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  1. Mosquito

    Snapshot Title: Mosquito
    Taken by: New Scientist

    Image: Insect collection
    Image Owner: New Scientist



    Description:

    Come in number IN99 - 13



  2. Curly antenna

    Snapshot Title: Curly antenna
    Taken by: New Scientist

    Image: Insect collection
    Image Owner: New Scientist



    Description:

    Check out the feelers on this guy



  3. Shiny shiny

    Snapshot Title: Shiny shiny
    Taken by: New Scientist

    Image: Insect collection
    Image Owner: New Scientist



    Description:

    Iridescent creatures like this beetle get their colour from photonic crystals that diffract incoming light to throw out bright colours. See a gallery of iridescent insects at this link www.news Will open in a new tab or window...



  4. Similar, but not the same

    Snapshot Title: Similar, but not the same
    Taken by: New Scientist

    Image: Insect collection
    Image Owner: New Scientist



    Description:

    All mosquitos may look the same to you, but studying the variation between closely related, similar species helps reveal the path of evolution.



  5. Sorry, he didn't make it

    Snapshot Title: Sorry, he didn't make it
    Taken by: New Scientist

    Image: Insect collection
    Image Owner: New Scientist



    Description:

    We don't know what happened to this specimen. But all insect collections are constantly under attack from their own kind: the museum beetle, Anthrenus sarnicus. Moving the insect collection into the n...



  6. Biggest

    Snapshot Title: Biggest
    Taken by: New Scientist

    Image: Insect collection
    Image Owner: New Scientist



    Description:

    This beetle is the biggest in the box - can you find the smallest?



  7. Larva?

    Snapshot Title: Larva?
    Taken by: New Scientist

    Image: Insect collection
    Image Owner: New Scientist



    Description:

    The focus is a little ropey here, but this looks like a beetle larva



  8. 1

    Snapshot Title: 1
    Taken by: fisherman10

    Image: Cameron Highlands Boh Tea Plantation (5)
    Image Owner: fisherman10



    Description:

    1



  9. al-Aqsa Mosque

    Snapshot Title: al-Aqsa Mosque
    Taken by: Jerusalem Templar

    Image: Western Wall and Haram al-Sharif (Temple Mount)
    Image Owner: Jerusalem Templar



    Description:

    Second major Muslim shrine on the Haram al-Sharif



  10. Robinson's Arch

    Snapshot Title: Robinson's Arch
    Taken by: Jerusalem Templar

    Image: Western Wall and Haram al-Sharif (Temple Mount)
    Image Owner: Jerusalem Templar



    Description:

    Remains of the vaulting and stairway that led onto the Herodian temple mount



  11. Good anywhere

    Snapshot Title: Good anywhere
    Taken by: Steve Renich

    Image: Kiosko en Villa crespo 2
    Image Owner: capsula2210



    Description:

    ~



  12. Bryce Canyon

    Snapshot Title: Bryce Canyon
    Taken by: Stafford Marquardt

    Image: Bryce Canyon, Utah
    Image Owner: Stafford Marquardt



    Description:

    Canyon Bottom



  13. Reading the paper

    Snapshot Title: Reading the paper
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Chicago - Lake Shore Park
    Image Owner: K. Weaver



    Description:

    nice day to be outside



  14. GigaPanographer at work

    Snapshot Title: GigaPanographer at work
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: A Special Day For Alicia - Donald, a Rice Photographer and a by a TexasGigaPanographer - a 360-Degree Panorama
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    reflected in window



  15. Barrier

    Snapshot Title: Barrier
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Western Wall and Haram al-Sharif (Temple Mount)
    Image Owner: Jerusalem Templar



    Description:

    separating male and female worshipers



  16. Solar water heaters

    Snapshot Title: Solar water heaters
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Western Wall and Haram al-Sharif (Temple Mount)
    Image Owner: Jerusalem Templar



    Description:

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  17. The Temple

    Snapshot Title: The Temple
    Taken by: Brad Templeton

    Image: Burning Man 2009 Playa
    Image Owner: Brad Templeton



    Description:

    Sadly in one of the blurry sections



  18. The Man

    Snapshot Title: The Man
    Taken by: Brad Templeton

    Image: Burning Man 2009 Playa
    Image Owner: Brad Templeton



    Description:

    Of course, surrounded by tangled bank



  19. The Butterfly

    Snapshot Title: The Butterfly
    Taken by: Brad Templeton

    Image: Burning Man 2009 Playa
    Image Owner: Brad Templeton



    Description:

    Or whatever you wanted to call it



  20. chicles

    Snapshot Title: chicles
    Taken by: capsula2210

    Image: Kiosko en Villa crespo
    Image Owner: capsula2210



    Description:

    chicles



  21. More camerament than protesters?

    Snapshot Title: More camerament than protesters?
    Taken by: B Brown

    Image: G20 Gathering prior to Unpermitted March
    Image Owner: B Brown



    Description:

    Can you count the number of media people, observers, and hangers on with cameras? It might outnumber the rest of the crowd....



  22. Bike Patrol

    Snapshot Title: Bike Patrol
    Taken by: B Brown

    Image: G20 Unpermitted March Baum Boulevard Police return to bus to move further west
    Image Owner: B Brown



    Description:

    Bicycle Patol takes a break.



  23. Sound dispersial vehicle

    Snapshot Title: Sound dispersial vehicle
    Taken by: B Brown

    Image: G20 Unpermitted March Liberty & Baum 1
    Image Owner: B Brown



    Description:

    Uses loud painful sound to encourage crowds to disperse.



  24. Joilet helps out

    Snapshot Title: Joilet helps out
    Taken by: B Brown

    Image: G20 Unpermitted March Liberty and Baum 3 Police response
    Image Owner: B Brown



    Description:

    A vehicle on loan from Joielt, Illinois.



  25. Assembly

    Snapshot Title: Assembly
    Taken by: B Brown

    Image: G20 Unpermitted March Liberty and Baum 3 Police response
    Image Owner: B Brown



    Description:

    Head'em up and move'm out.



  26. Not your typical passenger

    Snapshot Title: Not your typical passenger
    Taken by: B Brown

    Image: G20 Unpermitted March Baum Boulevard
    Image Owner: B Brown



    Description:

    City buses chartered for pulbic safety officers.



  27. waterfall

    Snapshot Title: waterfall
    Taken by: r1schmidt

    Image: Mount Baker West Slopes
    Image Owner: r1schmidt



    Description:



  28. ice ice

    Snapshot Title: ice ice
    Taken by: r1schmidt

    Image: Mount Baker West Slopes
    Image Owner: r1schmidt



    Description:



  29. Message

    Snapshot Title: Message
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: G20 Gathering prior to Unpermitted March
    Image Owner: B Brown



    Description:

    You Are Just 20 of 7 Billion



  30. Rear Guard

    Snapshot Title: Rear Guard
    Taken by: B Brown

    Image: G20 Unpermitted March Baum Boulevard
    Image Owner: B Brown



    Description:

    K9 patrol provides rear guard for riot police heading toward Milvalle and Baum.



  31. ,

    Snapshot Title: ,
    Taken by: miao

    Image: Western Pacific Coast (1)
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

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  32. .

    Snapshot Title: .
    Taken by: miao

    Image: Western Pacific Coast (2)
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

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  33. ,

    Snapshot Title: ,
    Taken by: miao

    Image: Western Pacific Coast (2)
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

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  34. Sloppy

    Snapshot Title: Sloppy
    Taken by: Chad Wisser

    Image: Skyline of New York from downtown New York
    Image Owner: Jay Hirschfeld



    Description:

    Since when did New York start employing local elementary school students to paint the streets?



  35. Old Parliament House

    Snapshot Title: Old Parliament House
    Taken by: Andrew Mitchell

    Image: View of Canberra from Mount Ainslie
    Image Owner: Andrew Mitchell



    Description:

    The temporary accommodation that lasted about 70 years.



  36. Parliament House

    Snapshot Title: Parliament House
    Taken by: Andrew Mitchell

    Image: View of Canberra from Mount Ainslie
    Image Owner: Andrew Mitchell



    Description:

    The centre of government in Australia.



  37. Gas and Guns

    Snapshot Title: Gas and Guns
    Taken by: B Brown

    Image: G20 Unpermitted March Liberty and Baum 3 Police response
    Image Owner: B Brown



    Description:

    Ready for Trouble with gas masks and riot guns.



  38. Connected!

    Snapshot Title: Connected!
    Taken by: John Toeppen

    Image: kocani II MACEDONIA
    Image Owner: Zoran Efremov



    Description:

    Dishes are everywhere!

    It is a pleasure to see such a fine large image of a place so distant from my home that has been well captured by a person of similar spirit. The world is now connected and ...



  39. Signalling

    Snapshot Title: Signalling
    Taken by: B Brown

    Image: G20 Unpermitted March Liberty & Baum 2
    Image Owner: B Brown



    Description:

    Police gives hand signals to other group off camera



  40. Ready for Tear Gas

    Snapshot Title: Ready for Tear Gas
    Taken by: B Brown

    Image: G20 Unpermitted March Liberty & Baum 1
    Image Owner: B Brown



    Description:

    Police officers prepare to disperse an uncooperative unpermited crowd that had turned into a riot



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