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Thanksgiving 2020

CDC says you can have Thanksgiving during the coronavirus pandemic – but only if you do this

November 11th, 2020

Thanksgiving 2020, because of the coronavirus pandemic, is going to be a lot different from the family-heavy, meal-sharing get-togethers of years past. Large indoor gatherings have been responsible for many of the large coronavirus outbreaks in recent months seen around the US. Accordingly, the CDC is recommending that if people do celebrate with other family …

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The CDC just gave everyone an excuse to skip Thanksgiving

October 20th, 2020

The CDC has issued its recommendations for staying safe during Thanksgiving in the middle of the pandemic. Keeping gatherings small, with those in your household, is the best bet. Avoid large gatherings, including parades and get-togethers with extended family. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and that means homes filled with happy, healthy people eating …

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Your Thanksgiving leftovers might make you sick, so follow this rule

November 29th, 2019

Thanksgiving 2019 is finally in the rearview, but there’s a good chance the incredible bounty of food resulted in a container or two of leftovers sitting in your fridge. Day-old turkey, ham, and side dishes can still be pretty tasty, but there’s also a small chance they could leave you with an upset stomach. The …

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The best apps for ignoring your family on Thanksgiving

November 23rd, 2016

Turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and awkward conversations with relatives — it’s not even Thanksgiving day yet and I’m already over it. You probably are, too, which means you’re going to spend a decent chunk of your Thursday staring mindlessly at your smartphone in the hopes that it can entertain you while NFL teams you don’t care …

Throwback Thursday: The Electric Carving Knife

November 25th, 2010

Since it is Thanksgiving here in the United States, we thought it would be appropriate to cover a piece of kitchen technology in this week’s installation of Throwback Thursday. Today, in honor of the holiday, we’re covering a gadget invented over forty years ago that may be part of your T-Day celebration today, the electric carving …

Wirefly's Black Friday specials revealed

November 20th, 2009

So far, all of the Black Friday leaks we’ve seen haven’t been all that friendly to smartphone lovers, but according to our sources, Wirefly will be picking up the slack come Friday with the following deals: Verizon BlackBerry Storm2: $0.99 for new subs / $29.99 for existing VZW customers (Friday only) followed by $9.99 / …

Ending tomorrow: Free handsets from T-Mobile

November 29th, 2008

Most of us are pretty happy now that Black Friday is behind us. We get to sit back and relax once again, waiting for the inevitable reports of how this was the worst retail Black Friday ever thanks to the current economic slump. It’s not a good thing, but at least we can drive around …