Years ago, the boulder in the foreground broke loose and rolled on to this farm in northern Italy. Then this month, the boulder in the center of the photo tumbled down the mountain, tore through a barn and came to rest in a field. Fortunately, no one was hurt. Markus Hell/ hide caption

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Shoppers check out vodka in a street kiosk in Moscow in 2008. Alexander Nemenov/Getty Images hide caption

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Amanda Knox speaking during a taped interview with ABC News' Diane Sawyer in New York in April. Ida Mae Astute/AP hide caption

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Love your hair. Artists' depictions of a Neanderthal man and woman at the Neanderthal Museum in Mettmann, Germany. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Graffiti artist Mauro Palotta says Pope Francis is the only world leader who stands on the side of the people. Sylvia Poggoli/NPR hide caption

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Britain's King George II: Snazzy dresser, adventurous eater. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Excavation at the Sant'Omobono site in central Rome has provided evidence of early Romans' efforts to transform the landscape of their city. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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