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Mariel Kanene is Founder and Editor of and lead storyteller with a focus on music, startups and travel. His passion for culture was born in Kinshasa, Congo and bred in Washington, DC where he resides. By day, Mariel spends his days slowly trying to change the world—one meaningful interaction at a time. He loves reading factual-fiction, good podcasts, traveling, health and fitness, foreign languages and good conversations over good coffee and even better rum. He hates talking about himself in third person.Thanks for stopping by. Always appreciated. Find me on: Twitter | Instagram | Linkedin |

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With weekend one in the books, and a second equally massive weekend coming up, Coachella 2014 is already setting the bar high for the remaining festivals still to come this season. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival takes over the city of Indio in the California desert for 3 days. Featuring top artists and performers…

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Tech Roundup #TechTuesday

1) Twitter Gets A Facelift…and it looks like Facebook (but maybe better?) Twitter is gradually rolling out a major redesign of user profiles, starting on Tuesday. The new look, which Twitter was testing in February, adds a lot more user information and several new features — and it looks quite similar to Facebook’s user. Read more on this…

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Portrait of America via Google Glass #TechTuesday

Portrait of America The National Portrait Gallery presented ‘Portrait of America’. Headlining the lineup of President Day activities and exhibits, Artist David Datuna’s interactive flag sculpture used Google Glass technology to engage its audience. Prior to it’s open, visitors readied themselves to rush the museum in order to view this particular exhibit. Despite arriving later then scheduled to my own meet…

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Tribute: Nesta Robert Marley #MusicMonday

The Tribute Today’s #MusicMonday is dedicated to Nesta Robert Marley whom we now affectionately call Bob Marley. This past Thursday would of be the legends 69th birthday.  Praised by millions, this Rastafarian reggae superstar captivated audiences worldwide. To this day, millions celebrate his music. Why? Because he sang of love, redemption, liberation , justice, and boy did he…

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