Articles By: Marguerite Rahal

Did you know that every year Louis Vuitton burns all their unsold bags?

Yes, this rumor appears to be true. Similar to Chanel, LV happens to burn leftover goods at the end of the year. If the bags are not sold, they burn them in order to prevent putting a lower price on them. Historically, it’s known that LV does not put its pieces on sale. This is [...]

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Did you know that by daydreaming the unconscious mind is being quite useful?

Studies have proved that people spend between 30% and 47% of their day daydreaming. Jonah Lehrer posted for his New Yorker science blog, Frontal Cortex, an article in which he states that humans are incorrigible daydreamers but this useless activity is nothing but a useful one! How? An experiment was given on a hundred and [...]

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Did you know that eating about 100g of dark chocolate can prevent heart problems?

Good news, apparently eating chocolate is healthy! Researchers have found evidence that eating about 100g of dark chocolate every day can help prevent heart attacks and strokes in people with metabolic syndrome.  It’s well known that cardiovascular disease is the primary root of death worldwide. Dark chocolate contains at least 60% cocoa solids, which makes [...]

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A little something you didn’t know about Cirque Du Soleil crew.

Cirque Du Soleil is a show for the whole family. It’s a “simple show but not in a bad way” says the publicist of this event Maxim Charbonnea. It’s a funny and colorful celebration where the artists have fun and present a stunning show. Cirque Du Soleil has been to countless countries so far, and [...]

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Did you know that you can sell your kidney in order to afford an iPhone, iPad?

I hope this doesn’t encourage anyone out there but yes, a Chinese teen did sell his kidney in order to buy himself an iPhone, iPad. This is due to the negative impact of the consumerism that is increasing in the Chinese society. The new Chinese generation is more faced with technology than the previous generation [...]

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Did you know that you don’t have to be a woman in order to compete in a woman’s beauty pageant?

Don’t get too excited I’m just kidding… Not (unfortunately)! If you still don’t get what I’m trying to convey here let me be clearer… See that gorgeous woman in the picture? Well Guess what? You’re looking at a man!  Jenna Talackova, the Canadian transsexual beauty queen has been disqualified from the 2012 Miss Universe Canada [...]

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Did you know you can track your child and find out when they’re not attending school?

Yes, unfortunately fun times at school for brazilian students are over! Brazilian schools came up with a new policy in order to control children’s behavior. New computer chips will be embedded within student’s uniforms so that teachers and parents can track them and know their every move. Parents will receive a text message when their [...]

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Are You Stupid? No I’m Fake!

“They say keep your friends close but your ennemies closer. Problem is, nowadays you can’t tell them apart.” Now i know everybody wears a mask. It’s a common fact; it’s impossible to behave at the office the same way you behave at a pub . What’s important about wearing this mask is knowing how to cope with it so that [...]

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Did you know that a facebook status can take you to court?

When you think that you’re coming out funny or simply being a poet while updating your facebook status, you should take into consideration that your words might be used against you. A married couple broke up and removed each other from Facebook.  The heartbroken husband kept updating his status with quotes and proverbs that implicitly [...]

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Cribs : Restaurant – Pub Review

Hamra is an undiscovered town for most of us, I recently decided to give it a go and stray from the places I constantly visit. Given that I’ve been living my whole life in Lebanon I’m ashamed to admit that I’ve been missing on some great & interesting locations, out of ignorance of course…

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