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Did you know...[edit]

31 August 2008[edit]

  • 19:27, 31 August 2008 (UTC)

The Chinese character Shen


  • 14:03, 31 August 2008 (UTC)

Getty Kouros


  • 08:04, 31 August 2008 (UTC)

Dani Kouyaté


  • 02:58, 31 August 2008 (UTC)

Krishna killing Putana

30 August 2008[edit]

  • 20:00, 30 August 2008 (UTC)

King Shō Tai of the Ryūkyū Kingdom


  • 11:35, 30 August 2008 (UTC)

Banning House, Wilmington, California


  • 05:29, 30 August 2008 (UTC)

Deianera


  • 00:27, 30 August 2008 (UTC)

Archdiocesan Classical Gymnasium

29 August 2008[edit]

  • 18:11, 29 August 2008 (UTC)

Bhutanatha temple


  • 11:39, 29 August 2008 (UTC)

Boletus pinophilus


  • 04:34, 29 August 2008 (UTC)

Hampden County Courthouse

28 August 2008[edit]

  • 23:43, 28 August 2008 (UTC)

Millard House


  • 15:50, 28 August 2008 (UTC)

HMS Sans Pareil


  • 10:41, 28 August 2008 (UTC)


  • 04:47, 28 August 2008 (UTC)

Varanus albigularis


  • 00:14, 28 August 2008 (UTC)

nice doggy

27 August 2008[edit]

  • 17:09, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

Jean Victor de Constant Rebecque


  • 11:06, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

Churchill


  • 05:03, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

Village of Petrevene

26 August 2008[edit]

  • 23:04, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

NTR Gardens


  • 16:54, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

SS Montanan


  • 11:21, 26 August 2008 (UTC)


  • 05:25, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

Phacelia sericea

25 August 2008[edit]

  • 20:35, 25 August 2008 (UTC)

Battleship Illinois (replica)


  • 12:17, 25 August 2008 (UTC)

Obelisk of Theodosius


  • 06:14, 25 August 2008 (UTC)

Meller's Chameleon (Chamaeleo melleri)

24 August 2008[edit]

  • 19:19, 24 August 2008 (UTC)

Clara aged 6


  • 11:18, 24 August 2008 (UTC)

Empègue in Beauvoisin, ""VLJ 2000""


  • 03:05, 24 August 2008 (UTC)

Photuris pennsylvanica

23 August 2008[edit]

  • 19:06, 23 August 2008 (UTC)

Kyoto Tower


  • 13:02, 23 August 2008 (UTC)

Joseph H. Rainey House


  • 06:40, 23 August 2008 (UTC)

Kristiania Sporveisselskab

22 August 2008[edit]

  • 22:32, 22 August 2008 (UTC)

John Webb's Mill


  • 14:49, 22 August 2008 (UTC)

Spårakoff


  • 07:30, 22 August 2008 (UTC)

USS Dakotan

21 August 2008[edit]

  • 22:49, 21 August 2008 (UTC)

Mount Etna


  • 17:03, 21 August 2008 (UTC)

Rufous songlark


  • 10:39, 21 August 2008 (UTC)


  • 03:15, 21 August 2008 (UTC)

Samuel Johnson

20 August 2008[edit]

  • 18:34, 20 August 2008 (UTC)


  • 12:11, 20 August 2008 (UTC)

Ringed seal


  • 05:30, 20 August 2008 (UTC)

Chestnut-breasted Malkoha

19 August 2008[edit]

  • 19:25, 19 August 2008 (UTC)

Stansted Mountfitchet Windmill


  • 12:08, 19 August 2008 (UTC)

Avro 533 Manchester


  • 06:12, 19 August 2008 (UTC)

An AMX-30E on display at the Museum of Armored Vehicles of El Goloso, in Spain

18 August 2008[edit]

  • 23:15, 18 August 2008 (UTC)

Taste in High Life


  • 16:09, 18 August 2008 (UTC)

André Raponda Walker


  • 10:08, 18 August 2008 (UTC)

Carl Rungius astride a moose skull.


  • 03:16, 18 August 2008 (UTC)

St. Philip's Episcopal Church (Charleston, South Carolina)

17 August 2008[edit]

  • 15:52, 17 August 2008 (UTC)

Passer Angelfish


  • 07:30, 17 August 2008 (UTC)

Russula aurea

16 August 2008[edit]

  • 23:57, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

Siniolchu photographed by Vittorio Sella


  • 17:49, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

St Lythans Burial Chamber


  • 11:48, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

Andy Tillman with llama


  • 03:24, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

Macleay's Spectre

15 August 2008[edit]

  • 17:39, 15 August 2008 (UTC)

Korean temple cuisine


  • 10:55, 15 August 2008 (UTC)

Island raccoons


  • 04:36, 15 August 2008 (UTC)

Lactarius subdulcis

14 August 2008[edit]

  • 22:30, 14 August 2008 (UTC)

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church


  • 15:51, 14 August 2008 (UTC)

A 1928 magazine shows how to build a television


  • 09:45, 14 August 2008 (UTC)

Peter Edmund Jones


  • 03:21, 14 August 2008 (UTC)

Turin-Milan Hours

13 August 2008[edit]

  • 20:55, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

Jean-Baptiste Belley


  • 14:24, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

David Nevins, Jr.


  • 04:16, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

Giddings Hall

12 August 2008[edit]

  • 22:02, 12 August 2008 (UTC)

Japanese destroyer Shirakumo in England


  • 15:20, 12 August 2008 (UTC)

Sergey Nechayev


  • 08:16, 12 August 2008 (UTC)

Flushwork on Chelmsford Cathedral


  • 02:06, 12 August 2008 (UTC)

Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan

11 August 2008[edit]

  • 18:39, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

Randy Orton


  • 12:27, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

Poitou Ass


  • 06:09, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

Putnam County Courthouse


  • 00:00, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

Idealized 1870 portrait of Jane Austen

10 August 2008[edit]

  • 18:00, 10 August 2008 (UTC)

Orangespotted trevally


  • 11:59, 10 August 2008 (UTC)

Bateleur


  • 05:55, 10 August 2008 (UTC)

Pagsanjan Falls stamp

9 August 2008[edit]

  • 23:50, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

Leptotyphlops carlae


  • 16:53, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

Mary Shelley


  • 10:52, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

M10 tank destroyer crossing the Saar


  • 04:52, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

Pair of common brown lemurs

8 August 2008[edit]

  • 20:39, 8 August 2008 (UTC)

Huis ter Nieuwburg


  • 14:22, 8 August 2008 (UTC)

Thomas Hines (left) and John Wilkes Booth (right)


  • 08:20, 8 August 2008 (UTC)

Gyrodon lividus


  • 02:06, 8 August 2008 (UTC)

Ralphs Grocery Store

7 August 2008[edit]

  • 20:04, 7 August 2008 (UTC)

Silver Appleyard Duck (Hen)

  • 13:56, 7 August 2008 (UTC)

Félix Houphouët-Boigny


  • 07:49, 7 August 2008 (UTC)

Ecclesfield Priory 1860s

6 August 2008[edit]

  • 23:28, 6 August 2008 (UTC)

Pompone de Bellièvre


  • 14:04, 6 August 2008 (UTC)

Princes Pier (Port Melbourne, Australia)


  • 07:25, 6 August 2008 (UTC)

Tower Hill Water Tower


  • 01:14, 6 August 2008 (UTC)

5 August 2008[edit]

  • 19:07, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

Mutinus caninus


  • 13:00, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

Eulemur macao flavifrons


  • 06:57, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

Unknown Confederate Dead Monument in Perryville

4 August 2008[edit]

  • 21:57, 4 August 2008 (UTC)

SMS Hindenburg sunk in Scapa Flow


  • 15:15, 4 August 2008 (UTC)

Symbionese Liberation Army Naga Symbol


  • 08:41, 4 August 2008 (UTC)

Farmhouse in Garrison Grist Mill Historic District


  • 00:06, 4 August 2008 (UTC)

Orphan Girl at the Cemetery

3 August 2008[edit]

  • 14:22, 3 August 2008 (UTC)

Ictineo II


  • 06:50, 3 August 2008 (UTC)

Norges veterinary school

2 August 2008[edit]

  • 23:37, 2 August 2008 (UTC)

The Birches


  • 13:57, 2 August 2008 (UTC)

Jane Meutas


  • 03:55, 2 August 2008 (UTC)

1 August 2008[edit]

  • 21:26, 1 August 2008 (UTC)

Lady with a Harp by Thomas Sully


  • 14:40, 1 August 2008 (UTC)

Highland Park Masonic Temple


  • 08:38, 1 August 2008 (UTC)

Ely Cathedral


  • 01:34, 1 August 2008 (UTC)

Paddy Moran