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Images Dated 24th August 2014

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Formula One World Championship, Rd12, Belgian Grand Prix, Race Day, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday 24 August 2014 Featured 24 Aug 2014 Print

Formula One World Championship, Rd12, Belgian Grand Prix, Race Day, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday 24 August 2014

(L to R): Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W05 and Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W05 battle at Les Coombes on lap 2. Rosberg damaged his front wing and punctured the left rear wheel of Hamilton's car in the process.
Formula One World Championship, Rd12, Belgian Grand Prix, Race Day, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday 24 August 2014.
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Trulli limestone houses at Alberobello Featured 24 Aug 2014 Print

Trulli limestone houses at Alberobello

The trulli, the characteristic cone-roofed houses of Alberobello, Apulia, make up one of the 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Italy. The name derives from the late Greek word for dome in Italian, cupola and refers to the ancient stone houses with conical roofs, constructed with the abundant limestone from the plateau of Apulias Murge zone.The archaeological finds that is, the first trulli settlements date as far back as the Bronze Age, while the trulli still extant today go back to c. 1350; the more uneven and shaky structures were destroyed and reconstructed (rather than repaired) time and time again.Legend has it that this dry wall construction, made without mortar, was imposed on the peasants of the area in the 15th Century, by their lords the Counts of Conversano, in order to evade an edict by the Kingdom of Naples that demanded tribute, or tax, on every new urban construction. Indeed, these types of settlements came to be identified as temporary and unstable, easy to demolish, and not taxable. The reality is, however, that the trulli are anything but unstable. Their internal structure, compact and without any elements of support or linkage, remains marvelously durable and, although seemingly so, primitive they are not

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Cityscape with the Danube, historic centre, the clock tower of the Old Town Hall and Regensburg Cathedral, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany Featured 24 Aug 2014 Print

Cityscape with the Danube, historic centre, the clock tower of the Old Town Hall and Regensburg Cathedral, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany

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