First Bike Sharing Station Launched in Beirut

We finally have a bike sharing system in Beirut thanks to efforts from Jawad Sbeity in collaboration with Beirut's governor Ziad Chebib and Beirut's municipality. The first sample station was set up yesterday near Le Gray and facing Samir Kassir's garden. According to Sbeity, this will be followed by 25 other stations that will cover all of Beirut by the year 2020. All in all, 500 bikes will be available for use. Quoting Sbeity, "this…

Stop Hating on The Girls From LBC’s “Take Me Out” Show

Back when "Take me out" had just started on LBC, I posted on how I hated the show and that it's stupid and demeaning but that we should keep in mind that these men and women have willingly accepted to take part in it and if they’re fine with "embarrassing" themselves in public, then that’s their call not ours. During the last episode, some guy came and stripped in front of the girls and all…
Critiques

Ramlet El Bayda’s Privatisation Explained in 30 Seconds

6 days ago
Beirut’s last public beach will eventually be turned into a private resort, despite Beirut Governor’s claims that the beach will remain open to the public. Most of Lebanon’s beaches were taken over by private developers ...
Information

Human Rights Watch [2016] Report: HR Situation Deteriorating in Lebanon

1 week ago
The Human Rights situation has deteriorated in 2016 in Lebanon according to the Human Rights yearly report, but the end of the presidential vaccuum and the new government’s formation present an opportunity to turn the ...
Fun

Fail: French Emergency Number on Wardeh Ski Slope

1 week ago
If you run into trouble on a ski lift on Wardeh’s ski slope, feel free to call a French number and the Val d’Isere mountain rescue team will fly all the way to Kfardebian to ...
Animals & Wildlife

If They Killed 70,000 Birds in New York To Protect Planes, It Doesn’t Mean It’s Right!

1 week ago
Ever since the government decided to shoot down the seagulls near the airport, a lot of people have been unfortunately justifying this act by claiming that bird-killing programs were also adopted in other countries, mainly ...
Critiques

How Are Hunters NOT Threatening Flights Safety?

1 week ago
I think we should stop coming up with jokes when it comes to serious matters because the authorities are taking us way too seriously. I can’t believe they actually invited hunters to shoot down the ...
Fun

When Chef Antoine Mistakes “Tante Claire” for “Eclair”

1 week ago
This is hilarious! I have to give it to Hisham, he’s bringing out the best of chef Antoine 😀 ...
Food

Bouza Bachir now Open in Paris

1 week ago
Bouza Bachir (Glace Bachir) is one of the oldest and most popular ice-cream places in Lebanon. It started off in Bekfaya back in 1936 and has today over 30 shops across Lebanon, they’ve just opened ...
Fun

10 Genius Solutions to Beirut Airport’s Bird-Attracting Ponds

1 week ago
As you all know by now, planes at Beirut were reportedly in danger after birds began flocking in large numbers to a nearby rubbish dump, but the government is treating this matter in an urgent ...
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