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Barak Obama takes the oath of office, Jan. 20, 2009, photo by Ron Edwards, Ron Edmonds, AP/CorbisVisual Arts Data ServicePyramids of Chefren, Giza Egypt, ca 2500 BC, photo by Erich Lessing, ARTstorWright Type A biplane, National Air & Space Museum, ca 1909Koala sleeping in tree, photo by Ngaire Gale, 1984    John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Picture AustraliaWilliam Shakespeare, First Folio British Library G.11631 title page, 1623

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