Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: ‘Morning Sickness’ Linked To Lower Miscarriage Risk, Study Finds
    27 Sep 2016 - Morning sickness is linked to a lower risk of miscarriage, according to research out Monday that suggests a woman’s nausea and vomiting early in pregnancy may have protective effects for the fetus. Between 50 and 80 percent of pregnant women report feeling nauseous or throwing up during their first trimester, said the findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Is Disney Set To Buy Twitter? Firm Joins Race For Ailing Social Network
    27 Sep 2016 - The Walt Disney Company is evaluating a potential bid for Twitter, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. Unconfirmed reports that Twitter is interested in selling itself buoyed the San Francisco-based company’s shares at the end of last week, and the stock price rose around a percentage point on Monday as talk of Disney’s interest spread. Twitter co-...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Voluntourism: Seven Guides To Ensuring It's Worth The Sacrifice
    26 Sep 2016 - Lilian Gaitho Day in day out, the travel industry continues to evolve; birthing and nurturing good and evil, beautiful and ugly in equal measures. Among the growing trends travel advisors at Jumia Travel are observing is the increasing number of travelers who want to do some good, and leave a destination better than they find it. A great boost to responsible tourism. Here are a few nuggets of...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Kenyan Among Top Wines Of South Africa Sommelier Cup Finalists
    26 Sep 2016 - Marc Almert of Germany is the winner of the 2016 Wines of South Africa (WOSA) International Sommelier Cup, with Joe Yang of Macau and Nathan Morrell of Canada tying for second place! The top three finalists were amongst the elite group of eight contestants flown to the Cape Winelands to compete in the prestigious event on Friday, September 23. The other participants were from the United Kingdom,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Jada Pinkett Smith Thanks ‘Inspiration’ Will Smith On His Birthday
    26 Sep 2016 - Jada Pinkett Smith has thanked husband Will Smith for being an “inspiration” on his 48th birthday. Jada Pinkett Smith says husband Will Smith is the “greatest gift”. The ‘I Am Legend’ actor turned 48 on Sunday (25.09.16) and his wife took to Facebook to share her well wishes with his fans. In the heartfelt post, she called the star – who she married in...
  • Capital Lifestyle: “The Magnificent Seven” Tops North American Box Office
    26 Sep 2016 - “The Magnificent Seven,” a remake of the classic 1960 Western, starring Denzel Washington, outgunned the competition at the North American box office in its debut week, industry data showed on Sunday. The tweaked tale about seven very bad dudes, this time protecting a town from a greedy industrialist, took in $35 million over the weekend, said industry tracker Exhibitor Relations....
  • Capital Lifestyle: The Formula For Relationship Success: Frequency
    26 Sep 2016 - by Anthony Rockliffe Last time we discussed the formula for successful relating, I told you all about the first step – proximity, where you put yourself in the general vicinity of the other person and allow yourself to be noticed (or not). The next step is frequency. Over time you will gradually increase the number of times you will place yourself in that person’s vicinity. So if you know they go...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Our2Cents Ep. 99: Exploring Jo’Burg & The Joy Of Jazz 2016 Recap!
    23 Sep 2016 - 72 hours, 35 performances, 4 stages. There’s nothing like hearing some of the top international jazz artists belt out some of their favourite tunes to thousands of their fans! This year’s Joy of Jazz Festival was as memorable as it gets with incredible performances from the likes of Bob James, Judith Sephuma, Ringo and José James amongst others. Here’s a quick recap of what...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Ouch! 7 Ways On How To Get Over A Breakup
    23 Sep 2016 - by Carly Spindel Remember, regardless of how bad your breakup was, it always gets better. So get out there and have fun … A wise person once told me that it’s better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all … I didn’t understand what this meant until I had my heart broken for the first time. After endless days, weeks, and months of crying over my broken heart (yes I can...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Reagan Auction Raises Astounding $6 Mn
    23 Sep 2016 - Fans of Ronald Reagan splashed out nearly $6 million on items owned by the former US president and his wife Nancy during a New York auction that fetched nearly three times its estimate, Christie’s said Thursday. The top lot was a diamond, sapphire and ruby ring fashioned like the US flag and worn by Nancy Reagan on Independence Day 1986. It sold for a whopping $319,500 — way over its...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Out With Hunks: Fashion Breaks Codes For Male Models
    23 Sep 2016 - Muscular, classically chiseled male models are a dying breed as men are ever more chosen for thinness, even androgyny, in a fashion world playing with the notion of gender. It only takes looking back a decade to male fashion shows — at Versace, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton or Gucci — to see the change on the catwalk. Shoulders have lost their squareness, chests have sunk. Back then,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Nigerian Photographer Captures Maiduguri Life Beyond Boko Haram
    23 Sep 2016 - Maiduguri, Nigeria, capital of the northern state of Borno, has become almost synonymous with Boko Haram. But one photojournalist is trying to change that – by taking pictures that focus on life outside the Islamist militant group’s violent acts. Type “Maiduguri” into a search engine, and a quick scan of the results will show the words most often associated with it: “explosion”, suicide...
  • Capital Lifestyle: The Weeknd Follows Breakthrough With Daft Punk Beats
    23 Sep 2016 - The Weeknd, the R&B singer who burst into the mainstream last year, on Thursday returned with a new single featuring the beats of reclusive electronic duo Daft Punk. Entitled “Starboy,” the track is the first single off his upcoming album of the same name, the follow-up to his Grammy-nominated “Beauty Behind the Madness.” “Starboy” marks a shift to musical...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Trey Songz In Nairobi For Coke Studio Africa Season 4
    23 Sep 2016 - Grammy award-winning American R&B/hip hop singer and songwriter Trey Songz is currently in Kenya to feature as a guest star on the upcoming fourth season of Coke Studio Africa themed Discover. He was unveiled in front of hundreds of top media from East Africa on Wednesday 21st September 2016 at a Coke Studio Africa Nairobi press conference, held at one of Coke Studio Africa Season 4 recording...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Weekend Plans: Capital Kids Superhero Party
    23 Sep 2016 - There’s a superhero in all of us. Kids are just superheroes in disguise and every parent is either Supermom or Superdad. We’re having a party to celebrate all our super kids and super parents. It’s time for all you superheroes to converge! So what kind of activities can we expect on Saturday? All day we will be testing out your superpowers with a number of fun games and activities for both kids...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #conservation: Julius Yego On World Rhino Day Combats Illegal Trade In Wildlife
    22 Sep 2016 - Kenyan Olympian Julius Yego locked horns with the illegal trade in wildlife on World Rhino Day, joining a huge global campaign to conserve endangered species. Yego, a silver medalist in the Javelin at the Rio Olympics and nicknamed Mr. YouTube Man for learning to throw by watching videos online, is backing endangered rhinos in #WildForLife. The campaign has engaged millions of people across the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: US Celebrities Diss Trump As They Rally Voters To The Polls
    22 Sep 2016 - Some of America’s biggest stars — including actors Robert Downey Jr and Scarlett Johansson — appear in a short video, taking potshots at Donald Trump while rallying voters to the polls on election day. “On Tuesday, November 8, this country will make one of the most important decisions in its history,” the film and stage actors say as part of the effort launched by...
  • Capital Lifestyle: The Spiritual Status Of Your Relationship – Is It Meant To Be?
    22 Sep 2016 - by Carmen Harra Here are eight ways to know if your relationship is spiritually destined … An old proverb says, “In life, God doesn’t give you the people you want. Instead, he gives you the people you need – to teach you, to hurt you, to love you, and to make you exactly the way you’re meant to be.” Indeed, we know in our hearts that every event is for our...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #weirdnews: Giant Penis Appears On Building In Brussels
    22 Sep 2016 - A huge mural of a man’s genitals has been painted onto a building in Brussels. A huge penis has been painted on a wall in Brussels. Locals living in the Saint-Gilles neighbourhood in Belgium got the shock of their life when the large-scale mural appeared on a building near to a Catholic institute. The artist behind the risque masterpiece is yet to reveal themselves, A local painter, who...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Beyoncé ‘Always’ Wants To Wear High Heels
    22 Sep 2016 - Beyoncé “always” wants to wear high heels with her outfits, and regularly quizzes British stylist Karen Langley if a pair of stilettos will go with her ensemble. The 36-year-old stylist has admitted the 35-year-old singer – who she began working with five years ago when Karen styled her for Dazed & Confused magazine cover shoot five years ago – relies on her to break...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Tech Savvy; Best Offline Apps For Major Travel Pain Points
    22 Sep 2016 - Once you pick your rucksack and set off on your voyage, there is a chance of finding yourself with limited or non-existing internet connection from time to time. This can be a headache, especially in this era where every last aspect of life and survival seems to rely on connectivity. Thankfully, it’s possible to access some (life saving) apps offline home and away; Jumia Travel lists five top...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Coral Fish Stress Out If Separated From ‘Shoal-Mates’
    22 Sep 2016 - Coral fish become stressed and lose weight if they are separated from each other, hampering their chances of survival, an Australian study revealed on Thursday. Scientists from James Cook University in Queensland state monitored blue-green damselfish from the Great Barrier Reef, isolating some, while allowing others to remain in their shoals to better understand why they prefer to socialise....
  • Capital Lifestyle: Angelina Jolie Asks For “Miscellaneous Jewellery” On Her Divorce Papers
    22 Sep 2016 - Angelina Jolie has asked for “miscellaneous jewellery” and “additional separate property assets” on her divorce papers. The 41-year-old actress filed documents at Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday (19.09.16) to end her two-year marriage to Brad Pitt, citing irreconcilable differences, and she has asked for the items as well as “additional separate property assets...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Adele Dedicates Show To Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie
    21 Sep 2016 - Adele has dedicated her Madison Square Garden show to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, describing their divorce as “the end of an era”. Adele dedicated her Madison Square Garden show to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The 28-year-old pop star performed at the famous New York venue on Tuesday (20.09.16), and said she was playing the show for the Hollywood power couple, describing their...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Five Other Hollywood Power Couples That Split
    21 Sep 2016 -   As Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt, here’s a look at some of the other off-screen Hollywood romances that have kept audiences enthralled: – Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart – The sultry Bacall made her debut aged just 19 opposite Bogart, 44, in “To Have and Have Not” in 1944. They got married a year later; the age gap did not stop them from...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Brad Pitt ‘Furious’ With Angelina Jolie
    21 Sep 2016 - Brad Pitt is reportedly “furious” with Angelina Jolie for allegedly spinning stories about his parenting because it could put their kids at risk. The ‘Maleficent’ actress filed divorce papers on Monday (19.09.16) to end their two-year marriage, but the ‘World War Z’ star is said to be angry at the brunette for allegedly spinning stories about his parenting...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Spotify-Tinder Hookup Adds Music To Romance
    21 Sep 2016 - Spotify and Tinder said Tuesday they are hooking up to give people a little extra help in the dating game, by adding music preferences to the matchmaking application. As they swipe through the app looking for love interests, Tinder users can now tap into Spotify too — using music to help show who they are, and find like-minded souls. “Tinder, now powered by Spotify, not only gives you...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Common Mistakes Women Make In Bed
    21 Sep 2016 - by Carly Spindel Ladies, it’s time to remember that every woman should have an inner sexual goddess. Find yours and go have some fun! … More often than not, your bedroom routine can use a little spicing up … You love your man and expect him to initiate sex, right? Wrong! A relationship takes work. Sex, believe it or not, is part of that work. So, study up so that when it comes to sex...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Viola Davis Won’T Do Any More Sex Scenes
    21 Sep 2016 - Viola Davis has revealed she won’t be doing any more sex scenes unless they are safer and more tame. The 51-year-old actress stars as Annalise Keating in the hit series ‘How To Get Away With Murder’, and after being left injured during one raunchy shoot, she has requested producers calm things down for her character. Speaking on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Monday (...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Woman Seeks Sex Change In First For Uae
    21 Sep 2016 - An Emirati woman has sought leave to have a sex change operation in what would be a first for the United Arab Emirates, newspapers reported on Tuesday. The application to the court in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi comes after a change in the law took effect earlier this month legalising gender reassignment surgery. Lawyer Ali al-Mansouri told Gulf News the 29-year-old woman always felt strongly that...

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