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31 August 2014[edit]

  • 12:00, 31 August 2014 (UTC)

Mountain parakeet on cactus

  • 00:00, 31 August 2014 (UTC)

The Canal des Pangalanes between Mananjary and Nosy Varika

30 August 2014[edit]

  • 12:00, 30 August 2014 (UTC)

Lena Nyadbi standing in front of her most notable work, "Dayiwul Lirlmim". (Paris, June 2013)

  • 00:00, 30 August 2014 (UTC)

Painting of the sinking of HMS Pathfinder

29 August 2014[edit]

  • 12:00, 29 August 2014 (UTC)

Henry Lansdell in dress by foreign host

  • 00:00, 29 August 2014 (UTC)

Blackberry. Vienna Dioscurides, early sixth century

28 August 2014[edit]

  • 12:00, 28 August 2014 (UTC)

Portrait of Puankhequa

  • 00:00, 28 August 2014 (UTC)

The church tower

27 August 2014[edit]

  • 12:00, 27 August 2014 (UTC)

Anna-Lena Forster competing at the 2013 IPC Alpine World Championships

  • 00:00, 27 August 2014 (UTC)

Flag of Tonga

26 August 2014[edit]

  • 12:00, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

Golden-mantled racket-tail

  • 00:00, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

California Diamond Jubilee half dollar

25 August 2014[edit]

  • 12:00, 25 August 2014 (UTC)

Gerber Reservoir

  • 00:00, 25 August 2014 (UTC)

Squaw Island from Canandaigua City Pier

24 August 2014[edit]

  • 12:08, 24 August 2014 (UTC)

Soweto Pride participants remember two lesbians who were raped and murdered.

  • 00:23, 24 August 2014 (UTC)

Boobook - Downfall Creek Reserve, Brisbane

23 August 2014[edit]

  • 12:38, 23 August 2014 (UTC)

Drawing of Jumping Jack Jones from front page of The Sporting Life, September 17, 1883

  • 00:53, 23 August 2014 (UTC)

Claude Debussy

22 August 2014[edit]

  • 13:08, 22 August 2014 (UTC)

Rio de Janeiro cableway

  • 01:23, 22 August 2014 (UTC)

Viola fletti

21 August 2014[edit]

  • 11:08, 21 August 2014 (UTC)

Male Iago sparrow

20 August 2014[edit]

  • 22:53, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

Captured Italian M13/40 and M11/39 tanks at Tobruk with Australian markings, January 1941

  • 00:00, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

Harold J. Greene

19 August 2014[edit]

  • 12:00, 19 August 2014 (UTC)

The painting "Colossus"

  • 00:00, 19 August 2014 (UTC)

Corythosaurus skeleton

18 August 2014[edit]

  • 12:00, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

Flag of Tanzania

  • 00:00, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

Anna Schaffelhuber

17 August 2014[edit]

  • 12:00, 17 August 2014 (UTC)

Black-backed butcherbird

  • 00:04, 17 August 2014 (UTC)

Death of Boniface, from the Fulda Sakramentarium, ca. 975

16 August 2014[edit]

  • 10:39, 16 August 2014 (UTC)

THO-MAS tiles from Deanery vestibule floor

15 August 2014[edit]

  • 22:24, 15 August 2014 (UTC)

Inkpot Madonna

  • 08:49, 15 August 2014 (UTC)

English footballer David Beckham

14 August 2014[edit]

  • 20:34, 14 August 2014 (UTC)

Tabnit sarcophagus

  • 08:19, 14 August 2014 (UTC)

1909 Indian Head Cent

13 August 2014[edit]

  • 20:04, 13 August 2014 (UTC)

Leucippus fallax

  • 07:49, 13 August 2014 (UTC)

Grizzled tree-kangaroo

  • ... that the grizzled tree-kangaroo (pictured) hops from tree to tree?
  • ... that in 1944 a precision bombing raid on the Gestapo's Aarhus headquarters destroyed all its files?
  • ... that Morocco recently suspended judicial cooperation with France over torture claims against Morocco's intelligence service, the DGST?
  • ... that the cargo liner Dominion Monarch carried all her passengers in first-class accommodation?
  • ... that an 18th-century German–Serbian dictionary uses a dialect of the Vojvodina Serbs?
  • ... that the 1969 album Yellow Submarine was one of the few Beatles releases that did not top the charts in the United Kingdom or the United States, peaking at No. 3 and No. 2 respectively?
  • ... that dogs speak with the player and plead to adventure with them in PlayStation Vita Pets?

12 August 2014[edit]

  • 19:34, 12 August 2014 (UTC)

Winston Watts and Marvin Dixon competing at the 2014 Winter Olympics

  • 07:19, 12 August 2014 (UTC)

Sri Temasek

11 August 2014[edit]

  • 19:04, 11 August 2014 (UTC)

The Hawksmoor full breakfast

  • 06:49, 11 August 2014 (UTC)

Aphaenogaster mersa illustration

10 August 2014[edit]

  • 01:19, 10 August 2014 (UTC)

A temple with a doorway

9 August 2014[edit]

  • 13:34, 9 August 2014 (UTC)

The base of the light tower in Victoria Tower Gardens

  • 01:49, 9 August 2014 (UTC)

An illustration showing protogalaxies colliding

8 August 2014[edit]

  • 14:04, 8 August 2014 (UTC)

Comparison of scripts

7 August 2014[edit]

  • 12:35, 7 August 2014 (UTC)

Nila, Balinese painting

  • 00:50, 7 August 2014 (UTC)

Crosby's Opera House

6 August 2014[edit]

  • 13:05, 6 August 2014 (UTC)
A green plug and socket on the wall, Ganton Street, London
  • 01:20, 6 August 2014 (UTC)

Armadillidium vulgare

5 August 2014[edit]

  • 13:35, 5 August 2014 (UTC)

Pastel drawing of naked woman

  • 01:50, 5 August 2014 (UTC)

C. rechenbergi doing the flic-flac

4 August 2014[edit]

  • 14:05, 4 August 2014 (UTC)

Front view of the windmill De Akkermolen

  • 02:20, 4 August 2014 (UTC)

Tomlinson Studios Cabinet Photograph of Jack Rowe

3 August 2014[edit]

  • 14:35, 3 August 2014 (UTC)

Development team of Fez at 2012 GDC IGF

  • 02:50, 3 August 2014 (UTC)

"The Risley"

2 August 2014[edit]

  • 15:05, 2 August 2014 (UTC)

Kartikeya with Devasena and Valli

1 August 2014[edit]

  • 13:06, 1 August 2014 (UTC)

Chlemoutsi keep

  • 01:21, 1 August 2014 (UTC)

Four-faced mukhalinga