Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: #rip: 'King Of The Blues’ Blues Legend B.b. King Dead At Age 89
    15 May 2015 - Blues legend B.B. King,known for his soaring guitar licks and as an inspiration for generations of musicians over a decades-long career,has died at the age of 89,his daughter told CNN early on Friday. Patty King said her father,a singular figure of US music history,was admitted to a Las Vegas hospital this month after suffering from dehydration. US media reports said King died late Thursday...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #weirdnews: Opah Is First Warm-Blooded Fish Known To Science
    15 May 2015 - The silvery,round-bodied opah fish is the first warm-blooded fish known to science and this unusual ability gives it a competitive edge in the cold ocean depths,researchers said Thursday. Also known as a moonfish,the creature is about the size of a tire and can warm itself much the same way as a car radiator,researchers said in the journal Science. The fish has blood vessels in its gills that...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Foods To Help Heal A Sore Throat
    15 May 2015 - When you have a sore throat,keeping it moist and lubricated eases swallowing and dehydration. Try these foods to help heal a sore throat now. Winter is here,bringing with it a host of ailments,including running noses,congestion and painful sore throats. A sore throat is one of the first signs that a cold is on the way While our first instinct is to reach for lozenges and throat sprays,you...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Crime Show 'Csi’ Calling It A Wrap After 15 Year Run
    15 May 2015 - Hit US TV series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” is ending in September,after a 15-year run and more than 300 episodes of high tech whodunits,CBS television has announced. The network promised an “epic” two-hour “CSI” season finale on September 27 featuring its original stars,William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger alongside current star Ted Danson. “...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine To Go 'Mobile Friendly’
    15 May 2015 - Microsoft said Thursday its Bing search engine would be reconfigured to give more prominence to “mobile-friendly” websites,an acknowledgment of the growing importance of smartphones and other mobile devices. The announcement comes just weeks after Google implemented a similar shift. The moves by the two search engines could have big implications for website operators,advertisers and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Sam Smith In Good Spirits After Vocal Surgery
    15 May 2015 - Singer Sam Smith appeared to be in good spirits Thursday after vocal surgery that will leave the rising star silent for weeks. The British soul sensation,who enjoyed a meteoric rise thanks to his hit “Stay With Me,” underwent surgery at a New York clinic after doctors detected a hemorrhage in his vocal cords. Smith posted on Instagram a photo of himself after the operation in a...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Has Social Media Changed The Fashion Industry?
    15 May 2015 - Donatella Versace thinks social media has transformed the fashion industry. The Vice President of the Versace thinks the way trends and movements are created has now become a “democracy” and is no longer dominated by the “elite”. She told The Guardian newspaper: “Before that (social media) we were in a little enclosed circle fashion designers and journalists...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 30 Minutes Of Exercise Is Key To Health In Old Age
    15 May 2015 - Elderly men who do 30 minutes of physical activity six days a week are likely to have a 40-percent lower risk of death compared to couch-potato counterparts,researchers said Friday. For men in this age group,just a small amount of regular exercise — regardless of intensity — is as beneficial as giving up smoking,they said. The evidence comes from a major project in Norway called...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #weirdnews: New Kenyan Dating Website Targets American Men
    14 May 2015 - “Connect with American guys who are crazy about Kenyan ladies. Who knows? Chances are you will live like a princess,” reads the profile of “Want A Mzungu” Facebook page,which directs users to Americans4Kenyans.com. Americans4Kenyans.com is a dating website that targets “American men interested in connecting,networking and socializing online with Kenyan ladies.” Upon signing-up,in order to be...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Stage Set For Coke Studio Africa Season 3
    14 May 2015 - Stage set for Season 3 as Coca-Cola partners with KQ for the launch. Following the success of Coke Studio Africa Season 2,The Coca-Cola Company,in partnership with Kenya Airways,is happy to announce the return of its flagship African music show for a 3rdseason. The show,which unlike other music shows that focus on the emergence of a winner,is a non-competitive format which seeks to bring...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Zimbabwe’s Afropop Legend Oliver Mtukudzi To Headline #korogafestival
    14 May 2015 - One of the most prolific musicians hailing from Zimbabwe,Oliver Mtukudzi,with a career spanning more than 40 years,is a virtuoso in his home country and the African continent. Keeping with the tradition of celebrating some of Africa’s best musical talents,Capital FM is proud to announce Zimbabwe’s Afropop legend will be headlining the 7th edition of Koroga Festival in Nairobi,Kenya on Sunday...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Why So Many Relationships /Marriages Don’t Mature
    14 May 2015 - Why are you living a lie? Too many relationships and marriages are hurting,failing,disjointed,average or just surviving because of lack of honesty. You can be together and not really be one. You can be in it and not really be happy. You can be a couple and not really grow. Honesty determines the quality of the bond. Too many unions are stagnant because the partners are not… 1.”...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 24th European Film Festival Launches In Nairobi
    14 May 2015 - Attention all film buffs: The 24th European Film Festival has officially kicked off in Nairobi! Running from 13th to 31st of May 2015 at Alliance Française,films from 15 countries will be screened. Films will be screened twice on weekdays 5:30pm and 7:30pm,and for weekends,there will be 3 screenings – 3pm,5:30pm and 7:30pm. Tickets will be Sh50. Here is the official film schedule:
  • Capital Lifestyle: Revolutionary Elemis Biotec Facials Coming To Nairobi!
    14 May 2015 - Are you struggling with tired,aged,blemished or dull skin? In June,a range of revolutionary Elemis Biotec Facials will be unveiled in Nairobi; the first in East Africa to offer this new technology. For more on Revitalize Wellness Center http://www.revitalize.co.ke Wondering what all the hype is about? Elemis BIOTEC delivers 7 NEW highly-effective,super-charged facial treatments to re-boot...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 6 Ways To Use Chopsticks Besides Eating!
    14 May 2015 - (By Lyndy Mansfield) Chopsticks have been used in Asian for more than five thousand years. Many Westerners have now started eating delicious Asian foods,often resulting in a kitchen drawer full of chopsticks. Use them for garden stakes. Write the names of the seedlings along the length of the sticks and poke them into the ground next to the different seeds you have have planted. You can also...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Lupita Nyong’o Stuns In "Grasshopper Green” Gown
    14 May 2015 - She may have been missing in action at Vogue’s 2015 Met Gala but Lupita Nyong’o brought her A-game to the Cannes Film Festival in a beautiful,green Gucci gown. She said on her Instagram,“It’s Grasshopper Green for Festival de Cannes opening night. Thank you Chopard,Gucci and Uganda’s women for their hair inspiration.” The chiffon dress created beautiful...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Olympic Rings From Sydney Harbour Bridge Sell On Ebay
    14 May 2015 - The giant Olympic rings that were a centrepiece of the 2000 Games,adorning the Sydney Harbour Bridge,have been sold on ebay after being discovered gathering dust in a factory. The five massive rings,measuring 70 metres by 40 metres (229 by 131 feet) and weighing 40 to 50 tonnes,were listed online by Bernard Maas who found them abandoned in a shed on a property he bought in New South Wales...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Vitamin B3 Reduces Risk Of Skin Cancer: Study
    14 May 2015 - A certain type of vitamin B3 may help reduce the risk of non-melanoma skin cancers by 23 percent,according to research released Wednesday ahead of a major US cancer conference. Known as nicotinamide,the vitamin supplement was shown to enhance DNA repair and restore the skin’s immunity,said the findings presented in advance of the American College of Clinical Oncology Conference in...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Facebook Hooks Up With Publishers For 'Instant Articles’
    14 May 2015 - Facebook has teamed up with nine news publishers to launch a feature that will allow them to publish articles directly on the network’s mobile news feeds. Sharing articles on Facebook’s mobile app is more and more common. But as it stands,it takes about eight seconds to load articles. And this is by far the single slowest content type on Facebook,it said. The new feature called...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Jennifer Lopez Takes Career To Las Vegas
    13 May 2015 - Jennifer Lopez,a pop sensation starting in the late 1990s whose career has since matured,will turn her repertoire into a Las Vegas show. The New York-born star of Puerto Rican heritage announced Tuesday night that she will start a residency in Las Vegas in January next year,running with breaks through June. Speaking on talent show “American Idol,” where serves as a judge,Lopez...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 'Pigeon Blood’ Ruby Sells For Record Sh2.9 Billion
    13 May 2015 - A 25.59 carat “pigeon blood” ruby sold for a world record Sh2.9 billion ($30.33 million) at auction in Geneva while a rare pink diamond believed to have once belonged to Napoleon’s niece fetched $15.9 million,Sotheby’s said. After competitive bidding on Tuesday,the ruby went to an anonymous telephone bidder for 26.25 million Swiss francs (27.3 million euros),with costs...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 5 Tips To Help You Apply Mascara Better
    13 May 2015 - Few things are as frustrating as having perfected your eyeshadow makeup only to have clampy eyelashes or mascara marks thanks to wrong mascara application techniques. Here are 5 ways to prevent that from becoming your reality. Avoid pumping the wand in and out of the bottle. It’s only going to lead to the mascara drying out faster and eventually make achieving beautiful lashes that much harder....
  • Capital Lifestyle: Signs Of A Cheating Partner /Spouse
    13 May 2015 - So things have not been right between you and your spouse for a hot minute. You’ve tried to correct everything you thought might be the problem. You have started dressing up more; you have started being more romantic by buying flowers,jewellery. Some of you have even gone for those sex workshops to spice things up in the home. No change,no result. There’s just that nagging feeling that...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Uber Offers Helicopter Rides To Cannes Film Festival
    13 May 2015 - Uber is pulling out all the stops to get noticed at the glitzy Cannes Film Festival opening Wednesday by offering not only its usual taxi-hail car service — but also helicopter rides. The US company,which is upending traditional taxi companies worldwide with its app-run business,is putting on the chopper runs between the nearest airport,in Nice,and Cannes. The cost for the UberCopter...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Shocking: Teacher Demands Students Must Do Exam Naked
    13 May 2015 - Students of the course Visual Arts 104A: Performing the Self have been told they must take their final exam in the nude or fail. Associate Professor Ricardo Dominguez who will also be naked in the exam room looks after the visual arts class in UC San Diego and says that these exam conditions have been the same for the past 11 years. According to Dominguez,the class “focuses on...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 6 Unhealthy Thoughts Stopping You From Losing Weight
    13 May 2015 - With everything you’ve heard and read about weight loss,you might be confused about how to lose weight in a healthy,permanent way. With all of the untested theories of weight loss floating around in diet books remember,not everything you read in a book written by ‘doctors’ or ‘professors’ is necessarily true there are many ideas that may have snuck in...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Skype Opens Door To Real-Time Translation Feature
    13 May 2015 -   Microsoft-owned Skype on Tuesday cleared the way for anyone to use a new feature that translates video chats or instant messages in real time. People no longer need to sign-up to use a preview version of Skype Translator,which handles spoken English,Spanish,Italian and Mandarin. The number of languages translated jumps to 50 for written instant messages,with missives written in one language...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 3 Steve Jobs Business Cards Sell For Sh1 Million
    13 May 2015 - PHOTO: CNET Three of Steve Jobs’ business cards has sold for almost Sh1 million – approximately the price of 15 new iPhones. The Marine School,the 70-student private high school in California,sold the business cards as part of their annual gala and fundraiser. According to CNET,“A family whose child used to attend the school donated the cards,which span over Jobs’ times as president of NeXT...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 10 Kenyan Men Reveal What They Think Of Your Brazilian Wax
    13 May 2015 - We all know how women feel about a Brazilian Wax – once you go hairless,you can’t really go back. The initial painful few sessions seems to be all worth it. After all,what’s not to love? Always refreshing,baby-smooth skin,and probably more action down there thanks to your partner’s eagerness,just to name a few. Women aren’t the only ones that love going bare,even Kenyan men are...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Spaghetti With Chicken Marinara Sauce #tippytuesday
    12 May 2015 - Looking for some heartfelt,slurp-worthy dish to put together this evening? Try this: Spaghetti with Chicken Marinara Sauce. Yum! Quick tip don’t drain your pasta or run it under cold water. Leaving it as it is will thicken the sauce and make your meal ten times better. And while you’re at it,make sure to coat every strand of pasta with that mouth watering sauce. Bon appetit!

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