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The Quick 10: 10 Things That Have Deflated the Macy's Parade

Stacy Conradt

In a few days, I'll be enjoying the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade while curled up on the couch in my pajamas.

Manly Ways to Prepare Turkey

Miss Cellania

Although a roast turkey is most impressive on the Thanksgiving table, its usually the simplest part of preparing the meal. The basic recipe is to put it in a the oven and wait a few hours.

How Do Trick Candles Work?

Matt Soniak

Today is my birthday. While you're surfing mentalfloss.com, I'm home celebrating with single-malt scotch and Rock Band. Wish you were here.

Holiday Tee Party!! All Shirts $14.90!!

Mangesh & Jason

If you're sitting at your desk anxiously awaiting a company-wide "we're closing early!" email, we've got a productive way to kill some time.

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?

Ancient Dramas, Modern Hurts

Ransom Riggs

A few months ago, I wrote about my friend Bryan Doerries' staged readings of ancient Greek dramas for military audiences around the country, and how absolutely contemporary the post-war hurts and

What's in Your Car?

Chris Higgins

With the holiday driving season upon us, many Americans will be taking to the road for long trips this weekend.

Dietribes: The Cranberries

Allison Keene

"¢ From what I can gather, "The cranberry, along with the blueberry and Concord grape, is one of North America's three native fruits that are commercially grown.

The Quick 13: Where the 13 Colonies Got Their Names

Stacy Conradt

I think today's Q10 is pretty self-explanatory, no?

Brain Game: A Message to All

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Made in America: The world's fastest electric car

David K. Israel

Some of you who've been with us from the beginning might recall Mangesh's post a couple years back about Tesla's high-end electric sports car, made in Silicon Valley.

Morning Cup of Links: Bad Sex Award

Miss Cellania

A Shell oil company ROV (remotely operated vehicle) caught video footage of a Magnapinna (big fin) squid near a deep oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.

The New Vision of László Moholy-Nagy

Andréa Fernandes

Today's artist, László Moholy-Nagy, is at the request of reader Lauren.

The First Time News Was Fit To Print

Jason English

It's time for another edition of The First Time News Was Fit To Print, where we head into the archives of The New York Times and find the first time the paper covered a particular subject.

Thanksgiving 2.0: TurkeyTracker.com

Chris Higgins

Get ready to bookmark this, people: Turkey Tracker is a collaborative webcast of a Thanksgiving turkey being cooked in a smoker in Portland, Oregon.

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