The week in pictures pog-eye February 25, 2011 From festivals in Venice to beauty contests in China – it's this week's most interesting story in pictorial form. Little hope for survivorsLittle hope for survivorsOn Tuesday a massive earthquake struck the New Zealand city of Christchurch, leaving at least 98 dead and hundreds still missing in the rubble. Egypt UprisingEgypt UprisingProtesters across Egypt managed to overthrow their corrupt government and send dictator President Mubarak packing. Power of the PeoplePower of the PeopleMeanwhile in Bahrain, anti-government protesters celebrate as the government bows into pressure and releases dozens of political prisoners, who then eng From our partner Gaddafi's MassacreGaddafi's massacreAlthough the protests in the Middle East have been mostly peaceful, the situation in Libya deteriorated when their crazed leader Colonel Gaddafi unleashed the full fo On Yer Bike!On Yer Bike!The London 2012 Velodrome is unveiled in the Olympic Village. This iconic building is touted to be the best velodrome in the world. Making ShockwavesMaking shockwavesQuirky singer Marina Lambrini Diamandis from Marina and the Diamonds rocks the red carpet at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 in Brixton Academy. Big Foot Strikes AgainBig foot strikes againWe may be facing a global obesity epidemic, but strangely there is a burgeoning market for trainers and sports goods. From our partner Garden of EdenGarden of EdenOnlookers were treated to an eco-acrobatic display in the Eden Project’s Mediterranean Biome in St Austell, Cornwall. Down in the DumpsterDown in the DumpsterMichelle Pfeiffer falls head first into a massive pile of rubbish in New York City. But don’t worry, it’s not real. MasqueradeMasqueradeFestival goers don their masks to attend the Venice Carnival, one of the largest in Italy. Brains and BeautyBrains and beauty 1 / 11 Previous Next JOIN THE CONVERSATION FROM OUR NETWORK What's Popular 1PSA: Here are the top 5 romantic comedies new to Netflix Australia. 2“People of the land, they don’t like to ask for help, but they need it the most right now." 3Six years ago, Jessi went to the movies and never came home. Her final text was to her mum. 4The 4 most common sex problems no one is talking about. 5The discussion about splitting the bill that ended a relationship before it even began. FROM OUR NETWORK Want more from mamamia?