Derwayne Francis

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The GREAT Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King was not afraid to #DREAMBIG. As we reflect and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, we must remember each of us has the power to do great things and we CAN positively impact our lives and lives of others. We must continue to be the change and keep Dreaming BIG! Have a Blessed and Productive Day Fam!

The History of Port Royal in Jamaica

Port Royal is a town on the southern coast of Jamaica. It was originally colonized by the Spanish, but attacked and captured by the English in 1655. …

Career in Sales - Basic Sales Mistakes to Avoid

6 Basic Sales Mistakes You Should Avoid<p>October 11th, 2012<p>Do you <b>work in sales</b> or are you trying to establish a <b>career in sales</b>? Starting in <b>sales</b> can be …

CONCRETE CATWALK: Rihanna Struts The NYC Streets In New River Island

Who needs a runway in Paris to debut your new line when you can just do it yourself?<p>While running the town of New York City, <b>Rihanna</b> hit the streets …

Hyperrealistic Photographer Makes Animals Appear Magical

To convey that contradictory effect, Johan creates intricate digital constructs using photographs of animals he has taken all over the world, and re-situating them in new environments constructed from other photos.<p>His newest works will be displayed at Yossi Milo Gallery in New York City from …

Perseid meteors: All you need to know

In the Northern Hemisphere, the annual August Perseid meteor shower probably ranks as the all-time favorite meteor shower of the year.<p>In the Northern …

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

Surf's Up! Awesome Big Wave Photos

Surf's (Way) Up<p>Dungeons, South Africa's famous big-wave spot, awakened in August, sending daredevil surfers out to try their luck. See photos of …

Welcome to the third installment of #ArtThursday! Today we make our way to National Harbor in Prince George's County, Maryland, home of "The Awakening." This dramatic sculpture, created in 1980 by J. Seward Johnson, Jr., is made of five separate pieces to give the impression of a giant struggling to free himself from the earth. The tallest piece of the aluminum sculpture is the arm, which extends 17 feet (5.2 meters) into the air. To see more photos of "The Awakening," tap the blue location link above. Photo by @heyterri.

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

Notre Dame (Explored)

Collage by Hugo Barros

Four-Wheeled Future: Volkswagen Builds the World’s Most Fuel-Efficient Car, but You Can’t Buy It

The VW XL1 is a paragon of petroleate parsimony, wringing from a gallon of gas a travel distance of 261 miles. Just to put that in perspective, that means that this two-seat, limited-production, diesel/electric-hybrid automobile can go <i>three times</i> as far on four quarts of compressed dinosaur juice …

Sinkholes around the world - in pictures

From Guatemala to China, sinkholes come in all shapes and sizes<p>First published on Mon 12 Aug 2013 11.03 EDT

New Flipboard Update Is Out, With GIFs For All and Top Stories

Inside Flipboard / August 14, 2013<p>Who doesn’t love GIFs? Flipboard readers have already incorporated them into lively magazines like “Just GIF It,” …

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Fidel Castro: I didn't expect to live long enough to see 87

Fidel Castro did not expect to live long enough to turn 87 after illness forced him from office in 2006, according to an essay carried by official media.<p>In a long, wide-ranging article taking up three pages of the Granma newspaper, Castro, whose birthday was Tuesday, wrote about being stricken with …

Join Us: Flip 'n' Sip in Minneapolis

Join Us: Flip ‘n’ Sip in Minneapolis<p>Inside Flipboard / August 6, 2013<p>We just can’t stop with New York and San Francisco, so our team is hitting the …