Prestigious “2017 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences” Awarded to Lebanese Dr. Huda Yahya Zoghbi

The Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences is a $3 million award, the largest award in the sciences, that is given to researchers who have made discoveries that extend human life and is funded by "internet entrepreneurs: Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan of Facebook; Sergey Brin of Google; entrepreneur and venture capitalist Yuri Milner; and Anne Wojcicki, one of the founders of the genetics company 23andMe". This year's winner for the "Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences"…

More Fiber Optics Promises: 85% of Lebanese Will Have it By End of 2017

Quoting Telecoms Minister Boutros Harb, 85 percent of the Lebanese population will have access to the service by the end of 2017, which means in less than a year time. Minister Sehnaoui said the same thing back in 2013 but we all know how that went. The real problem is not in the Telecoms Minister at the moment but at Ogero's side and we could very easily get connected to the fiber optics within a…
Art

Four Reasons To Attend Christmas In Action Next Week [December 14-18]

1 month ago
I was introduced to Christmas in Action last year by a friend and had the honor to meet Cynthia Bou Khater few weeks back, the woman behind this year’s biggest Christmas event and IN Action, ...
Food

Trying Zaatar W Zeit’s New Online Delivery App

1 month ago
I’m really glad ZWZ has finally released a new mobile app for delivery. I order frequently from Zaatar W Zeit and I find it way more convenient to place an order online rather than call, ...
Lebanon

Julian Assange Gives Rare Interview At The 2016 Free Connected Minds Conference in Beirut

1 month ago
The 2016 “Free Connected Minds” Conference, which is organized by the May Chidiac Foundation, took place on November 26 at Phoenicia Hotel, Beirut and the highlight of the event was an interview the founder of ...
Baladi

I Just Received The Best Gift Ever From The North Pole

1 month ago
I received yesterday a beautiful gift from the North Pole, a box that had two boxes of cookies,four milkshakes and two letters, one addressed to me and another “To a friend”. In that letter, I ...
Lebanon

A Bunch of Awesome & Untouched Shots Taken With the Huawei P9 Dual-Lens Leica Camera

1 month ago
The Huawei P9 smartphone is all about the camera. It’s decent looking phone with a rather sluggish software but its Leica-branded dual-lens camera is one of the best I’ve seen so far and makes the ...
Baladi

Attaché: A 17 Minutes #Beirut Travel Guide

1 month ago
“You’ve seen the news, you’ve read the foreign office state department advisories, the warnings are stark, the language is unambiguous, come to Beirut at your own risk”. It took the people behind Attaché months to ...
Baladi

A Commemorative Stamp to mark AUB’s 150th Anniversary

1 month ago
The American University of Beirut is celebrating its 150th anniversary and Libanpost, in collaboration with the Ministry of Telecommunications, has issued a stamp to mark this special anniversary and in recognition of the university’s pioneering ...
Fun

700,000 Lebanese Expats Flying Back Home for the Holidays?

1 month ago
I read in the papers that 700,000 are expected to fly back to Lebanon for the holidays and overheard from a couple of friends that the Ministry of Tourism is expecting huge numbers based on ...
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