David G. Allan
Graduation speeches contain inspiration, warnings, hope, calls to action and parables
From reflective warning triangles to jump-start cables, here's everything you need to avoid being stranded on the road.
TV host Ellen DeGeneres ends each show by imploring viewers to be kind -- but some sources say she's forgotten how to be that way herself.
Virtual-reality workspace startup Spatial is offering a free version for users. All you need is a web browser.
Yogurt is light on stomach and easy to digest, hence is often dubbed to be good for shedding extra kilos.
It’s generally easy to determine the foods we eat that lead to bloating as it’s a bodily reaction and feeling we, unfortunately, feel almost immediately after eating, but what about the things we’re drinking that may contribute to bloating, too?
IOC drilling off Cyprus on hold after cuts. Lebanon offshore could be non-starter. Carbon constraints could leave gas stranded.
Not wanting to risk ridicule about the aesthetic — or definite lack thereof — of a much cheaper plastic above-ground pool, hipsters have come up with the perfect solution.
Hollywood power couple Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are looking to shake things up in LA.’s high-end real estate market, which has lately been mired in the doldrums — a byproduct of coronavirus chaos.
A lot of people I know have been starting to wonder about life after the shelter-in-place orders have been lifted. What will it be like? What will the new normal be?
Before the coronavirus pandemic, a U.S. passport ensured a high degree of mobility. But as countries closed their borders, much of the world was suddenly cut off from nonessential travel.
Forrest Fenn, an art dealer whose self-published memoir hinting at a buried treasure has sent thousands of treasure hunters to scour the New Mexico wilderness.
Good quality sleep has multiple benefits: it reduces stress, boosts our mood, ensures we concentrate better, reduces anxiety, and allows the body to better rest and repair.
Jay-Z’s Team ROC has taken out a full-page ad dedicated to George Floyd that will be appearing in multiple major newspapers across the country.
Markle, whose father, Thomas Markle, is white and mother, Doria Ragland, is black explained how her diverse background affected her growing up.
Researchers at UC San Diego Health looked at 169 COVID-19 patients between March 3 and April 20 and found that those who were hospitalized did not name anosmia as one of their symptoms.
Director Doug Liman, who directed Cruise in Edge of Tomorrow, is on board to helm a new action film that will enlist the help of NASA and SpaceX for at least some of the filming.
"They guess that they are being operated by photographers, but they can't just assume that," a source said.
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Le gouverneur de la Banque du Liban est au coeur des négociations avec le FMI pour éviter le naufrage.
Technology is helping families say goodbye to loved ones, but it's no replacement for the real thing.
China is seeing very few cases now because their testing and ‘shut down’ was very effective. If a country does a good job with testing and ‘shut down’ then within 6-10 weeks they should be able to open back up.”
Ellen DeGeneres celebrates her mother Betty's 90th birthday with an at-home buzz cut.
Sleep not only affects your general mood and stamina but also your brain function and immune system. Without a good night’s rest, your body’s immune system weakens, making you more susceptible to illness.
A single dose of the vaccine was found to produce virus-fighting antibodies and T cells, a type of immune cell, two weeks after it’s administered, according to the peer-reviewed study, published Friday in the journal The Lancet.
They have high hopes for a coronavirus breakthrough. A team of Canadian scientists believes it has found strong strains of cannabis that could help prevent or treat coronavirus infections, according to interviews and a study.
According to new research, psychopaths or even people with dark traits that are fully functioning individuals and upstanding citizens (and often extremely successful at their jobs) tend to be night owls.
Spice up your life! Just one teaspoon of spice mix containing coriander, thyme, cumin and parsley in your meal could counteract some of the harm from high-fat meals
Shadow-effect energy generator (SEG) 'scavenges' light contrast to make power. The new low-cost, flexible energy-generating device operates in half darkness.
Michael Taylor, a former special forces soldier, and his son, Peter Taylor, were charged in Japan with enabling Ghosn's escape, and arrest warrants were issued for them and a third man in January.
Spencer Greene, MD
I have seen A LOT of bad advice regarding snakebite management in this and other groups, and I’d like to set the record straight.These are the recommendations for pre-hospital treatment. I will have a different post dealing with hospital management.
Snakes are some of the most misunderstood creatures around; whose instinctually driven brains, reactions, and energy can be hard to comprehend and so it can be hard for the mainly logic-driven human to relate.
All the economic indicators looked strong, boosting buyers to battle it out for a limited supply of homes. But then the coronavirus pandemic swept across the nation.
They listed it for $6.9 million after purchasing it for $3.6 million more than three months ago.
Jordan refused to be interviewed in his own house, Hehir told Insider, wanting to reserve some privacy from his 28,000-square-foot mansion in The Bear’s Club golf resort in Jupiter, Fla.
Selim Algar and Carl Campanile
Remote learning could replace the practice of a teacher standing in front of a classroom instructing students in the post-coronavirus area, Gov. Andrew Cuomo suggested Tuesday.
A NASA official announced on Twitter that the “Mission: Impossible” actor Tom Cruise wants to film a movie above the clouds — specifically, onboard the International Space Station.
Daniel Radcliffe, David Beckham, Dakota Fanning and more will read “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” the first of J.K. Rowling’s classic series, out loud from home in quarantine.”
President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama will headline “Dear Class of 2020,” YouTube Originals’ virtual commencement event to celebrate graduates worldwide.
It was only a matter of time before a big Hollywood star became the Tiger King, and now it’s happened: Joe Exotic will be played by Nicolas Cage.
Twenty years ago today, network star turned porn-queen Maitland Ward appeared in the final episode of the ABC-Disney Channel sitcom “Boy Meets World.”
“A critic is someone who comes onto the battlefield after the battle is over and shoots the wounded.” -Anonymous
It’s becoming increasingly difficult to consider caffeine a vice with everything we now know about the multifaceted benefits linked to habitual coffee consumption.
Your emotional age is distinct from your chronological one. You can be 43 on paper but behave like a four-year-old in how you treat and communicate with others.
The UK's Chief Medical Officer warned on Friday that there is "concerning" evidence suggesting that people can be reinfected with the virus.
When taking precautions, like keeping a safe distance from others and wearing a mask, spreading or contracting the novel coronavirus is highly unlikely in open air.
Yeji J. Lee
"COVID toes" — purple, swollen toes that look as if they've been frostbitten — may be the latest indication of a coronavirus infection.
Mental health and brain research must be a higher priority in the response to the coronavirus pandemic, scientists have said, warning that the crisis could have a "profound" and "pervasive impact" on global mental health now and in the future.
The good news is, there is a happy medium between willfully ignoring the biggest story in the world right now, and going into a full-on panic. Here are some tips. Think of it like hand-washing and social distancing, but for your brain.
Marianne Garvey, CNN
"I think it is so important that people hear that," she tells Time magazine. "To love each other, check in with each other. Be there, be a support group, keep your eyes open whether you are a teacher or a friend."
"Mr. Worldwide" really is living up to his nickname with his latest single, "I Believe That We Will Win." The song is an anthem about the current global health crisis.
The couple volunteered through Project Angel Food, a Los Angeles nonprofit that prepares and delivers medically tailored meals to chronically ill people.
MEGHAN MARKLE and Prince Harry have been warned by Princess Anne for trying to find a new way of being royals in the present time as the hard-working royal differs from the Sussexes royal traditions.
Jennifer Cheavens & David Cregg, The Conversation
Researchers found that such gratitude exercises only increase happiness and life satisfaction a little bit. Similarly, the effect on symptoms of depression and anxiety was also small.
As they develop, children have a natural curiosity in the causal structure of the world around them. Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget coined the phrase "little scientists" in 1952 to describe children relentlessly seeking explanations.
Lisa Respers France, CNN
Cameron Diaz made a return to social media Tuesday to share how life is going being a new mom under quarantine. Cameron says she was staying home a great deal even before it was required.
Like most parents suddenly trying to homeschool, Drew Barrymore is experiencing the ups and downs of being quarantined with young kids during the coronavirus pandemic.
The 35-year-old Eton graduate applied to register the Travalyst firm as Prince Henry Charles Albert David, Duke of Sussex, dropping the family’s Mountbatten-Windsor name.
“I really hope that this will mean the Chinese government says, ‘Okay guys, we have really got to get super hygienic around here,'” McCartney said. “Let’s face it, it is a little bit medieval eating bats.”
Ready to wed! Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are eager to tie the knot, as soon as the Coronavirus pandemic eases.
Michele A. Angermiller
Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Chelsea Handler, Halsey among stars banding together for New Jersey benefit
The "father" of Iraqi modern architecture, Rifat Chadirji, died late on April 10 in the U.K. after contracting COVID-19, friends and Iraqi officials said.
Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis confirmed that in recent days he was informed in writing by ExxonMobil that they have pushed back to September 2021 an appraisal (or follow-up) well at the site dubbed Glafcos in block 10.
Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli performed a solo Easter concert from an empty Milan Cathedral, streamed live to millions of people around a world enduring coronavirus lockdown.
The land of milk and honey is full of grand places just waiting to be discovered. Beirut, Jounieh, Byblos, and Tyre are lovely, but there are plenty of underrated spots that are worth a visit too.
Nour Abdul Reda
USA Today reported that the Hollywood actor George Clooney and the Lebanese-British barrister Amal Clooney donated over one million dollars towards coronavirus relief.
In France, at the forefront of the race to develop a cure for COVID-19, stands a group of Lebanese doctors and medical students.
Experience anemoia looking at pictures of old Lebanon in its golden era.
أكثر من 70 صورة لأسواق بيروت القديمة. الصور من الألبومات المرفوعة على هذه الصفحة لأسواق:
سرسق، النورية، الطويلة، الفرنج، أياس، الجميل، أبو النصر، السمك، الجوخ، الخبز، اللحامين،الأرمن، الوقية، الصاغة، الفشخة، باب ادريس، عصور، البرج، الجميزة...
Lebanon was the home of the Phoenicians and their kingdom, a maritime culture that flourished for over a thousand years (c. 1550–539 BC).
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Colin Jost, left, and Michael Che during the Weekend Update sketch on "Saturday Night Live" in New York, Feb. 29, 2020. SNL will be back on the air this weekend with a show that abides by social distancing rules.
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With Friday marking 50 years since their unofficial break-up, the so-called “Fab Four” are still popular and present, in spirit if not in the flesh.
On the 15th of March 2020 the Council of Ministers announced a general mobilisation state closing down the airport and putting the country under a partial national lockdown amid the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
وأوضحت المصادر لـ«الجمهورية»، انّه سبق لشركة «توتال» أن صرّحت انّها ستعلن نتائج الاستكشاف بعد شهرين من الإعلان عن توقف الحفر
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Demand for tickets at The Stand is usually high but Dorman was unprepared for the online response, as more than 100,000 people logged on to watch the first two shows on YouTube.
The Minister of Energy and Water issued a decision to postpone the deadline to submit applications to participate in Lebanon’s Second Offshore Licensing Round from the 30th of April 2020 to the 1st of June 2020.
Lebanon’s first-ever offshore exploratory drilling is continuing on schedule amid a partial national lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. It is halfway complete in Block 4 according to the General Manager of Total E&P Lebanon, Ricardo Darre.
The Whitman award was established in 1975 to champion emerging poets. Previous winners include Jenny Xie, Judy Jordan and Chris Llewellyn.
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As COVID-19 continues to sweep through the community, people flock to the Tidal Basin to see the cherry blossoms in Washington D.C., March 20, 2020.
Pet cats and dogs cannot pass the new coronavirus on to humans, but they can test positive for low levels of the pathogen if they catch it from their owners.
Scientists at Ghent University in Belgium are experimenting with larva fat to replace butter in waffles, cakes and cookies, saying using grease from insects is more sustainable than dairy produce.
Lebanon's president has inaugurated the Mediterranean country's first offshore exploratory drilling for oil and gas, calling it a “historic day” for the cash-strapped country.
Beirut hopes deepwater project, launched with French company near Israel’s maritime border, will strike it big, boost crumbling economy
On the 25th of February 2020 the drillship Tungsten Explorer arrived to Lebanon’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) to position itself at the location where it will drill the first exploration well in block 4.
On the 12th of December 2019, the Minister of Energy and Water approved the Application to Drilling Permit for the first exploration well in block 4.
Bourdain, the legendary roving chef and master storyteller, committed suicide on Friday in France at the age of 61.
Herbs, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic are the iconic ingredients of Lebanese cuisine, a tantalizing fusion of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern influences.
The XC40 obtained a first Car of the Year award for Volvo, as announced in Geneva International Motor Show, prior to the opening of the show in Palexpo.