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#OccupyChristmas Starts On #Thanksgiving

#OccupyChristmas Starts On #Thanksgiving

 Wal-Mart, Target and other stores are extending Black Friday by opening on Thanksgiving evening. That also strengthens the Buy Nothing Day movement, started by Adbusters in 1992. Now it’s an international protest observed by more than 65 countries. Recently renamed Occupy Christmas, it asks [Full Story…]

Online Petitions Demand Retailers Close #Thanksgiving Day

Online Petitions Demand Retailers Close #Thanksgiving Day

As stores get a jump start on holiday shopping by opening on Thanksgiving, online petitions are trying to preserve the holiday. According to Urbandale Patch, a petition was created by a Target employee who complained that because the store is open on the holiday, employees have to work instead of [Full Story…]

Hundreds of Texting While Driving Tickets Issued in NY During Thanksgiving

Hundreds of Texting While Driving Tickets Issued in NY During Thanksgiving

According to the AP, NY state police issued 816 tickets over the recent Thanksgiving holiday weekend for people who were driving while texting on their mobile phones. According to the state, 330 of the tickets "were a direct result of tougher enforcement of "Operation Hang-Up," which was partially [Full Story…]

#BlackFriday – Retailers Covering All Tech Bases for Holiday Season

#BlackFriday - Retailers Covering All Tech Bases for Holiday Season

The day after Thanksgiving is always pivotal for retailers, who see sales soar as eager customers begin their holiday shopping, hoping to land good deals. With a quickly changing tech landscape, retailers have become cognizant of the need to appeal to a remarkable amount of consumers choosing to [Full Story…]

#Thanksgiving – Internet Offers Creative Food Options

#Thanksgiving - Internet Offers Creative Food Options

Your Thanksgiving menu might need some sprucing this year. Don't panic if you've left your creative side shine at the last minute as Redding.com has provided some worthwhile tips from the Internet. The food experts at the Food Network online provide the recipes that viewers have seen the network [Full Story…]

#Thanksgiving – The Science Behind the Turkey

#Thanksgiving - The Science Behind the Turkey

With Thanksgiving upon us, most Americans are looking forward to the infinite amount of food that will adorn our kitchen tables today. But with too much turkey comes fatigue. Right? Not necessarily, according to the MSNBC. It is true that turkey contains tryptophan, but the amount is surprisingly [Full Story…]

#Thanksgiving – Macy’s Parade by the Numbers

#Thanksgiving - Macy's Parade by the Numbers

While Thanksgiving is foremost a national holiday, a joyous day when Americans dine with loved ones and presumably celebrate the contributions made in Plymouth, Massachusetts, for NYers, and all those watching from their television screens, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a celebration in [Full Story…]

#Thanksgiving – Android Market Has First App for Macy’s Parade

#Thanksgiving - Android Market Has First App for Macy's Parade

The Android Market recently got its first official Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade app a few days before the event, according to AndroidGuys. The app is available as a free download  and provides viewers and live attendees everything to monitor the festivities. Users can see a detailed history, a [Full Story…]

Technologies To Give Thanks For This Holiday Season

Technologies To Give Thanks For This Holiday Season

A recent article in ZDNet Government proposed 17 technologies that we should give thanks for over the coming holiday. Among them are the obvious ones such as  electricity and hot water. The list also include newer, more subjective technologies such as the Kinect, Wii and PS3 Move, the iPad, [Full Story…]

PC Apps to Help During Thanksgiving

PC Apps to Help During Thanksgiving

AOL's Switched blog decided to offers some friendly tech advice for the Thanksgiving holiday. In a recent article, the blog listed a variety of free troubleshooting apps for Windows users to help with holiday PC issues.  These apps include: Malwarebytes - a malware removal tool PCDecrapifier - [Full Story…]

Many Americans Still Check Work Email During Thanksgiving, Says Survey

Many Americans Still Check Work Email During Thanksgiving, Says Survey

According to a recent survey issued by Xobni, a startup that helps users organize Microsoft Outlook inboxes, the 59%, of working Americans check their work e-mails during Thanksgiving and other traditional holidays.  Quoted in a CNNMoney article, Xobni senior director of product management Josh [Full Story…]

Black Friday Expanding Into Thanksgiving Day

Black Friday Expanding Into Thanksgiving Day

The holiday shopping season seems to be undergoing an expansion as retailers sense a new opportunity in millions of consumers being home today for Thanksgiving, according to UPI.  In an article from the wire service, Kevin Mansell, chairman and CEO of Kohl's says "its going to be a very competitive [Full Story…]

C | net: “Top Five Tech Turkeys” of 2009

C | net: "Top Five Tech Turkeys" of 2009

c | net's Tom Merritt has compiled a list of the "top five tech turkeys" of 2009 in case you're one of those who doesn't "sit down to a meal of turkey and a bunch of fattening side dishes and then pretend to watch football while [you] nap" on Thanksgiving Day. [Full Story…]

‘Huffington Post’: Best IPhone Apps For Thanksgiving

'Huffington Post': Best IPhone Apps For Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post has a list of some new Apple iPhone applications that can "make [today] more fun, less stressful, and even more delicious," including apps with Thanksgiving recipes, ways to entertain relatives, and ones to help users "embrace the holiday spirit."You'll [Full Story…]

New Apple Store to Open in NYC by Thanksgiving

New Apple Store to Open in NYC by Thanksgiving

After much speculation about where Apple would open its next store in New York, it seems that the company will be opening its 4th store in the city at 67th and Broadway in the Upper West Side.  The site is scheduled to open by Thanksgiving of this year. Silicon Alley InsiderPrevious:> Apple [Full Story…]