The View From 'Rocknest' Nov. 26, 2012: A mosaic of images taken by the Mast Camera on the NASA Mars rover Curiosity while the rover was working at a site called "Rocknest" in October and November 2012. The center of the scene, looking eastward from Rocknest, includes the Point Lake area. The image has been white-balanced to show what the rocks and soils in it would look like if they were on Earth.
Italian tourist treasure turned into ghost town by earthquake
As you approach Castelluccio, you can see the shattered buildings more reminiscent of a war zone.
Picture taken 26 May 1940 in Mexico City showing the home of Leon Trotsky in the suburbs of Mexico City after an attempted assassination of the exiled Russian communist leader by a band of more than 20 men with machine guns an incendiary bombs. Leon Trotsky (1879-1940) was president of the St Petersburg Soviet in 1905, played a major role in the October Revolution and was commissar for war during the civil war (1917-1922). The founder of the Red Army was assassinated by Stalin's agent Ramon…