Martina Advaney

Martina Advaney

Martina is a designer with many years of experience, she writes articles on varied subjects and also conducts interviews.

 

20/6/2018 - 11:51 am

Bad Guys As Heroes In Movies

Nobody likes bad guys, or so goes the theory. But when it comes to movies, everything can be different. Recognisable enough to be labeled a bad guy, and still he manages to get the viewers on his side. How? Watch these movies and have a nice weekend.

20/6/2018 - 11:31 am

The Friendliest Dog Breeds

Dog is man's best friend, as many will agree. The variability comes only when choosing a specific breed of dog. Large or small, active or calm...these are variables dog owners have to choose according to their individual needs and possibilities. But respecting the friendliest dogs, there are breeds that meet this expectation without exception.

Portugal, after innumerable invasions until the 16th century went on to establish its own empire. After setbacks in the later centuries, the country progressed to distinguish itself on many fronts. It is one of the most pleasant countries to visit or to live in. While the 'more advanced' countries, the latest example being Ireland, took their own time legalising even abortion, Portugal went ahead and legalised not just abortion but also gay marriages and even decriminalised drugs which eventually showed a better impact on the health system. This probably is a reflection of the mindset of the people who are fun loving, tolerant and offer a great atmosphere. The country teems with smiling hospitable people.

20/6/2018 - 8:30 am

BBQ Ideas For This Summer

Summer is the time for Barbeque and barbeques are not just steaks. To get te most out of outdoor cooking and not repeating the same foods here is a list of ideas of what all can be prepared on the grill.

Breastfeeding, its relationship to IQ and attainment. Professor Bernardo Horta and his team set out to establish the association through their research. We have this opportunity to interview Professor Horta.

19/6/2018 - 11:44 am

The Viaducts Of The World

Viaducts are some of the most interesting features of architecture going back to Roman times although at that point in time they were not referred to as Viaducts. Usually not about water but built over land and connecting two points above a valley, a gorge or a canyon. Check out our gallery for some of the superbly built Viaducts.

18/6/2018 - 10:57 am

The Oldest Universities

Education in terms of literacy goes back many thousands of years. University education as we know it today also goes back many hundreds of years some of them  even more than a millenium old. Here is a list of the oldest universities that survive and some of them even flourish till date.

Soundtracks are an important part of the movies.  In addition to the music that is composed specifically for a movie, there is always the  possibility of finding an appropriate song from the existing ones. Some of these are especially popular and have been used in many movies. Here are the most popular.

With summer just around the corner, it is time to plan where to go and what to see. For those who like to combine travel with history, here is a list of the most visited castles that you may not have seen yet.

Man and his lust for money has existed since time immemorial. People have often been judged based on their possessions though mainly money. Many a rich people, that is rich in money terms, are known to admire their money they see in numbers on their computers. Let's have a look at some of the cashless societies that have always existed and till this date live in peace with themselves.

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