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2 de Janeiro de 2019.

Kojey Radical

A  musical phenomenon. A hip/hop star that defies boundaries. I would say that I am blessed to be from a country that has contributed a prolific amount of talent to popular and underground music. From Elgar to Bowie, and Henry Purcell to Radiohead, the small but hugely important island that I call home has changed the sound and shifted the landscape of music throughout history. However, it is an established name in the London hip/hop scene that I wish to spotlight. Kojey Radical, from East London, has seen a transition from spoken word poetry to a lyrical rap heavyweight in an outstandingly short amount of time. He has already garnered praise and features from grime legends Wretch 32 and Ghetts. […]
1 de Janeiro de 2019.

Legalização de cannabis na Europa

O algoritmo considera milhões de dados sobre o contexto religioso, político e económico de cada país, bem como debates nas redes sociais. No futuro, pode ser usado para avaliar a probabilidade de outras decisões políticas. Uma consultora portuguesa, fundada por três professores da Universidade do Porto, criou um algoritmo que prevê quais os próximos países a legalizar a cannabis para uso medicinal ou recreativo. Baseia-se em técnicas de inteligência artificial que permitem analisar uma grande quantidade de dados automaticamente. No total, foram consideradas 98 variáveis distintas que incluem o contexto religioso, político e económico dos países, bem como a liberdade de imprensa, o índice de desenvolvimento humano e a popularidade de debates na Internet sobre a legalização da cannabis. Todos os dados vieram […]
30 de Dezembro de 2018.

Maria Peszek

An extremely talented, passionate, and controversial Polish artist. Maria Peszek is a singer, songwriter, and actress. Was born in Wroclaw city into a family of actors. Graduated from an acting school and started her professional career in the early 1990s. She appeared in a number of stage plays, as well as in some movies and television series. Peszek is known for controversial subjects of her work and daring lyrics. While creating music she was collaborating with many reputable Polish artists. Her concerts are a spectacular combination of varied, creative elements of art. Her debut album, ’Miasto mania’ (City obsession) was released in 2005, it is inspired by Poland’s capital, Warsaw and served as a musical background to a multimedia theatre-play […]
28 de Dezembro de 2018.

NASA explora Ultima Thule

Os cientistas esperam que esta observação, a cerca de 6,4 mil milhões de quilómetros da Terra, ajude a entender melhor como o sistema solar foi formado. O primeiro dia do ano de 2019 vai ficar na história: “Nunca antes uma nave espacial explorou um objecto tão distante”, relevou esta terça-feira o cientista chefe da NASA responsável pela sonda New Horizons, Alan Stern, referindo-se ao Ultima Thule, um objecto localizado na cintura de Kuiper, uma zona mais periférica do nosso sistema solar. Ultima Thule fica a cerca de 6,4 mil milhões de quilómetros da Terra e os cientistas esperam que sua observação ajude a entender melhor como o sistema solar foi formado. A Sonda espacial terá tirado cerca de 900 imagens […]
27 de Dezembro de 2018.

Belgian Musician

Let me introduce Bart Peeters: a Belgian musician, singer, and actor Bart August Maria Peeters was born on the 30th of November 1959 and has had a prolific history in acting, producing music and presenting television shows in Belgium. He actually studied Germanic philology before getting into small television gigs and gathering notoriety in the small country that is Belgium. He would attend drama classes early on in life, where he met Jan Leyers and Hugo Matthyssen, of whom he would later collaborate within both the fields of music (in the form of a band) and the television world, producing children’s entertainment shows. He is famous for one of the best-known kids television shows in Flemish history “Dag Sinterklaas”, in […]
25 de Dezembro de 2018.

Saturno poderá perder os seus anéis

Os anéis são uma das imagens de marca do sexto planeta a contar do Sol, mas a NASA revela que a estrutura não só é recente como é provável que desapareça daqui a 100 milhões de anos. Saturno é conhecido pelos seus anéis, mas a estrutura de anéis que o orbita pode vir a desaparecer em “breve”: 100 milhões de anos podem parecer muito para uma vida humana, mas é pouco em termos cósmicos. Um estudo publicado em Novembro na revista científica Icarus e agora divulgado pela NASA revela que o material que constitui os anéis está a “chover” no planeta – a um ritmo que os cientistas referem ser o “pior cenário possível”. Só por causa dessa chuva, os […]
24 de Dezembro de 2018.

The new generation in Poland

A mixture of folk tunes, with alternative pop and punk beats. Poland has several well-known classical composers as well as jazz musicians.  However, we can observe how the new music scene exploded. Unfortunately, this music is not internationally recognized. Therefore, I would like to encourage you to have a closer look and present one of the modern artists of the new generation- Monika Brodka. Her professional career started, as in the case of most young singers, during an audition for a music show. She won the third season of the Polish TV competition “Idol” in 2004 at the age of 17. The prize was to record a debut solo CD, which was called “Album”. The first two records of the […]
23 de Dezembro de 2018.

Natal sem chuva e boa temperatura

Na sexta-feira, primeiro dia de Inverno, está previsto períodos de céu muito nublado nas regiões do Norte e Centro e pouco nublado no Sul. O Inverno começa na sexta-feira com temperaturas máximas que podem variar entre os dez e os 18 graus e sem chuva, um estado do tempo que vai marcar também a véspera e o dia de Natal, segundo o IPMA. Em declarações à agência Lusa, o meteorologista Bruno Café do Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera (IPMA) adiantou que a tendência é de tempo sem chuva pelo menos até ao dia de Natal. “Na sexta-feira, primeiro dia de Inverno, está previsto períodos de céu muito nublado nas regiões do Norte e Centro e pouco nublado no Sul. […]
21 de Dezembro de 2018.

Golden Earring

The oldest still existing rock band from The Hague since 1961. In 1961, when the 13-year old George Kooymans (guitar), his 15-year old neighbor friend Rinus Gerritsen (bass guitar) and another 15-year old neighbor friend Fred van Hilst (drums) decided to begin a band, they named it The Tornados. But they discovered there was already a band in The Hague called The Tornados so afterward, they changed their band name into Golden Earring. I’ve been drivin’ all night, my hands wet on the wheel. The most famous song of Golden Earring is definitely Radar Love and also one of my favorites, of course. The song was recorded in 1973 and the band went international because of this song. For example, […]
20 de Dezembro de 2018.

Projectos reconhecidos pela C.E

Sistema de observação terrestre de doenças vectoriais do Instituto Nacional de Saúde Ricardo Jorge recebe 1,5 milhões de euros. A Comissão Europeia anunciou esta quinta-feira o apoio financeiro a mais um conjunto de projectos inovadores, ao abrigo de um programa do Conselho Europeu de Inovação (CEI). Dos 283 projectos distinguidos, quatro são portugueses. A maior fatia, no valor de 1,5 milhões, foi atribuída ao primeiro sistema de vigilância vectorial transnacional e automatizado (Vectrack), que tem como um dos parceiros o Instituto Nacional de Saúde Ricardo Jorge, e que se encontra na fase de “processo acelerado para a inovação”. Ainda numa fase inicial, foram apoiados com 50 mil euros os projectos de um plano seguro de identificação digital, um teste para […]
29 de Novembro de 2018.

Funchal vs. Vaduz

My hometown Vaduz is really different from Funchal. I live in the capital city of Liechtenstein, a town called Vaduz. Liechtenstein itself is smaller than Madeira and Vaduz is also a lot smaller than Funchal. Vaduz has about 5,500 inhabitants and Funchal has got about 110,000. Similarities are hard to find, because the size of the towns are very different, also because of the climate. Funchal is located near the ocean with a lot of humidity and it’s always very warm. Vaduz is a lot colder and it also rains a lot there and it’s not humid at all. But there are also similarities like the tourism and the university. A big part of Vaduz is the tourism. There are […]
26 de Novembro de 2018.

EU in the Atlantic Ocean?

People on this Island keep things way more ‘chilled’ than we do. This following article will be about some of the major similarities Madeira has in common with the Mainland of the European Union, but also some of the most interesting differences for me, compared to my hometown in Austria. Starting with some of the things which appear very different in Austria. First off, the mentality the people have on this island is about 180 degrees turned from the one the people in my area have. There is a famous saying, ‘Schaffa, schaffa, Hüsle bua!’ which means translated into English ‘Work and do not stop working until you can build a house and get a family’. In these past two […]
22 de Novembro de 2018.

Visible and invisible similarities

I can tell Funchal is not that different from where I used to live. In my opinion, you can look at the two cities with two different perspectives. In a physical way but also in a psychological way. The visible and the invisible way of comparing cities with each other. The easiest way to compare similarities is what you see, the physical things. For example buildings, streets, churches, and cars. Firstly, what I noticed when I arrived in Funchal is that there are a lot of taxis and buses! Just like the place where I used to live in the Netherlands, here in Madeira the distances between villages are too far to do only by foot. Where I used to […]
19 de Novembro de 2018.

Funchal vs. Bludenz

About what my new home has in common with my old one. About the life in a small town between alps and about the similarities of my old and new home. Since I was born, I have lived in Bludenz, which is a small town in the western part of Austria. With 15.000 inhabitants it is the smallest town of the federal state Vorarlberg. It has an area from 29,94 km², an elevation of 588 meters and it lies at the meeting point of five valleys. However, my new home is Funchal. I have lived here since the beginning of August, and although it is so different from my original home, there are a lot of similarities. Funchal has about […]
15 de Novembro de 2018.

Germany and Madeira

Differences and similarities between Germany and Madeira. My name is Anne, I am part of the voluntary project in Madeira. Therefore, I want to share my thoughts on the comparison between Germany and Madeira. Although, Madeira is on the border of Europe, close to Africa there are lots of similarities between Germany and Madeira. You can find some typical German food in the supermarket like Haribo or Nürnberger Würstchen. Most of the people are very nice, helpful and dressed like people in Germany. And last but not least we share the same currency, the Euro. However, there are also some differences. Due to the fact that the weather is much better than in Germany, the people are more tanned and […]
12 de Novembro de 2018.

Two very different cities

Funchal and Vaduz: so different that it is very hard to find similarities. My home city is Vaduz. It is the capital city of Liechtenstein. Funchal is the capital city of the Autonomous Region of Madeira. Madeira seems to be pretty big if you compare Liechtenstein to the Autonomous Region of Madeira. Even Funchal is a lot bigger than my home city Vaduz. Vaduz has only 17,3 km² and Funchal has 76,25 km². One can also spot the difference by the number of inhabitants. Funchal has twenty times the amount of the inhabitants of Vaduz. Funchal and my home city seem to be really distant and they are. It is really hard to find a lot of similarities and it […]