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31 August 2018

  • 00:00, 31 August 2018 (UTC)
St. Peter's Church, Malmö
St. Peter's Church, Malmö

30 August 2018

  • 00:00, 30 August 2018 (UTC)
Andrew Rowsey
Andrew Rowsey

29 August 2018

  • 00:00, 29 August 2018 (UTC)
SMS Admiral Spaun
SMS Admiral Spaun

28 August 2018

  • 00:00, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
Geyser cone in El Tatio
Geyser cone in El Tatio

27 August 2018

  • 00:00, 27 August 2018 (UTC)
Margot Fonteyn
Margot Fonteyn

26 August 2018

  • 00:00, 26 August 2018 (UTC)
Averroes by Andrea di Bonaiuto da Firenze (14th century)
Averroes by Andrea di Bonaiuto da Firenze (14th century)

25 August 2018

  • 00:00, 25 August 2018 (UTC)
Hall at the Palais du Trocadéro in 1878
Hall at the Palais du Trocadéro in 1878

24 August 2018

  • 00:00, 24 August 2018 (UTC)
Ludwigsburg Palace
Ludwigsburg Palace
  • ... that Ludwigsburg Palace (pictured), the "Versailles of Swabia", was home to four of Württemberg's rulers?
  • ... that Lydia May Ames, one of Cleveland's earliest women artists, is sometimes considered its first impressionist painter?
  • ... that the seeds of the Nardouw fountain pincushion are carried underground by ants?
  • ... that the writer İsmet Kür's father and sister were writers, and her daughter is also a writer?
  • ... that the Austro-Italian ironclad arms race led to the Battle of Lissa, the first naval engagement between multiple armored warships?
  • ... that in the midst of being chased by Aṅgulimāla, a brigand and serial killer, the Buddha stated: "I am standing still, you are not standing still"?
  • ... that Red W Interactiva, a talk radio network in Mexico, operated for only 102 days?
  • ... that a solar-powered device for extracting water from the air, co-designed by Evelyn Wang, has been compared to the moisture vaporators in Star Wars?

23 August 2018

  • 00:00, 23 August 2018 (UTC)
David Garrick Between Tragedy and Comedy (1761)
David Garrick Between Tragedy and Comedy (1761)

22 August 2018

  • 00:00, 22 August 2018 (UTC)
Alfons Tracki in 1930
Alfons Tracki in 1930

21 August 2018

  • 00:00, 21 August 2018 (UTC)
Romani flag
Romani flag

20 August 2018

  • 00:00, 20 August 2018 (UTC)
Clay model of the statue of John of Nepomuk
Clay model of the statue of John of Nepomuk

19 August 2018

  • 00:00, 19 August 2018 (UTC)
Snuffbox
Snuffbox

18 August 2018

  • 00:00, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
Candy striped flatworm
Candy striped flatworm
  • ... that the candy striped flatworm (pictured) appears to glide across the seabed, being moved by cilia on its underside?
  • ... that Leonard Owen oversaw the building of Calder Hall, the world's first nuclear power station to produce electricity on a commercial scale?
  • ... that John F. Kennedy suggested the State of Washington replace its unofficial motto "Alki" with "For You and Me, a Destiny", a lyric from "Washington, My Home", the state song?
  • ... that while working for the predecessor of NASA, Chinese physicist Wu Zhonghua pioneered the three-dimensional flow theory, which has been used to design many aircraft engines?
  • ... that Brugada syndrome is known in the Philippines as Bangungut, or "a scream followed by sudden death during sleep"?
  • ... that American rapper Gizzle worked as a ghostwriter for other hip hop artists before releasing her debut mixtape in 2017?
  • ... that the killer whale Tahlequah carried her dead calf for over two weeks in an apparent showing of grief?

17 August 2018

  • 00:00, 17 August 2018 (UTC)
Madonna
Madonna

16 August 2018

  • 00:00, 16 August 2018 (UTC)
Damage to the painting in 1913
Damage to the painting in 1913

15 August 2018

  • 00:00, 15 August 2018 (UTC)
Avro Vulcans
Avro Vulcans

14 August 2018

  • 00:00, 14 August 2018 (UTC)
The Rhinemaidens in 1876
The Rhinemaidens in 1876

13 August 2018

  • 00:00, 13 August 2018 (UTC)
Zheng Pingru
Zheng Pingru

12 August 2018

  • 00:00, 12 August 2018 (UTC)
Frescos in Fulltofta Church
Frescos in Fulltofta Church

11 August 2018

  • 00:00, 11 August 2018 (UTC)
Sycamore Gap Tree
Sycamore Gap Tree

10 August 2018

  • 00:00, 10 August 2018 (UTC)
Teuira Henry
Teuira Henry

9 August 2018

  • 00:00, 9 August 2018 (UTC)
Torrance Barrens
Torrance Barrens

8 August 2018

  • 00:00, 8 August 2018 (UTC)
Flight Stop, Toronto Eaton Centre

7 August 2018

  • 00:00, 7 August 2018 (UTC)
Chang and Eng Bunker in their 60s
Chang and Eng Bunker in their 60s

6 August 2018

  • 00:00, 6 August 2018 (UTC)
Flag of Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Flag of Sioux Falls, South Dakota

5 August 2018

  • 00:00, 5 August 2018 (UTC)
Franz Schubert
Franz Schubert

4 August 2018

  • 00:00, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
Several creeping comb jellies on Luzon sea star
Several creeping comb jellies on Luzon sea star

3 August 2018

  • 00:00, 3 August 2018 (UTC)
Delta Beta Tau pledge class of 2018 sitting in meditation
Delta Beta Tau pledge class of 2018 sitting in meditation

2 August 2018

  • 00:00, 2 August 2018 (UTC)
Seielstad's vision of a "giant meteor" strike
Seielstad's vision of a "giant meteor" strike

1 August 2018

  • 00:00, 1 August 2018 (UTC)
Gustaf Gabriel Hällström
Gustaf Gabriel Hällström