Review: The Fifty Boring Shades of Grey

Before you read the review, note that I've never read the Fifty Shades books and I probably won't so I don't know much about the story except the stuff I hear from friends who are obsessed with Mr.Grey and online articles and memes about it. This being said, I was expecting to watch an erotic romance story which wasn't the case. The movie was more of a twisted romantic story between a weird rich dude…

The Sisters Show: The Lebanese Edition Of The Kardashians

The Abdel Aziz sisters will apparently star in a new reality show on LBC called the Sisters, a show similar to the Kardashians based on what Mondanite said, which is not really a good thing if you ask me. I personally can't watch the Kardashians for more than 2 minutes. Nevertheless, it will be interesting to see how Lebanese react to such reality shows. One thing is for sure, the Kardashian sisters are much prettier.…

Why ZeeZee M’s Banana Song Is A Failed Publicity Stunt

When I first shared the horrible Banana song, a friend told me that she knew the girl and that she's studying theater at the Lebanese University so I had a feeling that this could be a joke but couldn't prove it. A week later, the girl shows up with Adel Karam on Hayda 7aki and claims the whole thing was a publicity stunt organized by MTV, Impact BBDO and Sa2afetna aimed at bringing back our…

How Russia Responded To The Kidnapping of Four Soviet Diplomats In Beirut In 1985

A friend was showing me a post on 9gag about kidnapped Soviets in Beirut and how Russia's counter-terrorism Alpha Group handled the situation. I've read a lot about kidnappings, specially from the PLO, in the 1980s but I've never heard this part of the story. Here's what happened: Four Soviet diplomats were kidnapped in September 1985 by a fundamentalist group called the Islamic Liberation Organization. Russia quickly dispatched its Alpha group, tasked with counter-terrorism hostage-rescue…
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New “Lebanon High School” In Texas Causing Controversy

2 years ago
There’s a new high school set to open next year in a town called Frisco in Texas and some parents are upset with the name and want it changed. The school is expected to be ...
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Beirut River Solar Snake Project To Start Generating Electricity Soon!

2 years ago
Phase 1 of The Beirut River Solar Snake (BRSS) is almost complete and the photovoltaic (PV) farm currently set will generate 1.08 MWp and help light up around 1000 houses by Q1 2015. The BRSS ...
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What’s With The Chinese Billboards?

2 years ago
I noticed a couple of Fransabank billboards in Dbayyeh written in Chinese for some reason. I’m assuming that’s a teaser campaign for some new product but I wanna know what they’re saying and I don’t ...
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Why I Am Against Destroying 51,000 Trees To Build The Janna Dam

2 years ago
There are 15 domestic and inter-country rivers in Lebanon, yet we have an annual water deficit of 425 million cubic meters and Lebanese pay hundreds of millions of dollars yearly to cover their water needs. ...
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