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Last-Minute Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes

Nov 27, 14 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes

Posted by in Lifestyle, Seasonal

Denise Curry is cooking Thanksgiving dinner for her husband's side of the family for the first time in years. It's difficult enough to cook a feast in a cramped New York City apartment, but this year she's adding a challenging new approach to the turkey, which she will be brining in a bucket of saltwater overnight before roasting it.

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So Social: Thankful For Social Media

Nov 27, 14 So Social: Thankful For Social Media

Posted by in Seasonal, Technology

We're all thankful on Thanksgiving. Some for family, others for nonstop football and never-ending plates of turkey. I try to be thankful every day, but what kind of social media columnist would I be if I didn't focus on the social media-related things I give thanks for? Nothing beats crescent rolls and my wife's stuffing, but here's a small taste of what I enjoy most in my social media world.

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Dark Art Of Ouija Boards Is Popular With Black Friday Shoppers

Nobody is quite sure why Black Friday is called Black Friday. For 2014, at least, the name is appropriate because the shadowy practice of Ouija boards is making a resurgence. The games are flying off the shelves, thanks to the success of the new movie Ouija.

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Cyber Shopping: 12 Tips From Police To Foil Cyber Scammers

Nov 27, 14 Cyber Shopping: 12 Tips From Police To Foil Cyber Scammers

Posted by in Seasonal, Technology

Ho ho hoax. Police are offering tips to cyber shoppers, to guard them against online hoaxes, as Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the Christmas shopping season begin. Among other things, shoppers should be on guard against fake auctions, fake or stolen gift cards and phishing attacks, disguised as advertisements.

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What Happens To Our Bodies When We Overdo It At Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov 26, 14 What Happens To Our Bodies When We Overdo It At Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted by in Health, Seasonal

This Thanksgiving, like so many before, you will most probably eat too much. Don’t worry, though. You’re not alone. Although eating Thanksgiving dinner feels, well, amazing, taking it too far can leave us feeling uncomfortable. In case you were wondering what happens to your body when you eat too much, here’s a quick run-through.

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Don’t Let Turkey Grease Put A Damper On Your Thanksgiving

Nov 26, 14 Don’t Let Turkey Grease Put A Damper On Your Thanksgiving

Posted by in Science, Seasonal

As any experienced holiday cook will tell you, turkeys are surprisingly greasy. Now, while a little bit of turkey grease never hurt anyone, too much of it can clog up both your digestive system and your household drains. This Thanksgiving, be smart with your grease removal. Both your tummy and home will thank you.

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Tech-Savvy On A Budget: Great Holiday Gifts For Less Than $100

Nov 25, 14 Tech-Savvy On A Budget: Great Holiday Gifts For Less Than $100

Posted by in Seasonal, Technology

This no-pretense holiday tech guide does not discriminate against modestly sophisticated technology. Spending limit is $100, but watch for the tightwad specials.

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Thanksgiving Dinner On The ISS: Now With Coffee!

Nov 25, 14 Thanksgiving Dinner On The ISS: Now With Coffee!

Posted by in Seasonal, Space

Life on board the International Space Station (ISS) is vastly different from life on Earth in countless ways, starting with the whole complete-lack-of-gravity thing. This Thanksgiving, however, the international six-person crew will get a little taste of home in the form of a traditional turkey dinner complete with all the fixings (kind of).

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Giving The Gift Of Safe Toys

Nov 25, 14 Giving The Gift Of Safe Toys

Posted by in Health, Seasonal

It's that time of year again, when parents, aunts, uncles, friends, and family hit the stores to find that perfect Christmas toy for their little loved ones. In order to help shoppers choose the best toys and the toys that are the safest, the US-based watch group World Against Toys Causing Harm has released this year’s list of the 10 Worst Toys, and worst here means dangerous or unsafe.

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Be Thankful For A Gluten-Free Thanksgiving

Nov 23, 14 Be Thankful For A Gluten-Free Thanksgiving

Posted by in Health, Seasonal

Okay, all you gluten-free eaters and loved ones of those who are gluten-free…Thanksgiving is only a few days away, which means that the time is on for planning a safe meal. Thanksgiving can be a nightmare for anyone with a gluten allergy. The good news, though, is that it is very easy to replace all those gluten-rich foods with some very tasty gluten-free alternatives.

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