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31 May 2016

  • 12:00, 31 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Barbara Robb, c. 1941
  • 00:00, 31 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Cheetah

30 May 2016

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Israel Putnam (left) and Henry Dearborn (right)
  • 00:00, 30 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Trefignath burial chamber

29 May 2016

  • 12:00, 29 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Æthelstan presenting a book to St Cuthbert
  • 00:00, 29 May 2016 (UTC)
 
A transcript of the charter

28 May 2016

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Remnants of Caparra
  • 00:00, 28 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Common fangtooth

27 May 2016

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Haskell canoe
  • 00:00, 27 May 2016 (UTC)

26 May 2016

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George O'Mullane
  • 00:00, 26 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Lowestoft Maritime Museum

25 May 2016

  • 12:00, 25 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Penrhos Feilw
  • 00:08, 25 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Will Rogers Memorial Museum

24 May 2016

  • 12:23, 24 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Judge Isaac Parker
  • 00:38, 24 May 2016 (UTC)
 
New terminus station of the Northwest Extension at 19th Ave/Dunlap

23 May 2016

  • 12:53, 23 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Dysdercus cingulatus (red cotton stainer)
  • 00:00, 23 May 2016 (UTC)
 
HMS Anne Galley ablaze off Toulon, 1744

22 May 2016

  • 12:00, 22 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Organ in Störmthal church
  • 00:00, 22 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Wembley Stadium, venue for the 2016 FA Cup Final

21 May 2016

  • 12:00, 21 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Katie Morrow
  • 00:00, 21 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Hot macaroni pie
  • ... that an American recipe from 1870 for macaroni pie (pictured) includes meat from squirrels, birds or wild ducks?
  • ... that Sword Art Online character Sinon's glasses were created as the authors felt there were not enough characters in the series with glasses?
  • ... that Jieyang Prison in Guangdong was the first prison in China to implement a video conferencing system for inmates and their family members?
  • ... that baseball player Ryan Boldt, who is naturally left-handed, taught himself to throw with his right arm after having surgery on his left arm at age 10?
  • ... that Mamluk Sultan Baibars built two bridges near the towns of Jindas and Yibna in the outskirts of Ramla, which have survived more than seven centuries?
  • ... that at the age of 18, Robin McCall became the youngest woman to qualify for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race?
  • ... that while adult red pumpkin beetles consume the leaves and flowers of the plant, their larvae eat the roots, stems and parts of the fruit in contact with the soil?
  • ... that Yang Hongying, whose books have sold more than 50 million copies, is known as "China's J. K. Rowling"?

20 May 2016

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RV Cefas Endeavour
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Thracian golden wreath

19 May 2016

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Jessica Chastain
  • 00:25, 19 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Coconut shrimp with a dipping sauce

18 May 2016

  • 12:40, 18 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Max Reger in 1895
  • 00:55, 18 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Hurricane Sandra

17 May 2016

  • 13:10, 17 May 2016 (UTC)
 
An oleg dance
  • 01:25, 17 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Bhojeshwar Temple

16 May 2016

  • 13:40, 16 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Chalciporus pseudorubinellus
  • 01:55, 16 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Pentecost Miracle

15 May 2016

  • 14:10, 15 May 2016 (UTC)
 
U.S. National Bank Building
  • 00:55, 15 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Jeremy Lin in 2010

14 May 2016

  • 13:10, 14 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Four-horned antelope
  • 01:25, 14 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Shri Govindajee Temple

13 May 2016

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Hassan Shateri
  • 01:55, 13 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Model of a mastodon

12 May 2016

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Main tower in the Shumen fortress
  • 00:25, 12 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Max Reger in 1913

11 May 2016

  • 12:40, 11 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Marlia Hardi
  • 00:10, 11 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Mary, Queen of Hungary

10 May 2016

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HMS Pembroke in 2008
  • 00:21, 10 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Welsh Church of Central London

9 May 2016

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[[File:|120x133px |A halal snack pack ]]
A halal snack pack
  • 00:51, 9 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Eduardo Sasha

8 May 2016

  • 13:06, 8 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Busoni around 1895
  • 01:21, 8 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Tarquin and Lucretia, Titian, 1571

7 May 2016

  • 13:36, 7 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Hu Lanqi
  • 00:51, 7 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Iris atrofusca

6 May 2016

  • 13:06, 6 May 2016 (UTC)
 
£1 note, issued in 1805
  • 01:21, 6 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Statues of women with offerings

5 May 2016

  • 13:36, 5 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Side door at Wimpole Hall, by James Gibbs
  • 01:51, 5 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Sam Allardyce

4 May 2016

  • 14:06, 4 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Logo for the Star Wars franchise
  • 02:21, 4 May 2016 (UTC)
 
The U.S. Army's Presidential Salute Battery firing an M5 gun

3 May 2016

  • 14:36, 3 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Trevor Story
  • 01:51, 3 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Snow-covered Guallatiri

2 May 2016

  • 14:06, 2 May 2016 (UTC)
 
A hypercycle
  • 02:21, 2 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Richard Dehmel

1 May 2016

  • 14:36, 1 May 2016 (UTC)
 
Lucca with her handler
  • 02:51, 1 May 2016 (UTC)
Kasturi Rangappa Nayaka Fort
Kasturi Rangappa Nayaka Fort