Tuesday Turnip


Tuesday Turnip


Why Does the NFL Have a Two-Minute Warning?

Ethan Trex

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?

Conversation Starters, 140 Characters at a Time

Jason English

Looking for Thanksgiving dinner conversational fodder? Follow mental_floss on Twitter.

A Brief History of Black Friday

Ethan Trex

Forget Thanksgiving turkey, fellowship, and football; for a lot of shoppers, Black Friday is the week's truly notable holiday.

The Late Movies: The American Budget Shopping Network

Chris Higgins

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.

How Much Weight Do People Gain on Thanksgiving?

Matt Soniak

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: What to Watch (Online) This Thanksgiving

Chris Higgins

Turkey Tracker is a bold experiment in social networking and turkey-smoking technology.

What Happens When You Clone Your Pet

Jill Harness

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.

Grand Opening! Stop by Our Ohio Retail Store This Weekend

Jason English

A few months ago, it was becoming clear that our Ohio office had outgrown our Ohio office space.

4 Turkey Day TV Specials (and Some Surprising Facts Behind Them)

Kara Kovalchik

What does Thanksgiving mean to you?

The Dangers of Eating Brain

Meghan Holohan

For centuries, the Fore people of Papua New Guinea participated in a morbid funeral ritual. presents: HDYK? - {day 2}

David K. Israel

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?

Why Do The Lions & Cowboys Always Play On Thanksgiving?

Ethan Trex

You hear the same phrases every Thanksgiving. "Please pass the gravy." "Actually, can I have the gravy again?

Brain Game: Turk E and Gray V

Kara and I will be taking Thursday and Friday off, so enjoy the holiday!

Morning Cup of Links: The Muppets Do Queen

Miss Cellania

The Muppets perform Bohemian Rhapsody. Think of this as a holiday gift. * The Voice of Florence Nightingale, recorded on wax in 1890.

The Late Movies: Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation Topics

Mark Arminio

Looking to spice up your holiday conversations? Here are a few clips that should help you impress your dinner mates this Thanksgiving. Want to impress your family and friends?