John Singer Sargent, Gassed, 1919
This painting by American artist John Singer Sargent depicts the brutal and devastating aftermath of a mustard gas attack during the First World War.
A lone Russian violinist atop a tank in the First World War, c. unknown
102 years ago tonight the Titanic struck an iceberg and sank less than three hours later.
Take a look at this photo series from Retronaut highlighting the construction of the ship.
At this moment, but 53 years ago Yuri Gagarin landed near the village Smelovka Saratov region. Completed its first manned space flight.
A black volcanic beach near the town of Vik in southern Iceland.
Photo credit: Larry