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…

Why Lebanese Parents Need to Register Their Children

Believe it or not, there are a lot of Lebanese parents who forget to register the birth of their children. Some of them don't do it out of ignorance, neglect or simply failing to get the full set of documents required to register their new babies. Others are simply too poor to afford the costs of registering births or find the process way too complicated. This is a serious problem as failing to register deprives…

Passport Index 2017: Lebanese Passport Still Among the Three Worst Arab Passports

1 month ago
Passport Index released its 2017 rankings of the most powerful passports. The website ranks the travel documents by measuring the number of countries that can be visited without applying for a visa. Germany is the ...

Lebanese Basketball [2016-2017]: Foreign Players Scoring Almost 70% of Total Points

1 month ago
A year ago, and following the idiotic decision to allow three foreign players in Lebanese basketball teams, I went through stats from almost 50 games and found out that foreign players are scoring up to ...

A Lebanese Fight in Australia

1 month ago
Wen fi Lebnene fi Machkal. Basically the old man is upset someone parked in front of his house and the lady is explaining that it’s not his spot and that anyone can park there. It’s ...

Get Your Loved One A Shawarma Bouquet This Valentine

1 month ago
A Shawarma shop “Snack Ramez” in Mazraat Yachouh is selling a Shawarma bouquet for Valentine, claiming that it’s worth a thousand red roses. Technically speaking, the price of one red rose on Valentine’s day would ...

BBC Wants You To Share Your Beirut Stories

1 month ago
BBC Pop Up is coming to Lebanon for a whole month and they’re asking us to share stories we’d want to tell about our country. They also don’t mind getting help in making some of ...

The “Manly” Way to Eat a Banana

1 month ago
A video of some dude swallowing a banana in front of Fakhani (Hamra?) is on 9gag and the comments are even funnier than the video and the caption lol! I have no idea what’s so ...

Ma Tne2, De2! Speak up Against Corruption

1 month ago
We all had to bribe someone in Lebanon at some point. I hated the idea and always did everything I could in order not to but it’s simply not possible. Luckily enough, I just had ...

TeleLiban Host Dalia Freyfer Breaks Guinness Record For Longest Live TV Show

2 months ago
Dalia Freifer officially broke today the Guinness World Record for the longest Live TV Broadcast when she interviewed 91 guests from Saturday morning (8:00 AM) till Sunday morning. She received the certificate for the 12-hour ...