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Here's why Americans don't eat turkey eggs

<i>In 2012, Explainer asked why we eat turkey meat but not turkey eggs. The original article is reprinted below:</i><p>Americans dined on white and dark turkey meat this Thanksgiving, with some using the giblets for stuffing.<p>Still, even on turkey day, most people didn't start their morning with chicken eggs. …

The 17 best icebreakers to use at awkward social events

But talking to new people doesn't have to be such a drag.<p>There are ways to get the conversation going without resorting to irritating clichés.<p>Check out these 17 icebreakers that will help ease you into an engaging conversation with people you've never met before.

NASA is accepting applications for its next team of astronauts

NASA hasn't launched a single astronaut from U.S. soil since July 8, 2011, when <i>Atlantis</i> took off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and carried four Americans up to the International Space Station. Since then, the space agency has been completely reliant on Russia and its Soyuz spacecrafts to get …

Lewis Carroll’s most famous creation, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, was first published 150 years ago in November 1865. As the work of a relatively unknown author, neither the Observer nor the Manchester Guardian saw fit to review it.

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Here's Our Closest Look At Amazon's Drone Delivery Service

Amazon has been talking about using drones to deliver packages for a couple of years, and today it debuted the drone in a commercial starring <i>Top …

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Putin didn't think Turkey would make good on its threats — and now it's having big consequences

The anger was written on Vladimir Putin's face as he confirmed the news Tuesday that a Russian Su-24 warplane had indeed been shot down by a Turkish F-16—and not, as Russia's defense ministry initially indicated, by ground fire from Syrian fighters.<p>The Russian jet was inside Syria, one kilometer …

This Frame-by-Frame Surveillance Footage Shows the Moment Cleveland Police Shot Tamir Rice

Rice was 12-years-old. He was carrying a pellet gun.<p>CLEVELAND (AP)—Prosecutors in Ohio on Saturday released a frame-by-frame analysis of the surveillance camera footage first made public a year ago that shows a white Cleveland police officer fatally shooting a black 12-year-old boy who had a pellet …

'The Good Dinosaur': Has Pixar Run Out of Box Office Magic?

2015 isn't just the first year with two Pixar movies. It's also the first time that their movies haven't opened at No. 1.<p>"Inside Out" missed that brass ring this summer -- only due to the unexpected staying power of "Jurassic World." Now, "The Good Dinosaur" has underperformed over Thanksgiving …

'The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD': Wii U Release Date, Wii Remote and Nunchuk Compatible

<b>‘The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD’</b> is set for release next year; March 4th in Western Countries and March 10th in Japan, exclusive to Wii U …

GOP establishment to back Hillary if Trump nominee

Donald Trump<p>Although Donald Trump has signed a pledge to support the Republican Party’s nominee, that doesn’t mean the party’s establishment will …

Let’s Drop the Charade: The Supreme Court Is a Political Branch, Not a Judicial One

‘But this Court is not a legislature.” Chief Justice John Roberts actually published that sentence in his same-sex marriage dissent on Friday . . . a …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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Colorado embodies nation's divide over gun control

In this slice of the Rocky Mountains, bloodshed has arrived yet again, renewing passionate debate over whether gun control makes a community safer or places it more at risk.<p>While mass shootings have become more common all across the country, in Colorado, home to Columbine High School, the Aurora …

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With Rich History And Tax Breaks, Berlin Lures American Filmmakers

Berlin is a favorite with many top American filmmakers and actors, and chances are you've seen landmarks from the German capital in movies — even when you didn't expect it.<p>Take <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2</i>. The film's fictional capital, Panem, was partly filmed at Tempelhof. This one-time …

11 Amazing Comedies You Can Stream on Netflix

Netflix offers a slew of options when it comes to comedies. In fact, there are currently over 1,100 comedies currently available to stream instantly. …

PS4 Port of Final Fantasy VII Gets a Trophy List: Some of Them Are Quite Funny

A port of Square Enix’s PS1 classic <i>Final Fantasy VII</i> is expected to be coming to PS4 this winter. While no actual release date has been revealed yet, …