Orca Found Dead on Sarafand Beach

Orcas are often called killer whales, because of their size and the animal's ability to take down large marine animals, such as sea lions and whales. However, they don't typically attack humans and belong to the dolphin family. Videos of an Orca swimming off Khaldeh's shore were viral last week, as it's rare sight, but unfortunately the Orca was found dead on the shore in the south Lebanon town of Sarafand. It's still not clear…

Swiss Butter Opening Soon in Dubai!

Swiss Butter announced few days ago on LinkedIn that they're putting the final touches on their first Dubai branch at Novotel al Barsha. They didn't announce an official opening date yet but the branch looks almost done so it should be soon. I love the concept behind that place. It's casual, serves only 3 main platters with their special sauce . They recently brought back the burgers as well, 30 fresh 220 gram patties smothered…

Dark Chocolate Hummus. WTF?

I've been spotting a lot of Hummus variations and flavors here abroad but this has to be the weirdest of all. Dark Chocolate Hummus! I wasn't tempted to buy it to be honest, but now I'm intrigued to know how it would taste. Looking at the ingredients, it's chickpeas of course with cocoa powder, date paste , agave syrup, brown sugar, and sea salt among other things. If it turns out to be good, it's…

Anfeh Beach Featured on Netflix’s Lethal Weapon Season 3

On Episode 5 of Lethal Weathon's third season, Cole is investigating an art robbery when he finds common ground with Lena Bechara, a Lebanese art collector. Lena was looking for her mother's drawing of Anfeh beach, which Cole had visited during his missions. It's a pretty random mention which made me look up any drawings of Anfeh but I didn't find any. I did look up old pictures of Anfeh that resemble the drawing but…
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AUB Alumnus Dr. Hussein Tawbi Named to Trump’s Council on Science & Technology

1 week ago
Lebanese doctor & AUB alumnus Hussein Tawbi has been nominated by US President Donald Trump to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). The mission of the Council of Advisors on Science ...
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The Lebanese Creativity Day – Martyrs Square

1 week ago
Artists from all over Lebanon celebrated the Lebanese Creativity Day in Martyrs Square over the weekend. The theme was the revolution obviously and there were some pretty amazing displays. Check them out! Pictures taken from ...
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Stricter Capital Controls To Be Implemented This Week?

2 weeks ago
BDL Governor & The Association of Banks in Lebanon (ABL) are seeking to legitimize the coercive measures being taken and have dispatched a circular to the government to regulate bank-customer relationships. In the mean time, ...
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Ultimate Winter Camping in Akkar Snowy Mountains

2 weeks ago
Snow hikes, overnight stays in Igloos, snow shoeing, trail challenges and many more activities are being organized by the Akkar trail team this year, and the pictures and videos they’re sharing are absolutely stunning! The ...
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