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30 November 2010[edit]

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Photograph of William Olcott cropped from Michgian football team photograph of the 1880s

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A snow-covered volcano

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Pielinen Lake in Finland

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A black and white photograph of water rushing through the small town of Heppner.

29 November 2010[edit]

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19th Century photograph of Henry Mortimer Senter cropped from a Michigan football team portrait

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Grave of a Jewish American first lieutenant who died on D-day

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A grey stone church on a corner site, with a prominent tower topped with a stone spire

28 November 2010[edit]

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A neoclassical church seen from an angle with the nave in the foreground and towards the back a lantern with a dome

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Lake Untersee

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A hollow, whitish, perforated fungus with a contracted brownish region near its apex

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Shipwreck of the King Philip at Ocean Beach

27 November 2010[edit]

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A high-winged small aircraft flies overhead against a clear blue sky, its registration number able to be seen through its blue-and-yellow colors

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72 meter high red tower

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A hand in thick rubber glove holding a vial with green-blue liquid in a science lab

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A wood coloured tall totem pole

26 November 2010[edit]

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Closeup image of the Jadeite Cabbage, a carving of a Chinese cabbage varying in colour from milky white in the stalk to dark green at the tips of the leaves, which partly hide an insect

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A gold-tinted metal helmet seen from the front right, with three peaks on the brow band, bordered with snakes, and three figures embossed and engraved upon it

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Aerial view of a capital city and its port from the bay

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A giant violet-white mushroom-shaped cloud

25 November 2010[edit]

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Southwest view of a partially ruined medieval church, with the eastern part mostly extant

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Fort Santa Cruz, Oran

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A brown rusted metal structure resembling a railroad boxcar with a rounded roof sitting in an overgrown field. On its right is a two-part shovel mechanism with gears, chains and a dipper at the end.

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Roman cavalry helmet

24 November 2010[edit]

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Maroon flowered orchid

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A fish with black and yellow-white vertical stripes

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A traditional Japanese building, brown with white shutters, sits behind a field of gravel and in front of multicolored trees

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Triangular structure in city

23 November 2010[edit]

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Portrait of a couple marked with the name Lipchitz

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A medium-sized grey bird with a long down-curved bill and a long tail standing on stony ground

  • 06:00, 23 November 2010 (UTC)

Photo showing South Eastern and Chatham Railway Parcels and Miscellaneous Van No. 132, the "Cavell Van", before restoration

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Some brownish mushroom growing in a field

22 November 2010[edit]

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Photograph of a 1930s ribbon microphone

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Female faced and breasted, winged white cow with a peacock's tail

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Artist's impression of HIP 13044 b, depicting a giant planet in close orbit around a star

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A tunnel under Guanajuato, a well lit passage under a series of stone arches with a stone floor

21 November 2010[edit]

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View of the Chilean battleship Almirante Latorre in the 1930s, under steam but apparently stationary in the water, a small steam launch lies close to her starboard side

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10th century Saxon stone relief of Christ being crucified, flanked by St. Mary and St. John

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A church seen from the north, with an extensive roof. On the right is the nave with a bellcote at the west end; on the left is the chancel with the vestry.

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Mainly black butterfly with a row of blue-green dots on the edge of the hind wings and white dots on the fore wings

20 November 2010[edit]

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A high-wing, twin-engined aircraft taxies on the deck of an aircraft carrier, a plume of smoke rising from the carrier's island as another aircraft sits ready next to it.

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A bright reddish-orange colored aircraft is parked on a concrete ramp with hangars in the background, United States insignia prominent on its side.

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Game program from the 1918 football game between the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan Aggies

19 November 2010[edit]

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Oblique view of the front of the Great Mosque of Algiers, with a facade consisting of fourteen arches, with a small domed building inside and a large square-towered minaret to the left

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Two snow-capped mountains reflect in a lake

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Solar compass, a brass scientific instrument in a display cabinet

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A large domed coral is covered in an extensive network of small, winding brown ridges and bright green valleys.

18 November 2010[edit]

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The west end of a Georgian church seen through trees, showing a porch over which is a window and a bellcote

  • 12:00, 18 November 2010 (UTC)

Painting of a stone building with two decorated minarets to either side of an ornamented portico, above a long flight of steps

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Staircase in a marble hallway, with ornate decorative metalwork and light fixtures

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The Pommern

17 November 2010[edit]

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A picture of a giant boat-sucking whirl in a sea

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Secunderabad Clock Tower with its dials as Roman numerals.

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A sandstone church with an embattled tower on the left, and the body of the church, seen end-on, to the right

16 November 2010[edit]

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A fair skinned young female stands in front of a pink background while wearing a black dresses with flowered ruffles

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Wadjemup Lighthouse, a whitewashed stone structure seen against a blue sky, with small buildings at the base

15 November 2010[edit]

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Masa Takayama, a bald-headed smiling middle-aged man wearing a chef's white double-breasted jacket with the name Masa on it

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Several large tan-colored structures with angular shapes, similar in size to buildings

  • 06:00, 15 November 2010 (UTC)

Head and shoulders color photograph of a smiling young woman with shoulder-length blond hair wearing a low-cut black dress

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Bikini Atoll nuclear test, a wide mushroom cloud spreads out above an atoll, surrounded by moored ships with a sandy beach and palm trees in the foreground

14 November 2010[edit]

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Renaissance man

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A grey stone church seen from the southeast, showing a chancel with a Perpendicular east window, an openwork parapet and pinnacles and, beyond that, the nave and a tower, also with pinnacles

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Americanization School, a low white building with a central dome above the entrance

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A small stone building with four columns and a pedimented roof in the middle of a paved circle at the end of a road, surrounding by tall trees and shrubbery

13 November 2010[edit]

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A blue passenger train on a railway running beside a forest

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Bzyb river, flowing through interlocking spurs, with conifers on the left bank and deciduous trees on the right

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Painting of a beggar looking with one eye through a hole in his hat, dressed in rags and carrying a stick

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Photo of Elizabeth Bisland taken around 1891, a head and shoulders portrait of a young women with curly hair

12 November 2010[edit]

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The trail in Gardiner where it crosses Route 44/55

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Monte Titano

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A Che jacket being worn at a Bush inauguration protest in 2005

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A bizarre-looking triplane flying machine with two rotors above the wings faces the camera.

11 November 2010[edit]

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Side view of a three-domed Orthodox church with blind arches. Cliffs in the background.

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A hedged rectangular stone pillar with a leaf roof

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Mother and baby Asian Elephants

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Trumpet-shaped blue flower on a green stem

10 November 2010[edit]

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Photograph looking directly down the pedestrianised street Stradun in Dubrovnik, lined by stone buildings with tiled roofs and a bell tower in the foreground. There are awnings in front of shops on the left-hand side and there is a glimpse of the sea and a steep coastline visible in the distance.

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A blue and grey train in a departure hall

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Daxiongbao Hall of Fengguo Temple, a large timber-built Chinese hall with stone platforms

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Oil painting of a partially draped seated nude woman against a warm red background

9 November 2010[edit]

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Exterior of the Manastır Mosque, a small building with walls made off alternations of five courses of limestone with four courses of brick

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Babirusa pig, with two pairs of tusks, one at the end of the snout and another pair further up

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A Maori dressed woman holding a green club

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8 November 2010[edit]

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A white-nosed, red-tailed helicopter sits on the ramp, its red-tipped rotor blades trained fore and aft, grass stretching out to trees behind it

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Line drawing of a square-rigged sailing ship with three masts

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Two blue locomotives hauling an ore train in a winter landscape with a frozen lake in the background

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Red brick building on the corner of a street

7 November 2010[edit]

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Japanese print in which a man sleeps against a rock while the giant catfish Namazu that he was supposed to control causes the destruction of Edo (modern Tokyo), shown engulfed in flames

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Flying Duck Orchid, a flower that resembles a duck in flight

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A large green parrot stands on a table outside a kitchen window, with beak wide open

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A brown stone building with a pointed roof and a small garden in front

6 November 2010[edit]

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Aerial view of Harvard Stadium in Boston, in the form of a letter U with a capital H in the center of the field and the words Harvard and Crimson at either end

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Berlin Airlift Monument

  • 06:00, 6 November 2010 (UTC)

View of the Id Gah Mosque, showing the high central arch in beige with four minarets at the front and four at the back, flanked by a series of lower arches in white

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Photograph of a smiling Caucasian woman in her mid-sixties

5 November 2010[edit]

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Team photograph depicting the members of the 1902 University of Michigan football team

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A small, simple church seen from a distance showing the nave with a single bellcote, and a smaller chancel beyond

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A woman with long black hair playing a guitar and singing in front of a microphone

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view of central Tirana's main boulevard with the 4 storey Parliament building behind and several high-rise blocks in the background

4 November 2010[edit]

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A tall concrete structure in a cold location impedes the flow of a river and creates a lake.

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A concept image of an armored fighting vehicle in camouflage utilizing stealth technology

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The port of Bawean island, Indonesia, at sunset

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Capsule being exposed in Santiago de Chile

3 November 2010[edit]

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Painting of ducks being shot

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View of a church tower

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Cape Don Light, a tall, cement coloured lighthouse, with palm trees in front of it and a keeper's house to the right

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Yale's original mascot, Handsome Dan

2 November 2010[edit]

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A mountain line with a layer of fog in the background, and a grassy hill with a rustic hut are closer

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A ruined arched concrete gate in a fort wall, entered by an entrenched road

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Billy Porter from "Recollections of a New York Chief of Police" (1887)

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Close-up view of a carved human figure with an indistinct face, standing with legs splayed and arms and hands pointing to its genitals, and surrounded by other carvings

1 November 2010[edit]

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A nine-storey office building with prominent white-panelled storey bands between blue-tinted windows. In the foreground is a white block with the American Express logo.

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Napki Malka

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Cassandra Peterson appears before a poster of herself as "Elvira".

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Drawing of a man in black hat and coat with a beak costume