So you think 2014 was ‘meh’? Here’s a roundup of the things you forgot happened this year.

1. The #StripForJackie campaign


And the drama queen award of 2014 goes to: LEBANON!

2. Flappy Bird mania


The struggle was real…

3. A baby was born in the middle of a Zalka road…


Don’t even ask.

4. Brazil lost 7-1 to Germany in the World Cup semi-final

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[Emotional scar of the century]

5. The word “bae” became an internet sensation


Linguistic starvation at its finest...

6. Former Miss Lebanon Karen Ghrawi took an epic spill

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And of course everyone had to drama queen it.

7. Saad Hariri came back for a short visit in August


8. Tripoli’s mayor chivalrously banned alcohol ads

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And we eventually had to enlighten the public about the ten things that should actually be banned in Lebanon.

9. A crocodile casually found refuge in the Beirut River

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…before being captured by a fisherman in April.

10. Everyone passed their official exams

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Also Hanna Gharib became the top TV sensation.

11. Fourteen bombings struck Lebanon, including twin bombings in Tripoli and Bir Hassan

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12. Robin Williams took his life


13. Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a drug overdose


14. Amal Alamuddin restored Lebanese pride



Oh and George suddenly became the brother-in-law of the entire Lebanese population.

15. Pharrell’s Happy took over radio stations, and your life


“A room without a roof” also became a legitimate feeling... because logic.

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