On the heels of the highly-successful Thanksgivukkah, which saw the rare confluence of the American holiday of Thanksgiving with the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, we are now--Baruch Hashem!--facing yet another great confluence: the Irish holiday of St. Show More Summary
It was Thanksgiving Day, 2008 and I was in Niger, a vast famine-stricken wasteland in the middle of the African continent. An idealistic twenty-four-year-old, I'd been hired out of graduate school to manage overseas grants on behalf of the US government. Show More Summary
Pictured, my friend Bridget O’Malley’s genius pairing: rosé champagne and Twizzlers. Every year in wine media I see posts about what wines to pair with Thanksgiving dinner. With Superbowl Sunday. With Easter ham. With Flag Day. EvenShow More Summary
The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA) national outdoor TV series, Brotherhood Outdoors, takes Chad Keller, a union coal miner from Philippi, West Virginia, to Illinois, for a Thanksgiving Day white-tailed deer hunting adventure. The show airs Sund...
Photos by Eric Piasecki for An Invitation to Château du Grand-Lucé On Thanksgiving Day in 2002, when ad-exec-turned-designer Timothy Corrigan rolled into what would ultimately be his next place of residence, France's Château du Grand-Lucé, the property surprised him, and...
Christmas, New Year’s Day, and Thanksgiving (in the US) are such big holidays in the winter that it can be easy to forget the smaller holiday that occur at the end of winter and into spring. Valentine’s Day is today, so we are little late for that, but we still have St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, and even Memorial Day at the end of spring.
You may see them all year long, but ad campaigns for sparkly jewelry really ramp up between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day. But in the past few years, the usual suspects — "a diamond is forever" and "he went to Jared" and "every kiss begins with Kay" — have been joined by a newcomer: The "chocolate" diamond. Read more...
By Paula Pant, WiserAdvisor contributor Lots of people honor traditions. Some people eat turkey on Thanksgiving. Some people bake an apple pie on Independence Day. Me? I abide by a longstanding tradition, as well: I yank my hair out every April, when I attempt to file my own taxes. Life hasn't always felt this way. Show More Summary
Writer/producer Akiva Goldsman explains the insane ideas of both a prequel and a sequel, including a Thanksgiving Day parade and a dark seeker Elephant. [...]
I'm convinced that no one really loves Valentine's Day. If you like candy, you hit the jackpot on Halloween. For food, Thanksgiving is the Super Bowl. As for gifts, Christmas is the big Kahuna. I'm not saying Valentine's Day is inherently bad. Show More Summary
Another holiday is upon us, which means another Borderlands 2 Headhunter pack. Previously, we celebrated Halloween with T.K. Baha's Bloody Harvest, Thanksgiving with The Horrible Hunger of the Ravenous Wattle Gobbler, and Christmas with How Marcus Saved Mercenary Day. Show More Summary
Wednesday represented a huge day for the exploding business of college football recruiting. For sites like Rivals, Scout, 24/7, and ESPN recruiting, this is Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Year's Day all wrapped into one. But on the...Show More Summary
After packing on 11 pounds from October thru December during the Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas holiday gluttony, I was stoked to finally check out Dr. Roni DeLuz and James Hester's "1 Pound a Day: The Martha's Vineyard Detox Diet."...Show More Summary
Just like Christmas Day and Thanksgiving, porn viewership was down significantly during the Super Bowl, especially in Denver and Seattle, where the number of viewers on PornHub dropped 51% and 61%. Across the country, porn watching was down about 32% during the game. Read more...
According to the wedding planning website theknot.com, 39 percent of weddings begin with a proposal between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day. Everyone wants to buy the perfect ring. Being one of the most expensive purchases we make in our life, it is important to plan ahead and understand the process. It will make both the recipient and your wallet happy. Read more...
If you thought wingnut outrage was deafening after the cast of Kinky Boots performed during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, you better get out your earplugs for when they see the same thing during the Super Bowl pre-show. It's not...Show More Summary
I love football, and I love the Super Bowl. I consider it to be one of America’s great national holidays, just behind Thanksgiving and Independence Day. Sure, everyone knows people who say they can’t stand the Super Bowl because it’s just so absurd and pointless, but that’s exactly the reason I love it. It makes […]
Kena Betancur/Getty ImagesShoppers at Macy's in New York City get a jump on holiday shopping on Thanksgiving Day. By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO NEW YORK -- U.S. holiday sales rose 3.8 percent from last year, a major retail trade organizationShow More Summary
You may have come across #GivingTuesday, an amazing movement to create a national day of paying it forward to kick off the holiday giving season. It’s officially added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Show More Summary
The five best weeks of the year occur between Thanksgiving and New Year?s Eve. That may be over, but, there is a reason to celebrate: Today is January 7, which means the most depressing day of the year is now over! Hooray! Break out the Champagne! Then again, you probably don?t care, because you?re likely freezing your butt off. Click To Continue Reading