Here’s a harsh truth the country needs to hear: turkey is actually the worst part of your Thanksgiving meal. It’s bland, it’s often dry, and it takes up valuable space in the oven all day long. There’s an easy fix, however, that doesn’t involve brining or frying. Just replace your bird with a giant turkey-shaped…
Thanksgiving will never be the same for families in Flint, Michigan, the city that made national news in 2015 for its lead-contaminated drinking water. Mae Collins, 50, is no exception. Her annual family tradition has changed drastically since 2014, when city officials switched the city’s drinking water source to the…
Thanksgiving is almost here. You know what that means: Lots of turkey and lots of traffic. That’s especially true in Los Angeles, where this year, like most years, the holiday congestion is reminiscent of another thing Americans should probably associate with Thanksgiving—clogged arteries.
Toss a turkey in the oven and it cooks from the outside in, which can take hours of roasting before it’s done. But what if you cooked a turkey from the inside out? That’s what Allen Pan tried by filling a raw turkey with molten aluminum and then letting the whole thing cook, cool, and solidify, en route to a friend’s…
The annual, reasonably disgraceful tradition of an “anonymous” pilot dropping live turkeys from hundreds of feet in the air in Yellville, Arkansas, continued this fall, with several birds dropped on Oct. 14. The FAA said then they were looking into it, but it conceded to HuffPost on Saturday that there was nothing…
For many, the holidays are one of the more stressful times of year. Between cooking for a motley crew of relatives, having to deal with that one uncle who doesn’t believe in climate change, and figuring out how to stay sane through it all, Thanksgiving isn’t the laid-back day with friends and family that Nicole…
Health officials in California have opened an investigation into an incident that left three people dead and another five hospitalized after eating at a community Thanksgiving for “senior citizens, homeless, and people who would have otherwise been alone,” KTVU reports.
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If it’s your first time preparing a bird for your Thanksgiving feast, you’ll understandably be a little nervous when it comes to time to carve it up for dinner. But there’s no reason to stress over slicing up the perfect portions if you’ve got access to a hundred thousand dollar industrial waterjet machine.
Are you planning on getting creative with your Thanksgiving turkey this year? The US Consumer Product Safety Commission wants to make sure you don’t burn down your house. The agency just released a new safety video showing what happens when you improperly fry a turkey.
The most food-centric holiday is almost upon us, and while you’ve probably already planned your Thanksgiving feast, have you started any of the prep work yet? If not, it turns out you can save yourself a lot of hard work in the kitchen if you have access to a drone and decent healthcare.
In order to stuff the perfect turkey, you’ll need one cup of celery, one cup of carrots, an axe and a dog, explains prolific inventor Joseph on his YouTube channel. Once you successfully con your dog into chopping veggies for you, you can use that very good boy (or girl) to warm the butter you’ll need to lather your…
It’s late November in America, which means Thanksgiving, that beautiful and patriotic celebration of gluttony and genocide, is almost upon us. That in turn means that airport lines will soon swell enormously and swallow every traveler whole.
The most popular destination this Thanksgiving may not have been mom and pop’s house, but rather Miami Beach or Disney World, according to a telling visualization of airline search data.
Google crunched its data on store traffic patterns and came up some tips on how to reduce the horror of Black Friday shopping madness, should you dare to hit the mall on Friday.
American Gizmodo readers have made it through another Thanksgiving, and for international readers, it’s a regular old Friday. What’s going on?
Astronaut Fred Gregory is the front-runner for Worst Thanksgiving Ever. His tale of a plumbing failure while on the zero-g toilet resulting in a very personal depressurization under a gushing torrent of freezing oxygen still makes us cringe over a decade later.