Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: #gadgets: A Portable Light Bulb That Fits In Your Wallet
    27 May 2015 - Many of us use the flash on our mobile phones as a light source from time-to-time. What’s better than a mobile phone-turned-flashlight? A light bulb that fits in your wallet. The “New LED Design Renovation Credit Card Size Ultra-slim Fold-up LED Pocket Wallet/Purse Lamp/Light,” available on GearBest.com,is a plastic card that measures 8.6cm by 5.3cm by 0.3cm with a flattened light bulb that...
  • Capital Lifestyle: World’s 50 Best Restaurants Announces The 51-100 List
    27 May 2015 - The World’s 50 Best Restaurants,sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna,has announced the list of restaurants ranked from 51st to 100th in 2015. This unprecedented announcement,coming less than a week before The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards event itself,is part of the annual celebration of global gastronomy that recognises restaurants around the world for their culinary prowess. The...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Foolish Reasons People Give To Justify Cheating
    27 May 2015 - 1.”Everyone is cheating” No,not everyone is sleeping around. This world has many faithful people of integrity,you have simply chosen not be one of them. 2. “My spouse lives too far from me” Long distance relationships can take a toll on someone,but instead of sleeping with another because your lover is far,call your lover on phone when you are aroused,express how much...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #weirdnews: Kenyan Lawyer Offers Livestock To Wed Obama’s Daughter
    27 May 2015 - A Kenyan lawyer has offered US president Barack Obama 50 cows and other assorted livestock in exchange for his 16-year old daughter Malia’s hand in marriage,a report said Tuesday. Felix Kiprono said he was willing to pay 50 cows,70 sheep and 30 goats in order to fulfil his dream of marrying the first daughter. “I got interested in her in 2008,” Kiprono said,in an interview...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Mexican Tequila, French Roquefort: Food Origins Get Protection
    27 May 2015 - Mexican Tequila,Italian Parmigiano and French Roquefort — celebrated food products like these rooted in their geographical origin will now have more protection from international rivals trying to sell knockoff goods using similar names. Following six years of arduous negotiations,representatives of 28 countries have approved changes that reinforce the original Lisbon Agreement on...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Vegas Police Deny Probe Into B.b. King Poison Claims
    27 May 2015 - Las Vegas police denied they are probing claims that B.B. King was poisoned,after coroners said they were investigating but had no evidence so far of foul play. King died aged 89 on May 14 in Las Vegas,where he lived while he kept up a gruelling schedule of tours that ended only last year. King suffered from Type II diabetes for the last two decades of his life. Two of his daughters —...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New Study Backs Risk Estimate For Contraceptive Pills
    27 May 2015 - The broadest study of its kind on Wednesday backed estimates that newer kinds of contraceptive pills carry a higher risk of dangerous blood clots. But it also confirmed past advice that the risk is very low in real terms and there was no immediate worry for women who take these pills. The probe,published in the BMJ,compared oral contraceptives containing a synthetic version of the hormone...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #tippytuesday: How To Pick The Perfect Pair Of Stilettos!
    26 May 2015 - Who doesn’t love a good stiletto every now and then? For those not sure what to add to their collection next time you go shoe shopping,you’ll love this video! We share five elements that you can use to elevate your shoes from a casual pair to a guaranteed,head-turning,sexy stiletto. So step on it and click play!
  • Capital Lifestyle: #foodgasm: How Instagram Can Ruin Your Dinner
    26 May 2015 - Do you enjoy Instagramming about food? Recent research finds that posting or consuming too many images of food can make your meal less enjoyable to eat. Researchers at Brigham Young University found that sensory boredom may contribute to a loss of appetite through over-exposure to food imagery as it increases people’s satiation. Published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology,researchers...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 6 Ingredients To Look For In Your Moisturizer
    26 May 2015 - Searching for the perfect moisturizer can be a long,daunting,expensive affair that may leave your bathroom cabinet with one too many products in the quest for the perfect one. *cue angelic music and bright lights* Now that the weather is getting colder,using the right moisturizer is imperative to ensure your skin gets the right nutrients. But,given the thousands of options the world has to...
  • Capital Lifestyle: B.b. King Death Probed As Homicide After Poison Claim: Coroner
    26 May 2015 - Las Vegas police have launched a homicide investigation into the death of B.B. King,a coroner’s office said Monday,after the daughters of the blues guitar legend reportedly accused his aides of poisoning him. King died aged 89 on May 14 in Las Vegas,where he lived while he kept up a gruelling schedule of tours that ended only last year. King suffered from Type II diabetes for the last...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 5 Articles To Revisit If You Want To Stay Chic This Season!
    26 May 2015 - We know how it gets when you draw your curtains early in the morning only to find heavy,grey clouds looming over your day. For many,you lose your mojo and keep the same pieces on repeat. That’s why we rounded up some of our favourite articles with tips around how to stay chic,regardless of how cold,grey or wet it is outside! Don’t forget to bookmark this for those mornings you...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Top Pan-Arab Movie Star In Kenya To Visit #lastmalestanding
    26 May 2015 - Pan-Arab multi-award winning movie star and producer,Mr. Khaled Abol Naga,is in Kenya to visit ‘Sudan’ the last male northern white rhino. The popular celebrity shared with his 1.2 million followers on Twitter that he was currently on his way to Ol Pejeta Conservancy to meet the last male northern white rhino in the world. He hopes his visit will help raise international awareness to the plight...
  • Capital Lifestyle: East Africa’s Largest Mall Garden City Opens Thursday
    26 May 2015 - Photo Credit: Facebook   East Africa’s largest mall,Garden City,will open on Thursday,as phase one of the eagerly anticipated 32 acre mixed-use project on Thika Highway in Nairobi,Kenya nears completion. Once complete,the first phase of the Mall will consist of 33,000 square metres of retail space including 120 local and international brands spread across three levels,with the first...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #diy: Surprising Uses Of Vanilla, Vaseline And Vegetable Oil
    26 May 2015 - By Lyndy Mansfield These three products beginning with “V” are extremely versatile in many walks of life,especially around the home. Here are a few surprising uses of Vanilla,Vaseline and Vegetable Oil: Vanilla Vanilla extract is not only used for cooking. It has a lovely perfume for starters and many a housewife has been known to dab a little behind her ears and on the wrists while in the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #conservation: Morocco’s Majestic Cedars Threatened By Climate Change
    26 May 2015 - The cedar tree,considered by many to be Morocco’s national treasure,is coming under attack from climate change,greedy humans who indulge in illegal logging,and monkeys. The noble conifer Cedrus Atlantica covers about 134,000 hectares (330,000 acres) of the North African country. Although less well-known than its Lebanese cousin Cedrus Libani,the Moroccan cedar is still a potent symbol...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Attention Heel Lovers: Injuries Caused By High-Heels Doubled
    26 May 2015 - While we may love stilettos,they don’t love us. According to research,injuries related to high-heels have doubled between 2002 and 2012. When high-heels hurt New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham shows that high-heeled-shoe-related injuries doubled between 2002 and 2012. “Although high-heeled shoes might be stylish,from a health standpoint,it would be worthwhile for...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Overweight In Teens Boosts Middle Age Bowel Cancer Risk
    26 May 2015 - Teenagers who are very overweight may run double the risk of developing colorectal cancer when they reach middle age,according to research published Monday. Researchers tracked the health of more than 239,000 men who had been conscripted into the Swedish army between the ages of 16 and 20 from 1969 to 1976. At the time of conscription,around 12 percent of the men were underweight,more than 80...
  • Capital Lifestyle: B.b. King Death To Be Investigated As Homicide
    26 May 2015 - The death of blues guitar legend B.B. King this month will be investigated as a homicide,a Nevada coroner’s office said. King died aged 89 on May 14 in Las Vegas,where he kept a residence. Two of King’s daughters have reported concerns that his death may have been related to foul play,Las Vegas media reported. “Our coroner takes jurisdctn over #BBKing body,performs autopsy....
  • Capital Lifestyle: Doughnut Lovers: Krispy Kreme Is Coming To Africa
    25 May 2015 - Global retailer Krispy Kreme has announced that it has signed a development agreement with local company KK Doughnuts SA (Pty) Ltd to open 31 Krispy Kreme shops in South Africa over the next five years. This marks the company’s first venture into Africa. Dan Beem, Krispy Kreme’s Senior Vice President and President – International commented,“From Asia to the Middle East and now to Africa,the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #diy: British Designer Growing Trees Into Furniture
    25 May 2015 - Deep in the English countryside,there’s a bizarre sight: rows of trees being grown into upside-down chairs,slowly taking shape over years of careful nurturing. Around 150 armchairs,100 lampshades and other items including mirror frames are being grown out of the ground in a highly unusual adventure in furniture design. The brainchild of Gavin Munro,his Full Grown company has produced...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Get Inspired By Glam Retro Fashion
    25 May 2015 - by Yethu Mtshali It’s okay to turn back a few pages and get inspired by all the fashion trends that worked over the past decades. I’ve added over-the-knee boots and pearls from the 60s,jumpsuits from the 70s and minis paired with polo neck sweats intrinsic to the 80s. Earn your 60s stripes Above: Style Republic waterfall trench coat ; multistrand pearl necklace and striped skater dress,and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #travel: Is Subscription-Based Flying The New Trend?
    25 May 2015 - Is a all-you-can-fly membership the future of aviation? Surf Air thinks so. Surf Air,a new airline that operates on a monthly subscription,has launched in California and is looking to expand its innovative business model to other markets. Offering a unique alternative to traditional commercial and private aviation,Surf Air also comes with perks in addition to a First Class experience:  free...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #mustwatch: Would You Let Your Family Go On A Date For You?
    25 May 2015 - Would you let your family go on a date for you? That’s the question Mzansi Magic’s latest dating show: Date My Family. In Date My Family,bachelors and bachelorettes must choose a potential based solely on the recommendations of their families. The reality show format is pretty straightforward with three potentials vying for a chance to date the singleton through dates with his or her families....
  • Capital Lifestyle: Why Infused Water Is Better For Your Health
    25 May 2015 - Did you know infusing your water with fresh fruits and herbs may support your liver and aid your body in the normal detoxification process? From indigestion and headache relief,to improved hydration and immune function,you’ll be awed as to how good you’ll feel by simply adding a few slices of your favourite fruit to water! What makes infused waters so great is that you are supplying your body...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Cannes Winner Stars Sri Lankan Former Child Soldier
    25 May 2015 - A Sri Lankan novelist and former child soldier stars in “Dheepan”,a French thriller which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday. In the picture by acclaimed director Jacques Audiard (who made 2009’s “A Prophet”),Anthonythasan Jesuthasan plays a former Tamil Tiger fighter fleeing the mayhem of his war-ravaged homeland. He and two strangers...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Sweden’s Never-Give-Up Eurovision Winner
    24 May 2015 - Multitalented and modest Mans Zelmerlow,winner of Sweden’s sixth Eurovision Song Contest,is not the sort of guy to throw in the towel. The 28-year-old singer and musician failed to get into music college and was twice rejected to represent Sweden in Eurovision,succeeding on his third attempt in March. He also came fifth in the talent show “Idol” in 2005,but his good looks,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Our2cents Ep. 33: Rebounds – How Soon Is Too Soon Part II
    22 May 2015 - If you remember,last week Sharon Mundia and Susan Wong introduced the topic of rebounds. If you don’t,you can start by watching the video here. As promised,they invited David Amira (popularly known as Denzel Washington around the office due to his uncanny resemblance to superstar actor) to share his two cents on the matter. Who better to have addressing these questions than a male,right...
  • Capital Lifestyle: MTV Africa Music Awards Returns To Durban
    22 May 2015 - A decade after bursting onto the world stage,Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa and MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) are once again shining a global spotlight on African music,creativity and achievement at the fifth edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA). The MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal 2015,brought to you by KwaZulu-Natal Province in association with Absolut and in...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 3 Makeup Tricks For The Morning After A Late Night
    22 May 2015 - (By Chantelle Bester) Here are some makeup tricks for those times when quick drinks at a friend’s house turn into a really late night. Tired skin is prone to looking dull,so before you even start applying makeup just take two minutes to exfoliate and slap on a nourishing oil for a bit of radiance. Exaggerate the highlights – whatever you usually do,do more of it on larger areas to...

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