“Waynon” (Void) By George Khabbaz To Represent Lebanon At The Oscars

The Lebanese Ministry of Culture has chosen George Khabbaz's new movie "Waynon" to represent Lebanon at the Oscars. Waynon is about six Lebanese women representing three generations, each one still waiting for the man in her life who was kidnapped during the Lebanese Civil War and is still missing. The movie tackles a very sensitive topic that hasn't been resolved yet. In fact, thousands of people who disappeared during the war in Lebanon and its…

Who’s Behind The #HardToBelieve Campaign?

Update: It's an SGBL campaign. I spotted two billboards this morning and found a Facebook page as well. I'm hoping this is not a lame campaign because the hashtags are quite good. Here are few things that are #HardToBelieve in Lebanon as well: - A Hekmeh Riyadi game without a fight. - A Wedding convoy that doesn't block the highway. - A restaurant that doesn't serve Arguile. - Finding a table at Zaatar W Zeit…

The State Of Broadband 2015 Report: Lebanon vs The Arab World

According to Ogero's July 2015 report, there are 3,638,051 internet users in Lebanon as of December 2014, out of which 2,505,875 mobile internet users. The internet penetration is 86% which puts Lebanon in 4th position regionally after Bahrain, UAE and Qatar. Unfortunately, the speeds and quotas are still lousy but things are moving in the right way hopefully especially after the fiber optics joint announcement done by the Telecom Ministry and Ogero. About the BB…

Review: Should You Buy The Apple Watch?

First Impression: I wasn't very impressed with the Apple Watch when it first launched as I thought it was too big but I changed my mind when I saw a friend wearing it. He had the 42mm Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band and it fit his hand perfectly. Since I was already looking for a smart-watch for myself and mainly for my wife as she doesn't like carrying her phone all the…
Lebanon

In Pictures: Supermoon (Bloodmoon) Lunar Eclipse Between 3:15 a.m and 6 a.m

1 year ago
These are four pictures showing the full moon at around 3:15 am, the transition to bloodmoon at around 5:30am, supermooon bloodmoon peak-time at 5:40am and another shot at 6 am. All were taken in Beirut ...
Critiques

The Solution To All Our Problems: Come Up With The Largest Lebanese Flag

1 year ago
Back in August, I got an SMS asking me to donate money in support of the longest Lebanese flag and to go down and sign it on Martyrs Square. The message also stated that the ...
Events

A Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Is Taking Place Tonight: Don’t Miss It!

1 year ago
For those of you who are not working tomorrow or can be a bit late to work, a supermoon lunar eclipse is taking place on Monday morning between 3 a.m (Beirut local time) and 7 ...
Automotive

My First Ride In A LaFerrari

1 year ago
A month ago, I spotted a LaFerrari in Faqra and couldn’t help but share it on my Instagram. A week after, I get an email and a call from Ferrari Lebanon that there’s a LaFerrari ...
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