Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: Brazil's Biggest Dinosaur Found After Passing 60 Years In Cupboard
    07 Oct 2016 - Brazil just found its biggest ever dinosaur — in a storage cupboard. In its prime, more than 66 million years ago, this long necked herbivore was 25 meters (82 feet) long — longer than an articulated bus — and could chomp through trees at a terrifying rate. By the time the creature was found by renowned Brazilian paleontologist Llewellyn Ivor Price in 1953, only a few hefty,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Arab Fashion Week Flaunts ‘Ready Couture’ In Dubai
    07 Oct 2016 - Arab Fashion Week opened Thursday with hopes of establishing Dubai as a top destination for the “ready couture” genre and as a major fashion capital. It is the first time that a fashion week has been dedicated to the form, described by organisers as a blend of haute couture and ready-to-wear or pret-a-porter. “In Milan, we celebrate high-end ready-to-wear. In Paris, we celebrate...
  • Capital Lifestyle: John Legend Unveils New Single ‘Love Me Now’
    07 Oct 2016 - John Legend has unveiled his new single ‘Love Me Now’. The 37-year-old musician first teased the single earlier on Thursday (06.10.16) when he took to Instagram to share a snippet of love song in a video that saw him sing some of the lyrics. The caption on the video read: “My new single ‘Love Me Now’ is coming this Friday! Tune into my Facebook LIVE premiere of#...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #weirdnews: Norway's Prime Minister Caught On Pokemon Go In Parliament
    07 Oct 2016 - Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg was caught playing Pokemon go in parliament. The head of the Norwegian government was left red-faced when she was captured checking the mobile gaming app when she should have been listening to discussions on the country’s policy. A newspaper photographed the moment Erna opened Pokemon Go when her fellow MP Trine Skei Grande was speaking but Trine...
  • Capital Lifestyle: The Importance Of Sex In A Relationship
    07 Oct 2016 - by Carly Spindel Sex is the glue that’s needed in a relationship. It re-connects you and puts you in tune with your partner. Sex keeps your relationship alive … Sex: It’s a topic that men and women love talking about It’s something that everyone thinks about – even when they’re not sexually active. And, guess what, it’s very important in a relationship. In fact, it’s just as imperative as...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Move Over Netflix, Showmax Pioneers New Approach To Mobile Video In Kenya
    06 Oct 2016 - ShowMax, a subscription video on demand service, has today launched a two-tier service for watching TV shows and movies via the internet. This is a first-of-its-kind video concept that directly addresses the needs of Kenyan internet TV consumers. ShowMax Select, priced at KSh 330 per month is a mobile-first, data optimised product that offers reduced data consumption with savings of up to 75%,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New Ocean's Eight Movie To Star All Female Cast
    06 Oct 2016 - ‘Ocean’s Eight’ will be released on June 8, 2018. The all-female reboot of the movie franchise will star Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock, Helena Bonham Carter, Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling and rapper Awkwafina and is set to start shooting in New York this month. The first ‘Ocean’s 11’ movie was made in 1960 and saw Frank Sinatra in the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: London Film Festival Opens With Spotlight On Diversity
    06 Oct 2016 - The London Film Festival opened its 60th edition Wednesday with a spotlight on ethnic minority actors and filmmakers, reflecting a debate over the lack of diversity currently raging in Hollywood. “We really wanted to shine a light on black stars,” festival director Clare Stewart told AFP as the event opened with a tale of inter-racial love in Botswana by British director Amma Asante...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Rock Legends Shatter Limits With Mega-Concert
    06 Oct 2016 - Since the dawn of rock ‘n’ roll, promoters have strived to create the ultimate festival, delivering the perfect lineup and atmosphere that will live on in fan lore. This weekend will mark what will likely become the highest-grossing music festival of all time as six acts who form rock’s canon — the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, The Who, Bob Dylan and Neil...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Emissions Of Key Greenhouse Far Higher Than Thought: Study
    06 Oct 2016 - Global emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane may be double current estimates, posing an added challenge in the fight against climate change, researchers said Wednesday. The new study is based on a database 100 times larger than previous ones, and uses a methodology that avoid debatable assumptions underlying earlier models. Within the figure, the methane leaked during the production and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: US Flight Evacuated After Another Samsung Phone Fire
    06 Oct 2016 - A Southwest Airlines flight leaving Louisville, Kentucky was evacuated after a passenger’s Samsung phone began emitting smoke. Flight 994 was evacuated on the runway prior to takeoff after a passenger’s Samsung Galaxy Note 7 — described as a replacement in Samsung’s global recall of the device — apparently caught fire, the airline said. “All customers and crew...
  • Capital Lifestyle: The Benefits Of Being A One Woman Man
    06 Oct 2016 - 1. You get to love with all your heart. As a man, you will never know how good you can love until you love one woman with all your heart. 2. That one woman will become your one best friend. 3. You will not share her with anyone. As you are a one woman man, she will be a one man woman. 4. You get to truly know what faithfulness and loyalty means. Loyalty means allegiance to one, not many....
  • Capital Lifestyle: Ugandan Family's Life In Movie On A Rare Talent For Chess
    06 Oct 2016 - Standing on a drab side-street next to an open sewer in the Ugandan capital Kampala, Brian Mugabi points to the site of his former family home and reflects on how much the game of chess has changed their lives. Ten years ago Mugabi lived in abject poverty in Katwe, a slum in Kampala where it’s a constant struggle to get by. But at a makeshift chess club in the heart of the neighbourhood,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #travel: 6 Simple Steps To In-Flight Etiquette
    05 Oct 2016 - You’ve probably gazed at the slightly faded images of smiling, immaculately dressed travellers in the ’50s and ’60s, the days when you dressed up to travel. Like the Crimplene and big hairdos of that era, the novelty of flying is less common nowadays. For many of us,air-travel isoften about people hurrying to catch their flights while trying to catch up with emails and calls. In fact, air travel...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 5 Tinder Tips To Get Him To Ask You Out
    05 Oct 2016 - Are you on Tinder or other dating mobile applications? After creating a great profile that features some witty jokes and beautiful photos of yourself – shouldn’t you be getting a lot of dates? After all, you’re swiping to your heart’s content and probably messaging multiple people at the same time, but why haven’t you actually had many dates? Relationship expert...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Maridadi.co Picks: Le Collane Di Betta
    05 Oct 2016 - When worn together, these two brass rings in simple geometric shapes create a statement. In doing so, they demonstrate how designer Elisabetta Capolino, of the brand Le Collane di Betta, draws from her formal training as an architect to create jewellery that is elegant and structured. For these rings, Elisabetta first sketched out the design with specific dimensions and worked with a carpenter to...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Google Takes On Rivals With Pixel Phone, New Hardware
    05 Oct 2016 - Google opened fire on rivals Apple, Samsung and Amazon in a new push into hardware on Tuesday, launching premium-priced Pixel smartphones and a slew of other devices showcasing artificial intelligence prowess. The unveiling of Google’s in-house designed phone came as part of an expanded hardware move by the US company, which also revealed details about its new “home assistant”...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New App: Yahoo Launches ‘Newsroom’ For Hot Topics
    05 Oct 2016 - Yahoo on Tuesday unveiled its latest mobile news application, using both algorithms and user choices to deliver the most relevant updates with a social twist. Yahoo Newsroom, tailored for mobile devices powered by Android or Apple operating systems, is Yahoo’s latest move to counter Facebook and other internet giants as a key place for news updates. The application uses algorithms in the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: South African To Represent Africa At Mrs Globe In Beijing
    04 Oct 2016 - South African Rene Roberts-Patel will be representing the African continent at the Mrs Globe pageant in Beijing China, on 1-12 December … Mrs Globe is the biggest and most prestigious pageant for married women in the world With more than 61 countries competing in the 20th anniversary of the Mrs Globe pageant, Rene will be the first to represent the African continent. Born and brought up in...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Pope Blasts Gender Theory Study As ‘Ideological Colonisation’
    04 Oct 2016 - Pope Francis said Sunday that teaching children gender theory in schools was an “insidious indoctrination”, even as he insisted he had always treated homosexuals and transsexuals with respect. “It is one thing to have homosexual tendencies or a sex change,” the pope said in comments to journalists made on board the papal plane after he wrapped up a three-day tour in the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: China Unveils The World's First Tree Top Glass Toilet
    04 Oct 2016 - A glass tree-top toilet block has been unveiled in China. The bizarre tourist attraction, which is a block of cubicles inside a building made entirely from glass and is perched on the top of trees in the woods of Hunan, China, has attracted a lot of attention as it is the world’s first toilet block to be made entirely from the transparent material. BBC news have reported the lavatories are...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Style Revolution: Years Of Exile Hone Liberian Flair For Design
    04 Oct 2016 - After almost 200 years of Western influence on their clothes, Liberians are revelling in a style revolution, designing and tailoring their own edgy creations with prints and cuts influenced by their African neighbours. Until 2003, when a peace deal ended 14 years of devastating civil war, tens of thousands of Liberians had been living as refugees in Ivory Coast, Ghana and Guinea. Since then, most...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #conservation: Ivory Trade Vote Exposes Divisions On Saving Elephant
    04 Oct 2016 - The global conference that governs wildlife trade voted Monday against strengthening the ban on ivory sales, exposing bitter divisions among African countries and experts over elephant conservation. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) rejected a proposal to include all African elephants in its highest category of protection, which bans trade in species facing...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #conservation: Zimbabwe, Namibia To Push For Ivory Trade
    03 Oct 2016 - PHOTO: Taita hills sanctuary, Tsavo West National Park / Susan Wong Southern African countries will Monday fight for permission to sell their ivory stockpiles, as an international wildlife conference debates how best to regulate the often illegal trade and protect Africa’s elephants. Targeted for their tusks, the continent’s pachyderms have been decimated by poaching, with a new study...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Ugandan Premiere Of Girl's Slum-To-Chess-Champ Story
    03 Oct 2016 - Phiona Mutesi used to forage for food in the impoverished slums of Kampala. On Saturday she attended a Disney movie premiere about her life in the Ugandan capital. What happened in between is that Mutesi became a chess champion and the resulting film “Queen of Katwe” is a real-life tale of triumph over adversity. “It was so emotional to see the film,” the 20-year-old...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #travel: Swords And Skewers At Thailand's Gruesome Vegetarian Festival
    03 Oct 2016 - Swords, axe handles, kebab skewers and even a model boat were among the bizarre array of objects pushed through devotees’ cheeks on Sunday as southern Thailand’s gruesome vegetarian festival got under way. Many Chinese communities across Southeast Asia go vegetarian this week for the annual Taoist “Nine Emperor Gods” festival but few do it with quite the gusto and shock...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Kim Kardashian Robbed At Gunpoint In Paris Hotel, Loses Jewellery Worth Millions
    03 Oct 2016 - Kim Kardashian West was unharmed after being robbed at gunpoint inside her Paris hotel room Sunday night, her representative and a police official said. The spokeswoman for Kardashian West said the reality TV star was “badly shaken but physically unharmed” after being held up at gunpoint by two masked men dressed as police officers. She offered no other details. A Paris police...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Rockbern Coffee To Attain Global Certification In Food Safety
    01 Oct 2016 - Rockbern Coffee is set to be the first local processing plant to acquire the Food Safety System Certification (FSSC 22000) in November, cementing their repute in the coffee ecosystem. The company has invested 3 million US dollars in a new roasting facility in Ruiru that includes a state of the art coffee roasting machines and a Barista academy which will be unveiled in a week’s time. The...
  • Capital Lifestyle: France Fines Top Model Agencies For Price Fixing
    30 Sep 2016 - Some of the world’s top modelling agencies were hit Thursday with a 2.4-million euro fine ($2.7-million) for price fixing by French competition authorities. Elite, IMG and Next — who have some of the biggest catwalk stars including Gigi Hadid, Kate Moss and Karlie Kloss on their books — actively “distorted the basis for commercial negotiations and created obstacles to...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Fears Of Ageing May Cause Earlier Death, Says Un
    30 Sep 2016 - Being afraid of growing old may shorten your life, the UN health agency said Thursday, as new data highlighted the widespread prevalence of ageist attitudes worldwide. In a first-of-its-kind survey released by the World Health Organization, 60 percent of respondents said they believed older people “were not respected.” Attitudes towards older people were more negative in richer...

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