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30 June 2015[edit]

  • 13:34, 30 June 2015 (UTC)

A photograph of August Meyszner in the uniform of a SS-Oberführer in 1938

  • 00:49, 30 June 2015 (UTC)

CNOOC headquarters

29 June 2015[edit]

  • 13:04, 29 June 2015 (UTC)

Shaker box tower

  • 01:19, 29 June 2015 (UTC)

Deep-fried cricket

28 June 2015[edit]

  • 13:34, 28 June 2015 (UTC)

Portrait of Mlle Rachel

  • 01:49, 28 June 2015 (UTC)

Skeleton of Ornithomimus edmontonicus

27 June 2015[edit]

  • 14:04, 27 June 2015 (UTC)

Knyazyeva-Minenko at 2013 World Championships in Athletics

  • 02:19, 27 June 2015 (UTC)

Tuna in 2015

26 June 2015[edit]

  • 14:34, 26 June 2015 (UTC)

Leonardo da Vinci's world map in eight Reuleaux-triangle quadrants

  • 02:49, 26 June 2015 (UTC)

The capture of the Anne (also known as El Mosquito)

25 June 2015[edit]

  • 15:04, 25 June 2015 (UTC)

Candaules, King of Lydia, Shews his Wife by Stealth to Gyges, One of his Ministers, as She Goes to Bed

  • 03:19, 25 June 2015 (UTC)

Prosopis flexuosa in flower

24 June 2015[edit]

  • 14:44, 24 June 2015 (UTC)

Iman Budhi Santosa in 2015

  • 02:59, 24 June 2015 (UTC)

Shaker seed box label

23 June 2015[edit]

  • 15:14, 23 June 2015 (UTC)

Cover of Afternoon Tea

  • 03:29, 23 June 2015 (UTC)

Skeletal mount of Triceratops

22 June 2015[edit]

  • 15:44, 22 June 2015 (UTC)

Schematic of a DNA Holliday junction

  • ... that the DNA Holliday junction (schematic pictured) was originally studied for its role in genetics, and was later used as a basic structural element in DNA nanotechnology?
  • ... that it is believed that all prints of the 1940 Argentine film Canto de amor, starring Nelly Omar, were destroyed?
  • ... that Die Freundschaft (Friendship), founded in 1919, was the world's first gay publication to be sold openly at newsstands?
  • ... that rubber farming is a primary source of income and livelihood for the majority of the residents in Muara Bungo, a city in Jambi province, Sumatra, Indonesia?
  • ... that Paddy McGuinness struggled with the two-a-day recording format of Benchmark and found himself phoning Bradley Walsh to ask how it was possible?
  • ... that the fossil scorpion fly Holcorpa was described in 1878 but the family Holcorpidae not until 1989?
  • ... that fashion illustrator Joe Eula once walked out of an Yves Saint Laurent couture show, shouting that it had been terrible?
  • ... that the first 36 holes of the Southend Tournament were played in May but the final 36 holes were played in September?
  • 03:59, 22 June 2015 (UTC)

The scene in a contemporary art work

21 June 2015[edit]

  • 16:14, 21 June 2015 (UTC)

Sand steenbras

  • 04:29, 21 June 2015 (UTC)

Cityside view of the Vischpoort

20 June 2015[edit]

  • 00:43, 20 June 2015 (UTC)

Artist's restoration of a school of Brachypterygius

19 June 2015[edit]

  • 13:15, 19 June 2015 (UTC)

Cleopatra confronts Gaius Julius Caesar after emerging from a roll of carpet

  • 01:32, 19 June 2015 (UTC)

1921 Michigan Wolverines football team

18 June 2015[edit]

  • 04:32, 18 June 2015 (UTC)

Cerianthus membranaceus

17 June 2015[edit]

  • 15:05, 17 June 2015 (UTC)

Image of disk

  • 02:40, 17 June 2015 (UTC)

Bedroom of Maria Alexandrovna

16 June 2015[edit]

  • 14:55, 16 June 2015 (UTC)

Skeletal mount of Ceratosaurus nasicornis

15 June 2015[edit]

  • 21:50, 15 June 2015 (UTC)

Scabbard chape from the St Ninian's Isle Treasure

  • 07:55, 15 June 2015 (UTC)

Periwinkle-themed embroidery design

14 June 2015[edit]

  • 19:40, 14 June 2015 (UTC)

Male frigatebird with inflated pouch

  • 07:25, 14 June 2015 (UTC)

Several crossings of Rock Creek in 1973

13 June 2015[edit]

  • 13:20, 13 June 2015 (UTC)

Château de Boursault

  • 00:00, 13 June 2015 (UTC)

A scene from a 1907 edition of Alice in Wonderland

12 June 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 12 June 2015 (UTC)

Masyaf Fortress, 2004

11 June 2015[edit]

  • 23:48, 11 June 2015 (UTC)

Pazhassi Dam or Barrage

  • 11:33, 11 June 2015 (UTC)

Badawi al-Jabal, 1954

10 June 2015[edit]

  • 11:37, 10 June 2015 (UTC)

Crab dip and potato chips

9 June 2015[edit]

  • 23:22, 9 June 2015 (UTC)

The baradari

  • 09:16, 9 June 2015 (UTC)

Two eastern Lubber grasshoppers

8 June 2015[edit]

  • 21:01, 8 June 2015 (UTC)

Tomb of Ali Mardan Khan

7 June 2015[edit]

  • 23:32, 7 June 2015 (UTC)

Maria Asanina Palaiologina's burial shroud in the Putna Monastery, Romania

  • 07:46, 7 June 2015 (UTC)

Ruins of Wajxaklajun

6 June 2015[edit]

  • 19:31, 6 June 2015 (UTC)

Grace Kelly in 1956

  • 07:16, 6 June 2015 (UTC)

Pothundi Dam and reservoir

5 June 2015[edit]

  • 13:50, 5 June 2015 (UTC)

Dampiera linearis

  • 02:05, 5 June 2015 (UTC)

View of Easter Aquhorthies stone circle

4 June 2015[edit]

  • 14:20, 4 June 2015 (UTC)

Carlton Tavern before demolition

  • 00:55, 4 June 2015 (UTC)

A man and a woman hold hands while walking through a woodland

3 June 2015[edit]

  • 11:00, 3 June 2015 (UTC)

Rönninge Show Chorus

2 June 2015[edit]

  • 22:45, 2 June 2015 (UTC)

Artist's restoration of the troodontid Byronosaurus

  • 10:30, 2 June 2015 (UTC)

Cullerlie stone circle

1 June 2015[edit]

  • 22:15, 1 June 2015 (UTC)

Gold exhibits at the Archaeological Museum of Lamia

  • 10:00, 1 June 2015 (UTC)