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31 May 2006[edit]

  • 19:34, 31 May 2006 (UTC)

30 May 2006[edit]

  • 18:06, 30 May 2006 (UTC)

John Thomson, self portrait with Honan Soldiers, 1871.


  • 00:21, 30 May 2006 (UTC)

Manege Square

29 May 2006[edit]

  • 00:08, 29 May 2006 (UTC)

Oklahoma Land Run

28 May 2006[edit]

  • 11:33, 28 May 2006 (UTC)

Myriorama poster

27 May 2006[edit]

  • 20:30, 27 May 2006 (UTC)

Tropical Storm Wilma regional imagery, 2005


  • 00:30, 27 May 2006 (UTC)

A tiger

25 May 2006[edit]

  • 23:23, 25 May 2006 (UTC)

Bust of Nefertiti


  • 12:37, 25 May 2006 (UTC)

Aerial photo of a portion of the Anjajavy Forest

24 May 2006[edit]

23 May 2006[edit]

  • 17:52, 23 May 2006 (UTC)

Kroměříž Bishop's Palace


  • 04:58, 23 May 2006 (UTC)

The Black Admiral

22 May 2006[edit]

  • 14:43, 22 May 2006 (UTC)


  • 03:22, 22 May 2006 (UTC)

Sen no Riky?

21 May 2006[edit]

  • 13:33, 21 May 2006 (UTC)

Cross Harbor Rail Tunnel


  • 02:34, 21 May 2006 (UTC)

Peggy Stewart

20 May 2006[edit]

  • 02:27, 20 May 2006 (UTC)

Kamisuki (Combing the hair), colour woodblock print, 1920

19 May 2006[edit]

  • 12:50, 19 May 2006 (UTC)

Heart Mountain, Wyoming, USA


  • 01:03, 19 May 2006 (UTC)

A road sign with the Transport typeface

18 May 2006[edit]

  • 16:52, 18 May 2006 (UTC)

Mixed nuts


  • 05:27, 18 May 2006 (UTC)

Super Typhoon Chanchu at peak intensity

17 May 2006[edit]

  • 15:53, 17 May 2006 (UTC)

16 May 2006[edit]

  • 21:43, 16 May 2006 (UTC)

Salvage tug Relief


  • 12:49, 16 May 2006 (UTC)

Kisdon Force waterfall

15 May 2006[edit]

  • 21:34, 15 May 2006 (UTC)

A red lacquered chaki


  • 07:26, 15 May 2006 (UTC)

Ship tracks over the western Atlantic Ocean

14 May 2006[edit]

  • 15:17, 14 May 2006 (UTC)

13 May 2006[edit]

  • 20:14, 13 May 2006 (UTC)

Santa Fe promotional publication for the Scott Special


  • 13:12, 13 May 2006 (UTC)


  • 00:35, 13 May 2006 (UTC)

MSU Wells Hall

12 May 2006[edit]

  • 14:55, 12 May 2006 (UTC)

Mafeking Cadet Corps

12 May 2006[edit]

11 May 2006[edit]

  • 16:31, 11 May 2006 (UTC)

The mouth of the Couesnon at Mont Saint-Michel

10 May 2006[edit]

  • 18:14, 10 May 2006 (UTC)

El Lissitzky's poster for the opera Victory over the Sun

9 May 2006[edit]

  • 15:06, 9 May 2006 (UTC)

Catherine Cranston

8 May 2006[edit]

  • 22:48, 8 May 2006 (UTC)

Gaylord building


  • 09:43, 8 May 2006 (UTC)

Actinoform cloud over the eastern Pacific Ocean

7 May 2006[edit]

  • 06:59, 7 May 2006 (UTC)

PilsenSynagogue

  • ...that the Moorish Revival spread around the globe as a preferred style of 19th-century synagogue architecture because the Mudéjar style was associated with the golden age of Jewry in medieval Muslim Spain?
  • ...that following the Mississauga train derailment of 1979, nearly 250,000 people had to be evacuated for up to five days while toxic chemicals that had spilled onto the railway tracks were cleaned up?
  • ...that Escape from Paradise, a book which documents a Singaporean woman's divorce, was removed from bookstores and libraries in the country in 2002, even after it had been reviewed in the Singapore press?
  • ...that in Persia, non-Muslims were considered to be najis (ritually unclean) by Shi'a Muslims, and were not allowed to go outside in rain or snow for fear that some impurity could be washed from them onto a Muslim?
  • ...that the Funicular dos Guindais was originally built to carry cargo - including port wine - from the Ribeira quayside to the centre of Porto, and is now a tourist attraction and one of the world's steepest counter-balanced cable railways?

6 May 2006[edit]

  • 14:19, 6 May 2006 (UTC)

5 May 2006[edit]

  • 20:36, 5 May 2006 (UTC)

Dorset Garden Theatre

4 May 2006[edit]

  • 21:23, 4 May 2006 (UTC)


  • 09:50, 4 May 2006 (UTC)

3 May 2006[edit]

  • 23:11, 3 May 2006 (UTC)

Theresa bagioli Sickles


  • 14:50, 3 May 2006 (UTC)

Anna Golubkina

2 May 2006[edit]

1 May 2006[edit]

  • 18:48, 1 May 2006 (UTC)

Reaper