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

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 Nizar Haddad who was driven by his interest in green architecture "to develop the LIFEHAUS project which revisits and applies multiple long forgotten ancestral building methods, employing the knowledge of masters to produce the most optimal, ecological, self-sufficient and economical…

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

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 visuals and enormous screen, the whole show was breath-taking and captivating from start till end. Nejmeh Square's iconic clock tower was kept as the show's focal point, but they had an elevator installed underneath it to bring it down in…
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Synkers: The Uber/AirBnB of Private Tutors

2 months 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

2 months 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

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

2 months 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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The Children’s Heart Center at AUBMC Performs First Successful Heart Transplant

3 months ago
The first successful heart transplant for a pediatric patient in Lebanon was performed on a five year child at the American University of Beirut Medical Center on June 14. The child was “successfully taken off ...
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After Beirut, Tripoli Gets its own Wall of Kindness

3 months ago
A group of Tripolitans loved the idea behind the Wall of Kindness that was set up in Sodeco a week ago and decided to do the same in Tripoli, one of Lebanon’s largest and poorest ...
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Two Lebanese MMA Fighters Made it To The 2017 MMA Asian Championships Finals!

3 months ago
Update [16/06/2017]: We won a gold! [Source] http://www.mmamena.net/Newsdet.aspx?id=189 Imad Howayek and Alexander Chaddad have secured medals for Lebanon at The 2017 MMA Asian Championships by qualifying to the finals. Howayek defeated a fighter from Kazakhstan ...
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The Longest Iftar Table in The World – by Ajialouna

3 months ago
Ajialouna is a charitable, social, educational and cultural organization in Beirut. It’s been around for 20 years and the work they’ve been pulling throughout the years is quite remarkable to say the least. I went ...
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