ... that Pulitzer Prize-nominated film critic Ann Hornaday was once an assistant to Gloria Steinem?
  • ... that some stilts have been designed to be used within saggars?
  • ... that for £5, Amiga users who registered Llamatron would receive a poster, a newsletter, and another game from the company?
  • 00:00, 6 May 2018 (UTC)
Arlington's Great Meadows
Arlington's Great Meadows

5 May 2018

  • 12:00, 5 May 2018 (UTC)
Police officer with riot shield
Police officer with riot shield
  • 00:00, 5 May 2018 (UTC)
Cross in the Mountains (1808)
Cross in the Mountains (1808)

4 May 2018

  • 12:00, 4 May 2018 (UTC)
Ralph Abernathy
Ralph Abernathy
  • 00:00, 4 May 2018 (UTC)
Katharinenkirche in 2010
Katharinenkirche in 2010

3 May 2018

  • 12:00, 3 May 2018 (UTC)
Ursine tree-kangaroo by John Gould
Ursine tree-kangaroo by John Gould
  • 00:00, 3 May 2018 (UTC)
Serpent labret with articulated tongue
Serpent labret with articulated tongue

2 May 2018

  • 12:00, 2 May 2018 (UTC)
Historic home in Castroville
Historic home in Castroville
  • 00:00, 2 May 2018 (UTC)
Lentaigne's illustration of a Thiersch graft
Lentaigne's illustration of a Thiersch graft

1 May 2018

  • 12:00, 1 May 2018 (UTC)
Electric bath
Electric bath
  • 00:00, 1 May 2018 (UTC)
Elephant trunkfish grazing on the seabed
Elephant trunkfish grazing on the seabed
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