Weekend Links: Scenes from Egypt

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There are massive protests going on in Egypt right now calling for president Mohammed Morsi to step aside. Here are some photographs from the scene.

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The San Antonio Zoo welcomed a new turtle – er, turtles? – into the family this week, with the birth of Thelma and Louise, a turtle with two heads conjoined at the neck of one body.

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These centenarians have notched at least 100 years on Earth already, but they’re still going strong.

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Johnny Cash famously claimed to love songs about “horses, railroads, land, Judgment Day, family, whiskey, courtship, marriage,” and more, but he forgot the essential subgenre of songs about the summertime.

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First Lady Michelle Obama has joined the Instagram craze, posting pictures and video of the recent presidential visit to Africa.

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In case anyone was wondering, Jay-Z is probably not a member of the Illuminati.

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After 42 years, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is retiring its iconic metal admission buttons, citing the rising cost of metal. The museum will, however, now be open seven days a week, if that's any consolation to disappointed button aficionados.

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