I'm blessed with two beautiful children, Mary-Jo (11) and Anthony (8). As a parent, you can never love one kid more than another. Each child will occupy a special place in your heart and affect your life in their particular way. However, there are certain unique things that you experience with your little girl, and only dads with girls can understand and relate to: 1- Pink, Pink, Pink A computer displays about 16.8 million colors; a little girl sees only…
The BBC World Service is holding a series of debates across the world traveling from one city to another. On September 5th, BBC World Questions will be in Beirut. BBC World Questions allows the public to question their politicians, leaders and opinion formers directly face to face. The debates are led entirely by questions from the audience who are able to have their points heard around the world. A panel of senior politicians and thinkers will join the BBC's Jonny…
If you're not familiar with Wissam Kamal's work yet, then I advise you to subscribe to his social channels. Wissam is about to take his comedy to a whole new level and become a superstar. As of today, Wissam will be hosting "Ridiculousness Arabia - Season 2" on Comedy Central Arabia. He will be the first Lebanese comedian to host a show on this channel.
The first thing you do when you become a parent is think about your child's education. Even before they are born, you look for the best school to enroll them in, head to your bank in order to open a college savings account and register them in all sorts of social activities to learn music, sports, languages, etc.
Moophz is the ultimate Lebanese ninja warrior of night sky photography. He captures the dark skies, the Milky Way, the Northern Lights, meteor showers. I was introduced to Moophz.com through a couple friends who became obsessed with Astrophotography. They pack up every weekend and head to the various mountain-tops away from the light pollution of the city, they camp and wait for the night sky to sparkle.
When Apple announced the AirPods along the iPhone 7 back in September, I thought that they are bound to fail. I was always struggling with my wired earphones to keep them on my ears as they were constantly fall off, so I expected the same experience from the AirPods. To my surprise, the AirPods are the best wireless earbuds I have ever used. I have been using them for the past 2 months now and I am in love with…
As of September, you will be paying additional taxes on newly purchased phones in Lebanon. The Ministry of Telecommunications reactivated the “DII" project that was put on hold back in 2014. The ministry claims that the main purpose of the project is to fight illegal, fake and replicated phones. Technically, phones with an invalid IMEI number affects the performance of the network as well being a security risk, since fake devices cannot be tracked by the security forces when necessary.…
Dimples is a cool Kickstarter project for parents with babies. The app uses facial recognition to identify a smile and automatically takes a burst of photos within the mobile app. The app is easy to use, just set up your phone in front of your baby and open the app. It will automatically take a series of pictures when your baby smiles, all you need to do is to review the photos taken and select the ones you like. Dimples…
This week's featured talent is not a painter nor a singer but rather a content person. Trust me, the hardest type of creativity is the one that cannot be visualized in shapes and colors but rather in actions. Samar Maalouf is the morning talk show host of "Sabah El Mada” on "Sawt El Mada" (92.5, 92.7 & 92.9 FM). Her segment is a combination of entertaining, informative and most importantly social content.
Instagram users will start seeing a new message labeled “Paid partnership with” on influencers' posts and stories whenever a commercial relationship exists between creators such as influencers or publishers and businesses. In an attempt to bring more clarity and transparency to the community, Instagram is asking Influencers to state publicly whenever a post is part of a paid agreement with a brand.