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29 February 2016Edit

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Excavations at Mes Aynak
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Georgiana Simpson

28 February 2016Edit

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Halocnemum strobilaceum
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A jack-o'-lantern Halloween cake

27 February 2016Edit

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Six Gentlemen
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1963 Harley-Davidson KR

26 February 2016Edit

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Mells War Memorial
  • 00:00, 26 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Francis Drake playing bowls

25 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 25 February 2016 (UTC)
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Norwich War Memorial

24 February 2016Edit

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Echinopsis spachiana in flower
  • 00:00, 24 February 2016 (UTC)
 
1945 Treasury poster

23 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 23 February 2016 (UTC)
 
An electrum Carthaginian shekel
  • 00:00, 23 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Aerial view of the Carbajal Valley

22 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 22 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Kashmir papier-mâché with paint and gold leaf
  • 00:00, 22 February 2016 (UTC)
 
The Panama remotely controlled Land Rover

21 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 21 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Muga silk fabric with jaapi hat
  • 00:00, 21 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Gwendoline Konie

20 February 2016Edit

  • 12:05, 20 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Diwata-1
  • 00:15, 20 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Fresco of a servant in the Roman Tomb of Silistra

19 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 19 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Thanjavur Art Plate
  • 00:00, 19 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Black Cross Nurses' parade, 1922

18 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 18 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Rob Roy in 1924
  • 00:00, 18 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Framingham Railroad Station in 1959

17 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 17 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Teresia Sampsonia, Lady Shirley
  • 00:00, 17 February 2016 (UTC)
 
The Federal Reserve Bank Building in Seattle

16 February 2016Edit

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Jimmy Greene
  • 00:00, 16 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Pocket FM, a portable radio transmitter

15 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 15 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Arnos Park Viaduct
  • 00:00, 15 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Xin Fengxia

14 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 14 February 2016 (UTC)
Mountain nyala on the Ethiopian ten santim coin
Mountain nyala on the Ethiopian ten santim coin
  • 00:00, 14 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Ava DuVernay

13 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 13 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Hawaiian monk seal
  • 00:00, 13 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Concrete face of the X-10 Graphite Reactor

12 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 12 February 2016 (UTC)
[[File:|120x133px |Kaushiki Chakraborty ]]
Kaushiki Chakraborty
  • 00:00, 12 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Diagram of Nimrod

11 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 11 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Carlisle Civic Centre amid floodwater
  • 00:00, 11 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Paisaje con bosque y río by Joaquín Clausell

10 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 10 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Ewa Bandrowska-Turska
  • 00:00, 10 February 2016 (UTC)
 
A shrimp and corn chowder

9 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 9 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Ranikot Fort
  • 00:00, 9 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Samantha Bee

8 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 8 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Mahabaleshwar strawberries
  • 00:00, 8 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Malouma

7 February 2016Edit

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First Congregational Church of Albany
  • 00:00, 7 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Satellite image of Cyclone Gonu approaching the Arabian Peninsula

6 February 2016Edit

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Longren in the pilot's seat, 1911
  • 00:00, 6 February 2016 (UTC)
 
A male Abyssinian guinea pig

5 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 5 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Pierre Boulez in 1968
  • 00:00, 5 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Dibatag

4 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 4 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Screen wall of Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra
  • 00:00, 4 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Buddy Holly's glasses at the Buddy Holly Center

3 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 3 February 2016 (UTC)
 
A waterstarting windsurfer rising up
  • 00:00, 3 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Sandsfoot Castle

2 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 2 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Pagbalha Geleg Namgyai meeting Mao Zedong
  • 00:00, 2 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Mitre Inn

1 February 2016Edit

  • 12:00, 1 February 2016 (UTC)
 
Gyaclavator kohlsi holotype
  • 00:00, 1 February 2016 (UTC)
 
The uncompleted Foreshore Freeway Bridge in 2007