Baalbeck’s Megalithic Stone Blocks: Ancient Engineering or Aliens?

I spent my Sunday morning reading about Baalbeck's massive stone blocks and how no one has figured out yet how Romans were able to cut with such precision a 3,000 ton stone, why and how were they transported all the way to Baalbeck and why isn't there any other site that looks like Baalbek? Several websites wrote about this mystery, including the NewYork back in 2014 and several scientists and archeologists came up with theories…

Huge Fairouz Mural by ASHEKMAN

ASHEKMAN are putting the final touches on a huge mural in Beirut as a tribute to the legendary Lebanese singer Fairouz. The graffiti is located in Cornice el Mazraa next to the Cola bridge. ASHEKMAN recently kicked off a huge project in Ouzai where they will be drawing a massive Salam sign on hundreds of houses' rooftops.
Art

Are we getting an Opera House in Beirut?

2 months ago
The Lebanese Ministry of Culture is seeking funds to open an opera house in Beirut and “has signed an agreement with China for a grant of $35 million to develop the National Conservatoire for Music ...
Architecture

AKK Architects Are Renovating a 19th Century Ottoman Mansion in Beirut

2 months ago
It’s always great to hear old Beirut houses being renovated, rather than being demolished and replaced by skyscrapers. Beirut-based Annabel Karim Kassar (AKK) Architects, which is founded by Annabel Karim Kassar, has launched the restoration ...
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The Wanton Bishops “Hitman” Wins Best Low Budget Video at Berlin Music Video Awards

2 months ago
Lebanese Rock n’ Roll The Wanton Bishops emerged as winner at the 2017 Berlin Music Video Awards under The Best Low Budget category. The Lebanese band won for their latest video “Hitman”, which is one ...
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CNN: Surfing Becoming More Popular in #Lebanon

2 months ago
I remember when Cafe Najjar first featured a surfer in its most recent ads, I got several comments asking me if one can really surf in Lebanon while others laughed at the idea. Well surfing ...
Art

ASHEKMAN Are Drawing a Massive “Salam” (Peace) Sign on Ouzai Rooftops

2 months ago
ASHEKMAN just kicked off a huge project in Beirut’s Ouzai area where they will be painting hundreds of houses and buildings to show the word سلام (Peace in Arabic). The gigantic Arabic calligraffiti will be ...
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World Economic Forum: 9 Lebanese Starts Ups Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution

2 months ago
The World Economic Forum has teamed up with the International Finance Corporation to bring us the top 100 Arab World startups that are shaping the future in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). ...
Architecture

Architect & AUB Professor Salma Samar Damluji Elected member of the Académie d’Architecture en France

2 months ago
Professor Salma Samar Damluji, a British architect of Iraqi and Lebanese descent, was elected member of the prestigious Académie d’Architecture en France a month ago. Dr. Damluji joined the American University of Beirut in 2013, ...
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Stefano Fallaha to Represent Lebanon at the 2017 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

2 months ago
Stefano Fallaha may be Lebanon’s and the Middle East’s youngest entrepreneur and he was just nominated to represent Lebanon and the American University of Beirut at the 2017 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards. Making it to ...
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