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Not Read a Book Lately? Blame Netflix, Says Study

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Are you all caught up on your favorite Netflix show, but that novel on your nightstand is gathering dust?... Read full article

1-year-old US girl buys car using dad's smartphone!

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Born shopaholic! A one-year-old girl in the US has bought a car through online trading, while playing on the mobile phone of her dad, who has decided to keep the "purchase".... Read full article

Triumph for Brazilian in Miss Lebanon Overseas contest

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FURN AL-SHUBBAK: While Brazil missed out on World Cup 2010 this month, it did pick up another international win, in the Miss Lebanon Overseas contest. Two diaspora organizations, the Lebanese World Committee and the World Lebanese Cultural Union...... Read full article

Samsung pays Apple $1 Billion sending 30 trucks full of 5 cent coins

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This morning more than 30 trucks filled with 5-cent coins arrived at Apple’s headquarters in California. Initially, the security company that protects the facility said the trucks were in the wrong place...... Read full article

Beirut rebuilt its downtown after the civil war. Now it’s got everything except people.

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BEIRUT — Not so long ago, the historic downtown of Beirut was a wasteland of scorched buildings and rubble. Lebanon’s civil war, which ended in 1990, destroyed an area known for its picturesque Mediterranean vistas and Roman and Mamluk ruins... Read full article

Akkar Citizen Turns 122 on New Year's Eve

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Maimouna al-Amin turned 122-years-old on New Year's eve Monday, said the National News Agency in a special report. Amin, who hails from the Akkar town of Fnaidiq, was born in 1890, but she claims to have been born years before.... Read full article

Sylvia Yammine to 'Mrs. Globe 2015' throne

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Lebanese architect, Sylvia Yammine, won on Sunday the title of "Mrs. Globe 2015" during an international competition in China, with the participation of representatives from 60 countries whose ages ranged between 25 and 50 years...... Read full article

Jeita Grotto

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Millions of years were captured in drops of water. Jeita Grotto, one of the most marvelous natural wonders in the Middle-East, in spacious greenery. The road leading to the caverns is carved in the mountains and surrounded with trees. ... Read full article

هذه الأعراض البسيطة قد تدل على الإصابة بالسرطان

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جسم الإنسان معجزة إلهية بكل المقاييس، لاحتوائه على العديد من الأجهزة والأعضاء التي لم تُخلق عبثًا، حيث يقوم كل جهاز فيه بمسؤوليته على أكمل وجه، وعند الشعور بأي خطر أو أعراض مَرضية، تنتج لديه ردات فعل إنذارية، تُنَبه من أجل سُرعة إنقاذ الوضع قبل تفاقم... Read full article

From Beirut to Boston: The Utter Americanness of Khalil Gibran

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He was an immigrant child from Lebanon who passed through Ellis Island and became America’s best-selling poet. His story is America’s story.... Read full article

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