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31 December 2021

  • 00:00, 31 December 2021 (UTC)
Dante, Virgil and Cerberus, illustrated by Stradanus
Dante, Virgil and Cerberus, illustrated by Stradanus

30 December 2021

  • 00:00, 30 December 2021 (UTC)
Elisabeth Schmitz
Elisabeth Schmitz

29 December 2021

  • 00:00, 29 December 2021 (UTC)
High heels with dyed-black harp seal fur by Nicole Camphaug
High heels with dyed-black harp seal fur by Nicole Camphaug

28 December 2021

  • 00:00, 28 December 2021 (UTC)
William Rounseville Alger
William Rounseville Alger

27 December 2021

  • 00:00, 27 December 2021 (UTC)

26 December 2021

  • 00:00, 26 December 2021 (UTC)
Adoration of the Kings, detail
Adoration of the Kings, detail

25 December 2021

  • 00:00, 25 December 2021 (UTC)
Bolton Abbey in the Snow by B. W. Evans
Bolton Abbey in the Snow by B. W. Evans

24 December 2021

  • 00:00, 24 December 2021 (UTC)
SoloTürk demonstration aircraft
SoloTürk demonstration aircraft

23 December 2021

  • 00:00, 23 December 2021 (UTC)
Phoenician bowl from the Walters Art Museum
Phoenician bowl from the Walters Art Museum

22 December 2021

  • 00:00, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
Drawing of a Caloian figurine
Drawing of a Caloian figurine
  • ... that Caloian, a ritual once practiced in southern and eastern Romania, involved the burial of a figurine (example pictured) by young girls, one of whom acted as a priest?

21 December 2021

  • 12:00, 21 December 2021 (UTC)
Modern women's parka by Victoria Kakuktinniq
Modern women's parka by Victoria Kakuktinniq
  • 00:00, 21 December 2021 (UTC)
Diagram of the three utilities problem showing lines in a plane
Diagram of the three utilities problem showing lines in a plane

20 December 2021

  • 12:00, 20 December 2021 (UTC)
Kilvidi Seshachari
Kilvidi Seshachari
  • 00:00, 20 December 2021 (UTC)
Hebetica sylviae
Hebetica sylviae

19 December 2021

  • 12:00, 19 December 2021 (UTC)
Mombasa tusks
Mombasa tusks
  • 00:00, 19 December 2021 (UTC)
Frances Brett Hodgkinson
Frances Brett Hodgkinson

18 December 2021

  • 12:00, 18 December 2021 (UTC)
Chili crisp on vanilla ice cream
Chili crisp on vanilla ice cream
  • 00:00, 18 December 2021 (UTC)
Roland Böer
Roland Böer

17 December 2021

  • 12:00, 17 December 2021 (UTC)
St Collen's Church, Llangollen
St Collen's Church, Llangollen
  • 00:00, 17 December 2021 (UTC)
Heinz Baked Beans
Heinz Baked Beans

16 December 2021

  • 12:00, 16 December 2021 (UTC)
Winter Garden Theatre
Winter Garden Theatre
  • 00:00, 16 December 2021 (UTC)
Mary Earle
Mary Earle

15 December 2021

  • 12:00, 15 December 2021 (UTC)
Atari 810 floppy disk drive
Atari 810 floppy disk drive
  • 00:00, 15 December 2021 (UTC)
Schloss Türnich and gatehouse
Schloss Türnich and gatehouse

14 December 2021

  • 12:00, 14 December 2021 (UTC)
The second circle of hell, depicted by William Blake
The second circle of hell, depicted by William Blake
  • 00:00, 14 December 2021 (UTC)
The Dyeworks by Holroyd
The Dyeworks by Holroyd

13 December 2021

  • 12:10, 13 December 2021 (UTC)
Tina Stege
Tina Stege
  • 00:00, 13 December 2021 (UTC)
Queen Victoria by Webber
Queen Victoria by Webber

12 December 2021

  • 12:00, 12 December 2021 (UTC)
Sigismund Danielewicz
Sigismund Danielewicz
  • 00:00, 12 December 2021 (UTC)
People place candles at a statue depicting a young girl clutching a handful of wheat
Holodomor Memorial Day commemoration in Ukraine

11 December 2021

  • 13:16, 11 December 2021 (UTC)
Sword-billed hummingbird
Sword-billed hummingbird
  • 01:16, 11 December 2021 (UTC)
Head of a Bear
Head of a Bear

10 December 2021

  • 12:00, 10 December 2021 (UTC)
Rotating whip-like flagellum
Rotating whip-like flagellum
  • 00:00, 10 December 2021 (UTC)
Rico Sasaki
Rico Sasaki

9 December 2021

  • 12:00, 9 December 2021 (UTC)
Franklin D. Roosevelt working at his desk in the Oval Office
Franklin D. Roosevelt working at his desk in the Oval Office
  • 00:00, 9 December 2021 (UTC)
Table setting at an Outstanding in the Field event
Table setting at an Outstanding in the Field event
  • ... that on an average night, between 130 and 200 people can be found Outstanding in the Field (example pictured) for about five hours?
  • ... that Norman Colville renovated a manor to house his growing art collection?
  • ... that the Chile Ridge has a slab window?
  • ... that before starring in the Pedro Almodóvar film Parallel Mothers, Milena Smit worked as a model, waitress, shop assistant, babysitter, subway information assistant, and hotel receptionist?
  • ... that a "North Dakota joke of the mornin'" was a feature on Montana radio station KGRZ because the station's owner and morning show host hailed from that state?
  • ... that when Margaret de Longvillers married into the House of Neville, her wealth consolidated its position in English society?
  • ... that the front of the 11th-century River Laune Crozier contains a figure with oval eyes, a thin nose, spiral ears and a handlebar moustache that radiates out around him?
  • ... that Mr. Bean accurately predicted the results of many American elections?

8 December 2021

  • 12:00, 8 December 2021 (UTC)
Syaoran Li cosplayer
Syaoran Li cosplayer
  • 00:00, 8 December 2021 (UTC)
Opal embedded in jasper
Opal embedded in jasper

7 December 2021

  • 12:00, 7 December 2021 (UTC)
Male wreathed hornbill
Male wreathed hornbill
  • 00:00, 7 December 2021 (UTC)
Jacquetta Hawkes
Jacquetta Hawkes

6 December 2021

  • 12:00, 6 December 2021 (UTC)
Drawing of Teraura aged 74
Drawing of Teraura aged 74
  • 00:00, 6 December 2021 (UTC)
Logo of Sidetalk
Logo of Sidetalk

5 December 2021

  • 12:00, 5 December 2021 (UTC)
New York Marriott Marquis
New York Marriott Marquis
  • 00:00, 5 December 2021 (UTC)
Franzisca Baruch
Franzisca Baruch

4 December 2021

  • 00:00, 4 December 2021 (UTC)
European river lamprey
European river lamprey

3 December 2021

  • 00:00, 3 December 2021 (UTC)
Seringapatam at anchor in Valetta Harbour
Seringapatam at anchor in Valetta Harbour

2 December 2021

  • 00:00, 2 December 2021 (UTC)
Thromidia catalai
Thromidia catalai

1 December 2021

  • 00:00, 1 December 2021 (UTC)
Marie Litta
Marie Litta