Movie Review: “Murder on the Orient Express”

"Murder on the Orient Express" is the newest classic remake undertaken by Kennet Barragh. The movie is the third adaption of Agatha Christie's novel of the same name. The first motion picture adaptation of the crime/mystery novel was a 1974 movie by Sydney Lumett and it was screened as a television series in 2010. The movie starts with the introduction of the obsessed, OCD, genius inspection Hercule Poirot ordering two perfectly identical, exactly 4 minute…

Alarming Statistics That Show The Reality Of Sexual Violence In Lebanon

I was watching a report on LBC on Sunday regarding sexual violence in Lebanon and the numbers they showed are quite scary to say the least. More importantly, they shed the light on the pathetic sentence that a person who commits incestuous rape gets when compared to the sentence of a person accused of cheque fraud. In fact, a person committed of incestuous rape can get five years while less serious crimes crimes could get…

Taking Your Mom on her first Uber Ride

Uber wants you to take your mom on her first Uber ride and the ad is really nice and so true! I've had to teach a couple of not so tech-savvy friends how to use Uber and the idea of pressing a button and having somebody pick them up made them both anxious and excited. One of them wouldn't go in at first thinking this was a prank LOL! Check it out:

A Saudi Warning to Lebanon from 1967

OldBeyrouth shared yesterday an excerpt from an article published in 1967 depicting the reactions of Lebanese officials following a Saudi warning. The warning apparently came after a Lebanese newspapers attacked the Kingdom but the Lebanese government issued an official statement back then refusing the warning and asking KSA to respect Lebanon's stances, and added that they cannot forbid newspapers from sharing opinions as long as they abide by the set rules. Fifty years later, we're…
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Lebanese Comedians Mistaken for Held Saudi Princes

1 week ago
I got the below pictures from at least three or four people claiming that it was Prince Walid Ben Talal being held at the Ritz but I immediately recognized Shant on his side. Unfortunately not ...
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Still Not Sure What to Study? Go to Synkers Orientation Tomorrow!

1 week ago
The decisions we have to make when we’re 17–18 will affect the rest of our life in ways none of us had imagined at the time. The problem is that I never felt we had ...
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Lebanese Dr. Nawaf Salam Elected as Judge in The International Court of Justice!

1 week ago
The UN General Assembly and Security Council elected four judges on Thursday from an initial pool of six candidates to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), which is the highest judicial body in the world. ...
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Google Celebrates Lebanese Legendary Singer & Actress Sabah

1 week ago
If you visit Google today, you’d notice a doodle dedicated to commemorate the life of Sabah, the legendary Lebanese singer who passed away two years ago. Sabah was known as the Shahroura, after a singing ...
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