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The laureates of the 2010 World Press Photo awards were announced earlier this month. Here is a selection of some of the wining pictures.

The complete winners list and credits are available on the official website of the foundation.

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The ending year was nothing short of distress, bad news and the like. From the gigantic drama in Haiti to the ongoing wars of the worlds, memories of anything good that happened in 2010 have no chances to hold for long.

TIME Magazine revisits this doomed year with some of the best pictures it published. Here is a selection of them.

Funeral in HaitiPhotographed by Shaul Schwarz / Reportage / Getty Images for TIME

The Port-au-Prince cemetery had no more room, but the dead kept coming.

Earthquake in HaitiPhotograph by Shaul Schwarz / Reportage / Getty Images for TIME

The devastating January 12 quake registered 7.0 on the Richter scale.haiti

Volcanic Eruption in IcelandPhotographed by Ragnar Th Sigurdsson / Arctic Images

Eyjafjallajokull’s eruption lights up the Icelandic sky. It was an awesome spectacle, but the ash that followed created a global mess.

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highsnobeity.com had the good idea to gather all (or most of) the photographies of the 2010 Pirelli Calendar here.

Don’t know the Pirelli calendar? Here is what P{irelli says about it:

The Calendar is the icon of Pirelli’s communication. A symbol that for over forty years not only celebrates female beauty, but also celebrates the complexity of an art that has been able to transform itself over time.
With constantly changing styles and authors, this art always manages to express a new aspect of history.

In short: it is a big thing.

(more about these after the click below… including nudity)

Pirelli Calendar 2010

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