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31 August 2016

  • 00:00, 31 August 2016 (UTC)
Ecuadorian cacique
Ecuadorian cacique

30 August 2016

  • 00:00, 30 August 2016 (UTC)
Pylon on the Tucuruí transmission line
Pylon on the Tucuruí transmission line

29 August 2016

  • 00:00, 29 August 2016 (UTC)
Adult bronze orange bug
Bronze orange bug

28 August 2016

  • 00:00, 28 August 2016 (UTC)
Denton Burdick
Denton Burdick

27 August 2016

  • 00:00, 27 August 2016 (UTC)
Harrild & Sons jobbing press
Harrild & Sons jobbing press

26 August 2016

  • 00:00, 26 August 2016 (UTC)
[[File:|120x133px|Josephine Butler ]]
Josephine Butler

25 August 2016

  • 09:46, 25 August 2016 (UTC)
Bazman viewed from the International Space Station
Bazman viewed from the International Space Station

24 August 2016

  • 15:20, 24 August 2016 (UTC)
Mihran Kassabian's hands (1909)
Mihran Kassabian's hands (1909)
  • 00:00, 24 August 2016 (UTC)
George Rex Flag
George Rex Flag

23 August 2016

  • 12:00, 23 August 2016 (UTC)
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
  • 00:00, 23 August 2016 (UTC)
An NMR structure of part of the agnoprotein
An NMR structure of part of the agnoprotein

22 August 2016

  • 12:00, 22 August 2016 (UTC)
Joe Clarke
Joe Clarke
  • 00:00, 22 August 2016 (UTC)
Miguel Ángel Yunes
Miguel Ángel Yunes

21 August 2016

  • 12:30, 21 August 2016 (UTC)
Crane fly with wings and halteres
Crane fly with wings and halteres
  • 00:00, 21 August 2016 (UTC)
Ashleigh Gentle
Ashleigh Gentle

20 August 2016

  • 12:00, 20 August 2016 (UTC)
Zoffany House
Zoffany House
  • 00:00, 20 August 2016 (UTC)
Sheet music cover
Sheet music cover

19 August 2016

  • 12:00, 19 August 2016 (UTC)
Ramses II at Kadesh
Ramses II at Kadesh
  • 00:00, 19 August 2016 (UTC)
Theodor Lewald in 1900
Theodor Lewald in 1900

18 August 2016

  • 12:10, 18 August 2016 (UTC)
Common gundi
Common gundi
  • 00:00, 18 August 2016 (UTC)
David Dahl in 2016
David Dahl

17 August 2016

  • 12:00, 17 August 2016 (UTC)
Male and female saffron siskin
Male and female saffron siskin
  • 00:05, 17 August 2016 (UTC)
459 West 18th Street from the High Line
459 West 18th Street from the High Line

16 August 2016

  • 12:20, 16 August 2016 (UTC)
Doiran Memorial
Doiran Memorial
  • 00:00, 16 August 2016 (UTC)
Fabian Florant
Fabian Florant

15 August 2016

  • 12:00, 15 August 2016 (UTC)
Steppe mouse
Steppe mouse
  • 00:00, 15 August 2016 (UTC)
Entrance to the Great Turnstile
Entrance to the Great Turnstile

14 August 2016

  • 12:00, 14 August 2016 (UTC)
Stafanie Taylor in 2014
Stafanie Taylor
  • 00:00, 14 August 2016 (UTC)
Bushy-crested jay
Bushy-crested jay

13 August 2016

  • 12:00, 13 August 2016 (UTC)
Luke Patience in 2012
Luke Patience in 2012
  • 00:00, 13 August 2016 (UTC)
Einar af Wirsén
Einar af Wirsén

12 August 2016

  • 12:10, 12 August 2016 (UTC)
Santa Cecilia Chapel
Santa Cecilia Chapel
  • 00:00, 12 August 2016 (UTC)
Theodore de Korwin Szymanowski, c. 1885
Theodore de Korwin Szymanowski

11 August 2016

  • 12:00, 11 August 2016 (UTC)
Variegated squirrel in San Jose, Costa Rica
Variegated squirrel
  • 00:06, 11 August 2016 (UTC)
Skull of Zinjanthropus boisei
Skull of Zinjanthropus boisei

10 August 2016

  • 11:11, 10 August 2016 (UTC)
Khizr and Ghazala Khan
Khizr and Ghazala Khan

9 August 2016

  • 21:06, 9 August 2016 (UTC)
William P. Ragsdale, shortly before he was diagnosed with leprosy and exiled
William P. Ragsdale



  • 08:11, 9 August 2016 (UTC)
Sir Duncan Rice Library
Sir Duncan Rice Library

8 August 2016

  • 19:56, 8 August 2016 (UTC)
Centuripe vase
Centuripe vase
  • 07:41, 8 August 2016 (UTC)
Madeline Groves in 2015
Madeline Groves in 2015

7 August 2016

  • 19:26, 7 August 2016 (UTC)
Max Reger in 1890
Max Reger in 1890
  • 07:11, 7 August 2016 (UTC)

6 August 2016

  • 12:35, 6 August 2016 (UTC)
Victor Milner and Madeleine Carroll
Victor Milner and Madeleine Carroll
  • 00:50, 6 August 2016 (UTC)
René Pranz in 2014
René Pranz

5 August 2016

  • 13:05, 5 August 2016 (UTC)
Emma Stone
Emma Stone
  • 01:20, 5 August 2016 (UTC)
Oaxaca mud turtle
Oaxaca mud turtle

4 August 2016

  • 13:35, 4 August 2016 (UTC)
Northumberlandia under construction
Northumberlandia under construction
  • 00:50, 4 August 2016 (UTC)
Dean Cullom Smith
Dean Cullom Smith

3 August 2016

  • 13:05, 3 August 2016 (UTC)
  • 01:10, 3 August 2016 (UTC)
Scaly-foot gastropod
Scaly-foot gastropod

2 August 2016

  • 13:25, 2 August 2016 (UTC)
Flag of Southern Rhodesia
Flag of Southern Rhodesia
  • 01:40, 2 August 2016 (UTC)
Spiny-back eel
Spiny-back eel

1 August 2016

  • 13:55, 1 August 2016 (UTC)
Spotted wood kingfisher
Spotted wood kingfisher
  • 02:10, 1 August 2016 (UTC)
Randolph B. Binnion
Randolph B. Binnion