Attention all Lebanese Developers: Join The Facebook Messenger Challenge

Facebook is challenging all Middle East Developers to create the smartest bots for FB Messenger and asking people to sign up and join the contest. Developers, in teams of up to three people, are invited to create bots in three categories: gaming and entertainment; productivity and utility; and social good. The judging criteria will be on technical quality , non-technical quality and user-experience . Bots must comply with all Facebook for developers Messenger Platform developer…

Lebanon’s Energy Ministry Blames Electricity Problems on Refugees

The easiest thing to do these days is blame everything on Syrian refugees and the Syrian crisis. Air pollution? Syrian refugees. Increase in crime rates? Syrian refugees. No 24/24 electricity? Syrian refugees. There's no doubt that we're suffering economically from the 1.5 Million refugees in Lebanon but to claim that we would have had 24/24 electricity if it weren't for them is surreal. If The Energy Ministry truly conducted serious studies to back this claim,…

WTF is Happening in Kaslik?

Prostitution rings, fist fights, gun fights outside nightclubs, I have no idea what's happening in Kaslik these days and I had no idea there are so many people who go party there still. Check out the below video that took place a couple of days ago, it's insane :S What's even more worrying is that there's an army checkpoint not so far from this night club and there's an army base as well nearby.

Marine Le Pen Refused to Cover Herself Up To Meet Mufti

I wasn't really surprised to hear Le Pen refused to cover herself up when she went to meet Lebanon's Grand Mufti today. Some will interpret it as a disrespectful act while others will claim that no woman should not be pressured into wearing the Abaya. Personally speaking, she's visiting a religious figure and she should abide by the customs out of respect and courtesy. Moreover, she could have skipped the visit altogether if she knew…

Rollerblading on the Highway

1 day ago
A friend sent me this video of some guy rollerblading on the Zalka highway by holding onto a truck. How do we fine this guy according to the new traffic law or any law? If ...

A Lavish Sunday Buffet at The Four Seasons Beirut

2 days ago
I love the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut. It’s definitely one of my favorite hotels in the capital. It seems that I always keep coming back for their amazing breakfast, but sometimes, I just pass ...

Why Lebanese Parents Need to Register Their Children

2 days ago
Believe it or not, there are a lot of Lebanese parents who forget to register the birth of their children. Some of them don’t do it out of ignorance, neglect or simply failing to get ...

A Documentary on The Lebanese Jewish Diaspora

2 days ago
The number of Jews still living in Lebanon is estimated to be less than 200 according to this 2012 article. The majority fled the country due to political instability and a feeling of insecurity as ...