Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: Kardashian Files Complaint In France Over Crime Scene Video
    14 Oct 2016 - American TV reality star Kim Kardashian has lodged a formal complaint in France after she was filmed at her luxury Paris apartment following a robbery by gunmen, her lawyers said Thursday. Kardashian is also filing a civil party petition as the victim of “a serious assault and a jewellery theft” on October 3 after French prosecutors formally opened an investigation. The statement from...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Stevie Wonder To Lead Prince Fans In Final Sendoff
    14 Oct 2016 - Nearly six months after Prince’s sudden death, his fans will have their chance Thursday to mourn the pop icon at a star-filled tribute concert in his native Minnesota. Stevie Wonder will lead the sold-out show at a 20,000-capacity arena, which will mark the first — and, family members say, only — official public event to remember The Purple One. Organizers invited fans to show...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #weirdnews: Baby Offered For Sale On Ebay Prompts German Probe
    14 Oct 2016 - German police said Thursday they were investigating a refugee couple after their one-month-old baby was put up for sale on the online auction platform eBay for 5,000 euros ($5,500). Police launched a probe into possible human trafficking after they were tipped off about the advertisement which appeared online on Tuesday. The 40-day-old girl has been handed to child protection officers, police...
  • Capital Lifestyle: World's Longest-Reigning Monarchs
    14 Oct 2016 - Following the death of Thai king Bhumibol Adulyadej, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has become the world longest-reigning monach at 64 years. King Bhumibol, who died on Thursday, reigned for 70 years after assuming the throne at the age of 18. Here is an updated list of the world’s other longest-serving monarchs. – BRITAIN: Queen Elizabeth II, born on April 21, 1926, inherited the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Top 10 Places To Meet A Man
    13 Oct 2016 - by Carly Spindel Meeting the opposite sex isn’t the easiest feat, especially when you work in a femme-heavy industry. So, here are 10 tips to help you cross paths with Mr. Right. 1. Eat out Busy, single men don’t have time to cook. This is why they need a girlfriend! Just kidding. However, when they’re tired and hungry after work, they dine out at restaurants, and usually at the bar. If you want...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Espresso Yourself! Japan Perks Up To ‘Sexy’ Coffee
    13 Oct 2016 - Need a pick-me-up? Try a lychee-flavoured coffee infused with jasmine, or a ‘Chardonnay’ espresso served in a wine glass — whatever your taste, Japan’s swashbuckling baristas are bringing some serious sex appeal to the drink. In a country famous for its tea, the Japanese are increasingly turning to coffee as a quick-fix to help ease the daily grind. Hipster cafés are...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Wonder Woman To Be Un Ambassador For Women's Empowerment
    13 Oct 2016 - The United Nations is enlisting the super-powers of Wonder Woman for a new campaign to empower women and girls. The comic and television series heroine will be officially designated as the UN honorary ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls during a ceremony attended by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on October 21. DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson will attend along with “...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Film-Makers Fined $2 Million Over Harrison Ford Star Wars Crush
    13 Oct 2016 - A film production company was on Wednesday fined £1.6 million ($2 million, 1.75 million euros) over an accident on the set of the latest Star Wars movie in which the actor Harrison Ford broke his leg. Prosecutors said Ford, then 71, was pinned to the ground by a metal hydraulic door after it broke during filming of the blockbuster film at Pinewood Studios west of London in June 2014. It acted...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Did T-Rex Wake Up To Birdsong?
    13 Oct 2016 - Tyrannosaurus-rex and other dinosaurs woke up to birdsong just like we do, though it was probably more honk than melodic chirping, an extraordinary fossil find revealed Wednesday. The discovery in Antarctica of the oldest known avian voice box — called a syrinx — proved that birds crisscrossed Late Cretaceous skies some 68 million years ago, during the final act of the age of...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Janet Jackson Confirms She's Pregnant At 50
    13 Oct 2016 - Pop superstar Janet Jackson has confirmed that she is pregnant with her first child at age 50 — and has the baby bump to prove it. People magazine on Wednesday published a portrait of the star, her face beaming as she stood on a beach, with an unmistakably protruding belly. “We thank God for our blessing,” she told the magazine. The younger sister of late king of pop Michael...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Nude-Free Playboy Hits Itunes, Google Play
    13 Oct 2016 - Playboy said Wednesday its nude-free magazine would be offered for the first time as Apple and Google digital subscriptions, as the iconic brand shifts to win over a new generation. The magazine, which recently threw in the towel on nudity as part of an effort to reach a broader audience, made its debut on the iTunes and Google Play stores. “Since introducing a brand new vision for Playboy...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Creepy Clown ‘Madness’ Is Classic Social Panic, Say Experts
    13 Oct 2016 - With a wave of hysteria about sightings of “creepy” or “killer” clowns sweeping the United States and far beyond — forcing McDonald’s to limit the appearances of its mascot Ronald McDonald — AFP asked experts how the phenomenon could have taken such a grip. How did the ‘madness’ start? “Everybody is acting as if this is unprecedented,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: France Launches Kardashian Robbery Probe
    12 Oct 2016 - French prosecutors have formally opened an investigation into the robbery in Paris of Kim Kardashian in which the US reality TV star lost millions in jewellery, a judicial source said Wednesday. The investigation is focusing on “armed theft in a gang, criminal conspiracy and kidnapping,” the source said. DNA traces that were found in the luxury apartment where Kardashian and her...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Trace Launches 2 New Channels On Zuku
    12 Oct 2016 - International urban media group TRACE is pleased to announce the official agreement with ZUKU to distribute TRACE Mziki and TRACE Gospel. TRACE Mziki is made in Swahili and English devoted to the very best music straight from the heart of East Africa. Four weeks post launch, TRACE Mziki proves to be a real must have channel, with the successful launch of the channel showing the appetite for...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 5 Out Of Town Mashujaa Day Break Destinations
    12 Oct 2016 - (By Lilian Gaitho) Mashujaa Day, as the Swahili word connotes is a day set aside to celebrate Kenyan Heroes whose resilient fight and sacrifice led to the country’s independence from colonialists. The day, which was referred to as Kenyatta Day before the promulgation of the new constitution in August 2010 is celebrated with pomp and parade, in a state affair addressed by the president as well as...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 6 Foods That Are Better Not Reheated
    12 Oct 2016 - by Lyndy Mansfield Reheating certain foods can change the chemical component and render them seriously poisonous … Spinach Either toss the leftovers out or eat it cold. Spinach contains a high quantity of nitrates. They are a good supply of iron until you reheat them which makes them increasingly carcinogenic and toxic to your system. Potatoes Leaving cooked potatoes out at room...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Is He Your Future Husband Or A Waste Of Time?
    12 Oct 2016 -   You’re seeing this guy. And you can’t tell if he’s the one or just a waste of your time, aka an asshole. We’re here to help: 1. Your future husband brings out the best in you. An asshole brings out the crazy, stalker bitch in you. 2. Your future husband values commitment and partnership. An asshole is just trying to hang out. 3. Your future husband sees your success as his success. An...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Vintage Biplanes Prepare For Journey The Length Of Africa
    12 Oct 2016 - A dozen biplanes from the 1920s and 1930s will fly 8,000 miles from Crete to Cape Town next month in a vintage aviation rally that harks back to the early days of air travel. The pilots will fly along the Nile from Cairo to Khartoum, past the highlands of Ethiopia, down through East Africa past Mount Kilimanjaro, over Victoria Falls, and will end in South Africa. “The aircraft are going to...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Bmw Presents Its Self-Balancing Motorcycle Of The Future
    12 Oct 2016 - The motorcycle of the future is so safe riders can cruise without helmet — all of the thrills with none of the danger — according to BMW. The German automaker unveiled on Tuesday its Motorrad Vision Next 100, a sleek, self-balancing prototype the company released as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations. The zero-emissions bike has self-balancing wheels designed to stand upright...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #travel: Facials, Gourmet Chocolates And Manicures At My Stopover? Yes, Please!
    12 Oct 2016 - #Maldives, you're such a show off #Our2CentsInMaldives #ThisIsEssExplores #ClubMedSA #GoingPlacesTogether @qatarairways A photo posted by Sharon Mundia (@this_is_ess) on Sep 21, 2016 at 5:16am PDT If I had to list down some of the most incredible things I’ve been able to witness in this lifetime, the crystal blue waters of The Maldives would definitely be on that list. I actually...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Bruno Mars To Present New Song At Mtv Europe Awards
    12 Oct 2016 - Bruno Mars will return to the global concert stage when he performs his fun-loving new song at the MTV European Music Awards, the network announced Tuesday. The funk-pop singer, who scored a string of hits before taking a hiatus, will sing his “24K Magic” at the EMAs, which will be broadcast live on November 6 from Rotterdam. The youth network said that Mars was the first in a series...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Tax Sugary Drinks To Fight Obesity, Says Who
    12 Oct 2016 - The UN health agency on Tuesday urged countries to start taxing sugary drinks as they fight against an obesity epidemic, pointing to evidence that price hikes can dramatically reduce consumption. The World Health Organization’s recommendations on sweetened beverages came as the world seeks to bring down whopping obesity rates, with one in three adults overweight. “There is reasonable...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #travel: Why Everyone Needs To Swim In An Ocean As Clear As Glass
    11 Oct 2016 - I fell in love with a suitor recently. The suitor was the pristine and clear waters of the Maldives – slowly at first and all at once at the same time. Who doesn’t love being in love; but being in love doesn’t just put a sparkle in your eye or a skip to your step – being in love can lower stress, boost immunity and even fight disease. Scientists have found that women in happy marriages have lower...
  • Capital Lifestyle: World's First-Ever Halal Retreat Targets Urban Muslim Travellers
    11 Oct 2016 - The world’s first-ever halal retreat has been launched combining spirituality with personal development for the fast-growing tourism segment targeting the urban global Muslim traveller. Targeting Muslim entrepreneurs, students and professionals who are looking to take time off to reassess their lives and learn practical life skills – whilst adhering to their faith-based requirements – the ...
  • Capital Lifestyle: How Are Millennials Changing The Food Scene?
    11 Oct 2016 -   Millennials are currently the spotlight generation, which means that whatever’s trending, it cannot trend without the millennials. But, who are they? Is the mere fact that they are young adult people born in the early 80s enough to put them on top of today’s popularity lists? It seems so. They will soon comprise the largest percentage of the population with the buying power, so their...
  • Capital Lifestyle: ‘Turn Off Galaxy Note 7S Immediately’, Samsung Tells Users As Sales Halted
    11 Oct 2016 - Samsung on Tuesday called a worldwide halt to the sale and exchange of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, citing continued safety concerns, and advised all customers to stop using the device immediately. The dramatic warning came in a written statement issued a little over a month after the world’s largest smartphone maker announced a global recall of 2.5 million Note 7s in 10 markets following...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Watch : Youtube Video Shows Note 7 ‘Flamer’ In Burger King
    11 Oct 2016 - A YouTube video showing an oven-gloved Burger King employee struggling with a burning Galaxy Note 7 has become a viral illustration of the crisis facing Samsung over its troubled smartphone. The video has been viewed nearly one million times since it was posted on the video-sharing site on Saturday, two days before Samsung announced a global halt to sales and exchanges of the Note 7. The world...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Lab-Grown Stem Cells Regenerate Monkey Hearts: Study
    11 Oct 2016 - In a step forward for organ regeneration, stem cells grown from a single monkey’s skin cells revitalised the damaged hearts of five sick macaques, scientists reported Monday. The experiment builds towards the goal of providing a vast and uncontroversial source of rejuvenating cells to transplant into heart attack victims, Japanese researchers wrote in the science journal Nature. This would...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Emirati Model Breaks Taboos To Follow Catwalk Dream
    11 Oct 2016 - In a flowing scarlet dress, Rafeea al-Hajsi fulfilled a dream by becoming the first Emirati model to strut the Arab Fashion Week catwalk after years battling social constraints. “It’s amazing to be on the catwalk… a lovely feeling,” she said. “I enjoy it with all my heart.” As she prepared to model two dresses by Lebanese designer Aiisha Ramadan on Sunday, the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Alicia Keys Applies Cucumber Pulp ‘All Over Her Face’ To Make Her Skin ‘Pop’
    11 Oct 2016 - Alicia Keys applies cucumber pulp “all over her face” to help bring her skin to life, according to her make-up artist Dotti. Alicia Keys applies cucumber pulp “all over her face”, according to her make-up artist Dotti. The ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ hitmaker’s long-term beauty adviser has revealed if there is time to prepare Alicia’s flawless skin...

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