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This is a record of material that was recently featured on the Main Page as part of Did you know?. Recently created new articles, greatly expanded former stub articles, and recently promoted Good Articles are eligible, and you can submit them for consideration.

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Did you know...

20 August 2018

  • 00:00, 20 August 2018 (UTC)
Clay model of the statue of John of Nepomuk
Clay model of the statue of John of Nepomuk

19 August 2018

  • 00:00, 19 August 2018 (UTC)
Snuffbox
Snuffbox

18 August 2018

  • 00:00, 18 August 2018 (UTC)
Candy striped flatworm
Candy striped flatworm
  • ... that the candy striped flatworm (pictured) appears to glide across the seabed, being moved by cilia on its underside?
  • ... that Leonard Owen oversaw the building of Calder Hall, the world's first nuclear power station to produce electricity on a commercial scale?
  • ... that John F. Kennedy suggested the State of Washington replace its unofficial motto "Alki" with "For You and Me, a Destiny", a lyric from "Washington, My Home", the state song?
  • ... that while working for the predecessor of NASA, Chinese physicist Wu Zhonghua pioneered the three-dimensional flow theory, which has been used to design many aircraft engines?
  • ... that Brugada syndrome is known in the Philippines as Bangungut, or "a scream followed by sudden death during sleep"?
  • ... that American rapper Gizzle worked as a ghostwriter for other hip hop artists before releasing her debut mixtape in 2017?
  • ... that the killer whale Tahlequah carried her dead calf for over two weeks in an apparent showing of grief?

17 August 2018

  • 00:00, 17 August 2018 (UTC)
Madonna
Madonna

16 August 2018

  • 00:00, 16 August 2018 (UTC)
Damage to the painting in 1913
Damage to the painting in 1913

15 August 2018

  • 00:00, 15 August 2018 (UTC)
Avro Vulcans
Avro Vulcans

14 August 2018

  • 00:00, 14 August 2018 (UTC)
The Rhinemaidens in 1876
The Rhinemaidens in 1876

13 August 2018

  • 00:00, 13 August 2018 (UTC)
Zheng Pingru
Zheng Pingru

12 August 2018

  • 00:00, 12 August 2018 (UTC)
Frescos in Fulltofta Church
Frescos in Fulltofta Church

11 August 2018

  • 00:00, 11 August 2018 (UTC)
Sycamore Gap Tree
Sycamore Gap Tree

10 August 2018

  • 00:00, 10 August 2018 (UTC)
Teuira Henry
Teuira Henry

9 August 2018

  • 00:00, 9 August 2018 (UTC)
Torrance Barrens
Torrance Barrens

8 August 2018

  • 00:00, 8 August 2018 (UTC)
Flight Stop, Toronto Eaton Centre

7 August 2018

  • 00:00, 7 August 2018 (UTC)
Chang and Eng Bunker in their 60s
Chang and Eng Bunker in their 60s

6 August 2018

  • 00:00, 6 August 2018 (UTC)
Flag of Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Flag of Sioux Falls, South Dakota

5 August 2018

  • 00:00, 5 August 2018 (UTC)
Franz Schubert
Franz Schubert

4 August 2018

  • 00:00, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
Several creeping comb jellies on Luzon sea star
Several creeping comb jellies on Luzon sea star

3 August 2018

  • 00:00, 3 August 2018 (UTC)
Delta Beta Tau pledge class of 2018 sitting in meditation
Delta Beta Tau pledge class of 2018 sitting in meditation

2 August 2018

  • 00:00, 2 August 2018 (UTC)
Seielstad's vision of a "giant meteor" strike
Seielstad's vision of a "giant meteor" strike

1 August 2018

  • 00:00, 1 August 2018 (UTC)
Gustaf Gabriel Hällström
Gustaf Gabriel Hällström