Cartoons for Social Justice
"As the start of August marks the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Warsaw uprising, one of the bravest acts during one of the darkest times in recent human history, I thought it would be only fitting to highlight one of Poland’s national treasures, whose art resonates about the state of our existence in these modern times regardless of whether you understand a single word of English (or Polish) or not."
A picture is worth 1,000 words, they say, but Polish cartoonist Pawel Kuczynski nails what he does so well that his images will leave you without the need to say anything at all. Hacks like Andy Borowitz, take note: this is how satire is done.
Each year, the UK’s Royal Observatory in Greenwich hosts one of the best astrophotography competitions around, accepting submissions from scientists and amateur photographers from across the globe.
Yesterday, they posted the jaw-dropping images that won out of last year’s 15,000 entries.
via Ars Technica