Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: ‘Strong Signal’ Stirs Interest In Hunt For Alien Life
    31 Aug 2016 - A “strong signal” detected by a radio telescope in Russia that is scanning the heavens for signs of extraterrestrial life has stirred interest among the scientific community. “No one is claiming that this is the work of an extraterrestrial civilization, but it is certainly worth further study,” said Paul Gilster, author of the Centauri Dreams website which covers peer-...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Plants Less Thirsty As Climate Warms: Study
    31 Aug 2016 - A warming planet might not dry out Earth as much as previously believed, because plants will become less thirsty as carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rises, researchers said Monday. Previous studies have projected that more than 70 percent of the planet will experience more drought as carbon-dioxide levels quadruple from pre-industrial levels over about the next 100 years, said the report in the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #transformyourlife: To Supplement Or Not
    30 Aug 2016 - A  supplement can be defined as any product that you use along with your existing nutrition and exercise program to improve your nutritional status, performance, fat loss results, or a combination of these things. Why should you supplement? Standard eating habits do not account for huge portions of healthy, vitamin and mineral filled foods such as green vegetables. Supplementing them becomes a...
  • Capital Lifestyle: A Plus-Size Challenge To South Korea's Beauty ‘Norm’
    30 Aug 2016 - In a country with beauty ideals that pre-makeover Barbie would struggle to meet, South Korean plus-size model Vivian Geeyang Kim is facing down online trolls in her defiant campaign to persuade curvy women they have nothing to be ashamed of. Kim has modelled for US firms, but at 165 centimetres (5.4 ft) tall and weighing 70 kilograms, she was described as “too skinny” for some full-...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Non-English Speaking Gamers To Compete In Scrabble Championship
    30 Aug 2016 - This year’s World Scrabble Championship will see non-English speaking gamers compete. Hundreds of Scrabble players are to go head-to-head to be crowned World Scrabble Champion at the MSI World Championships in Lille, France this summer. This prestigious event, supported by Mattel and Mindsports International, will see accomplished Scrabble players from around the world compete against each...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #watch: New Music Video Off Of Blinky Bill's Debut Solo Ep
    30 Aug 2016 - Blinky Bill’s first solo EP was released on Friday; and the Kenyan artist, producer and DJ also unveiled his latest music video for “Kwani Iko Nini”. “Kwani Iko Nini,” which can loosely be translated as “What is it,” is the first music video from Blinky Bill’s debut solo EP titled ‘We Cut Keys While You Wait.’ The 6-track EP features...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #weirdnews: More Than 300 Reindeer Killed At Exact Same Time In Norway
    30 Aug 2016 - More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in southern Norway, officials said Monday, in the largest such incident known to date. The 323 reindeer, including 70 young, were found on Friday by a gamekeeper on the Hardangervidda plateau, a national park where Europe’s largest herd of some 10,000 wild reindeer roam freely. Television footage showed the animals’ dead bodies...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Apple Sued Over Iphone 6 Touch-Screen Freezes
    30 Aug 2016 - A lawsuit filed in Silicon Valley federal court over the weekend accuses Apple of knowingly selling defective iPhone 6 models with screens that stop responding to touch. Attorneys representing the three Apple smartphone owners named as plaintiffs in the litigation asked that the case be granted class-action status to represent anyone in the United States who has bought an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6...
  • Capital Lifestyle: ‘Willy Wonka’ Star Gene Wilder Dies Aged 83
    30 Aug 2016 - Gene Wilder, who delighted audiences with his comic turns in “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” and Mel Brooks classics including “Blazing Saddles” and “The Producers,” died Monday at age 83. His nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman said in a statement the actor died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at his home in Connecticut. “It is with...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Michael Jackson Bleached His Skin To Erase Memory Of Abusive Father
    30 Aug 2016 -   Michael Jackson bleached his skin to “erase his memory” of his alleged abusive father, Joe Jackson, according to the physician Doctor Conrad Murray. The late ‘Thriller’ hitmaker, who lightened his skin and underwent a number of face reconstructions in a bid to look like a “northern athlete”, is believed to have undergone the transformations to try to...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #carnews: Nutonomy Launches World's First Driverless Taxis And Ride-Hailing App
    30 Aug 2016 - nuTonomy, the leading developer of state-of-the art software for self-driving cars, launched the first-ever public trial of a robo-taxi service, on Thursday. The trial, which will continue on an on-going basis, is being held within Singapore’s one-north business district, where nuTonomy has been conducting daily autonomous vehicle (AV) testing since April. Since its public trial began, select...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy Partners With Virry App For Live Wildlife Experiences
    29 Aug 2016 - Starting later this year children and parents using the Virry app will have real-time access to view the behaviours and interactions between Lewa’s endangered wildlife. Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, the world-renowned catalyst for community conservation in northern Kenya and UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Virry, the BAFTA award winning wildlife app, are pleased to announce their new partnership,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: How To Adopt A Child In Kenya – Tips And Facts You Need
    29 Aug 2016 - Written by Uwakili for MumsVillage   ADOPTING A CHILD IS GREAT! YOU PROMISE TO GIVE A CHILD WHO IS NOT OF YOUR FLESH AND BLOOD, SHELTER, LOVE AND WARMTH AT NO CHARGE TO THE CHILD NOW OR THE FUTURE. By doing so, you create a relationship that is legally regulated and at the same time you may perhaps terminate an existing one. The adoption by law has the effect of transferring the parental...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #watch: Timaya Aka Sound Bwoy Releases New Music Video
    29 Aug 2016 - Nigerian Afrobeats artist Timaya aka SOUND BWOY released the official music video for his hit single “Bang Bang”, on Friday. Shot on location in Miami, Florida by director Patrick Ellis, the colourful video captures the catchy beats and good vibes of Bang Bang. A must for all summer mixes, check out the video below: The post #Watch: Timaya aka SOUND BWOY releases new music video...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Kanye West Blasted Over Cost Of Clothing Line
    29 Aug 2016 - Rap star Kanye West has been blasted over the cost of his Life of Pablo clothing range. Kanye West has come under fire for the cost of his Life of Pablo clothing range. The rap star’s T-shirts are printed on Gildan shirts with Cali Thornhill DeWitt’s gothic lettering, which the lifestyle and fashion website Highsnobiety has claimed costs between $1.50 to $4 when purchased in bulk and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #joyofjazz: José James To Perform At South Africa's Oldest Jazz Festival
    29 Aug 2016 - PHOTO: Facebook Few jazz vocalists have managed to earn the respect and praises of the jazz community whilst successfully courting a cross-over R&B audience. Sometimes dubbed as a jazz singer for the hip-hop generation, New York City-based vocalist José James combines jazz, soul, drum’n’bass, and spoken word into his own unique brand of vocal jazz. The 38-year-old musician,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Rebirth Garments Produces Gender Non-Conforming Wearables
    29 Aug 2016 - PHOTO: http://rebirthgarments.com/shop/ Now there’s a fashion house that specifically caters to people on the full spectrum of gender, size and ability. Rebirth Garments specializes in gender non-conforming wearables and accessories. Rebirth Garments are designed and made by hand by Sky Cubacub. As a Gender Queer Person of Color from Chicago, IL with life long anxiety and panic disorders, Sky...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #10Questions: June Gachui Of #juneat20
    29 Aug 2016 - Tomorrow, August 30th,  marks a special day for musician June Gachui but also for those that have been following this acclaimed thespian’s journey in music. The seasoned singer, songwriter and an accomplished Intellectual Property (IP) lawyer will release her debut album tomorrow at the newly refurbished Kenya National Theatre. Poised to be an unforgettable out-of-the-ordinary experience...
  • Capital Lifestyle: How To Create An Everlasting Marriage (13 Tips)
    29 Aug 2016 - (By Carmen Harra) What’s the secret to making sure that what you’ve created stands the test of time? The secret is that there is no secret … So what’s the secret to making sure that what you’ve created stands the test of time? The secret is that there is no secret. Every couple’s situation is unique, but you can choose to adopt the right mentality to ensure you...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #endfgm: Egypt Seeks Tougher Penalties For Female Circumcision
    29 Aug 2016 - Egypt’s government said on Sunday it will ask parliament to approve a draft law that would increase jail terms for those who perform female circumcision. Female circumcision, or female genital mutilation (FGM), was banned in Egypt in 2008. But the practice involving the partial or full removal of the external sex organs, ostensibly to control women’s sexuality, remains widespread,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Beyonce Invites Mothers Of Slain Black Men To Mtv Awards
    29 Aug 2016 - Pop superstar Beyonce invited the mothers of slain African American men to the MTV Video Music Awards, where her politically charged “Formation” is up for the top prize. Beyonce, dressed angelically in a long glittery silver skirt topped by light blue wings and a staggering amount of jewelry, also brought her daughter Blue Ivy to the music gala at New York’s Madison Square...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Beyonce's ‘Formation’ Wins Mtv Video Of The Year
    29 Aug 2016 - Beyonce won MTV’s Video of the Year for “Formation,” her career’s most politically charged work which showed solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. “I dedicate this award to the people of New Orleans. God bless you guys,” Beyonce said of the video shot in the southern US city which took musical inspiration from its bounce hip-hop scene. The award...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Mini Australian ‘Lion’ Named For David Attenborough
    26 Aug 2016 - A tiny “kitten-sized” marsupial lion that roamed Australia’s ancient rainforests some 18 million years ago has been named after veteran British naturalist David Attenborough. The fossil remains of the “microleo attenboroughi” were found in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area — believed to be one of the most significant fossil deposits in the world — in...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Apple Issues Update After Security Flaws Laid Bare: Media
    26 Aug 2016 - Apple has issued a security update to fix vulnerabilities found after fierce spyware created by an Israeli firm was used to target an Emirati dissident, US media reported. The company released its latest iOS version, 9.3.5, on Thursday, which the New York Times said was meant to fix three security vulnerabilities in Apple products. Those vulnerabilities had been targeted by the NSO Group, an...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Uber Lost At Least $1.27 Bn In First Half Of Year: Report
    26 Aug 2016 - Photography by Victor Peace The on-demand car ride service Uber lost at least $1.27 billion in the first half of this year, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing sources close to the matter. As a private company, San Francisco-based Uber is not obliged to disclose details of its financial performance, however, it recently conducted a conference call with investors. Uber chief financial officer...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande To Perform At Mtv Awards
    26 Aug 2016 - Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande will reunite to perform at the latest MTV Video Music Awards. Minaj will join Grande in the pop star’s single “Side to Side” at the gala Sunday night at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The pair, along with English singer Jessie J, collaborated together at the 2014 VMAs in one of the night’s first and best-received performances. Minaj...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Newspaper Says It Uncovered Kfc's Secret Recipe
    26 Aug 2016 - Is the secret KFC recipe a secret no more? A US newspaper says it may have inadvertently stumbled upon the closely guarded blend of spices and herbs that coat the global restaurant chain’s signature fried chicken. A key ingredient, according to the Chicago Tribune, is white pepper — the aromatic kin of regular pepper, but without the dark skin. The newspaper sent a reporter to write a...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Our2Cents Ep. 95: June Gachui On Her First Album, Vulnerability And Love!
    26 Aug 2016 - If you’ve ever happened to watch her grace a stage then you’ve witnessed the power and charm of June Gachui! Sharon Mundia and Susan Wong got to sit and chat with her about her first album, ‘Twenty Years’, which she’s set to debut this Tuesday, August 30th, 2016, at Kenya National Theatre. She also shared her thoughts on vulnerability, the key to being a star while...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #travel: 3 Things To Do In Maboneng – The Heart Of Johannesburg
    26 Aug 2016 - Maboneng is a destination on the eastern side of Johannesburg’s business district and is the epicenter of inner-city renaissance. Born from passion, Maboneng offers unique retail stores, entertainment venues, offices and restaurants mixed with residential and industrial spaces. Submerse yourself in a place alive with vibrant culture, creative freedom, and delicious culinary experiences....
  • Capital Lifestyle: Zika May Persist In Vaginal Tract: Study
    26 Aug 2016 - Zika may replicate in the vagina for several days after infection, said researchers Thursday who relied on lab mice to study sexual transmission of the virus blamed for birth defects. Infection with Zika via the vaginal tract may be a robust source of infection “with potentially dire consequences,” said the study by Yale University, published in the journal Cell. Pregnant mice were...

Pages