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ISS Astronauts Have Thanksgiving Meal In Space

Three International Space Station astronauts shared turkey and pound cake more than 250 miles away from Earth on Thanksgiving. In a clip, two of the flight engineers sent their well-wishes.

Feature | Science November 23, 2018

This Is How ISS Astronauts Celebrated Thanksgiving In Space

The astronauts on the International Space Station may be miles away from planet Earth, but that does not mean they missed out on a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Find out what they ate to celebrate the day.

Space November 25, 2017

Thanksgiving 2017: Need Help With The Turkey, There's A Butterball Hotline For That

Butterball Hotline is the Thanksgiving day service provider for people searching answers to Turkey cooking on that day. Butterball is operational from 1981 and is serving thousands of callers since then. Today, it has transformed to the new digital age.

Life & Style November 23, 2017

Best Movies To Watch On Netflix This Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving is one of the perfect times to watch movies with the whole family. Here are some of the best ones you can watch on Netflix right now.

Movies/TV Shows November 23, 2017

Google Will Help You Avoid Thanksgiving Traffic: Check Out The Mapping Thanksgiving Page

Google Maps and Google News Lab teamed up to create the Mapping Thanksgiving page, which includes a tool to help families avoid Thanksgiving traffic. The page also includes some interesting information on what users search for during the holiday.

Google November 15, 2017

Beans, Greens, Tomatoes, Potatoes: Shirley Caesar’s Viral ‘U Name It’ Dance Challenge To ‘Hold My Mule’ Rakes In The Lettuce [Video]

A new viral video dance craze is sweeping the nation. The movement features web posters showing off their moves to a food centric dance remix of gospel singer Shirley Caesar’s ‘Hold My Mule.’

Viral November 29, 2016

First Thanksgiving Site Discovered: Researchers Uncover Evidence Of Original 1620 Plymouth Settlement

Researchers have discovered the site of the original Plymouth Colony that pilgrims founded in 1620. The discovery offers insight into settlement life and colonial history.

Ancient November 26, 2016

Here’s How Thanksgiving Day 2016 Went Down In Space At The ISS

The ISS team spent an unusual Thanksgiving dinner, after a hard day of work. The two American citizens showed their four international colleagues the way into their national tradition.

Space November 25, 2016

President-Elect Donald Trump Issues Thanksgiving Message To Nation Via YouTube: Watch And Read Full Transcript Here [Video]

President-Elect Donald Trump has recorded a Thanksgiving message to U.S. citizens. The statement, which calls for healing the recent divisiveness in the country, was issued via his transition team’s YouTube channel.

Life & Style November 24, 2016

Samsung Giving Away Free Gear VR Headset And Gift Pack With Galaxy S7 And S7 Edge Starting On Thanksgiving (Video)

Samsung is getting into the holiday spirit just in time for Thanksgiving. The company is giving away a free Gear VR headset with purchase of the Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge from Nov. 24 through Nov. 28.

Gadgets November 24, 2016

Thanksgiving Day 2016 Closing Hours: What's Open? What's Closed? Stores, Banks, Post Office, Target, Walmart, Best Buy And More

So what's open, and what's closed this Thanksgiving Day 2016? Here are the schedules of the banks, post office, stores and retailers such as Target, Walmart and Best Buy.

Life & Style November 24, 2016

Google Maps Can Now Help You Steer Clear Of Black Friday Mobs Via Popular Times

Google has introduced a very important feature to Google Maps in time for Black Friday and Thanksgiving. It is going to let you know how many people are in one place and how long they are staying there so you can plan the best time to go or avoid it entirely.

Google November 22, 2016

ISS Astronauts Celebrate Thanksgiving With Feast In Space

International Space Station astronauts didn't have a full Thanksgiving spread, but they certainly didn't miss out on the holiday either. NASA gives an update on the astronauts' turkey day and other mission news.

Space November 30, 2015

Patti LaBelle Duets With Viral YouTube Video Star James Wright On Thanksgiving, Makes Him Hold Pie While Doing It

Patti LaBelle hosted pie-praising YouTube viral video star James Wright for Thanksgiving dinner. The R&B legend sang a duet with her new BFF, all the while making sure the two were both holding pies as cameras were rolling.

Internet November 30, 2015

The Best Black Friday Fighting Videos To Entertain You This Post-Thanksgiving Weekend

Black Friday must be the only day that the holidays bring out the very worst in people. So, for our entertainment, here are the most entertaining Black Friday fights this year.

Internet November 29, 2015

Never Tired Of Shopping: Thanksgiving And Black Friday Online Sales Expected To Hit $4.45 Billion

Software firm Adobe said nearly $1 billion worth of online sales were made during this year's Thanksgiving, a 22 percent improvement from last year's numbers. More than 26 percent of the total sales were generated by purchases made through mobile devices.

Money November 28, 2015

Patti LaBelle’s 'New Attitude': Invites Viral YouTube Pie Video Star James Wright To Thanksgiving Dinner

Singer Patti LaBelle has finally given credit to James Wright for the effect his viral video has had on her sweet potato pie sales. The diva has invited Wright to Philadelphia to spend Thanksgiving with her.

Internet November 26, 2015

ISS Astronauts To Celebrate Thanksgiving In Space: Here's How [Video]

Astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren show how they will celebrate Thanksgiving in space aboard the International Space Station. Their holiday will be spent watching football, feasting on irradiated smoked turkey and having a glorious day off.

Space November 26, 2015

Have A 'Walking Dead' Thanksgiving With Carol’s Potato Casserole And Cola Ham

This Thanksgiving, let's be grateful for having the resources to cook and enjoy a wonderful meal, unlike the folks over at Alexandria. Now grab some supplies and whip up a (non-grisly) holiday dinner inspired by recipes from Carol, the famed ‘Suzy Homemaker' of the show.

Movies/TV Shows November 26, 2015

Binge On These Food Documentaries Streaming On Netflix

As we eat ourselves into a coma this week, here are the best food documentaries every foodie should stream on Netflix.

Internet Culture November 25, 2015

Spiders Leave Giant Blanket Of Spiderwebs In Tennessee

Millions of spiders left a half-mile long spider web on the grass and scared residents of North Memphis, Tennessee just in time for Thanksgiving. Perhaps they were late for Halloween but these spiders started crawling into windows and doors of nearby residents.

Animals November 24, 2015

Something To Be Thankful For: Gas Prices To Drop Below $2 For Thanksgiving

The average price of unleaded gasoline in the United States is expected to fall below $2 per gallon on Thanksgiving. For the 40-day period until Christmas, the typical driver will see savings of about $75 in gas expenses.

Business November 24, 2015

Verizon Is Giving Away 2 GB Free Data To Customers As A Thanksgiving Gift: Here's How To Claim It

Verizon customers can claim a free Thanksgiving gift of 2 GB of free data. The company is also offering a selection of free giveaways, including downloads and free iTunes gift cards, to non-customers as well.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 24, 2015

Hulu December 2015: The Complete List Of Movies And TV Shows Available To Stream

Hulu is releasing new TV series and movies in December including 'The Mindy Project' and 'Interstellar.'

Feature November 23, 2015

Gratitude Can Make You Happier, Healthier

Thanksgiving season is here but are you feeling the gratitude? Recent studies show that people who learn to adopt a thankful mindset benefit from it in a number of ways that improve both health and life in general.

Life November 23, 2015

Giving Thanksgiving Table Scraps To Pets Is Not A Good Idea: Here's Why

The Humane Society warns pet owners about feeding dogs and cats with food leftover from holiday feasts. While they may not be harmful to humans, certain aspects of these foods can cause adverse effects on animals, which could lead to serious injury and even death.

Life November 22, 2015

Best Apps To Help You Prepare For Thanksgiving 2015: TurkeyTimer, Google Flights, Hotel Tonight And More

Need help with travel and dinner plans for Thanksgiving? Here are the best apps to help you make Thanksgiving a worry-free occasion.

Apps/Software November 19, 2015

Practical Tips On How To Find The Best Plane Ticket Prices For Thanksgiving 2015

Thanksgiving is one of the busiest times of the year to travel. Since taking a vacation can be pricey, here are some tips to find cheap flight tickets for your holiday off.

Society November 16, 2015

Turkey Price May Increase Up To 20 Percent This Thanksgiving

Although turkey prices in 2015 will vary in stores and regions, consumers may see price hikes of up to 20 percent compared to 2014 costs due to the avian flu. The good news is that the rest of the Thanksgiving meal will generally have stable prices.

Society November 13, 2015

eBay Announces Deals For Thanksgiving, Black Friday And Cyber Monday That Include iPads, GoPros And Samsung TVs

Online retailer eBay has just announced some of its holiday deals, which will start on Thanksgiving and roll out every hour until Cyber Monday.

Internet November 11, 2015

REI Will Be Closed On Black Friday: Yup, Seriously

REI, the outdoor gear giant retailer, announced a surprise move for Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day. Its real store employees received paid free time on two of the most important shopping dates of the year.

Society October 28, 2015

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Instant Video November 2015: The Best Of What’s New To Streaming

Here are the new movies and TV series being added to the three popular streaming service platforms in the month of November.

Movies/TV Shows October 26, 2015

Watch The 6 Best Holiday Parody Videos To Start Feeling Festive

Take a break from the craziness of the holiday season by sitting back and laughing to the funniest parodies this holiday season.

Internet Culture December 2, 2014

Mom Shoots Drunk Intruder to Protect Family in Washington

A woman from Washington shot an intruder in a brave move to protect her family. The incident happened at around 3:15 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

Society November 30, 2014

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' Decimated the Box Office on Thanksgiving

Lionsgate is one happy company after 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' walked away with top honors at the box office on Thanksgiving and pre-Thanksgiving.

Movies/TV Shows November 29, 2014

Thanksgiving By The Numbers

Thanksgiving comes but once a year, but do you know how much money, time and effort really goes into celebrating this holiday? Here's how huge Thanksgiving really is.

Internet Culture November 28, 2014

Thanksgiving Leftovers: Here's Your Guide To What To Do With Your Leftovers

Avoid becoming bored when eating all your Thanksgiving leftovers this year by cooking these dishes that will make you want to keep reaching for more turkey.

Feature November 28, 2014

Thanksgiving 2014: ISS Astronauts Enjoy Irradiated Smoked Turkey, Send Greetings [Video]

Thanksgiving on the International Space Station is not quite traditional. "Irradiated" and "thermostabilized" food lets American astronauts have a holiday turkey dinner.

Space November 28, 2014

Thanksgiving 2014: Feast but Watch Out for the Calories and Food Coma

Hoping to work off that Thanksgiving meal with some exercise? Prepare yourself for a long session, experts say.

Life November 27, 2014

What's on the Thanksgiving Menu of Astronauts Aboard ISS? (Irradiated Smoked) Turkey of course

What's Thanksgiving without turkey, right? ISS astronauts had to compromise, though, by eating a holiday dinner made up of freeze-dried, thermostabilized, irradiated food.

Space November 27, 2014

Obama Pardons National Thanksgiving Turkey. So, is it Mac or Cheese? [Video]

President Barack Obama pardoned this year's Thanksgiving turkey. The ceremony was held indoors, amid the cold, wet weather that has hit Washington and other states nearby.

Society November 27, 2014

Black Friday 2014: Your Guide To When Stores Open

Now that you've wolfed down that turkey, there are more important things at hand. It's time to go Black Friday shopping, and this is your complete list to when the major retailers open.

Internet Culture November 27, 2014

Thanksgiving 2014: Turkey? Recipe? Learn How to Safely Prepare Holiday Meal

Knowing how to safely prepare and cook turkey for Thanksgiving can avoid the inconveniences of food poisoning. Experts shared some tips on how to best prepare the holiday staple.

Life November 27, 2014

Black Friday 2014: Top Gadget Deals from Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart has released its official deals for the upcoming Black Friday, which has the shopping frenzy beginning right after Thanksgiving dinner. Here are the top deals for gadgets.

Gadgets November 27, 2014

The 6 Best Thanksgiving Songs That Are Guaranteed To Make You Laugh

Christmas isn't the only holiday with music to get you in the mood for the season. Many people don't know this, but Thanksgiving also has a wealth of tunes to get you into the spirit.

Movies/TV Shows November 27, 2014

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