In the 1980s, a beer-drinking goat was elected mayor of Lajitas, TX.
The two-minute warning comes up at the end of each half in every NFL football game. Most fans take it for granted, but why does the NFL stop the clock with two minutes or so left in each half?
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Forget Thanksgiving turkey, fellowship, and football; for a lot of shoppers, Black Friday is the week's truly notable holiday.
Okay, this is just silly. I figured you might want to let off some steam before Thanksgiving. What follows are six American Budget Shopping Network clips.
Popular belief holds that the average American gains somewhere between 5 and 10 pounds over the holiday season (Thanksgiving to New Year's Day).
Turkey Tracker is a bold experiment in social networking and turkey-smoking technology.
If you've ever considered cloning your pet, or even if you're just interested in (or baffled by) the process, you're certain to enjoy this BoingBoing article.
A few months ago, it was becoming clear that our Ohio office had outgrown our Ohio office space.
What does Thanksgiving mean to you?
For centuries, the Fore people of Papua New Guinea participated in a morbid funeral ritual.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt,
with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and now, a major sponsor!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce that How Did You Know?
You hear the same phrases every Thanksgiving. "Please pass the gravy." "Actually, can I have the gravy again?
Kara and I will be takingÂ Thursday and FridayÂ off, so enjoy the holiday!
The Muppets perform Bohemian Rhapsody. Think of this as a holiday gift.
The Voice of Florence Nightingale, recorded on wax in 1890.
Looking to spice up your holiday conversations? Here are a few clips that should help you impress your dinner mates this Thanksgiving.
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