VATICAN CITY, VATICAN – MAY 01: Ageneral view of St. Peter’s Square during John Paul II Beatification Ceremony held by Pope Benedict XVI on May 1, 2011 in Vatican City, Vatican. The ceremony marking the beatification and the last stages of the process to elevate Pope John Paul II to sainthood was led by his successor Pope Benedict XI and attended by tens of thousands of pilgrims alongside heads of state and dignitaries. (Photo by Elisabetta Villa/Getty Images)
A woman straddles wooden phallus during the Kanamara Festival, better known as the Penis Festival, in Kawasaki, Japan. Kanamara means metal phallus, so named after a story dating back hundreds of years in which a local blacksmith made an iron phallus to protect a girl who was thought to be curse. Today, the festival participants are largely prostitutes STDs.
12.4.2009: from Matthias Grünewald, Isenheim altarpiece, 1512-1516, Musée Unterlinden, Colmar
lighthouse reflecting in harbor
Vector illustration of zodiac symbols and Earth silhouette
This handout photo received October 16, 2013 courtesy of RR Auction shows Lee Harvey Oswald’s Dallas Police mug shot after he was arrested for the assassination of former US president John F. Kennedy. RR Auction is holding the most extensive JFK auction of the year, fifty years after his tragic assassination in Dallas,Texas on November 22, 1963, offering a collection of museum-quality items relating to John F. Kennedy, his family, and the tragedy of his death. The live auction takes place on October 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. AFP PHOTO/RR AUCTION/HANDOUT/ RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO / RR AUCTION / HANDOUT” – NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTSHANDOUT/AFP/Getty Images