Gap in City Mall Bridge Kills Motorist

Two days ago, a motorist named Badih el Mir fell into a gap on the City Mall Bridge and died instantly. The 70 year old man used to drive his scooter to skip traffic and used to drive trucks. He was a married man and was expecting a grand child the same day he passed away. According to Annahar, the gap was fixed the next day by the authorities and no statement was issued by…

POY 2017 Winners Unveiled

I’ve been attending the Product of the Year Awards ceremony in Beirut for the past 3 years, but this year was a bit different for me after being selected as a jury member. It was different because I was a lot more aware of the process. For those of you who don't know what Product of the Year is, it is the only consumer product award that rewards innovation and is voted by consumers. It…
Critiques

UK Just Banned Laptops, Tablets on Flights from Lebanon & Five Other Countries

1 day ago
After US authorities banned electronic devices from cabin baggage on flights from more than 10 Middle Eastern and North African countries, the UK followed suit and issued a similar flight ban on anything electronic larger ...
Critiques

(Updated) AUB’s Insight Club Controversial Lecture on Homosexuality

1 day ago
Update: The lecture has been cancelled. Here’s the [memo]. The Insight Club is hosting a public lecture on Thursday 23rd of March at the Issam Fares Lecture Hall – AUB (near AUBMC) at 5PM on ...
Critiques

US Ban on Electronic Devices to Affect 9 Middle Eastern Airports

1 day ago
CNN, BBC and The Guardian are reporting that the US authorities have just banned electronic devices from cabin baggage on flights from more than 10 Middle Eastern and North African countries. The requirement would forbid ...
Advertising

Mother’s Day Ads [2017]

1 day ago
Here’s a nice round-up of this year’s Mother’s Day ads in Lebanon. A Happy Mother’s Day to all! – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – And here ...
Health

Why I was Visiting Philip Morris in Switzerland

2 days ago
My recent trip to the Philip Morris International (PMI) Research Center in Neuchâtel in Switzerland might have come as a shock to many. Most of you know I don’t smoke, and that I’m a staunch ...
Critiques

Events that Took place Yesterday

2 days ago
If you scrolled through your Facebook yesterday or flipped through local TV stations, here are the events that were taking place at almost the same time: – Lebanese protesting against the government’s planned new taxes ...
Beirut

10 Funny Signs from Today’s Protest

3 days ago
Whether you’re with or against the protests today, one thing is for sure: Lebanese always know how to come up with the funniest and wittiest posters. Enjoy 🙂 Photo Credits to Bernadette & Anis ...
Baladi

Longest Shawarma in The World: Tyre breaks Guinness World Record

3 days ago
Tyre just broke the Guinness World Record for the longest Shawarma sandwich by rolling a 121 meters long sandwich, 75 meters longer than the previous record. 120 meters of bread, 292 kilos of chicken, 80 ...
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