Follow Silvio Chiha’s “Mountain to Sea” Challenge Live

We always tell foreigners about being able to “Swim & Ski” on the same day in Lebanon but we never get to do it, mainly due to traffic LOL, but Silvio Chiha wants to make it happen and is collaborating with Alfa to complete an exciting “Mountain to Sea” challenge as part of its nationwide #LivePlus Campaign to introduce 4G+. Silvio Chiha is a Lebanese water skiing champion and an inspiration to all the Lebanese…

13-Year old Mohammad el Mir Impresses at a German Talent Show

Mohammad el Mir is good at mental calculation, really good! In fact, he's so quick he came first at The Junior Mental Calculation World Championship 2014 when he was only 11 years old. He was invited more recently to a German talent show and was able to add correctly 200 numbers in less than 90 seconds, while it took four math professors over 2 minutes to compute 50 numbers each and they got the wrong…
Food

Goût de France at Sofitel Beirut Le Gabriel

4 weeks ago
On Tuesday March 21 2017, in more than 100 countries around the world, 2000 restaurants and embassies celebrated France’s gastronomy by inviting the public to a “French-style” dinner. The aim from this initiative, named “Goût ...
Baladi

Joumana Haddad is Running in the 2017 Elections

1 month ago
Joumana Haddad is Lebanese journalist, activist, poet, instructor, author and the head of the cultural pages for An Nahar newspaper, as well as the editor-in-chief of Jasad magazine, a controversial Arabic magazine specialized in the ...
Automotive

Expect a Hellish Traffic in Hamra till mid-April

1 month ago
There are planned road works on Makdssi street in Hamra starting March 24 until April 10 and few roads will be blocked during that period. Traffic is already horrible in Hamra so I’m finding it ...
Critiques

(Updated) AUB’s Insight Club Controversial Lecture on Homosexuality

1 month ago
Update: The lecture has been cancelled. Here’s the [memo]. The Insight Club is hosting a public lecture on Thursday 23rd of March at the Issam Fares Lecture Hall – AUB (near AUBMC) at 5PM on ...
Advertising

Mother’s Day Ads [2017]

1 month ago
Here’s a nice round-up of this year’s Mother’s Day ads in Lebanon. A Happy Mother’s Day to all! – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – And here ...
Critiques

Events that Took place Yesterday

1 month ago
If you scrolled through your Facebook yesterday or flipped through local TV stations, here are the events that were taking place at almost the same time: – Lebanese protesting against the government’s planned new taxes ...
Beirut

10 Funny Signs from Today’s Protest

1 month ago
Whether you’re with or against the protests today, one thing is for sure: Lebanese always know how to come up with the funniest and wittiest posters. Enjoy 🙂 Photo Credits to Bernadette & Anis ...
Baladi

Longest Shawarma in The World: Tyre breaks Guinness World Record

1 month ago
Tyre just broke the Guinness World Record for the longest Shawarma sandwich by rolling a 121 meters long sandwich, 75 meters longer than the previous record. 120 meters of bread, 292 kilos of chicken, 80 ...
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