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19 January 2022

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Wilderness at Ham House
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Mary Zicafoose with ikat weaving

18 January 2022

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US Corozal
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Marshall Sherman with the 28th Virginia battle flag
  • ... that the 28th Virginia battle flag (pictured) is stored at an undisclosed location in the Minnesota Historical Society, and has not been returned to Virginia despite multiple requests across three centuries?
  • ... that after first alerting authorities to the Omicron variant in South Africa, bioinformatician Tulio de Oliveira insisted that its origin is unknown?
  • ... that the 1912 production of Man's Genesis was the first "primitive man" film ever made and created a prehistory film boom in the years following its release?
  • ... that development economist John Toye said free-market proponents "first turn liberty against equality and fraternity, then overthrow liberty itself"?
  • ... that the surname Waering is Anglo-Saxon, but Waring may be Norman?
  • ... that the street from which Mississippi radio station WMPR broadcasts was renamed in honor of the station's longtime owner and general manager, former politician Charles Evers?
  • ... that when Helena Braun visited New York "just for the trip", she sang the role of Brünnhilde in Wagner's Die Walküre at the Metropolitan Opera with four hours' notice?
  • ... that George H. W. Bush hated broccoli so much that he banned it from Air Force One?

17 January 2022

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Memorial to the First Homosexual Emancipation Movement
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Donn Piatt

16 January 2022

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Terras Bridge, Cornwall
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Echinocereus websterianus, named after Gertrude Webster

15 January 2022

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Christine Haidegger
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Tristan and Isolde (Death)

14 January 2022

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Square pyramid of cannonballs
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Florence Church Bullard

13 January 2022

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Moylough Belt-Shrine
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The Battle of the Saints (1782) by Thomas Luny

12 January 2022

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Motoo Ōtaguro
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Marquois scales
  • ... that entry to the British Royal Military Academy required the use of a drawing triangle (examples pictured) with a completely different purpose from those used today?
  • ... that the starfish Luidia savignyi feeds on sea urchins and starfish, swallowing its prey whole?
  • ... that artist Marie Herndl was arrested after trying to meet with President Theodore Roosevelt about her art?
  • ... that the Gujarati poem "Shav Vahini Ganga" criticises the Indian government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • ... that Byron Root Pierce was Michigan's last living Civil War general?
  • ... that Ken Johannson became the captain of the University of North Dakota ice hockey team despite attending the school on a football scholarship?
  • ... that a photo shoot on the Japanese survival program Who Is Princess? was published in the magazine Popteen?
  • ... that Play features Katy Perry interacting with a giant toilet and a giant face mask?

11 January 2022

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Wheat Field with Reaper and Sun
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Depiction of Osnas winning the Cross of St. George

10 January 2022

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Ladoga Skerries National Park
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KiHa 81-3 car at the Kyoto Railway Museum
  • ... that to promote the KiHa 80 series train (example pictured), a film was made of a nine-car set on the Kawagoe, Jōban and Tōhoku Main Lines?
  • ... that although Alfred Hitchcock rejected James P. Cavanagh's script for Psycho it contained many elements used in the final film, including the iconic shower murder scene?
  • ... that the music hall song "Let's All Go Down the Strand", with its line "stay away from Germany, what's the good of going down the Rhine?" was popular with British soldiers during the First World War?
  • ... that the lynching of Lation Scott took more than three hours while thousands watched?
  • ... that the play-by-email game TribeNet, launched in the 1980s, allows players to gameplay activities ranging from combat to beekeeping?
  • ... that Stanton Catlin won a Grammy Award in 1965 for an essay on Mexican art?
  • ... that in Die Schneekönigin, an opera for children by George Alexander Albrecht after Andersen's "The Snow Queen", members of a children's choir play the roles of birds and ice crystals?
  • ... that while preparing for War Horse, theatre set designer Rae Smith spent weeks pretending to be a First World War British Army captain?

9 January 2022

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Poster for Shirley Chisholm's 1972 presidential campaign
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Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

8 January 2022

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Providence and Worcester Railroad train
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Johanna Quaas

7 January 2022

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Times Square Church at the Mark Hellinger Theatre
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Madonna and Child statue in Nothgottes

6 January 2022

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Mike Gapes
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Loess landscape near Hunyuan, Datong, Shanxi Province, China

5 January 2022

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Bhupinder Singh of Patiala
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Abel Tasman Monument

4 January 2022

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Ed Sullivan Theater
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Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim

3 January 2022

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40-foot radio telescope
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Individual E. persephone with 1,306 legs

2 January 2022

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Yasmin Miller
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First African Baptist Church in Christian Street Historic District

1 January 2022

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"Drinka pinta milka day" on a 1959 poster
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The twelve lucky grapes