Joseph Podgurski

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5 Photos Of The Mutant-Hunting Robots The X-Men Will Face In 'Days Of Future Past'

When word came that Fox would be adapting one of the most popular X-Men comic storylines for the big screen, it was unclear exactly how the story would unfold.<p>At this year's San Diego Comic-Con panel for the film it was revealed Peter Dinklage ("Game of Thrones") would join the cast.<p>This week, a …

Comics

A guide to the eateries of Turkey

<i>A guide to the various types of eating places you'll find in Turkey.</i><p>One of the joys of eating out in Turkey is that there’s no need to order your whole meal at once. It’s perfectly acceptable to order one or two small dishes, see how you go, and order more later if you’re still hungry or tempted. …

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Balls will roll at a quirky Irish lottery

Every August, the town of Cobh looks like a playroom ball pit gone awry, as thousands of brightly coloured balls bounce down the streets in one of the world’s quirkiest lotteries.<p>Every August, the town of Cobh in East Cork, Ireland, starts to look less like a quaint seaport village and more like a …

Cancer

5 Awesome Farmers’ Markets in the United States (and Where to Stay Nearby)

Love fresh produce? You don't have to give it up on vacation. Everything from zucchini to asparagus, spring peas to corn and watermelon to …

25 Things to Do with a Fresh Tomato

Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers

The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.<p>For starters, try climbing lava-gurgling volcanoes with perfect cones that poke above the …

Central America

The Beauty of Barcelona (PHOTOS)

Here is something that is probably true: If you go to Barcelona, you're gonna party. The club scene is incredible and massive and it feels like the party never ends. Thus, siestas are a <i>necessity</i>.<p>But <i>don't</i> party and siesta your entire experience away. Barcelona is defined by its absolute …

Church Pubs & Jailhouse Bistros: America's Best Offbeat Restaurants

Fancy a a pint in an ex-church-turned-brewery? How about dinner in a "busteraunt"? These are just a couple of the quirky, recycled restaurants popping up all over America. Here are eight of the country's best offbeat converted restaurants.<p>1. The Church Brew Works, Pittsburgh<p>This Pittsburgh brewpub …

Travel

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Vietnam War

Pentagon: Who We're At War With Is Classified

In a major national security speech this spring, President Obama said again and again that the U.S. is at war with “Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and their associated forces.”<p>So who exactly are those associated forces? It’s a secret.<p>At a hearing in May, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., asked the Defense …

In China, 93% of dementia cases go undetected

By some estimates, China has the largest population of people suffering dementia—9.2 million people, as of 2010. That stands to reason given that China has the largest population on earth.<p>What’s alarming, though, is that only a tiny fraction of those people have been diagnosed. Some 93% of cases of …

Mental Health