Michael Haddad Wants to Conquer the North Pole!

Michael Haddad is a paralyzed professional athlete who is breaking all barriers and accomplishing the unthinkable for a person who has lost control of 75% of his body. Michael is always off to a new challenge and his most recent one is the toughest by far: He's going to the North Pole and will be completing a 100 kilometer journey, a journey "declared impossible for someone in Haddad’s condition by scientists and health professionals alike".…

Celebrating Lebanese Food

Lebanese food is probably the one thing we can still brag about here in Lebanon. The below video is an old one but it's pretty awesome and totally worth sharing. It's done by the Fung bros channel, which is run by two brothers who explore foods from around the world. I have no idea who Ashley is or where that restaurant is but that girl sure knows all about Lebanese food and how to promote…
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For The Love of Zaatar (Thyme)

2 weeks ago
Here’s a 6-minute short movie on Mohammad Ali Neimeh, the man who cultivates Lebanon’s wild herb and who’s a thyme passionate. Mohammad, also known as Abou Kassem, used to collect thyme from the fields and ...
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Beirut Planting Roofs

2 weeks ago
Beirut Planting Roofs is the latest experiment by Ziad Abichaker, The “Garbage King”, where he’s teaming up with the American University of Beirut to install vertical planters made out of Eco-board panels on a rooftop ...
Architecture

#Lifehaus: The First Self-Sufficient Project in the Middle East Coming to Baskinta

2 weeks ago
Lifehaus is the first low cost fully self-sufficient project in the Middle East that is designed to lower the carbon footprint ​using upcycled, local materials and ancestral techniques. The founder and architect behind LifeHaus is ...
Art

What You’re Missing Out At The 2017 Beirut Cultural Festivals

2 weeks ago
Wednesday June 28th was the opening night for Beirut’s Cultural Festivals and the first screening of a “Journey Through Time”, the festival’s centerpiece and a true masterpiece. From the live orchestra, the script, the spectacular ...
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Synkers: The Uber/AirBnB of Private Tutors

3 weeks ago
Synkers is an awesome Lebanese startup that has been creating a lot of buzz in the past few months. I was at Synkers’ launch few months ago where they presented the app and the idea ...
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Happy Faces: Bringing a Touch of Joy to Tripoli’s Underprivileged areas

3 weeks ago
Eid is an occasion for children to celebrate and reunite with their loved ones but unfortunately that’s not the case in several areas in Lebanon and especially in Tripoli, Lebanon’s second-largest city and one of ...
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Trail-runner Patrick Vaughan Sets new Record for the Lebanon Mountain Trail

3 weeks ago
The Lebanon Mountain Trail (LMT) is the longest hiking trail in Lebanon as it pretty much covers the whole country. It extends from Kobayat in the north of Lebanon to Marjaayoun in the south, a ...
Art

Beirut Cultural Festivals Awarded Guinness World Record For Largest 3D projection

3 weeks ago
The Beirut Cultural Festivals kick off on June 28th and preparations are still underway for the two brilliant productions that will be exclusively orchestrated and executed by talented Lebanese musicians and artists, and will be ...
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