Capital Lifestyle

  • 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!
  • Capital Lifestyle: The 49 Laws Of Love And Money
    12 May 2015 - Money use,lack of or abundance of is one of the biggest threat to a fruitful love life and marriage yet it is something easily manageable when simple rules are followed.. 1. Don’t judge the suitability of a partner based on their financial strength when you meet,you might miss out on true love because your focus is money. Someone who is with little today can be rich tomorrow. 2. Man,don...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Top 3 Reasons To Visit A Nutritionist
    12 May 2015 - To juice or not to juice.. Go Vegan… Gluten free.. Maybe even the Caveman diet! Lets be honest; diet and nutrition is pretty much the most debated topic ever! A quick visit to Pinterest will leave you feeling perplexed on how you should start cleaning up your diet and which of the varies methods will work the best for you. This is why we believe you should definitely make the decision to visit a...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Accessible Tech: Chrome Browser Adds Colour-Blind Filter
    12 May 2015 - Google’s Chrome browser gets more accessible with their new free tool that helps users who are colour-blind. The Chrome Color Enhancer is a sliding scale that helps users who are colour-blind or have difficulties in distinguishing red from green or yellow from grey. The user now can easily adjust the colours of the browser until it aligns with their perception of colour. You can now download...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Google Self-Driving Cars Not Crash-Proof
    12 May 2015 - Google on Monday said that even self-driving cars that can sense and react faster than humans still wind up in accidents. “We’ve been hit from behind seven times,mainly at traffic lights but also on the freeway,” Chris Urmson,the head of Google’s autonomous car program,said in an online post. “We’ve also been side-swiped a couple of times and hit by a car...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Cannes Film Festival 2015: Performances To Watch!
    12 May 2015 - From Salma Hayek’s lustful heart-eating to Michael Fassbender’s portrayal of Macbeth,here’s a look at some of the most eagerly anticipated and potentially prize-winning performances from this year’s Cannes competition. Salma in ‘The Tale of Tales’ Few Salma Hayek fans could have pictured the dazzling Mexican actress devouring a monster’s...
  • Capital Lifestyle: You Can Now Call Him Dr. Kanye West!
    12 May 2015 - Dropping out of school is what made Kanye West famous as that’s what inspired his College Dropout album that put him on the world music map. But did you know that he is not just Kanye West anymore but Dr. Kanye West? Yup! Dr. Kanye West received an honorary doctorate from the School of the Art Institution of Chicago at its annual commencement on Monday the 11th of May 2015. As Kanye was welcomed...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Chivas Regal Unveils 8 Kenyan Entrepreneurs For 'Made For Gentlemen’
    12 May 2015 - L-R: Martin Keino,Sasha Mutai,Mikul Shah,Wycliffe Saduma,Nelson Aseka,Kris Senanu,Eric Latiff,John Kaveke,Emmanuel Jambo In collaboration with renowned Kenyan fashion designer Kaveke,Chivas Regal,the world’s original luxury whisky,has launched its Kenyan campaign ‘Made for Gentlemen’. A host of stylish and influential men from the local business scene were in attendance at the Nairobi...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New York Picasso Sale Sets Sh17 Billion Auction Record
    12 May 2015 - A Picasso masterpiece fetched more than Sh17 billion ($179 million) in New York on Monday,smashing the world record for the most expensive art sold at auction in what was dubbed the “sale of the century.” The oil painting,“The Women of Algiers (Version 0),” sold for $179,365,000 after more than 11 minutes of furious bidding from telephone buyers at a packed auction room at Christie’s. Applause...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Black Miss Japan Fights For Race Revolution
    12 May 2015 - Ariana Miyamoto entered the Miss Universe Japan beauty contest after a mixed-race friend committed suicide. And she endured abuse after winning the crown because of her skin colour. Far from being put off by the backlash,Miyamoto resolved to use her new-found fame to help fight racial prejudice — in much the same way British supermodel Naomi Campbell broke down cultural barriers in the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Jennifer Lawrence Ending The Hollywood Gender Pay Gap
    12 May 2015 - Jennifer Lawrence is set to end Hollywood’s gender pay gap,by banking twice what her co-star Chris Pratt will earn from ‘Passengers’. The 24-year-old actress has signed a “watertight” $20 million deal for her role in the upcoming film,putting her in an exclusive group of Hollywood high earners,alongside the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio,Bradley Cooper and Robert...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Kim Kardashian Launches New Fashion Line In Brazil
    12 May 2015 - Famously curvy reality show star Kim Kardashian launched a new line of clothing in Brazil on Monday,saying she hoped to win over women in a land where voluptuousness is often celebrated. Kardashian said at an event in Sao Paulo that her “simple and sexy” range of clothing aimed to reflect her own tastes and comprised clothes she would wear herself. “I wanted to show the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Top 20 Most Watched Videos On Youtube
    12 May 2015 - Can you remember a time when YouTube did not exist? No? Neither do I. Despite the fact that YouTube was only created in 2005,it’s become one of the largest content sharing platforms in the world. Avid readers would remember the article we wrote on Psy’s Gangnam Style video which broke YouTube’s counter. Unbelievably,Gangnam Style had reached the maximum number of views that YouTube’s counter...

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