Picture of the day for October 17, 2019

Wikipedia picture of the day on October 17, 2019: Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, which on its first commemeration in 1987, had 100,000 people gathering on Human Rights and Liberties Plaza in Trocadéro to honour victims of poverty, hunger, violence and fear. This photo shows a female beggar in Guanajuato, Mexico. https://ift.tt/2BjVYLU
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Picture of the day for October 16, 2019

Wikipedia picture of the day on October 16, 2019: Garden locust (Acanthacris ruficornis). In the 1870s, the largest locust swarm in history was recorded in the USA and was estimated to contain over 12 trillion (12,000,000,000,000) locusts. https://ift.tt/2BcQNgH

Picture of the day for October 12, 2019

Wikipedia picture of the day on October 12, 2019: War memorial monument (“Kriegerdenkmal”), Hofgarten, in front of the Bayerische Staatskanzlei, Munich, Germany. The monument is composed of an open crypt, that consist of 12 stone blocks, lcoated in the middle of a rectangular pit. The crypt just contains the statue of a dead soldier, a work of Bernhard Bleeker. The monument was inaugurated in 1924. The original statue was replaced by a bronze cast in 1972, and is now exhibited in the Bavarian Army museum in Ingolstadt. https://ift.tt/2q8wejz