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Discovery News Headlines
What Pilgrims and Wampanoag Really Ate on Thanksgiving
Parsnips, turnips, carrots, onions, garlic, beans, leeks and venison was likely on the table of the feast (which was in September).
How to Teach Gratitude to Kids
Science offers some simple suggestions for teaching kids to feel more grateful.
Fake Meat: Why Does It Taste So Bad?
The 800 or so compounds that make meat taste so delicious are hard to replicate in the lab, though scientists won't stop trying.
This Gargantuan Star Is Shedding 30 Earths a Year
If you find yourself eating too much over the Thanksgiving holiday, don't worry -- you can always try out the latest super star diet.
Fossils Reveal How Giraffe Got Its Long Neck
Analysis of the neck bones of an extinct member of the giraffe family tell the story.

Quote of the Day
Willard Scott
"Thanksgiving just gets me all warm and tingly and all kinds of wonderful inside."

How to of the Day
How to Make a Flipbook
Flipbooks are such fun! They're like your own personal movie or slideshow. They're also a a great way to have fun and learn how animation works, too! They can be funny, they can be thoughtful, and they can be amazing. There are several ways to make your own flipbook, and many different things you can do with them. If you would like to make your own flipbook from scratch, skip to Step 1; if you would like to use a computer, skip to Method 2.

Sports : NPR
On The 3rd Anniversary Of The Infamous 'Butt Fumble,' Mark Sanchez Gets The Start
The former New York Jets QB, who ran straight into his own lineman's backside on Thanksgiving Day in 2012, started for the Philadelphia Eagles today.
Sports Fans Spend Thanksgiving The Traditional Way: Watching Football
Thanksgiving means lots of turkey — and of course, football. Linda Wertheimer talks to ESPN sportswriter Jane McManus for a preview of the long holiday weekend's NFL and collegiate games.
Former NFL Great Frank Gifford Had CTE, Family Says
The former New York Giants star running back, who died in August, was diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, his family said Wednesday.
Deaths Persist In Youth And Student Football Despite Safety Efforts
At least 19 young football players have died so far in 2015. Pediatricians are calling for changes in the way the game is played, including a move to non-tackle games.
Golden State Warriors Break Record For Best Start In NBA
MVP Stephen Curry led his team to a milestone victory with a 111-17 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. The Warriors have now won 16 games in a row.

"Make it Tonight" - EatingWell
Steak with Glazed Carrots & Turnips
This cast-iron steak recipe has what it takes to transform beef and vegetables from basic to brilliant—a pop of rosemary on the steak, an intense sear in a hot skillet and a sweet-and-sour glaze on the vegetables. Serve with sautéed spinach and a glass of red wine.

Herb-Roasted Turkey with Calvados Gravy
Bay leaves in the dry rub and fresh sage guarantee that this easy turkey recipe has tons of flavor. Leaving the turkey uncovered in the fridge creates the crispiest skin. Look for a heritage, organic or natural turkey, which won’t contain the sodium solution that’s pumped into most conventional turkeys.

Edamame & Chicken Greek Salad
This healthy dinner salad recipe with cucumber, feta, basil and olives has edamame added for extra protein. Serve with toasted pita brushed with olive oil and sprinkled with oregano.

Fish with Coconut-Shallot Sauce
This easy fish recipe with a flavorful garlic, thyme and coconut sauce is perfect for a healthy weeknight dinner. Serve with brown rice, to soak up the creamy sauce, and a green salad with vinaigrette.

Mixed Green Salad with Pomegranate, Dates & Bacon
Jewel-like pomegranate seeds star along with bacon, tangy clementines and sweet dates in this mixed green salad recipe. To make it a dinner salad, top with chicken, shrimp or pan-seared salmon.

Kitchen Disasters: Top Chefs Recall Dinner Gone Wrong
Burned the turkey? You're in good company. Even accomplished chefs have suffered unsalvageable meal messes. Ruth Reichl, Jaques Pepin and Pati Jinich share their stories.
'Tis The Season For Coming Attractions: What To Watch For At The Multiplex
NPR film critic Bob Mondello offers a selective preview of the likely blockbusters and Oscar contenders that Hollywood has in store for the end of the year.
'The Seventh Bride' Faces Horror — And Still Gets The Biscuits Made
Ursula Vernon (writing as T. Kingfisher) delivers a fleet, stripped-down fairy tale with echoes of Bluebeard and Peter Beagle. Critic Tasha Robinson praises Vernon's tough-minded, distinctive women
'We All Have To Do Something': Nina Jacobson On Diversifying Hollywood
No one knows the struggles and successes of women in Hollywood better than Nina Jacobson, the producer of the Hunger Games movies. NPR catches up with one of the most powerful women in the business.
A Great-Looking If Underpowered Adventure With A 'Good Dinosaur'
Pixar's second film of 2015 is no Inside Out story-wise, but its visuals and wonderful score make the time spent in its dino-packed alternate universe a pleasure.

Coming Soon Movies

Opens Friday, Dec 4, 2015

Legendary Pictures’ Krampus, a darkly festive tale of a yuletide ghoul, reveals an irreverently twisted side to the holiday.

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In the Heart of the Sea

Opens Friday, Dec 11, 2015

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance.

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Sisters (2015)

Opens Friday, Dec 18, 2015

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler reunite for "Sisters," a new film from "Pitch Perfect" director Jason Moore.

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

Opens Friday, Dec 18, 2015

Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend and dump them.

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Joy (2015)

Opens Friday, Dec 25, 2015

A woman rises to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.

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Point Break (2015)

Opens Friday, Dec 25, 2015

In the fast-paced, high-adrenaline “Point Break,” a young FBI agent, Johnny Utah, infiltrates a cunning team of thrill-seeking elite athletes – led by the charismatic Bodhi.

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Daddy's Home

Opens Friday, Dec 25, 2015

When a divorced guy's ex-wife re-marries someone way more uptight, he re-enters her life and wreaks havoc.

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Concussion (2015)

Opens Friday, Dec 25, 2015

Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE.

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