Secreterre Vodka: The First Locally Produced Vodka

Batroun-based microbrewery and distillery Colonel has launched this week its vodka, the first to be produced in Lebanon. The vodka's name is "Secreterre", and will be distilled in the same distillery Colonel uses for gin, which the company started producing last summer. I know there's a very high consumption of vodka in Lebanon but the trend has been shifting more towards whiskey and single malts in past years, unless these guys know something we don't.…

Remembering March 14, 14 Years Later

We all remember that glorious day, the day where over 1 million Lebanese gathered on Martyrs Square to ask for change, for a better future, for self-determination, for a free Lebanon. Unfortunately all that's left are just memories as people entrusted the same politicians right after that revolution, and 14 years later, we're in deeper shit than we ever bargained for. I'm not gonna bother with the never-ending list of trouble we're in, from the…

The 1st Maker Faire in Lebanon is on April 6th!

Almost 200 international Maker Faire take place around the world every year in cities including Tokyo, Rome, Shenzhen, Taipei, Seoul, Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, San Diego, Cairo, Dubai and many more. This year, the world's largest celebration of invention, creativity, curiosity and hands-on learning is coming to Beirut on Saturday April, 6th from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM at Antwork, Kantari, Spears. The flagship festival, World Maker Faire New York takes place at New York Hall…

Chef Antoine’s Recipe for Fake News

This is quite brilliant. Bayanat Box has been sharing a lot of valuable tips on how to detect fake news and their latest was a collaboration with Chef Antoine on how to create the perfect fake news recipe. The recipe to fake news is local ingredients of course. We boil them, season the mix with salt and pepper so people can digest the news, then raise the temperature to boil the scapegoat and pretend we…
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Boeing 737 MAX 8 Banned from Overflying Lebanese Airspace

1 week ago
Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes are being grounded all over the world after the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash, and Lebanon followed suit yesterday when the Lebanese Directorate General of Civil Aviation issued a statement ...
Critiques

No One Knows Who Installed The 700+ Cement Blocks in #Beirut

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Interior Minister Raya el Hassan’s campaign to remove concrete blocks all over Beirut is still ongoing yet there are still over 700 blocks installed in Down Town Beirut according to an Al Jadeed report. Funnily ...
Automotive

Street Bike Stunts – Beirut 1979

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If you’ve ever wondered about the origins of the modern “Zouzou Ebba”, check out this 1979 video shot in Beirut with bikers pulling some crazy stunts. Zero security measures, zero safety and the bikers are ...
Middle East

Sherine Tops Spotify’s Most-Streamed ME Artists, Followed by Fairouz

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Spotify celebrated International Women’s Day on Friday by sharing the list of most-streamed female artists in the World, including those in the Middle East and North Africa. Egypt singer Sherine tops the regional list followed ...
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