The Reason Behind “Phantom” Traffic Jams in #Lebanon

How many times did you get stuck in traffic only to find out there were no obstacles on the road? We always expect to see an accident or some road works but the real reason for most of the traffic jams here in Lebanon are a**hole drivers cutting off people and driving recklessly in an attempt to get to their destination 2 minutes earlier. These so-called "Phantom" traffic jams can be easily avoided if everyone…

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

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 70% if not more of the points scored in a single game. I did the same exercise this year for 3 rounds of games and the average is almost the same as last year's . Homentmen is currently the team…
Animals & Wildlife

1-Ton Mola Mola Fish Caught by Tripoli Fishermen

2 weeks ago
Fishermen caught a massive Mola Mola fish, also known as Sunfish, in Tripoli this morning. The ocean sunfish is one of the heaviest known bony fish in the world and weighs between 250 and 1000 ...
Baladi

Krikor Baskinta – A 55 Year old Bakery

2 weeks ago
Krikor has been running his small bakery in Baskinta for the past 55 years with the help of his wife Laure. He prepares and rolls his own dough, his wood & gas oven only fits ...
Fun

Brazilian Star Ronaldinho Partying in Beirut

2 weeks ago
Football star Ronaldinho landed in Beirut few days ago and was spotted partying at Taiga in Beirut. I have no idea what he’s doing here; my guess it’s for a summer camp since he’s FC ...
Critiques

Sodetel (Unlimited) DSL Going Off at Night

2 weeks ago
This is the third night in a row that Sodetel DSL goes off at night (around 9PM) and stays off till around 2AM. You contact the call center and if you are lucky enough to ...
Critiques

How Lebanon Managed The Syrian Refugee Crisis is Nothing to Be Proud Of

3 weeks ago
“Trump could learn a lot from how Lebanon treats its refugees” is how the below HuffingtonPost video starts then they go on to say that Lebanon, a country of 4.5M, took in 1.5 Million Syrian ...
Fun

Lebanon Crowned 2017 WABA Champions: 5 Games, 5 Wins!

3 weeks ago
Our Lebanese National Basketball Team earned the first spot in the West Asia Basketball Association (WABA) Championship 2017 in Amman after winning all his games. Lebanon defeated its toughest rival Iran and won against the ...
Information

BBC Wants You To Share Your Beirut Stories

3 weeks 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 ...
Critiques

Lebanon is not on the Ban List (Yet); Stop Spreading False Rumors

3 weeks ago
There are talks that the US might extend Trump’s controversial ban to include other countries like Pakistan but there are no official statements to back this claim and all these so-called emails from immigration officers ...
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