Movie Review: Geostorm [2017]

PS: Review posted by our blog contributor Jihad. I was never a big fan of disaster movies they were always kind of predictable and Geostorm is no different in terms of plot. However the visual effects this time were very impressive so make sure you watch it on IMAX. Geostorm is about a network of satellites that controls the weather around the world to protect its citizens, until something goes wrong on the ISS that…

Lebanese Flag History Video

I found this nice 4-minute video on the story of the Lebanese flag and how it came to be. While the historical facts are accurate, the flag they showed is not the official Lebanese flag . In fact and as per Article 5 of the constitution of Lebanon ""The Lebanese flag shall be composed of three horizontal stripes, a white stripe between two red ones. The width of the white stripe shall be equal to…
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AUB Tops The 2017/2018 QS Arab Region University Rankings

14 hours ago
The 2017/2018 QS Arab Region University Rankings are out and the American University of Beirut has topped the list ahead of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals and King Saud University. AUB ranked #1 ...
Art

Marble Bull’s Head From The Temple of Echmoun Recovered by the Ministry of Culture

3 days ago
The Minister of Culture announced a couple days ago that the marble bull’s head from the Phoenician temple of Echmoun was finally returned to Lebanon. The head was reportedly looted from an archaeological storage area ...
Architecture

Villa Les Cèdres is the World’s Most Expensive House

4 days ago
Villa Les Cèdres, a luxurious mansion in Southern France is up for sale for $410 million dollars, making it the world’s most expensive residential home. The 187 year old mansion built in the Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat near ...
Critiques

Valet Parking Set to 10,000LL in Beirut LOL!

5 days ago
When I first posted about the valet parking price being set to LL 5,000, my only worry was that the law will never be enforced, but the last thing I expected was for the Tourism ...
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Spanish Army Raises Lebanese Flag on Spain’s National Day

6 days ago
The Spanish Army raised the Lebanese flag during a military parade celebrating Spain’s National day as a sign of solidarity and gratitude to the Lebanese army soldiers who paid tribute to Barcelona’s terror attack victims ...
Architecture

Protection of Historical Sites and Buildings Finally Approved By Council of Ministers

6 days ago
The Council of Ministers, upon proposal by Lebanon’s Minister of Culture Ghattas Khoury, has approved the long awaited law for the Protection of Historical Sites and Buildings. This is great news but there’s still a ...
Information

First Video of the Super Tucano Flying over Hamat

1 week ago
So it’s finally happening. Two Super Tucano aircrafts have arrived to Lebanon and were handed to the Lebanese Army. LebanesePlaneSpotters managed to get ahold of a video showing the plane flying over Hamat. The A-29 ...
Food

Mathieu: Best Crêpes in Mar Mikhael

1 week ago
I love crêpes and I’m always looking for new crepe places to try in Beirut. Mathieu opened earlier this year in Mar Mikhael a block from EDL and makes some of the best crepes I’ve ...
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