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10 Things You Forgot To Be Thankful For

Coffee, Millennials, Nickleback … here’s why you should be giving thanks for these seemingly random things, and more

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1. Opposable thumbs

Behold the humble thumb, tacked on to the end of your hand like an afterthought. You may not realize how much you need that stubby meat tube but it’s exactly the thing that divides us from our greatest enemies: new world monkeys.

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The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do This Past Week

Fish Poo Power: A Genius Countertop Aquaponics Garden “We’ve been doing this [testing the gardens] for eight months, and it still blows my mind...

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Open-Ended Turkey, Green Mountain College's 'Oxengate', and the Search for Food Sovereignty

Butterball, heritage, free-range, Tofurkey, cold turkey. Thanksgiving turkey just isn’t what it used to be.

Butterball, heritage, free-range, Tofurkey, cold turkey. Thanksgiving turkey just isn’t what it used to be—it’s a complex beast comprised of nearly as many cultural values as nutritional values. Not only does it not look or taste the same as it did on that first Thanksgiving, but it is now the centerpiece of holiday ethics discussions as much as it is the central dish on many American tables. That bodes well for reinvigorating our local food systems—as long as the discussions are not replaced by polemics and polarization.

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Why You Should Root For Detroit Today

The Lions might just be the unofficial team of GOOD, at least for today.

Thanksgiving and football, football and Thanksgiving—a perfect pair. The one is for gathering together with people you like, ritually overindulging and, generally speaking, a pretty predictable evening. And, come to think of it, so is the other.

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