Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: Thousands Attend Annual Dinner In White
    12 Jun 2015 - More than 13,000 people turned out in Paris for the 27th edition of ‘Diner en blanc’ (‘Dinner in white’) — a pop-up picnic where attendees dress to the nines entirely in white. The diners were armed with white tables and chairs,and packed out public areas of the Tuileries Garden and the Palais Royal,locations that were made public at the last minute in an event...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Dear Lady, There Is Absolutely Nothing Wrong With You...
    12 Jun 2015 - 1. If you have small boobs or a small behind,don’t let the media and music videos make you feel not hot enough. Sexiness is not defined by the size of your body parts. You look sexy just the way you are. 2. There is nothing wrong with you if you are not married yet. You’re not incomplete just because you don’t have a man. Your marriage will come,you were created for more than...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Our2cents Ep.36: How To Survive University
    12 Jun 2015 - You asked,and we answered! Sharon Mundia,Susan Wong and Amina Abdi sat down once again to discuss a topic that one of our viewers suggested in the comment section of a previous video “surviving uni 101 for newbies.” We sat down and shared our tips on how to make it out of university with good grades,great memories and some money in the bank. Watch and share!
  • Capital Lifestyle: Beware: Daily Sweet Beverage Linked To Liver Disease
    12 Jun 2015 - A daily sugar-sweetened beverage habit may increase the risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD),researchers report. Sweet beverages and liver disease A daily sugar-sweetened beverage habit may increase the risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD),according to a Tufts University report. What is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease? NAFLD is characterised by an accumulation of...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Experimental Drug Regrows Damaged Body Tissue
    12 Jun 2015 - An experimental drug treatment has opened a new door in regenerative medicine by helping lab mice regrow damaged liver,colon and bone marrow tissue,US researchers said Thursday. If the therapy is found to work in humans,scientists say it may save the lives of people who are critically ill with colon or liver disease and possibly some cancers. However,experts cautioned that the research is at...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Fitted Seat Covers A.k.a Slipcovers
    11 Jun 2015 - (CYNTHIA MUGI) Most of us have some kind of horror story about the old fashioned slip/seat covers that our grandparents had on their couches in a misguided attempt at interior decor. Ugly flowery things made from a nylon material that would slip,slide,bunch up and fall off anytime you sat on the couch. Today,slipcovers are making a comeback and can be found in a large variety of fabrics...
  • Capital Lifestyle: How Having A Low Self-Esteem Affects You!
    11 Jun 2015 - 1. “It makes you put up with crap” You are in a relationship/marriage where you are being beaten up,insulted,destroyed and cheated on; but you stay. Even worse,when your partner is to blame,you actually think you are the problem and should count yourself lucky for the rotten love you have. 2. “It makes people use you” People walk all over you,manipulate you and use...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Is "Sexploration” Coming To A Website Soon?
    11 Jun 2015 - Pornhub is teaming up with top ranking adult studio Digital Playground in joining the ranks of astronauts by pioneering a one of a kind mission to defy gravity,make history,and push the boundaries of intergalactic “Sexploration” by filming the first ever sextape in space. In doing so,the film will not only be changing the face of the adult industry,but will also be chronicling how...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #beautybar: Sugaring, A New Alternative In The Hair Removal World
    11 Jun 2015 - There’s nothing like a well kept,Middle Eastern hair removal secret to get the beauty world buzzing. This ancient technique known as sugaring has been used for centuries by Arabic women in their beauty regimen and is starting to get some well deserved attention. The process begins when a thick,gooey paste is placed on your skin in the opposite direction of your hair growth but the actual hair...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #conservation: Anti-Poaching Digital Radio System Launched In Kenya
    11 Jun 2015 - French foreign trade minister Matthias Fekl on Wednesday attended the unveiling of a new digital radio system designed to help Kenya’s fight against poaching,a project partly funded by France. This marks the first time Kenya Wildlife Service is adopting digital radio technology in all its parks. Watch the launch below:
  • Capital Lifestyle: Twitter Looks At On-Phone Apps To Target New Pitches
    11 Jun 2015 - Twitter launched a tool that takes into account what apps are on a smartphone or tablet when targeting pitches for other mini-programs people might want. “Installed app category targeting” lets advertisers aim marketing messages at people based on what applications they already have,according to the popular one-to-many messaging service based in San Francisco. “One of the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Study Links Heartburn Drugs To Higher Heart Attack Risk
    11 Jun 2015 - Popular over-the-counter antacids for treating heartburn,like Prilosec,are linked to a 20 percent higher risk of heart attack,researchers said Wednesday. The study in the journal PLOS ONE was based on a large data-mining study of nearly three million health records,and was carried out by scientists at Stanford University. The study looked at drugs like Prilosec,Nexium and Prevacid,which are...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Homer And Marge To Split In The Simpsons
    11 Jun 2015 - Homer and Marge Simpson are to separate in ‘The Simpsons’. The animated couple who have children Bart,Lisa and Maggie in the popular sitcom are set to “legally” separate in an upcoming episode after Homer “falls in love” with a pharmacist,voiced by ‘Girls’ writer and actress,Lena Dunham. Show producer Al Jean told Variety: “...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Carolina Herrera Slams Kim Kardashian West, Beyonce
    11 Jun 2015 - Carolina Herrera has criticised Kim Kardashian West and Beyonce’s revealing Met Gala gowns. The 76-year-old fashion designer has slammed the stars’ choice of attire after they opted for sheer,cleavage baring dresses at the prestigious event last month and claims they can’t be considered “fashion icons” if they step out “almost naked”. She said: “...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Bring Your Living Room To Life With Color
    10 Jun 2015 -   (CYNTHIA MUGI) Whether you live in a mansion or a small apartment there are several interior décor tricks you can use to add color and bring your living room to life. The changes you make do not need to be expensive.  You can add color by simply adding accents to your décor.  Here are some tips! If your walls are white,cream or some other stark color,you can add life to them by hanging...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #tech: New App Predicts Gpa With Party, Study Habits
    10 Jun 2015 - If you’re a student in college or university wondering how your study an party habits affect your GPA; now there’s an app that provides real-time feedback on your studying,partying,exercising and how you’re doing academically. SmartGPA app automatically reveals students’ mental health,academic performance and behavioural trends. The app uses automatic sensing data on the phone and in the cloud...
  • Capital Lifestyle: A Tongue-In-Cheek Look At How To Fool Your House Guests
    10 Jun 2015 - (By Lyndy Mansfield) Here are some silly,but fun ways to impress your stay over visitors when you are not very domesticated,but still need to make them think you are! Jars. These are a fancy way of suggesting you are an efficient and capable provider. Decant all your bits of pasta,rice,and any other colourful grains,into homey looking ball jars and keep them clearly visible on shelves in...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Want To Be Happy? Be Grateful
    10 Jun 2015 - What is the connection between happiness and gratefulness? The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy,says Brother David Steindl-Rast,a monk and interfaith scholar. And happiness,he suggests,is born from gratitude. An inspiring lesson in slowing down,looking where you’re going,and above all,being grateful. Watch Brother David Steindl-Rast’s TED talk...
  • Capital Lifestyle: You Won’t Believe Where This Expensive Coffee Comes From!
    10 Jun 2015 - In the lush,green hills of northern Thailand,a woman painstakingly picks coffee beans out of a pile of elephant dung,an essential part of making one the world’s most expensive beverages. This remote corner of Thailand bordering Myanmar and Laos is better known for drug smuggling than coffee,but Blake Dinkin decided it was perfect for a legitimate enterprise that blends conservation with...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #girlabout30 : 30 Something Reasons You Are Not Happy!
    10 Jun 2015 - “You know why it’s hard to be happy? It’s because we refuse to let go of the things that make us sad.” This is part of the story of my life.  See,sometimes I let my life get consumed with worry. I worry about bills,about life,about the future,about my career,  about my relationships,about my health,about  … you get the idea,I worry a lot! to the point where I wear myself out with my...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Apple Music Goes Up Against Spotify, Youtube, Tidal
    10 Jun 2015 - Apple is striking a power chord with a new music service in a bid to drown out offerings from established players such as Spotify,Deezer,YouTube and Pandora. Even though Apple Music,set to launch later this month,combines on-demand music with a social network for artists and the global popularity of the California company’s hardware creations,it will still face a challenge of winning...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s Tips On Achieving The Perfect Pout
    10 Jun 2015 - Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s famous pout is all thanks to a miracle £6 lip balm. The supermodel who has been making the world jealous with her luscious lips since she first walked the Victoria’s Secret runway in 2010 has revealed she opts for the reasonable priced Burt’s Bees lip tint over expensive lipstick any day. The 28-year-old beauty said “I’m...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 3, 800-Year-Old Statuettes Found In Peru
    10 Jun 2015 - Researchers in Peru have discovered a trio of statuettes they believe were created by the ancient Caral civilization some 3,800 years ago,the culture ministry said Tuesday. The mud statuettes were found inside a reed basket in a building at the ancient city of Vichama in northern Peru,which is today an important archaeological site. The ministry said they were probably used in religious rituals...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Messenger App Tops A Billion Downloads At Google Play
    10 Jun 2015 - Facebook crowed that an Android version of its Messenger app has been downloaded more than a billion times from the Google Play store. “Happy to make it to the very exclusive Android 1 billion+ downloads club,” the head of the Messenger team David Marcus said in an online post,released on Tuesday. Other than Facebook,only Google boasts apps with more than a billion Google Play...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #susaneats: Sushi And Champagne, A Perfect Food Pairing
    09 Jun 2015 - Beer and sake have traditionally been obvious choices at the sushi bar,but as a recent meal at one of my favourite Nairobi sushi watering holes reminded me,for the N-th time (I’ve lost count),Champagne and sushi is one of the best food pairings. Tokyo Restaurant is rustic and serves Japanese and Korean cuisine on Kolloh Road in Nairobi,with a beautiful garden,and hence a destination...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Colour Inspiration From Tony Awards 2015
    09 Jun 2015 - Unlike the CFDA (read post here),this year’s Tony Awards’ red carpet was filled with bold,striking colour. The evening meant to honour those in theater was filled with Hollywood’s A list celebrities in beautiful gowns that either came in solid,bright hues or intricate floral features. Here are some of our favourite looks from the 2015 Tony Awards that will...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Top 7 Music Festivals In East Africa
    09 Jun 2015 - One of the most popular music festivals on the continent,Morocco’s Mawazine Festival opened its echoing gates over the past weekend for an earth-breaking lineup of artists throughout this week. Fans were treated to an exhilarating performance by Jennifer Lopez’s opening act on Saturday night,and continue to relish in the soulful rhythms of big movers such as Avicii,Pharell Williams and P...
  • Capital Lifestyle: The Perfect Weight-Loss Pantry: Which Sugar Can You Eat?
    09 Jun 2015 - (By ATW Nutrition Coaching) ‘The Perfect Pantry’ is a series dedicated to teaching you what you should have in your kitchen at all times if you want to eat healthily and lose weight. The best sugar to eat Fruit… the best sugar you can keep in your home is fruit. Fruit is FULL of sugar,but it’s not the bad kind!!! (Contrary to some ‘revolutionary’ diets that...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Living Room Décor: Using Wall Mirrors
    09 Jun 2015 - (CYNTHIA MUGI) Living room décor should never be taken lightly.  This room should reflect who you are and your personality should shine through.  It should be a room that is comfortable to hang out in and entertain guests.  Furniture should be placed in such a way as to allow for easy movement and easy communication.  Wall mirrors can be used to decorate the living room and are an excellent...
  • Capital Lifestyle: The Super Spice You Need To Eat More Of
    09 Jun 2015 - If you eat a lot of curry,chances are,you’re already consuming this super spice that has more health benefits than you ever imagined. Turmeric,one of the primary components in curry and around the kitchen,adds a golden hue to mustards,cheeses and even butter; is a root that has been used as a pain reliever and anti-inflammatory for centuries in East Asia. Here are 4 tips on the super spice...

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