The Origins of 10 Thanksgiving Traditions
There's a lot more to Thanksgiving than just the turkey and the Pilgrims.... READ ON
Big Question
Why Do We Wish on the Turkey’s Wishbone?
The tradition comes from Europe, and is thousands of years older than Thanksgiving.... READ ON
The Presidents
All the Presidents' Pardoned Turkeys
The turkeys pardoned this year are named "Tater" and "Tot."... READ ON
10 Filling Facts About Turkeys
4. Female turkeys don't gobble.... READ ON
9 Vintage Thanksgiving Side Dishes We Shouldn’t Bring Back
If it involved mixing meat and cranberries with gelatin, it should stay in the past.... READ ON
Big Question
How Are Balloons Chosen for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?
Money talks—and floats.... READ ON
30 Stores That Will Remain Closed on Thanksgiving
Here are some of the companies that have decided not to open on Thanksgiving.... READ ON
Big Question
Why Does Turkey Make You Tired?
Don't be so quick to blame tryptophan.... READ ON
16 Fun Facts About the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
This Thursday, Macy's will send its 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade down the streets of Manhattan.... READ ON
What Julia Child’s Thanksgiving Was Like
It was not as fancy as you might expect.... READ ON
Remembering WKRP's "Turkeys Away"
It's the best Thanksgiving special about misguided turkey delivery ever made.... READ ON
15 Forgotten Thanksgiving Dishes
Would you like some onion sauce with that eel?... READ ON
9 Thanksgiving Cupcakes
Cupcakes are for every occasion!... READ ON
Miss Cellania
10 Creative Ways to Prepare a Turkey
Love all things pumpkin spice? There's a turkey recipe for that.... READ ON
A Look Back at When Thanksgiving Was Basically Halloween
How the fall holiday wires got crossed.... READ ON
11 Famous Mayflower Descendants
Here are just a few of the famous Americans with Mayflower passengers in their family trees.... READ ON

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