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2019 17 03 13:38 UTC
Picture of the day
Airborne by Christopher Klein, Munich, February 2017 -2.jpg
"Airborne" by Christopher Klein, an art installation representing a gas molecule. Built in 2008 for The Linde Group's headquarters, the Angerhof, in Munich.
 
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Arcades at Nationalmuseet, Kopenhagen, Denmark

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English : Arcades at Nationalmuseet, Kopenhagen, Denmark

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The High Court of Australia, in Canberra, ACT, is an unusual and distinctive structure, built in the brutalist style, and features a public atrium with a 24-metre-high roof. The building was completed in 1980. The High Court was added to the Australian National Heritage List in November 2007.

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English : The High Court of Australia, in Canberra, ACT, is an unusual and distinctive structure, built in the brutalist style, and features a public atrium with a 24-metre-high roof. The building was completed in 1980. The High Court was added to the Australian National Heritage List in November 2007.

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The Loves of Paris and Helen is a 1788 painting by Jacques-Louis David, showing Helen of Troy and Paris from Homer's Iliad. It is now in the Louvre Museum in Paris.

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English : The Loves of Paris and Helen is a 1788 painting by Jacques-Louis David, showing Helen of Troy and Paris from Homer's Iliad. It is now in the Louvre Museum in Paris.

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Diagram of the geological process of subduction.

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English : Diagram of the geological process of subduction.

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Jo Wilson, a forward, during warm-ups before the London Bees vs. Millwall Lionesses match on 15 April 2017.

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English : Jo Wilson, a forward, during warm-ups before the London Bees vs. Millwall Lionesses match on 15 April 2017.

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Night view of the front of the German Chancellery building (in German Bundeskanzleramt), located in the heart of Berlin, Germany. The building, of postmodern style with elements of modernist style was opened in 2001 and was designed by Charlotte Frank and Axel Schultes. The iron sculpture called "Berlin" is work of Eduardo Chillida. The building hosts the agency serving the executive office of the Chancellor of Germany, the head of the federal government, currently Angela Merkel.

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English : Night view of the front of the German Chancellery building (in German Bundeskanzleramt), located in the heart of Berlin, Germany. The building, of postmodern style with elements of modernist style was opened in 2001 and was designed by Charlotte Frank and Axel Schultes. The iron sculpture called "Berlin" is work of Eduardo Chillida. The building hosts the agency serving the executive office of the Chancellor of Germany, the head of the federal government, currently Angela Merkel.

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Magpie moth (Abraxas grossulariata), a moth of the family Geometridae, in Oxfordshire

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English : Magpie moth (Abraxas grossulariata), a moth of the family Geometridae, in Oxfordshire

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Railing with flowers in Ia, Santorini, Greece

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English : Railing with flowers in Ia, Santorini, Greece

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West facade of the Paul-Löbe-Haus in Berlin-Mitte during the blue hour. The building was designed by architect Stephan Braunfels and built between 1997 and 2002. It's one of the buildings of the German parliament.

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English : West facade of the Paul-Löbe-Haus in Berlin-Mitte during the blue hour. The building was designed by architect Stephan Braunfels and built between 1997 and 2002. It's one of the buildings of the German parliament.

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Camel caravan transporting salt from the salt works at Lake Karum, Afar Region, Ethiopia

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English : Camel caravan transporting salt from the salt works at Lake Karum, Afar Region, Ethiopia

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The Frauenkirche is a church in the Bavarian city of Munich that serves as the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. It is a landmark and a symbol of the Bavarian capital.

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English : The Frauenkirche is a church in the Bavarian city of Munich that serves as the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. It is a landmark and a symbol of the Bavarian capital.

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Submerged church of St. Nicholas, Mavrovo Lake, Republic of Macedonia. The church was built in 1850 and submerged in the local lake in 1953, but due to droughts in the 21st century it has largely appeared out of the lake.

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English : Submerged church of St. Nicholas, Mavrovo Lake, Republic of Macedonia. The church was built in 1850 and submerged in the local lake in 1953, but due to droughts in the 21st century it has largely appeared out of the lake.

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St. Trudpert's Abbey

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English : St. Trudpert's Abbey

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The head of an adult Striated Heron (Butorides striata javanica).

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English : The head of an adult Striated Heron (Butorides striata javanica).

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The main office complex of the ADAC (General German Automobile Club) in Munich was designed by Sauerbruch Hutton and opened in 2012.

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English : The main office complex of the ADAC (General German Automobile Club) in Munich was designed by Sauerbruch Hutton and opened in 2012.

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Ugandan kobs (Kobus kob thomasi) female and calf, Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Uganda

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English : Ugandan kobs (Kobus kob thomasi) female and calf, Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Uganda

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"Airborne" by Christopher Klein, an art installation representing a gas molecule. Built in 2008 for The Linde Group's headquarters, the Angerhof, in Munich.

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English : "Airborne" by Christopher Klein, an art installation representing a gas molecule. Built in 2008 for The Linde Group's headquarters, the Angerhof, in Munich.

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General view of Persepolis ("The Persian City"), situated 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of the city of Shiraz in Fars Province, Iran. The UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979 dates back to 515 BC and it was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire.

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English : General view of Persepolis ("The Persian City"), situated 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of the city of Shiraz in Fars Province, Iran. The UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979 dates back to 515 BC and it was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire.

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Crete: European route E75

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English : Crete: European route E75

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Silja Serenade in archipelagos of Stockholm

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English : Silja Serenade in archipelagos of Stockholm

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Sunset panorama of the Toronto skyline as seen from the Toronto Islands.

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English : Sunset panorama of the Toronto skyline as seen from the Toronto Islands.

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A sailboat on the body of water "Plan d'eau du Vidourle" in Le Grau-du-Roi, France.

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English : A sailboat on the body of water "Plan d'eau du Vidourle" in Le Grau-du-Roi, France.

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High altar (Altar of the Holy Helpers) at the parish church Freistadt, Upper Austria. Anonymous master of the Danube school (Lienhard Krapfenbacher?), around 1520.

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English : High altar (Altar of the Holy Helpers) at the parish church Freistadt, Upper Austria. Anonymous master of the Danube school (Lienhard Krapfenbacher?), around 1520.

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View of one of the six courtyards of the Abbāsi House, a large traditional historical house located in Kashan, Iran. Built during the late 18th century, it is said to have been the property of a famous cleric.

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English : View of one of the six courtyards of the Abbāsi House, a large traditional historical house located in Kashan, Iran. Built during the late 18th century, it is said to have been the property of a famous cleric.

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On the left the Reichstag building. On the right next to it the east side of the Paul-Löbe-Haus in Berlin-Mitte, facing the river Spree, during the blue hour.

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English : On the left the Reichstag building. On the right next to it the east side of the Paul-Löbe-Haus in Berlin-Mitte, facing the river Spree, during the blue hour.

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A captive Red kite (Milvus milvus) in the Adlerwarte Obernberg am Inn falconry. Obernberg am Inn, Austria.

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English : A captive Red kite (Milvus milvus) in the Adlerwarte Obernberg am Inn falconry. Obernberg am Inn, Austria.

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The nebula N159 in the Large Magellanic Cloud

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English : The nebula N159 in the Large Magellanic Cloud

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Ida Husted Harper, was an American author, journalist, columnist, and suffragist, as well as the chosen biographer of Susan B. Anthony, whom she also worked with on the six-volume History of Woman Suffrage. Harper also served as secretary of the Indiana chapter of the National Woman Suffrage Association, became a prominent figure in the women's suffrage movement in the U.S., and wrote columns on women's issues for numerous newspapers across the United States, amongst other things.

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English : Ida Husted Harper, was an American author, journalist, columnist, and suffragist, as well as the chosen biographer of Susan B. Anthony, whom she also worked with on the six-volume History of Woman Suffrage. Harper also served as secretary of the Indiana chapter of the National Woman Suffrage Association, became a prominent figure in the women's suffrage movement in the U.S., and wrote columns on women's issues for numerous newspapers across the United States, amongst other things.

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Interior of the Serbian Orthodox Nova Gračanica church, built in 2000 and located on the Crkvina Hill overlooking the town of Trebinje, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The temple is an exact copy of the Gračanica monastery in Kosovo (built in 1321).

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English : Interior of the Serbian Orthodox Nova Gračanica church, built in 2000 and located on the Crkvina Hill overlooking the town of Trebinje, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The temple is an exact copy of the Gračanica monastery in Kosovo (built in 1321).

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