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Why is This The Last Time Hanukkah and Thanksgiving Will Occur on The Same Day?

Arika Okrent

18 Library of Congress Photos From Thanksgivings Past

Jill Harness

Happy Thanksgiving!

Grave Sightings: Boot Hill

Stacy Conradt

11 Iconic Perfumes of the ’80s

Erika Wolf

It wasn’t only the robust odors themselves that gave shape to an era, but also the controversy of their names, the decadence of their ad campaigns, and their ability to spark rabid loyalty in consumer

The Missing Links: Those Aren't Pillows

Colin Patrick

No, Ben Franklin Didn’t Want a Turkey on the Great Seal

Matt Soniak

25 Little-Known Facts About Thanksgiving

Jason English

In this week's episode, John Green serves up plenty of Thanksgiving history you can share while eating turkey and green bean casserole.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Are Cats and Dogs Right or Left Handed, Too?

Daven Hiskey

According to two studies, the answer is yes: Just like humans are usually right- or left-handed, cats and dogs are typically right pawed or left pawed.

5 Reasons to Give Thanks in 2013

Chris Higgins

Why Does Turkey Make You Tired?

Matt Soniak

Most people blame tryptophan, but that's not really the main culprit. So why do people have such a hard time staying awake after Thanksgiving dinner? And what is tryptophan, anyway?

Morning Cup of Links: Presidential Turkey Pardon

Miss Cellania

5 Obscure Looney Tunes Cartoons

Joy Lanzendorfer

We’re all familiar with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Porky Pig, but what about Owl Jolson, Ralph Phillips, or the Dover Boys of Pimento University?

World War I Centennial: Russia Tries to Enlist British Help Against Germany

Erik Sass

The Missing Links: Terrible Old Fashioned Remedies

Colin Patrick

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