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Here Are Three GOP Hopefuls Practicing Their Very Important Turkey Pardoning Skills

Let’s not get ahead of ourselves.

Megan Reynolds |

No Thanks: Wild Turkey Enters Woman’s Home, Sits On Vanity, Lies In Wait

Your friendly reminder that birds are NOT OKAY.

Megan Reynolds |

Turkish Men Marched In Miniskirts For Women’s Rights Over The Weekend

Last week, a Turkish university student named Ozgecan Aslan was viciously murdered at the hands of a bus driver she’d trusted to get her safely home. The 20-year-old reportedly fought against a sexual assault before…

Claire Hannum |

Watch John Oliver Take Down Thanksgiving’s Weirdest Tradition

Why do we pardon just one turkey each Thanksgiving? And how on earth do we decide that turkey is the most worthy of a second shot at life? Isn’t it…

Claire Hannum |

President Obama Pardons Popcorn The Turkey

Thanksgiving does not officially begin until the national news media gathers outside the White House for the pomp-and-circumstance of the president not murdering a poor, defenseless bird.  This year’s lucky…

Jessica Wakeman |

Pregnant Women Really Do Not Belong In Public, Turkish Leader Sensibly Points Out

You know what is just the worst? When pregnant ladies go out in public. Yeah, their selfless maternal giving and their miracle of life — it is really not something…

Jessica Wakeman |

Could Turkey Get A Brothel Filled With Men?!

A brothel filled with men for female customers? We’re listening … It turns out the call comes from an anti-poverty group in Turkey demanding that legal, state-run brothels practice gender…

Jessica Wakeman |

Turkish Airlines Bans Crew From Wearing Red Lipstick, Nail Polish

Turkish Airlines has banned stewardesses from wearing red lipstick and nail polish, claiming bright makeup “impairs visual integrity.” Critics say the restriction is a sign the moderate Islamic country…

Jessica Wakeman |

Man Gobbles At Turkeys, Turkeys Gobble Back, Amelia Cringes

This is Amelia’s self-proclaimed worst nightmare, but I don’t know. I hear turkeys are kind of social animals, and this video of a man gobbling at them, and them gobbling…

Julie Gerstein |

How The Amazing Nerds At NASA Would Cook A Thanksgiving Turkey

Seriously, could NASA get any cooler? They’re landing rovers on Mars, mapping out the galaxy, and studying dark energy, all while rocking star-spangled mohawks. The folks over at Gizmodo were curious to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Gobble, Gobble: 10 Incredibly Tasty Thanksgiving Main Dishes

While you might be tempted to fill up on amazing vegetables, stuffing and mashed potatoes, save room for the main course — protein! Click on for amazing holiday-worthy turkey, pork roast, rib…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Turkish Woman Shoots, Decapitates Her Rapist

Well, that’s a lot to process: a pregnant rape victim shot and decapitated her rapist and then dumped his head in the town square, telling police who arrested her,…

Jessica Wakeman |

When Turkeys Attack

If you thought turkeys were adorable, think again. Watch what happens when a news producer tries to get footage of a belligerent bird who is terrorizing a Sacramento neighborhood. This…

Ami Angelowicz |

Are You A Turkey-Loving Sugar Addict? Try the TurDunkin’!

I’ve often contemplated the best way of combining my love of turkey with my love of donuts. And finally! Some industrious genius has done just that — with the TurDunkin’,…

Julie Gerstein |

Gobble, Gobble, Slurrrr: Yes, Vodka-Infused Turkey Exists

Some prefer their turkey day drunkenness to transpire on the couch with a dozen relatives and a football game. Others prefer their alcohol shot directly in the bird. Georgi Vodka…

Jessica Wakeman |

Woman Is Shocked To Discover Her Thanksgiving Turkey Is Pregnant

This woman is happy carving the Thanksgiving turkey … until she discovers what she thinks is a cooked fetus inside her bird. “You got a pregnant turkey!” a family…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Police Rescue 9 Women From A Sleazy “Big Brother” Scam In Turkey

Sexy young ladies in bikinis fighting with each other and dancing by a pool—sounds like every reality show, doesn’t it? But for nine women in Turkey, the promise of appearing…

Jessica Wakeman |

Turkey Is Berated For Ignoring Domestic Violence

For the first time in its history, the European Court of Rights has ruled against a state for overlooking a domestic violence case, reported The Wall Street Journal. The court…

Carrie Wasterlain |

The Daily Squeeze: Happy Foods, Obesity, Canada, And Prostitutes

Foods that contain the amino acid tryptophan, including mung beans (yum!), lobster, turkey, asparagus, sunflower seeds, cottage cheese, pineapple, tofu, spinach, and bananas, might improve mood and well-being. Tryptophan is…

Catherine Strawn |