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Did you know...[edit]

31 August 2006[edit]

  • 14:23, 31 August 2006 (UTC)

The Lviv Opera and Ballet Theater


  • 04:40, 31 August 2006 (UTC)

Ribeira Palace in the 18th century

30 August 2006[edit]

  • 16:01, 30 August 2006 (UTC)

Chichen Itza


  • 09:45, 30 August 2006 (UTC)

Battle of Middleburg


  • 02:58, 30 August 2006 (UTC)

Cascades Park

29 August 2006[edit]

  • 19:10, 29 August 2006 (UTC)

Minus Cube


  • 08:10, 29 August 2006 (UTC)

1977 Matra-Simca Rancho


  • 01:18, 29 August 2006 (UTC)

The Kullen lighthouse

28 August 2006[edit]

  • 18:56, 28 August 2006 (UTC)


  • 11:34, 28 August 2006 (UTC)

Bonin Petrel chick


  • 05:40, 28 August 2006 (UTC)

Poliphilo

27 August 2006[edit]

  • 22:38, 27 August 2006 (UTC)

1961 Simca Aronde P60 Elysée

26 August 2006[edit]

  • 06:37, 26 August 2006 (UTC)

Joseph Banks, author of Banks' Florigium

25 August 2006[edit]

  • 07:10, 25 August 2006 (UTC)

Kecharis Monastery

24 August 2006[edit]

  • 23:36, 24 August 2006 (UTC)

Brass table outside The Exchange, Bristol


  • 06:27, 24 August 2006 (UTC)

Fowlsheugh cliffs


  • 00:00, 24 August 2006 (UTC)

Biaroza monastery

23 August 2006[edit]

  • 03:45, 23 August 2006 (UTC)

The Szkieletor, an unfinished building in Poland

22 August 2006[edit]

  • 21:45, 22 August 2006 (UTC)


  • 06:15, 22 August 2006 (UTC)

Ida Lewis


  • 00:12, 22 August 2006 (UTC)

Kaaterskill High Peak

21 August 2006[edit]

  • 11:27, 21 August 2006 (UTC)

1950 Ford Vedette Coupé


  • 00:42, 21 August 2006 (UTC)

20 August 2006[edit]

  • 06:09, 20 August 2006 (UTC)

Orlov trotter

19 August 2006[edit]

  • 09:30, 19 August 2006 (UTC)

18 August 2006[edit]

  • 22:39, 18 August 2006 (UTC)

Abel-François Poisson, marquis de Marigny


  • 09:49, 18 August 2006 (UTC)

US 100 bill


  • 00:09, 18 August 2006 (UTC)

Beach on Rio Alto

17 August 2006[edit]

  • 12:15, 17 August 2006 (UTC)


  • 04:23, 17 August 2006 (UTC)

Águas Livres Aqueduct

16 August 2006[edit]

  • 22:06, 16 August 2006 (UTC)

Pandit Vishnu Digambar Paluskar


  • 08:58, 16 August 2006 (UTC)

Battle of Klyastitsy

15 August 2006[edit]

  • 23:13, 15 August 2006 (UTC)

Triumph 1800 roadster


  • 07:55, 15 August 2006 (UTC)

Image:Tropical Storm Helene


  • 00:41, 15 August 2006 (UTC)

Simca Cedette

14 August 2006[edit]

  • 06:42, 14 August 2006 (UTC)

Kamenny Monastery

13 August 2006[edit]

  • 23:22, 13 August 2006 (UTC)

DNA Clamp


  • 04:37, 13 August 2006 (UTC)

Autobianchi Bianchina Special

12 August 2006[edit]

  • 16:04, 12 August 2006 (UTC)


  • 06:38, 12 August 2006 (UTC)

Danaë

11 August 2006[edit]

  • 21:00, 11 August 2006 (UTC)

Colossoma macropomum


  • 05:56, 11 August 2006 (UTC)

Interior of the Scottish Parliament Building

10 August 2006[edit]

  • 23:12, 10 August 2006 (UTC)

St. Michaels Golden Domed Cathedral


  • 07:41, 10 August 2006 (UTC)

Broccoli


  • 00:28, 10 August 2006 (UTC)

The giraffe has the longest neck and tail of any mammal

9 August 2006[edit]

  • 09:07, 9 August 2006 (UTC)

Isabella Maria of Bourbon-Parma

8 August 2006[edit]

  • 22:53, 8 August 2006 (UTC)

Women operating ENIAC, one of the first large-scale, electronic, digital computers


  • 10:02, 8 August 2006 (UTC)

Saint Petersburg Polytechnical University

7 August 2006[edit]

  • 23:20, 7 August 2006 (UTC)

Backgammon opening position


  • 08:08, 7 August 2006 (UTC)

Château de Madrid

6 August 2006[edit]

  • 23:29, 6 August 2006 (UTC)

The Potemkin Stairs


  • 12:36, 6 August 2006 (UTC)

The Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye

5 August 2006[edit]

  • 17:07, 5 August 2006 (UTC)

The Lucas Gusher, near Beaumont, Texas

4 August 2006[edit]

  • 18:29, 4 August 2006 (UTC)

Pacific ocean perch


  • 09:55, 4 August 2006 (UTC)

The moé anthropomorphism of Wikipedia

3 August 2006[edit]

  • 23:00, 3 August 2006 (UTC)

Organ pipe cactus


  • 08:47, 3 August 2006 (UTC)

Christopher Simpson playing a division viol


  • 00:29, 3 August 2006 (UTC)

Valerian Madatov

2 August 2006[edit]

  • 00:36, 2 August 2006 (UTC)

1 August 2006[edit]

  • 13:41, 1 August 2006 (UTC)

Daniel Boone