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31 July 2008[edit]

  • 19:29, 31 July 2008 (UTC)

Franz Liszt

  • 12:57, 31 July 2008 (UTC)

The Mass at Bolsena by Raphael

30 July 2008[edit]

  • 20:59, 30 July 2008 (UTC)

Pine Creek Path

  • 14:24, 30 July 2008 (UTC)

Frederick Mitchell Mooers House

  • 08:09, 30 July 2008 (UTC)

Bouse Hutton

  • 02:08, 30 July 2008 (UTC)

IJN Sazanami at Yokosuka Meiji 33.jpg

29 July 2008[edit]

  • 19:45, 29 July 2008 (UTC)

Prithu chasing Prithvi, who is in the form of a cow

  • 12:40, 29 July 2008 (UTC)

Ivy Gordon-Lennox

  • 05:51, 29 July 2008 (UTC)

Elvis Presley, in 1970

28 July 2008[edit]

  • 22:46, 28 July 2008 (UTC)

Boletus rubellus

  • 16:34, 28 July 2008 (UTC)

Johnny Cash, in 1969

  • 08:08, 28 July 2008 (UTC)

Image at 408 S. Spring St.

  • 00:12, 28 July 2008 (UTC)

Mysore mallige

27 July 2008[edit]

  • 16:42, 27 July 2008 (UTC)

Accomac Debtors' Prison

  • 10:34, 27 July 2008 (UTC)

Hughie Lehman

  • 03:00, 27 July 2008 (UTC)

26 July 2008[edit]

  • 19:10, 26 July 2008 (UTC)

The Plumed Whistling Duck

  • 13:09, 26 July 2008 (UTC)

Charles Martin Hall

  • 07:05, 26 July 2008 (UTC)

Samuel Johnson

  • 00:19, 26 July 2008 (UTC)

El Molino Viejo

25 July 2008[edit]

  • 18:13, 25 July 2008 (UTC)

Lisa Murkowski

  • 12:13, 25 July 2008 (UTC)

24 July 2008[edit]

  • 23:00, 24 July 2008 (UTC)

Taiwan National Library

  • 16:52, 24 July 2008 (UTC)

Mancunium

  • 03:11, 24 July 2008 (UTC)

Lake Malawi near Mangochi

23 July 2008[edit]

  • 21:03, 23 July 2008 (UTC)

The Mamhead Obelisk

  • 14:53, 23 July 2008 (UTC)

Santa Fe Freight Depot (North side), Los Angeles

  • 08:52, 23 July 2008 (UTC)

Pisgah Home Historic District

  • 01:38, 23 July 2008 (UTC)

Ghost Mantis

22 July 2008[edit]

  • 19:32, 22 July 2008 (UTC)

Jack the Bulldog, at his home in Wolfington Hall Jesuit Residence.

  • 11:23, 22 July 2008 (UTC)

Pushkin House

  • 04:09, 22 July 2008 (UTC)

Cherhill White Horse

21 July 2008[edit]

  • 21:27, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

825 Squadron Fairey Firefly in flight

  • 13:43, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

Fire Station No. 23, Los Angeles

  • 07:40, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

Duccio – The Temptation on the Mount

  • 00:25, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

USS Alligator

20 July 2008[edit]

  • 17:06, 20 July 2008 (UTC)

Lamentation of Christ by Mantegna

  • 10:13, 20 July 2008 (UTC)

Order of the Sun, awarded by Republic of Peru

  • 04:12, 20 July 2008 (UTC)

Lone Star Tick

19 July 2008[edit]

  • 20:53, 19 July 2008 (UTC)

Amanita echinocephala

  • 14:46, 19 July 2008 (UTC)

Wawel Castle

  • 08:43, 19 July 2008 (UTC)
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Presidio La Bahía

18 July 2008[edit]

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Dszpics1.jpg

  • 14:09, 18 July 2008 (UTC)

Robust redhorse

  • 07:31, 18 July 2008 (UTC)

Candy-striped Leafhopper (Graphocephala coccinea)

  • 01:10, 18 July 2008 (UTC)

Montel Vontavious Porter

17 July 2008[edit]

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Hurricane Gordon near peak intensity on November 18, 1994

  • 05:45, 17 July 2008 (UTC)

Ghost Slug adult

16 July 2008[edit]

  • 23:41, 16 July 2008 (UTC)

Stictocephala bisonia, commonly known as the Buffalo Treehopper

  • 17:40, 16 July 2008 (UTC)

Chickenblinking.jpg

  • 11:34, 16 July 2008 (UTC)

Furze used for clan badges

  • 05:33, 16 July 2008 (UTC)

Tookoolito

15 July 2008[edit]

  • 23:02, 15 July 2008 (UTC)

Sotdae

  • 16:30, 15 July 2008 (UTC)

Mesotherium cristatum

  • 09:32, 15 July 2008 (UTC)

St. Kazimierz Church

  • 03:31, 15 July 2008 (UTC)

Taut Glass Pavilion exterior in 1914

14 July 2008[edit]

  • 18:50, 14 July 2008 (UTC)

Jultagi in Korea

  • 12:49, 14 July 2008 (UTC)

Mangalitsa

  • 05:52, 14 July 2008 (UTC)

The Warsaw Mermaid Statue

13 July 2008[edit]

  • 23:12, 13 July 2008 (UTC)

Chemical structure of Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, commonly known as "Ecstasy"

  • 16:46, 13 July 2008 (UTC)

Elbow of Cross Ledge Light

  • 10:45, 13 July 2008 (UTC)

A Frontispiece of Epes Sargent

  • 04:43, 13 July 2008 (UTC)

Coat of arms of the Guardia di Finanza

12 July 2008[edit]

  • 22:04, 12 July 2008 (UTC)

Hale House, Heritage Square, Los Angeles

  • 15:45, 12 July 2008 (UTC)

The Sedan Plowshare Crater in Yucca Flat

  • 09:28, 12 July 2008 (UTC)

Gero Cross

  • 03:26, 12 July 2008 (UTC)

Berry Head

11 July 2008[edit]

  • 21:16, 11 July 2008 (UTC)

Gathering ferns, 1871

  • 14:55, 11 July 2008 (UTC)

Mars Exploration Rover

  • 08:54, 11 July 2008 (UTC)

Voltaire

  • 02:38, 11 July 2008 (UTC)

Ficus coronata

10 July 2008[edit]

  • 17:50, 10 July 2008 (UTC)

Rochester courthouse

  • 11:36, 10 July 2008 (UTC)

Columbus Monument

  • 02:08, 10 July 2008 (UTC)

The Gevingåsen Tunnel

9 July 2008[edit]

  • 19:36, 9 July 2008 (UTC)
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Château in Hnojník

  • 05:12, 9 July 2008 (UTC)

The Wrigley Building - Chicago, Illinois

8 July 2008[edit]

  • 21:27, 8 July 2008 (UTC)

Bahá'í House of Worship in Panama City

  • 15:26, 8 July 2008 (UTC)

Daily Express Building

  • 09:25, 8 July 2008 (UTC)

Green Rosella

  • 03:24, 8 July 2008 (UTC)

Illustration of bubonic plague in a Bible (1411)

7 July 2008[edit]

  • 21:22, 7 July 2008 (UTC)

Los Angeles Theater on Broadway, Los Angeles

  • 15:21, 7 July 2008 (UTC)

Septiconium Luci Septimi Severi cropped.jpg

  • 09:17, 7 July 2008 (UTC)

A BMW M1 Procar

  • 03:13, 7 July 2008 (UTC)

The Death Notice Posted by the The Sporting Times

6 July 2008[edit]

  • 20:50, 6 July 2008 (UTC)
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Mosaic in Mount Nebo, Jordan

  • 07:18, 6 July 2008 (UTC)

Ship John Shoal Light

  • 01:11, 6 July 2008 (UTC)

The Fortune Teller by Georges de La Tour, circa 1639

5 July 2008[edit]

  • 19:07, 5 July 2008 (UTC)

Board of Trade Building in Los Angeles, California

  • 13:06, 5 July 2008 (UTC)

Major General Horace H. Fuller

  • 07:05, 5 July 2008 (UTC)

Buffalo FBI patch

  • 01:04, 5 July 2008 (UTC)

F-20 Tigershark

4 July 2008[edit]

  • 19:03, 4 July 2008 (UTC)

Snake-witch

  • 13:02, 4 July 2008 (UTC)

Siege of Bangkok, 1690 French work. Reproduction in Three military accounts of the 1688 revolution in Siam

  • 06:25, 4 July 2008 (UTC)

The fossilized skeleton of a saber-toothed cat (Smilodon californicus)

  • 00:24, 4 July 2008 (UTC)

Blue Tilapia (Oreochromis aureus)

3 July 2008[edit]

  • 18:23, 3 July 2008 (UTC)

Daphoenositta chrysoptera (sitella)

  • 12:21, 3 July 2008 (UTC)

Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation

  • 03:55, 3 July 2008 (UTC)

Hygrocybe coccinea

2 July 2008[edit]

  • 21:34, 2 July 2008 (UTC)

Pope Clement VIII

  • 14:45, 2 July 2008 (UTC)

The statue of David Livingstone in Zambia

  • 08:41, 2 July 2008 (UTC)

The American frigate USS President fires on and disables the British sloop HMS Little Belt on May 16, 1811.

  • 02:37, 2 July 2008 (UTC)

Red Auerbach

1 July 2008[edit]

  • 20:24, 1 July 2008 (UTC)

Carangoides orthogrammus

  • 14:19, 1 July 2008 (UTC)

Flag of Wales

  • 08:18, 1 July 2008 (UTC)

L'Eglise Protestante Francaise 03.JPG

  • 02:17, 1 July 2008 (UTC)

The ball is "squashed" at impact, and "stretched" during fall and rebound.