Wexler is an old curmudgeon and quick to acknowledge this fact. Here he tries to give a little insight into the 1950s beat counter-culture without the caricature bullshit of trying to fit it to some modern narrative.
As an autodidact, Maggie Hetherington is no fan of the entitled privilege of academic gravy trains. Here she makes a case for intelligence being not a failure in school but failed by traditional schooling.
A dramatic triplet of galaxies takes center stage in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, which captures a three-way gravitational tug-of-war between interacting galaxies. This system—known as Arp 195—is featured in the Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, a list which showcases some of the weirder and more wonderful galaxies in the universe.
Hunger is expected to rise in 23 global hotspots in the next three months with the highest alerts for "catastrophic" situations in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region, southern Madagascar, Yemen, South Sudan and northern Nigeria, two U.N. agencies warned Friday.
A British court on Friday overturned government approval for the construction of a controversial road tunnel close to the Stonehenge stone circle, following opposition from historians, archaeologists and druids.