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This Is How Much Crap We Eat (And Make) On Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday is one of America's biggest eating holidays, just second to Thanksgiving. On game day, the average American will, reportedly, ingest at least 2,400 calories during the four to five hour viewing party. That's well above...Show More Summary

5 Unusually Successful Startup Stunts You Can Learn From

Publicity stunts are not unusual in the business world. In fact, some of our most well-known traditions began as publicity stunts, like the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Rose Bowl.

Farmers Say Goodbye to the Bull Who Sired 500,000 Offspring

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

(Photo: Genex) This is Toystory, a bull who died on Thanksgiving Day of last year. Mourners recently laid his body to rest on a hill in Shawano, Wisconsin. From an evolutionary point of view, he was extraordinarily successful, having sired approximately half a million offspring. Show More Summary

Strike up the band

Over the decades, marching bands at Boston’s public high schools slowly died out, a victim of dwindling resources and interest. On Thanksgiving Day, the English High Marching Band band will revive that tradition. -- By Lloyd YoungEnglish...Show More Summary

Design Your Own Engagement Ring with Joseph Jewelry

Christmas might be over, but we’re still very much in the midst of engagement season! This magical time of year from Thanksgiving to Valentine’s Day, filled with all its festive spirit, fresh beginnings, and romantic getaways, is prime time for question popping. Whether you’re a would-be groom looking for the perfect surprise sparkler, or a […]

Family: Missing Pa. college student's body found

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

West Chester University student went missing after leaving bar early Thanksgiving Day

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to everybody. I have a hard time with New Year’s Eve and Day, myself.  It’s one of a trio of holidays that tend to make me depressed (the other two, in case you’re wondering, are Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day, with Thanksgiving worse than the other two by light-years).  No matter what I’ve […]

Is OPEC Washed Up?

As oil prices continued their slide following OPEC's meeting on Thanksgiving Day, speculation has grown concerning whether the cartel might have finally run its course. Is OPEC now at the mercy of market and pricing forces that are beyond its control? read more

Jim Harbaugh Will Land on His Feet After 49ers Breakup, but Will the 49ers?

It was a few weeks ago, after the Thanksgiving Day game, the one where the 49ers were manhandled by Seattle. I got Jim Harbaugh alone, for a few seconds, and asked about Michigan. "I'm thinking about turning this team around, nothing else," he said. Show More Summary

UPS’ Holiday Season Performance: The Story So Far

UPS had forecast December 22 to be its busiest day in the holiday season, with 34 million packages. Though the on-time delivery rates for that day are not yet available, given UPS's performance during Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, it is likely that on-time rates will have been higher than last year. Show More Summary

Why is there so much Premier League soccer on Boxing Day?

It’s an annual event that’s cemented itself into British culture. Just as Americans get football on Thanksgiving, Britons get their own definition of football (read: soccer) on Boxing Day, aka, the day after Christmas. This happens every year: All 20 Premier League teams participate in a game, which means it’s nonstop games pretty much all […]

Throwback Thursdays: The NFL's unusual history with Christmas

The NFL has dominated Thanksgiving for nearly as long as the league has been operating. It doesn’t take the same approach to Christmas.  There are very few things the NFL will change its plans for, but Christmas Day is one of them. In its 95 th season, the NFL has held just 17 games on Dec. Show More Summary

Your Christmas Lights Are Visible From Space

You're helping make the world a brighter place just by switching on your Christmas lights. New data shows many US cities brighten by 20% to 50% between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and it's all visible from space, Wired reports. A research team used a NASA-NOAA satellite camera—sensitive enough...

Chippewa Falls Christmas Village in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

The residents of Chippewa Falls are very serious about their Christmas traditions. Every year on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving) Chippewa Falls is transformed into a Christmas Wonderland. Hundreds of visitors come every year to see the magnificent light displays, noble soldiers, and shining angels in the Christmas Village in Irvine Park. Show More Summary

31 Days Of Pie, Day 21: Almost No-Bake Pumpkin Cream Pie

Day 21 of 31 Days of Pie is an Almost No-Bake Pumpkin Cream Pie So we’re a few weeks past Thanksgiving and yet I’m still craving pumpkin pie. I suppose we’re still in the holiday season so it’s appropriate, right? Today’s pie comes from Joy, and yes it’s pretty darn delicious. Adam got creative and […]

Sony Pictures: How Not to Handle a Crisis

The hacking scandal that has plagued Sony Pictures since the day before Thanksgiving has gotten out of control. Most are blaming the hackers and an organization calling itself the GOP, or Guardians of Peace. If that name is not a dead giveaway that this group is the big bad wolf in sheep's clothing, I don't know what is. Show More Summary

Where Was the North Korean Outrage Over 'Team America: World Police'?

[youtube src='//www.youtube.com/embed/RPBX47zSktc' width='640' height='360'] The bizarre tale of the massive hack on Sony Entertainment has escalated over the last few days from Thanksgiving small talk to an orgy of paranoid concessions and enraged calls to action. Show More Summary

The Busiest Air Travel Day of the Year is...TOMORROW.

last monthLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

The busiest travel day of the year isn't right after Thanksgiving as holiday travel folklore would have you believe, but it is tomorrow, December 19. Are you ready? Airlines4America predicts that 45 million travelers will fly US airlines over a period of 19 days, the peak holiday span between December 17 and January 4. Show More Summary

Why sportswriters are questioning football

Photo credit: Associated Press A few days before Thanksgiving, Grantland's Bill Barnwell wrote a column that, at first glance, looks like an ode to America's favorite sport. The piece, entitled "Together, We Appreciate Football," primarily consists of Barnwell fawning over a magnificent catch by Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Show More Summary

Are We There Yet? An Interracial Family Visits a Southern Plantation

2 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

One of the first things my mother's boyfriend noticed upon waking up Thanksgiving Day, was that all of the rooms were named after prominent confederate soldiers.

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