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31 May 2015[edit]

  • 21:45, 31 May 2015 (UTC)

Hildebrandt organ Störmthal

  • 09:30, 31 May 2015 (UTC)

Badshahi Mosque

30 May 2015[edit]

  • 21:15, 30 May 2015 (UTC)

Supermarine Southampton of Seaplane Squadron RAAF

  • 09:00, 30 May 2015 (UTC)

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother in her Coronation gown, 1937

29 May 2015[edit]

  • 20:45, 29 May 2015 (UTC)

Rotary evaporator at Moto

  • 08:30, 29 May 2015 (UTC)

Liam Neeson

28 May 2015[edit]

  • 20:15, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

Kirkton of Bourtie stone circle recumbent stone circle

  • 08:00, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

Sorapiss

27 May 2015[edit]

  • 19:45, 27 May 2015 (UTC)

Marga Schiml in 2012

  • 07:30, 27 May 2015 (UTC)

detail of Magna Carta (An Embroidery)

26 May 2015[edit]

  • 19:15, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Double-tee roof

  • 07:00, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Alston in 1954

25 May 2015[edit]

  • 18:45, 25 May 2015 (UTC)

Scribbled rabbitfish

  • 07:00, 25 May 2015 (UTC)

Solitary male African migratory locust

24 May 2015[edit]

  • 07:15, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

Golden Madonna of the Essen Cathedral

23 May 2015[edit]

  • 07:30, 23 May 2015 (UTC)

Video of TouchTone gameplay

22 May 2015[edit]

  • 07:15, 22 May 2015 (UTC)

Deepika Padukone in 2013

21 May 2015[edit]

  • 13:30, 21 May 2015 (UTC)

A cassava plant in the DRC

  • 01:45, 21 May 2015 (UTC)

A heritage house in Fontainhas with a wishing well

  • ... that the heritage ambiance of Fontainhas (house with wishing well pictured) reflects the traditional Portuguese influence in the area?
  • ... that Taiwanese singer/actor Nylon Chen calls himself "musical zhainan" (musical homeboy) because he mostly spends his time at home writing and composing songs?
  • ... that the Shivalik Fossil Park includes vertebrates that resided in the area of the Shivalik Hills about 2.5 million years ago?
  • ... that Sir Mark Henig, the first chairman of the English Tourist Board, was one of three Jews who served as Mayor or Lord Mayor of Leicester?
  • ... that a nematode kills the mole crickets it parasitises by infecting them with a specialist bacterium?
  • ... that Peder Syv's publication of proverbs and folk songs helped establish Danish as a literary language?
  • ... that one company owned 93% of the upper 11.5 square miles (30 km2) of the Stafford Meadow Brook watershed in the 1940s, and another owned most of the upper 75% of the watershed in the 1990s?
  • ... that during the Stalin era, Akmol in Kazakhstan was notorious for its "Labour Camp for Wives of Traitors of the Motherland"?

20 May 2015[edit]

  • 14:00, 20 May 2015 (UTC)

Grace Lee Whitney as Janice Rand in 1966

  • 00:00, 20 May 2015 (UTC)

The 60 m long escalators at Angel

19 May 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 19 May 2015 (UTC)

Coat of arms of the Gotlandsgruppen

  • 00:00, 19 May 2015 (UTC)

Great Mosque of Asmara

18 May 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 18 May 2015 (UTC)

A typical zapiekanka served on a paper tray

  • 00:00, 18 May 2015 (UTC)

Ouyang Yuqian

17 May 2015[edit]

  • 12:13, 17 May 2015 (UTC)

Gameplay from Alto's Adventure

16 May 2015[edit]

  • 22:18, 16 May 2015 (UTC)

Falls at Nesbitt Reservoir on Spring Brook

  • 10:03, 16 May 2015 (UTC)

Lecrae at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards

15 May 2015[edit]

  • 20:08, 15 May 2015 (UTC)

Orange racal suits

  • 07:53, 15 May 2015 (UTC)

Udvada Atash Behram fire temple in Udvada, Gujarat

14 May 2015[edit]

  • 19:38, 14 May 2015 (UTC)

An X-20 Dyna Soar boost-glide spacecraft glows red as it re-enters the Earth's atmosphere.

  • 07:23, 14 May 2015 (UTC)

13 May 2015[edit]

  • 19:08, 13 May 2015 (UTC)

Scarus globiceps, Reunion

  • 06:53, 13 May 2015 (UTC)

Logo of the SCP Foundation

12 May 2015[edit]

  • 18:38, 12 May 2015 (UTC)

Summer Evening on Skagen's Southern Beach by Peder Severin Krøyer

  • 06:23, 12 May 2015 (UTC)

Yakshagana artist's mannequin

11 May 2015[edit]

  • 14:58, 11 May 2015 (UTC)

Tony Benn

  • 02:53, 11 May 2015 (UTC)

Portion of the ceiling frescoes

10 May 2015[edit]

  • 15:08, 10 May 2015 (UTC)

Detail from The Destroying Angel

  • 02:23, 10 May 2015 (UTC)

Laurie Anders in a promotional photo for the 1953 film The Marshal's Daughter

9 May 2015[edit]

  • 14:38, 9 May 2015 (UTC)

Elephant Parade during the Surin Elephant Round-up

8 May 2015[edit]

  • 09:58, 8 May 2015 (UTC)

US 25 on Gratiot Avenue in Detroit in 1941

7 May 2015[edit]

  • 21:43, 7 May 2015 (UTC)

Christ Church, Newton seen from across Main Street in Newton, New Jersey

  • 09:28, 7 May 2015 (UTC)

Lab mouse of strain C57BL/6

6 May 2015[edit]

  • 21:13, 6 May 2015 (UTC)

View from Mount Kongō

  • 08:58, 6 May 2015 (UTC)

Portrait of Alexander Asher, as published in the Black & White Parliamentary Album, 1895

5 May 2015[edit]

  • 20:03, 5 May 2015 (UTC)

View of Sathorn Unique Tower from Saphan Taksin BTS Station

  • 07:48, 5 May 2015 (UTC)

Bright floor material on the surface of the Chaac-Camaxtli Region of Io

4 May 2015[edit]

  • 19:33, 4 May 2015 (UTC)

Cypress trees in the motif of the tomb

  • 07:18, 4 May 2015 (UTC)

Melaleuca wilsonii, Maranoa Gardens

3 May 2015[edit]

  • 19:03, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

Lise With a White Shawl (1872)

  • 06:48, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

The temple in 2013

2 May 2015[edit]

  • 19:32, 2 May 2015 (UTC)

Head of Christ by Correggio

Jama Masjid

1 May 2015[edit]

  • 16:23, 1 May 2015 (UTC)

Nicole Kidman at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival

The Snake Pass Inn, Snake Pass, Derbyshire