Google’s COVID19 Mobility Reports for Lebanon

There's been a lot of talks in the past few days about Google's Coronavirus mobility reports, which are feeding users' location history to "chart movement trends over time by geography, across different high-level categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential". In simpler terms, Google is feeding from its users' movements to show how visits and length of stay at different places change compared to a…

Two Easy DIY No-Sew Approaches To Make Face Masks

Should healthy people wear masks to prevent Coronavirus? Should everyone wear masks? Is a Homemade Mask effective? Which material should we use? Are cloth face coverings recommended? How about cheap paper masks? Bandanas? The truth is no one has an answer yet and it doesn't look like we will get a clear answer any time soon. What we know is that people are being encouraged to cover their faces when going out in public, whether…
Health

SPEAK UP COVID: Much-Needed Psychological Support for Health Care Workers

1 day ago
Everyone’s talking about providing health care workers with personal protective equipment, but there’s another crisis that few are tackling, which is how to mitigate or prevent more serious psychological or mental health issues that health ...
Health

AUBMC Launches Pandemic Evaluation Clinic And Center To Counter COVID19 Outbreak

1 day ago
Early last week, The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) announced that they’re now performing COVID19 tests at their newly established Pandemic Evaluation Clinic And Center. The PECC is located in Building 56, the ...
Critiques

With BDL’s Latest Circular, We Now Have Four Lebanese Lira Rates

2 days ago
Leave it to the BDL geniuses to figure out new ways to screw us over while pretending to “facilitate” cash withdrawals for people. It took me a couple of hours today to understand the latest ...
Baladi

New Video Emerges of Fairouz Reciting a Prayer

2 days ago
Fairouz appeared yesterday in a YouTube Video sitting in her living room reciting a prayer (asking God to save us). It’s not clear if this is a recent recording related to the COVID19 pandemic or ...
Baladi

“B7ebbak ya Lebnen” – Online Performance by the Lebanese Oriental Orchestra

2 days ago
The COVID19 did not stop the Lebanese Oriental Orchestra from doing what they do best. They connected online, each at his place to perform Fairouz’s “B7ebbak ya Lebnan” and send out a message for everyone ...
Fun

Berri’s Wearing an AirDoctor Portable

4 days ago
82-year old Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri was captured wearing an AirDoctor card during his meeting with a group of ministers earlier this week. The card in question is a Japanese product that supposedly “protects against ...
Fun

Watch Mini Studio Kids’ Songs on YouTube

1 week ago
If you want to relive your childhood’s iconic/popular songs, or let your kids discover them, Mini Studio has uploaded recently on its YouTube channel over 50 of their best songs with the original music videos. ...
Animals & Wildlife

Some People Are Poisoning Stray Dogs Thinking They Can Transmit COVID-19

1 week ago
Joe Maalouf shared yesterday a heartbreaking video showing a veterinarian trying to reanimate a dog after the pet ate poisoned meat in the Bsalim area. The dog (Odin) did not make it and you can ...
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