Time to invite the neighbors to dinner, kill them, and take their land.
Here's a huge roundup of Thanksgiving links: how turkey got its name, why the Lions and Cowboys always play, Ben Franklin's account of the first Thanksgiving, Buffy Thanksgiving episode ("ritual sacrifice, with pie"), Mark Twain, science, the Thanksgiving birthday pattern, WKRP turkey giveaway ("as God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly"), Cicero, the best turkey fryer PSA ever, and lots more.
'A Day of Thanksgiving and Praise': Remembering President Lincoln's 1863 Thanksgiving proclamation.
Weird Incidents Involving Wild Turkeys, and a Scientific Look at How Female Turkeys Choose Their Mates (and avoid the unwanted ones).
The traditional drunken turkey recipe.
The Onion's 11 Steps For Cooking a Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey and their Comprehensive Guide To Thanksgiving.
Manly Ways to Prepare Turkey. Related: Video: Watch this guy cook a turkey using Lamborghini exhaust fire.
From the American Chemical Society: What Happens When You Eat Too Much?
ICYMI, Monday's links are here, and include weird Stonehenge replicas, a parasitic worm that increases women's fertility, the science of smiling, and test-tasting computer-translated recipes.
Have an excellent Thanksgiving, and be good to all of those people you're thankful for!