Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: The Health Benefits Of Eating In Color
    08 Jun 2015 - Find out the health benefits you get from eating foods of certain colors. Eat Red for a healthy heart Red fruits and vegetables are good for your heart and blood Red foods include: Apples,cherries,plums,cranberries,raspberries,watermelon,strawberries,tomatoes,pomegranate,red peppers,radishes,plums,rhubarb,red onion,red potatoes. Eat yellow/orange for your joints Yellow fruits and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 6 Things You Can Do To Help Relieve Heartburn
    08 Jun 2015 - by Shenrina Badri A person may experience heartburn when stomach acid flows back up (from your stomach),and irritates the lining of your esophagus,commonly known as your food pipe. Here are six things that you can do to help relieve heartburn symptoms. Maintain a healthy weight If you are overweight or obese,try dropping some kilograms so that you are at a much healthier weight. Engage in...
  • Capital Lifestyle: When You Outgrow The Club...
    08 Jun 2015 - People do grow up. There comes a time when going to the club is no longer attractive. 1. A time when instead of shouting over each other amidst the loud music in the club,you prefer chilling out in a calm place where you can have mature conversations. 2. A time when instead of looking forward to the weekend so that you go club hopping,you plan a road trip with friends,to travel and see the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Wall Paper Vs. Paint
    08 Jun 2015 - (CYNTHIA MUGI)  Generally in Kenyan interior decorating,paint is the most popular treatment for walls. This has been so for a long time mainly because paint is the cheaper,easier way to ensure that a room gets a face lift. Paint can be used to draw attention away from or towards a certain feature in a room. Most people also find paint more versatile when it comes to giving a room a more airy...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Prince George Introduces His Sister Princess Charlotte In Cute Pics
    08 Jun 2015 - (Corinne Heller) Kate Middleton snapped new photos of her littlest loves,newborn baby Princess Charlotte and big brother Prince George,and Kensington Palace has shared them with the world. The pics,which show George,22 months,holding and kissing his baby sister,were released on Saturday and mark the first official images of the princess,Royal Baby No. 2,and the first photos taken of her...
  • Capital Lifestyle: British Model Kate Moss Escorted Off Flight
    08 Jun 2015 - British supermodel Kate Moss was escorted off a plane at a London airport on Sunday for being “disruptive”,the BBC reported. Without confirming the person’s identity,police said they had assisted staff in escorting a passenger from a flight because “the passenger had been reported as being disruptive”. “Officers attended and escorted the passenger from the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #food: Frenchman Named World’s Best Cheesemonger
    08 Jun 2015 - Frenchman was on Sunday named the world’s best cheesemonger at a competition in France,maintaining national pride in a country famed for its love of fromage. Fabien Degoulet,the son of dairy merchants,triumphed over a dozen leading candidates from around the world to capture the title at the International Best Cheesemonger Competition,organisers said. Degoulet,31,lives in Japan and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Cancer Facts: Know Your Status
    05 Jun 2015 - 1. Every person has cancer cells in the body. These cancer cells do not show up in the standard tests until they have multiplied to a few billion. When doctors tell cancer patients that there are no more cancer cells in their bodies after treatment,it just means the tests are unable to detect the cancer cells because they have not reached the detectable size. 2. Cancer cells occur between 6 to...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Bathrooms: Mirror, Mirror On The Wall...
    05 Jun 2015 -   When it comes to Kenyan interior decorating most bathrooms are not given much attention. Most of bathrooms are small,have little light coming in through an opaque window high up on the wall and are definitely not stylish. However,this does not need to be the case. You can add color to the bathroom and bring in style without spending much money. One of the ways to turn a small dingy...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Our2cents Ep. 35: Road Trip To East Africa’s Largest Mall
    05 Jun 2015 -   East Africa’s largest shopping mall,Garden City,opened last Thursday to eager shoppers and people ready to take advantage of some super sales. Join Sharon and Susan on this week’s Our2Cents vlog edition as they share their first trip to Garden City through their perspective – completely shot on their mobile phones! Have you been to Nairobi’s newest mall? Tell us what you think below!...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Love In The Digital Age: Why Online Dating Is Such Fun
    05 Jun 2015 - (YOLISA  QUNTA) About a year ago I decided that my efforts to find a husband while my breasts are still relatively perky and my eggs still fertile needed to be kicked up a notch. Which wasn’t much of a leap considering that my previous efforts had consisted merely of announcing the fact that I was looking and not much else. I did try to do the vision board thing,but after...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Willow Smith Is The New Face Of Marc Jacobs
    05 Jun 2015 - Ever since our first Juergen Teller ad in 1998 which featured Kim Gordon on stage wearing my dress,I have always preferred collaborating with the people who inspire me to give new life to the clothes we show on our runway. Over the years we have photographed an incredibly diverse and exceptional group of talented friends and individuals who I greatly admire: Victoria Beckham,Jamie Bochert,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #travel: Alitalia Unveils New Look In Etihad-Inspired Service Revamp
    05 Jun 2015 - Alitalia on Thursday unveiled a new look for its planes in a revamp initiated under the partnership with Etihad Airways that saved the Italian carrier from bankruptcy. The green band that has adorned the fuselage of Alitalia jets for 46 years has been dropped along with the predominately green colour scheme in cabin interiors. The tailfin retains the red,white and green of the Italian flag but...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Facebook Lite Makes Debut In Asia
    05 Jun 2015 - Facebook on Thursday released a ‘Lite’ version of its application that was tailored for people using Android smartphones in places where wireless data bandwidth is scarce. Facebook Lite was built to use less data and work well despite potentially constrained telecommunications network conditions in developing countries,according to the California-based online social network. Facebook...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New Food Trend: Bacon Roses Are Now A Thing
    05 Jun 2015 - Bacon flowers have officially been created. Bouquets of the pork flower have gone on sale at the Amazeballz bakery in Texas after the owner,Caren Browning,was inundated with demands to make them. The bacon roses arrive in a vacuum sealed pack and can last up to two weeks,however once they have been opened the novelty flowers should be eaten within 24 hours. And for those who enjoy the smell of...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 'Female Viagra’ May Be Hitting Stores Soon
    05 Jun 2015 - A drug nicknamed the “female Viagra” because it could help increase women’s sex drive,will be discussed for a third time at a meeting of an advisory committee to US regulators Thursday. If the US Food and Drug Administration gives flibanserin the go-ahead,it would be the first drug on the market to boost female libido. But two attempts at bringing the drug to market have...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #art: Exhibition Plots Rise Of Global Fashion
    05 Jun 2015 - Paris,Milan,New York and London may reign in world fashion,but Asian and South American cities are ones to watch,according to an exhibition at one of the world’s best design schools. Dubbed “Around the world in 80 Items” by Style.com,the museum at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology is charting a new generation of fashion-forward cities eying global prominence...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Are You A Type A, B, C Or D Personality?
    04 Jun 2015 - We all have different personalities. There are those of us who are always laid back and haven’t a worry in the world. Those of us who are complete worrywarts. Those of us who cannot sit still ever! Those of us who are all over the place leaving a mess everywhere we go among other personality trait. The perfect  place to sit back and  watch all these types of personalities unfold in one room would...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Bullying In Teenage Years Linked To Depression In Adulthood
    04 Jun 2015 - Bullying in teenage years is strongly associated with depression later on in life,suggests new research published in The BMJ this week. Depression is a major public health problem with high economic and societal costs. There is a rapid increase in depression from childhood to adulthood and one contributing factor could be bullying by peers. But the link between bullying at school and depression...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New Sitcom Launches As A First For Kenya: 'One In A Million’
    04 Jun 2015 - One in a Million,Kenya’s first ever locally produced sitcom,premiered on Maisha Magic on Wednesday,3rd June 2015 at 8 pm. The MNET commissioned show is an intelligent comedy that has been well thought out and written cleverly to keep the viewers desire nothing but watching. The new TV series revolves around the Bolos,a humble family of four consisting of Jacinta (Virginia Mando),Gidraff (Jim...
  • Capital Lifestyle: A New African Site On The World Heritage List?
    04 Jun 2015 - Near the border with Botswana in the Shashi-Limpopo region lies Mapela,which is now an excavation site. The ruins of what is believed to have been a flourishing urban community for an astoundingly long period of time were first examined in the early 1960s. As a result of political developments in the country,which at that time was known as Rhodesia,the site was later abandoned and forgotten by...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Nigerian Rapper Skales In Nairobi For Album Launch
    04 Jun 2015 - Raoul John Njeng-Njeng popularly known as Skales,a Nigerian rapper,singer-songwriter and performer best known for his hit song,“Shake Body” is in Nairobi,Kenya for the launch of his upcoming ‘Man of the Year’ album. Skales has recorded several songs and collaborated with numerous artists,including Banky W.,eLDee,Jeremiah Gyang and Knighthouse. Some of his other well known songs include...
  • Capital Lifestyle: What Women Want After Sex
    04 Jun 2015 - When men want sex,they can say and do the right things; but how he feels about her is revealed after the sex. Many women get great sex yet feel unloved by the man they are building a future with,many wives feel used by their husbands. Some men start the sex well,get the high and conclude it poorly; they doze off as if their objective has been met and have no need for her anymore,making her...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Apple Recalls Beats Speakers Due To Fire Risk
    04 Jun 2015 - Apple on Wednesday announced it is recalling Beats Pill XL wireless speakers because of danger batteries might get so hot they ignite in flames. “Apple has determined that,in rare cases,the battery in Beats Pill XL may overheat and pose a fire safety risk,” the California-based owner of Beats said in a release. Apple received eight reports of the Beats Pill XL speakers overheating,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: A$ap Rocky Latest Rapper To Top Chart With Early Release
    04 Jun 2015 - A$AP Rocky’s new album opened at number one Wednesday on the US charts as he became the latest rapper to score big with a surprise early release. “At.Long.Last.A$AP,” an often down-tempo work with unapologetic odes to drug use and sex,was released on May 26,one week before the expected date. The album sold 146,000 copies or the equivalent in downloads and streaming in the week...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Jada Pinkett Smith’s Relationship Advice: Marrying Young
    04 Jun 2015 - Jada Pinkett Smith thinks she was “too damn young” when she married Will Smith. The 43-year-old actress,who tied the knot with the ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ star in 1997 at the age of 25,admits she would urge their children,Jaden,16,and Willow,14,not to settle down so early in life. Asked if she would tell them to do things differently,the ‘Magic Mike XXL...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Sarah Jessica Parker Designs Bridal Shoe Line
    04 Jun 2015 - Sarah Jessica Parker has designed a range of bridal shoes. The former ‘Sex and the City’ star has expanded her SJP Collection to include a line of pretty heeled pumps so women can channel the actress’ flawless style on their big day. The brunette beauty unveiled the new additions to her collection which already includes shoes,handbags and clothing in the new...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #conservation: Protecting The Ocean Could Boost Economy By $900 Bn
    04 Jun 2015 - More than $920 billion could be generated by 2050 and 180,000 jobs created by expanding the ocean’s protected zones,according to a study published Thursday by conservation group WWF. “Every dollar invested to create marine protected areas ?- commonly known as MPAs ?- is expected to be at least tripled in benefits returned through factors like employment,coastal protection,and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Respect Knows No Gender! Love Him Like A Woman Should
    03 Jun 2015 - “Love is not so important to men,the most important thing a man needs from his woman is respect” many say this; many have made it appear that love is for women and respect is for men but respect and love knows no gender. Women need respect just like men,and men need love just like women. Respect is earned and it’s often position based. A woman can respect her boss,she can...
  • Capital Lifestyle: How Many Times Can You Use A Bath Towel Before Its Next Wash?
    03 Jun 2015 - Fresh out of the shower and squeaky clean? Well one would hope so,but it turns out wiping yourself with a used bath towel may just make you dirty again. According to Yahoo,some consumer and environmental health agencies suggest that you can only use your towels three or four times before they can breed bacteria and mold. Of course there’s bacteria on everything,sometimes good and sometimes bad...

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