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30 September 2012[edit]

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Extremely rare purple-lavender hued topaz on a matrix from Katlang in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


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Morning sun star attacking another starfish

29 September 2012[edit]

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Michael, the archangel


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Yad Kennedy (Israel JFK Memorial)


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Jim Bottomley's Goudey card

28 September 2012[edit]

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St Laurence's Church, Morland, from the south


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Official portrait of Pieter Nieuwland as a Leiden University professor

27 September 2012[edit]

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Özlem Cekic in 2011


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Tsankov Kanak Arch Dam


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Snail porridge, as served at The Fat Duck

26 September 2012[edit]

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Edward Steves Homestead


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Coat of arms of Toppenstedt


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25 September 2012[edit]

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Paramelaconite from the Copper Queen Mine, Cochise County, Arizona, US


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Jordan Anderson


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Kylie Gauci

24 September 2012[edit]

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Augustus in profile facing left, wearing a goatskin aegis on his shoulders


  • 08:00, 24 September 2012 (UTC)

Bisporella citrina


  • 00:00, 24 September 2012 (UTC)

Postcard portrait of Teodoreanu

23 September 2012[edit]

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The tomb is decorated with Islamic mosaics on blue and white faience tiles.


  • 08:00, 23 September 2012 (UTC)

The Cube, photographed in Milan in 2011


  • 00:00, 23 September 2012 (UTC)

Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus)

22 September 2012[edit]

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Statue at Haesindang Park


  • 08:00, 22 September 2012 (UTC)

Exeter War Memorial, top


  • 00:00, 22 September 2012 (UTC)

A fifteenth-century manuscript illumination showing Alexander exploring the sea in a submarine

21 September 2012[edit]

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Poprad River Gorge, Poland


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Major-thirds tuning repeats itself (at a higher octave) after three strings. Thus, chords can be shifted vertically on the same frets. The shift of a C major chord (with notes C,E,G) is displayed.


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Your Majesty, winner of the 1908 St. Leger Stakes.

20 September 2012[edit]

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Oksana Masters at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, UK


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Shakotan, Hokkaidō


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A Wong brother

19 September 2012[edit]

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Kamiyodo Haiji


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Numaga in the 1860s


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The Rose of Venezuela

18 September 2012[edit]

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Pleuni Touw


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Lytechinus variegatus


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Bow propellers of the Finnish icebreaker Voima

17 September 2012[edit]

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Floor of a mosque in Banbhore dating back to 727 AD


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Astreptolabis fossil


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The east side of Palmeira Square, Hove

16 September 2012[edit]

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The US 12–St. Joseph River Bridge


  • 08:00, 16 September 2012 (UTC)

Flooding at the Kappa V site


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Waiʻoli Tea Room

15 September 2012[edit]

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Annie Lowrie Alexander


  • 08:00, 15 September 2012 (UTC)

Ascribed to the elusive "Barna of Siena"


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The Duvensee paddle

14 September 2012[edit]

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Jane Stanford


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A bronze modius measure (4th cent. AD)


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Podoserpula

13 September 2012[edit]

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Gorky Park, Moscow


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Yonkers post office from the northwest


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Pyrenean desman, photographed in 2009

12 September 2012[edit]

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The butter-foot bolete (Boletus auripes)


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Roderich Kreile


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11 September 2012[edit]

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Shane Warne


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Rear admiral Charles Boarman


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Photograph of George Simon

10 September 2012[edit]

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The Evacuation of the Gibraltarians


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Prince Rupert's cube


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George Coker, Alcatraz Gang member

9 September 2012[edit]

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Badhamia utricularis


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Wilt Chamberlain


  • 00:00, 9 September 2012 (UTC)

Sooty Oystercatcher, Bruny Island

8 September 2012[edit]

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Kayla Clarke


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Undulopsychopsis alexi fossil


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Sarah Vinci at the 2012 Gliders and Rollers World Challenge

7 September 2012[edit]

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Deinodryinus velteni fossil


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A postcard showing Poltava at anchor


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Dolina Koscieliska valley in Tatra Mountains

6 September 2012[edit]

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Mexican burrowing caecilian


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Lake Inari


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General Larry Spencer is Air Force Vice Chief of Staff.

5 September 2012[edit]

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Cortinarius camphoratus


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Vanguard Cave by the sea


  • 00:00, 5 September 2012 (UTC)

The Eupatoria radio telescope

4 September 2012[edit]

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Ruisreikäleipä from above


  • 08:00, 4 September 2012 (UTC)

Gibraltar Cruise Terminal


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View across pass from south

3 September 2012[edit]

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Chris Bond


  • 08:00, 3 September 2012 (UTC)

A hook-like foot of a female Trogloraptor


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Chief Justice Marshall

2 September 2012[edit]

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Flat mite


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Ruins of a house in Selwyn


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Peter Norfolk, playing at the US Open in 2011

1 September 2012[edit]

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Persoonia hirsuta, Boree Track


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Mantis shrimp


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A vintage 1910 postcard of the Los Angeles Motordrome