Harvard Business Review: Arab Inventors Make the U.S. More Innovative

HBR recently published a research showing how Arab immigrants have made major contributions to American science and technology. The aim is to document the extent of Arab contributions to American innovation at times where the Trump administration is trying to limit immigration from several Arab states. What they did was match Arabic first names with international patent applications filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty . The end-result is not 100% accurate as there are several…
Fun

The Nokia 3310 is Back … and it has Snake!

1 day ago
The Nokia 3310 is making its comeback 17 years after its original launch. The “indestructible” Nokia is back in a lighter version, with a 2MP camera, the nostalgic ringtones, a battery life of two weeks ...
Art

After Winning at “Les Victoires De la Musique”, Ibrahim Maalouf Clinches César Award

1 day ago
Two weeks after winning the “Concert/Musical Show of the Year” (Spectacle musical/Tournée/Concert) award at France’s 32nd edition of “Victoires de la Musique”, French-Lebanese trumpet player and teacher and composer Ibrahim Maalouf won a César for ...
Art

La Plume de Pierre (Pierre Sadek Foundation) Caricatures on Display at The Sursock Museum

1 day ago
Pierre Sadek was Lebanon’s leading political caricaturist and a genius. During my AUB years, I spent countless hours looking through old archives and checking his brilliant newspapers caricatures from the 70s and 80s. Following his ...
Fun

Movie Review: Fist Fight [2017]

1 day ago
Is there any student who wouldn’t want to see their school or university teachers get into a fight in the parking lot at the last day of school? “Fist Fight” is about two teachers who ...
News

Ogero Stand at MWC 2017 – Barcelona

1 day ago
Ogero is taking part as an exhibitor at the Mobile World Congress 2017 this year. The above picture of the stand was tweeted by Ogero and shows Lebanon’s map with “Internet of things” written all ...
Fun

Ghassan Rahbani Has a New Song …

2 days ago
and it’s boring as hell! The lyrics, the music, the video clip are so bad I couldn’t even finish it :S We need more “Sarit Sent el 2000” and “Taree2 el Matar” songs please. ...
Art

Said Akl Graffiti Vandalized in Gemmayze

3 days ago
Said Akl’s graffiti in Gemmayze was recently vandalized. Few months ago, someone added some lipstick on the poet’s lips but now it got totally ruined. Said Akl is considered one of the most important modern ...
Critiques

Youth Minister Just Banned MMA in Lebanon

3 days ago
I just read Lebanon’s Minister of Youth and Sports Mohammad Fneich has just banned mixed martial arts (MMA) in Lebanon and removed all licenses linked to this game. Here’s the full resolution as mentioned on ...
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