Martina Advaney

Martina Advaney

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

 

Our sleep determines our true personality, scientists believe. And why not?  After all,  it is often our unwitting actions that speak more than words. Apart from the psychological insight  there are also health factors.  So in which of these sleeping positions do you recognise yourself?

When it comes to the human body, its  perfect form and the precision of functioning amaze all of us. But when it comes to the body in numbers, it quite astonishing, as well.  An average 590 miles of hair grown on your head during  your lifetime will surprise you.

Summer language school is still on, and those who have no opportunity for some good international exposure, please accept our weekly movie tips as a valid replacement to improve your language skills. With movies in German to fill the upcoming weekend, you'll become a pro.

22/6/2017 - 4:00 pm

Myths Versus Facts

There are many sayings and recommendations that are more myth than truth. Despite that, we tend to follow them as if they were unconditionally correct. Are any of your personal “truths“ among them?  Here’s where you can find out.

With the explosion in the numbers of those travelling and also the great upsurge in the number of smartphone and social media users, certain habits have got established relating to the kind of pictures being taken. Sony Mobile revealed their research #XperiaNewPerspectives on the most photographed spots on Earth. And the results? Check out with us.

Be it arachnophobia, agoraphobia or claustrophobia, certain phobias are well known, while others may be unknown to many,  even those who are dealing with them. Which is your biggest fear?

Every era has a certain pride for its accomplishments. The traditions of naming the wonders of the world has existed since the ancient times. The list changes depend upon various factors. Which are the seven wonders of the world today and how they used to be. Come with us and discover.

There is another aspect to foreign language movies, apart from catching up on the language, that is worth mentioning – and that is the brand-new faces. We are beginning this weekend by recommending French lessons in the form of five movies including a few original topics and one historical film.

We spend about one third of our lives sleeping. Apart from general relaxation of the body and physical regeneration, our subconscious produces dreams which are of hotly-debated significance. Centuries ago, dreams were considered as messages from God. Some people claimed that their breakthrough idea came in their sleep. The romantic notion that we might get answers to our issues in our dreams has probably occurred to many.  Here, in any case, are some actual facts about dreaming.

In the 1970s, when great strides occurred in deciphering the functions of the kidneys, the heart, and the lungs, there was a widespread conviction that medical science would soon achieve a detailed understanding of the function of the greatest organ in the body – the brain. Nonetheless, several decades later, we still know very little about the brain’s functions and connections. Therefore it is safe to believe that the origins of several known but not well understood phenomena will remain, at least for some time, shrouded in the magical veil of the unexplored. Here are some of the ones you have probably come in touch with.

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