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Blue-and-gold Macaw

Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) at Jurong Bird Park. I LOVE the colours of the bird and the sharpness of the image emphasises it's elegance.

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- * Piri Reis Map * - In 1513, Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis compiled this map using military intelligence -

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Visit BBC News for up-to-the-minute news, breaking news, video, audio and feature stories. BBC News provides trusted World and UK news as well as local and regional perspectives. Also entertainment, business, science, technology and health news.

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Giant Sequoias [wiki] (Sequoiadendron giganteum), which only grow in Sierra Nevada, California, are the world’s biggest trees (in terms of volume). The biggest is General Sherman [wiki] in the Sequoia National Park – one behemoth of a tree at 275 feet (83.8 m), over 52,500 cubic feet of volume (1,486 m³), and over 6000 tons in weight.

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1989. American Vogue. Outfit by Issey Miyake. Photo by Irving Penn (B1917 – D2009)

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The Peregrine Falcon, also known as the Peregrine, and historically as the Duck Hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey in the family Falconidae. A large, crow-sized falcon, it has a blue-grey back, barred white underparts, and a black head and "moustache".

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Is this legit? Because if it is, I think that Britain has jumped a couple of spaces in my list of countries that we can make fun of. (Trust me, America's high on it)

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Back to the Future (1985)

1985 - Back to the Future - A teenager is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence. #movies

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Tate Langdon

Does losing your place change you, or do you change when you lose your place? Either way, it sucks to not be the favorite anymore...

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