Wikipedia:Àwòrá ọjọ́ òní/August 2008

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A 1918 silent film clip showing tanks in World War I. The tank was the most rapidly developed weapon system in the history of warfare. From non-existence, the tank went from concept to the decisive edge in World War I in less than three years.

Film credit: U.S. National Archives
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Oṣù Kẹjọ 2 - Àbámẹ́ta[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

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JetBlue Airways Flight 292

JetBlue Airways Flight 292, an Airbus A320-232, making an emergency landing at LAX on September 21, 2005 after the front landing gear malfunctioned. The front gear was turned perpendicular to the runway causing the tires to be torn off and sparks to fly up on impact. No one was injured during the landing and passengers began to disembark less than seven minutes later.

Photo credit: Andrew Marino
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Oṣù Kẹjọ 3 - Àìkú[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

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Bufflehead

The Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) is a small American sea duck of the genus Bucephala. The name Bufflehead is a combination of buffalo and head, referring to the oddly bulbous head shape of the species. This is most noticeable when the male puffs out the feathers on the head, thus greatly increasing its apparent size.

Photo credit: Mdf
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Oṣù Kẹjọ 4 - Ajé[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

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Felbrigge Psalter

The Felbrigge Psalter, an illuminated manuscript Psalter, is the oldest book from England to have an embroidered bookbinding. The needlework on this mid-thirteenth century manuscript probably dates from the early fourteenth century, which puts it more than a century earlier than the next oldest embroidered binding to have survived. Both the design and execution depicting the Annunciation are exceptionally high quality. The cover is made with linen and gold on linen with later leather binding edge.

Book credit: Anne de Felbrigge
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Oṣù Kẹjọ 5 - Ìṣẹ́gun[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

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Khonds

An Adivasi (indigenous) woman from the Kutia Khond tribal group in the Indian state of Orissa. Khonds were known for their human sacrifices, which were intended to further the fertilization of the earth.

Photo credit: PICQ
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Oṣù Kẹjọ 6 - Rú[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Maya Lin's original competition submission for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.. Originally designed as a student project at Yale University's School of Architecture in 1981, the memorial is a black granite wall, in the shape of a V, on which the names of American servicemen killed or missing in action from the Vietnam War are inscribed. The architect hoped that "these names, seemingly infinite in number, [would] convey the sense of overwhelming numbers, while unifying these individuals into a whole."

Image credit: Maya Lin
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