Friday, September 21, 2018

Picture of the day for September 22, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 22, 2018: View from Mönchsberg to Hohensalzburg Castle and the historic center of Salzburg, federal state of Salzburg, Austria Wikipedia"

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Picture of the day for September 21, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 21, 2018: NZR JA class 1271 crossing the Otaki River on returning from an excursion to Woodville, New Zealand Wikipedia"

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Picture of the day for September 20, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 20, 2018: European Brown Bear (Ursus arctos arctos) at Whipsnade Zoo Wikipedia"

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Picture of the day for September 19, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 19, 2018: Torah ark and Bema at the Spanish Synagogue (in Czech Španělská synagoga) in Josefov, Prague, Czech Republic Wikipedia"

New Random Anime GIF on Giphy


New Random Anime GIF via Giphy

Monday, September 17, 2018

Picture of the day for September 18, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 18, 2018: Bas-reliefs of palace guards at the monumental stairs of the Apadana in Persepolis, today Iran. The Apadana was the largest building on the Terrace at Persepolis and was most likely the main hall of the kings. The reliefs of the stairs show delegates of the 23 subject nations of the Persian Empire paying tribute to Darius I along with the here depicted guards. These reliefs are very valuable since the great detail of various of the delegates give insight into the costume and equipment of the various peoples of Persia in the 5th century BC. Wikipedia"

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Picture of the day for September 17, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 17, 2018: Ypthima baldus, Common Five-ring, is a species of Satyrinae butterfly found in Asia. Wikipedia"

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Picture of the day for September 16, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 16, 2018: Front view of Opera and Ballet Theatre in Novosibirsk, Russia. Wikipedia"

Friday, September 14, 2018

Picture of the day for September 15, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 15, 2018: The minaret of Friday Mosque as seen from Nizwa Fort, Nizwa, Oman. Wikipedia"

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Picture of the day for September 14, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 14, 2018: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, Expedition 32 flight engineer, uses a digital still camera to make a photo of his helmet visor during the mission's third session of extravehicular activity (EVA). During the six-hour, 28-minute spacewalk, Hoshide and NASA astronaut Sunita Williams (visible in the reflections of Hoshide's helmet visor), flight engineer, completed the installation of a Main Bus Switching Unit (MBSU) that was hampered last week by a possible misalignment and damaged threads where a bolt must be placed. They also installed a camera on the International Space Station's robotic arm, Canadarm2. The bright sun is visible at left. Wikipedia"

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Picture of the day for September 13, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 13, 2018: Dutch F-16 Fighting Falcon in the livery of the F-16 Demo Team. Photo taken during the 2011 NATO Days in Ostrava. The pilot is Capt. Tobias Schutte (Hitec) representing the 323rd Squadron of the RNLAF. Wikipedia"

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018

Picture of the day for September 11, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 11, 2018: Archiepiscopal library, located in the museum inside the Metropolitan Cathedral of Quito, located in the Historic Center of Quito, capital of Ecuador. The construction of the catholic temple began in 1562 and it was consecrated 10 years later. The collection of the library includes hundreds of works of theology and liturgy, some of them from the 16th century, and most from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Wikipedia"

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Picture of the day for September 10, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 10, 2018: Thudufushi, formerly one of the uninhabited islands of Alif Dhaal Atoll (South Ari Atoll), Maldives, was developed into a 70 room 4 star plus resort in 1990. Wikipedia"

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Picture of the day for September 9, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 9, 2018: Purana tigrina is a species of cicada in the genus Purana found in Southeast Asia. This is a newly emerged female. After moulting, they will find a suitable place and hang vertically. Their wings need to be inflated with fluid and their skin will harden prior to making the maiden flight. Wikipedia"

Friday, September 7, 2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Picture of the day for September 7, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 7, 2018: Steamboat Siljan. Built in 1868 for timber floating. Lake Insjön, Dalarna (Dalecarlia), Sweden. Wikipedia"

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Picture of the day for September 6, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 6, 2018: Exemplar of a White water rose (Nymphaea alba) in a public garden in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Wikipedia"

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Picture of the day for September 5, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 5, 2018: Metallic chairs on the platform level of Munich subway station Georg-Brauchle-Ring: Dutch angle. Wikipedia"

Monday, September 3, 2018

Picture of the day for September 4, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 4, 2018: Interior of the abbey of Heiligengrabe Monastery in Heiligengrabe, Brandenburg, Germany Wikipedia"

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Picture of the day for September 3, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 3, 2018: Pied-winged swallow (Hirundo leucosoma) in The Gambia. This swallow is only found in West Africa. It is not a migratory species. Wikipedia"

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Picture of the day for September 2, 2018


Wikipedia picture of the day on September 2, 2018: Departure area of Larnaca International Airport, Cyprus Wikipedia"