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How the ousting of the Egyptian president is like the Fourth of July

How the ousting of the Egyptian president is like the Fourth of July

As Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi becomes deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, you can hear the familiar grumbling of skeptics in the US. They knew this would happen, of course. The Egyptian populace chooses to sacrifice stability and depose Hosni Mubarak, elects an Islamist president, realizes the error of its ways, and forces its democratically elected president to step down.

Here’s what terrorism can’t destroy

Here’s what terrorism can’t destroy

When tragedy strikes, it’s hard to divert our attention elsewhere. We mourn the loss of those we cared about, we support those injured through their recovery. We wrestle with our emotions — anger, confusion, hatred, sadness — in search of answers that might not even make sense. All of these feelings are natural, and we deal with them in different ways.

Playlist for Saturday at Coachella

Playlist for Saturday at Coachella

SATURDAYMy picks: Phoenix | The XX | The Postal Service | Sigur Ros | New Order | Grizzly Bear | Knife Party | Benny Benassi | Two Door Cinema Club | Franz Ferdinand | Violent Femmes | Simian Mobile Disco | Portugal. the Man | Bat for Lashes | Major Lazer | Dropkick Murphys | Janelle Monae | Bingo Players | Allen Stone | Kill the Noise | The Wombats | Guards | Savages | Shovels & RopeWith a lineup as stacked as Saturday’s, there are going to be conflicts galore, so ready your disappointment glands, people, because today is gonna hurt.

Why we’re losing the ‘War on Drugs’ [infographic]

Why we’re losing the ‘War on Drugs’ [infographic]

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8 travel tips I learned from I Love Lucy

8 travel tips I learned from I Love Lucy

I recently watched a classic American television special, “The Ricardos Go to Japan.” This was special to me for two reasons:I’m an American living in Japan, and I loved seeing the similarities and differences between the characters’ experience and what I know of Japan.I love I Love Lucy. I own all six seasons.

15 things most people don’t know about Martin Luther King Jr.

15 things most people don’t know about Martin Luther King Jr.

1. He changed his name.Born Michael King Jr., his father Michael King Sr. changed his own name to Martin Luther King Sr. after traveling to Germany in 1931 and becoming a minister, in reverence to Martin Luther. There is still some controversy over whether King Sr. changed his son’s name, or whether King Jr.