Friday, November 28, 2008

Post-Thanksgiving roundup

image: Mental Floss

A few of my favorite Thanksgiving-y tidbits from around the web.

Mental Floss - Always a great source of interesting information:
Why does turkey make me tired? It's not what you think, if you think it's tryptophan. Also some cool statistics on Thanksgiving foods. (Did you know that Wisconsin - Wisconsin - is the leading producer of cranberries in the U.S.?)
Manly ways to prepare turkey It's really best if you shoot it and clean it yourself.
Why we eat what we eat on Thanksgiving It's more about what we eat now that the Pilgrims didn't have.
10 Holiday Hats For when you're giving thanks for your sense of humor.
8 turkey tales to tell Conversation lagging at the Thanksgiving table? MF has these conversation starters.
10 things that have deflated the Macy's parade In my house, it's not Thanksgiving until I've seen Tom the Turkey in the Thanksgiving parade.

Turgooduccochiqua "It’s a quail inside a cornish game hen inside a duck inside a chicken inside a turkey inside a goose." When Turducken just won't do.
Vintage photos of the Macy's Parade Ubercoolness.
50 Thanksgiving cupcake ideas - I don't know who's eating cupcakes on Thanksgiving, but they've got enough design ideas here to last a lifetime.
Crocheted pie hats Delicious all winter long.

Providence Daily Dose

WKRP in Cincinatti Turkey Drop clip. A classic if ever there was one.

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