I Downloaded a Copy of my Facebook Data

I recently saw an article on the NYTimes where the author downloaded all the information that Facebook has on him and shared his thoughts on it. I had never noticed that download option to be honest so I thought of giving it a try and seeing what Facebook has on me. The download link was around 700MB and includes a folder with several subfolders and files. I opened first the images and videos and found…

“Antwork” Turns One

I've been meaning to write about Antwork for quite some time, and I thought their first anniversary would be a great opportunity to shed the light on this revolutionary co-working space in Lebanon. Add to that the fact that they've just won The Number One Co-Working Space in Beirut and the region given that there were several co-working spaces from neighboring countries, The award is offered by Coworker, the member-powered platform for the global coworking…

Prominent Activist Take On The 24/7 Electricity Electoral Promises

Not only are some candidates' electoral videos lacking in credibility but they are even lacking in creativity. Take a look at LOGI's awesome video on the proposed oil & gas draft laws and compare it to this one on the so-called 24/7 electricity plans. Creativity aside, prominent environmental activist and the founder and president of "T.E.R.R.E. Liban" Paul Abi Rached tackled some of the electoral promises regarding a 24/7 electricity plan, specifically the ones related…

The Cost of Filling The 2018 Panini World Cup

If you're considering buying the 2018 Panini World Cup for your kids to fill, a maths professor from Cardiff has calculated that filling this year’s World Cup sticker book will cost collectors £773.60. Prof Paul Harper has devised a formula that suggests, given the probabilities of getting duplicate stickers, on average an individual would need to buy 967 packets or 4,832 stickers to get the set. However, this number implies you have no one to…
Automotive

#UltimateEXPEDITION With Ford in Ras Al Khaimah, Dubai

1 week ago
A couple of weeks back, I flew to Dubai to a first hand experience with Ford’s latest SUV: the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition. We’ve already been to several experiences in Dubai with Ford and they ...
Critiques

Blocking an Ambulance To Make Way for an Armored Convoy

1 week ago
Last week, I was stuck in traffic right next to an ambulance waiting for armed men in civilian clothes to clear the way. I have no idea if the ambulance was in a rush or ...
Animals & Wildlife

Zouk Mosbeh is Fining Dog Owners Who Don’t Pick Up Poop

1 week ago
Zouk Mosbeh Municipalitiy is going after people who do not pick up after their dogs and will be fining them LL50,000. As stated by Beta, this is definitely a much better initiative than banning dogs ...
Elections2018

Remembering April 13 1975: The Missing Have Been Absent yet Somehow Still Present

1 week ago
Thousands of Lebanese disappeared and have been missing since April 13 1975, their names are still on electoral lists but they’re not here. Their families are still looking for answers but the government has yet ...
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