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31 May 2014[edit]

  • 21:03, 31 May 2014 (UTC)

Spring Hall, Halifax

  • 04:48, 31 May 2014 (UTC)

Colonel José María Pinedo

30 May 2014[edit]

  • 17:23, 30 May 2014 (UTC)

The Nitro roller coaster at Adlabs Imagica

  • ... that Nitro (pictured) is a roller coaster that features five inversions during each cycle of two and a half minutes?
  • ... that in a famous story in the Zhuangzi, Zhuangzi woke up from a dream wondering whether he was Zhuangzi dreaming of being a butterfly, or a butterfly dreaming of being him?
  • ... that after Spanish academic and politician Manuel Broseta was assassinated by ETA in 1992, a foundation named after him has handed out a Coexistence Prize every year?
  • ... that the farm of Økern is mentioned in documents dating from the 13th century?
  • ... that Lilian Helen Alexander was one of the first five women to study medicine at the University of Melbourne and the first female student admitted to an Australian residential college?
  • ... that Fay Crocker is the oldest golfer to win a major championship on the LPGA Tour?
  • ... that female Neotrogla have penis-like genitalia which are used to penetrate males during mating sessions lasting up to 70 hours?
  • 5:23, 30 May 2014 (UTC)

Garret Anderson

29 May 2014[edit]

  • 14:00, 29 May 2014 (UTC)

Flag of Uzbekistan

  • 02:15, 29 May 2014 (UTC)

The former York Place Elementary Schools in Brighton (now part of City College Brighton & Hove); designed in 1870 by Thomas Simpson

28 May 2014[edit]

  • 14:30, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

Hagop Terzian

  • 00:00, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

Green Point Lighthouse

27 May 2014[edit]

  • 12:10, 27 May 2014 (UTC)

Sea anemone

  • 00:25, 27 May 2014 (UTC)

title page

26 May 2014[edit]

  • 12:40, 26 May 2014 (UTC)

Trent Milton

  • 00:55, 26 May 2014 (UTC)

Biertan fortified church

25 May 2014[edit]

  • 13:10, 25 May 2014 (UTC)

Christian IV of Denmark-Norway

  • 01:25, 25 May 2014 (UTC)

Obverse of a one-ruble Russian Alaska note

24 May 2014[edit]

  • 13:40, 24 May 2014 (UTC)

Myodes rufocanus

  • 01:55, 24 May 2014 (UTC)

JSC MARS-1A Martian regolith simulant

23 May 2014[edit]

  • 14:10, 23 May 2014 (UTC)

Sanur, circa 1908

  • 00:15, 23 May 2014 (UTC)

Eastgate House, Rochester

22 May 2014[edit]

  • 12:30, 22 May 2014 (UTC)

Canis Major as depicted in Urania's Mirror

  • 00:45, 22 May 2014 (UTC)

Wacław Kopisto

21 May 2014[edit]

  • 11:10, 21 May 2014 (UTC)

Boeing B-17E Flying Fortress nicknamed the "Swamp Ghost"

20 May 2014[edit]

  • 21:15, 20 May 2014 (UTC)

Acacia denticulosa

  • 07:00, 20 May 2014 (UTC)

Pattycake in the Bronx Zoo

19 May 2014[edit]

  • 18:45, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Sir Thomas Lawrence, Portrait of the Children of Ayscoghe Boucherett, c. 1808

  • 01:30, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Priest Józef Kowalski

18 May 2014[edit]

  • 13:45, 18 May 2014 (UTC)

A Trip to the Moon

  • 02:00, 18 May 2014 (UTC)

Killiechassie

17 May 2014[edit]

  • 14:15, 17 May 2014 (UTC)

Allobates femoralis

  • 02:30, 17 May 2014 (UTC)

Looking northeast

16 May 2014[edit]

  • 12:00, 16 May 2014 (UTC)

City Church, Preston

  • 00:00, 16 May 2014 (UTC)

A still from I am a Ukrainian

15 May 2014[edit]

  • 12:00, 15 May 2014 (UTC)

Mount St Mary's Church, Leeds

  • 00:00, 15 May 2014 (UTC)

Curtain wall of Pevensey Castle's inner bailey

14 May 2014[edit]

  • 11:52, 14 May 2014 (UTC)

Silver bowl

13 May 2014[edit]

  • 23:37, 13 May 2014 (UTC)

Christine de Pisan pulled from her bed by the Three Virtues

  • 11:22, 13 May 2014 (UTC)

Coat of arms of Fiji

12 May 2014[edit]

  • 10:36, 12 May 2014 (UTC)

William H. Barnes

11 May 2014[edit]

  • 22:21, 11 May 2014 (UTC)

Hildesheim Cathedral

  • 10:06, 11 May 2014 (UTC)

General Reading room in the National Library of the Czech Republic

10 May 2014[edit]

  • 21:51, 10 May 2014 (UTC)
  • 09:36, 10 May 2014 (UTC)

Hildesheim Rose

9 May 2014[edit]

  • 21:21, 9 May 2014 (UTC)

Martyrdom of Euthymius, from the Madrid Skylitzes

  • 01:45, 9 May 2014 (UTC)

An otter retrieving a fish for its master, depicted in the Carta marina (1539)

8 May 2014[edit]

  • 14:00, 8 May 2014 (UTC)

Marcel Hug at the 2014 Paris Marathon

7 May 2014[edit]

  • 23:46, 7 May 2014 (UTC)

The Wynn building where the entire film is being shot

  • 11:31, 7 May 2014 (UTC)

Banksia praemorsa

6 May 2014[edit]

  • 15:05, 6 May 2014 (UTC)

Bowers in 1870

  • 02:10, 6 May 2014 (UTC)

Illustration of Sitta formosa, by John Gould and H. C. Richter

5 May 2014[edit]

  • 15:45, 5 May 2014 (UTC)

Arkwright House, Preston

  • 06:30, 5 May 2014 (UTC)

One World Trade Center in July 2013

4 May 2014[edit]

  • 20:15, 4 May 2014 (UTC)

Vera Bogdanovskaia

  • 07:30, 4 May 2014 (UTC)

Ducati 916

3 May 2014[edit]

  • 20:35, 3 May 2014 (UTC)

Earthen hut with thatched roof in Toteil, near Kassala, Sudan

  • 10:00, 3 May 2014 (UTC)

Chu Teh-Chun

2 May 2014[edit]

  • 23:57, 2 May 2014 (UTC)

Butter dish

  • 15:42, 2 May 2014 (UTC)

Ida Brun

  • 07:27, 2 May 2014 (UTC)

Leighton Aspell riding Many Clouds

1 May 2014[edit]

  • 15:21, 1 May 2014 (UTC)

Ještěd Tower

  • 07:06, 1 May 2014 (UTC)

Newspaper illustration of SS City of Chester run over by RMS Oceanic