Thanksgiving

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0 Happy Thanksgiving! A traditional American feast with Islamic bird

Happy Thanksgiving Humanospherians!  Thanksgiving is the beginning of the holiday season in the United States, in which we honor our historical traditions by giving thanks and eating a big bird named after an Islamic country. It’s true. The American bird we call “turkey”  was named after the country of Turkey,…

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2 Happy Thanksgiving: Two thought-leaders on things getting better

Thanksgiving tends to produce a standard stock (schlock?) of stories that fit the holiday theme and also appear to be produced based on the assumption nobody actually reads them. Stories about turkeys, shopping, hunger, obesity, the wackiness of American family life or maybe the pilgrims. You can usually guess what…