Few Thoughts on Miss Lebanon 2017

Perla el-Helou, a 22 year old business administration graduate, was crowned Miss Lebanon 2017 last night. I'm not sure if it's just me, but I thought this year's candidates were more mature than previous years, and the first & second runners-up all deserved to win. In fact, I was cheering for Reem Khoury and I still think she should have won. Perla el Helou - Miss Lebanon 2017 As far as questions are concerned, I…

Beirut Ranked 101st Most Stressful City in the World

An online website ranked the least and most stressful cities in the world using various factors such as green spaces, public transport, mental health, noise pollution, sunshine hours, air pollution, traffic and race equality. To come up with the list, they studied 500 locations based on data relating to the cities themselves, pollution, finance and the citizens. Within these, they analysed criteria such as traffic, security and mental health issues. It's not the most reliable…
Humor

Woman Walking Man on a Leash in Jounieh

22 hours ago
A woman was filmed walking into a restaurant with a man wearing a collar with an attached chain. She was treating him like a dog and he apparently licked her shoes on the way out. ...
Baladi

Lebanon’s First Hockey Team

1 day ago
A group of Lebanese Montrealers who love to play hockey have decided to get organized and form Lebanon’s first hockey team. There’s still no formal structure but they have already played a couple of exhibition ...
Fun

Spiderman el Lebnene

1 day ago
Our friend Elie Iskandar is kicking off a series of animated shorts entitled “Lebanese Superheroes” and kicked off with the Lebanese Spiderman, who smokes Arguile and get tangled in electric & moteur wires. Elie is ...
Critiques

Fayruz New Album “Bebalee” is Out!

1 day ago
When the first song from the new album “Yemken” came out, it didn’t feel like a Fairouz song to me but it was just one song so I thought I wait for the whole album. ...
Fun

ABC Dbayyeh New Kids Playground

2 days ago
As much as I love going to ABC Dbayyeh, I hated taking Brian to their old kids playground. To begin with it’s underground, ceiling is too low and it was a bit too squeezed and ...
Health

Tap Water Plastic Contamination: Lebanon Water among the Most Highly Contaminated

3 days ago
The Guardian published findings from an investigation by Orb Media, and found that “The US had the highest contamination rate, at 94%, with plastic fibres found in tap water sampled at sites including Congress buildings, ...
Lebanon

“3eesh Kteer” Teta Jako Has Passed Away

4 days ago
Al Jadeed just tweeted that Jeanne D’arc Zarazir, the actor who played Jacko in the TV Show “3eesh Kteer” has passed away. She was such a funny and lovable character. She will be dearly missed. ...
Critiques

Lebanese Parliament Finally Votes to Criminalize Torture Practices

4 days ago
Lebanon has finally amended its penal law to criminalize all acts of torture. Even though Lebanon had ratified the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the Convention) ...
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