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American Foxhound Jewel Wins National Dog Show

UpdatePosted 11/28/2013 04:00PM

American Foxhound Jewel Wins National Dog Show

Originally posted 11/28/2013 02:00PM

It's official: Jewel is a certified gem!

Gch. Kiarry's Pandora's Box, a 3-year-old American foxhound also called Jewel, nabbed the Best in Show title at this year's National Dog Show, which aired Thanksgiving Day on NBC. It's the first time in the 12-year history of the show that the winner has come from the hound group. Last year's winner, Sky, was a wire fox terrier.

Jewel beat out a slew of other pretty pooches for the top prize, including a bearded collie, a Pekingese, a Norfolk terrier, a standard schnauzer, a bichon frise and an Irish water spaniel.

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UpdatePosted 11/28/2013 10:30AM

'Twerk Your Turkey': Here's the Thanksgiving Video You Didn't Know You Needed

Originally posted 11/20/2013 12:45PM

We bet you didn't know your Thanksgiving was sorely lacking in twerking. Well, it was.

But no longer.

"Logo viewers have known for years that avoiding the stress of the family Thanksgiving dinner is just the thing needed to actually enjoy the holiday," reads the press release Logo sent us to accompany this video. So they're promoting an alternate gathering where "those in the know opt to partake in 'Friendsgiving' with their besties" instead of the hassle of spending time with your family.

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Ryan Gosling's Abs & 4 More Things We're Thankful for This Thanksgiving

We're Thankful for Ryan Gosling's Abs This Thanksgiving (and Some Other Things Too)

Originally posted 11/28/2013 06:00AM

Ah, Thanksgiving: our annual excuse to sit around a table with our closest friends and second cousins to talk about and/or eat our feelings.

Unfortunately, stuffing your mouth with mashed potatoes isn't the answer your Aunt Peggy is looking for when she asks you what you're thankful for this year. And if you can't think straight with all that Tryptophan, you can just steal our answers.

Aside from the invention of cranberry sauce, we're thankful for ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Which Thanksgiving Foods Are Okay to Give Your Dog?

INFOGRAPHIC: Which Thanksgiving Foods Are Okay to Give Your Dog?

Originally posted 11/27/2013 04:50PM

Thanksgiving is here once again, and while you're ready to dive into some turkey and stuffing, there's one member of your family whose preferences you're maybe not so sure of: your dog.

On this special day, don't be afraid to include your best furry friend in the festivities, just be mindful of certain foods that can make Fido sick – and find out which are just as delicious for him as they are for Mom and Dad.

Our friends at Dogster have put together this infographic to answer the eternal question, "What can dogs eat on Thanksgiving?" Give it a gander before serving your feast:

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The Daily Treat: This Turkey Is Too Cute to Eat (Because It's a Tortoise)

The Daily Treat: This Turkey Is Too Cute to Eat (Because It's a Tortoise)

Originally posted 11/27/2013 02:50PM

By this time, you're probably catching a flight or hopping in your car, ready to get to celebrating tomorrow. But while you're doing that, this tortoise is way ahead of you – and he's dressed to impress.

In fact, we could all learn a thing or two from this little guy. Just because you were born a reptile and have no way of growing feathers doesn't mean turkeys get to have all the fun this Thanksgiving. For Thursday's festivities, this inventive fellow will be rocking a turkey-like shell cover, complete with beak and all.

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UpdatePosted 11/27/2013 11:00AM

Ellen DeGeneres: Being a Vegan Doesn't Make Thanksgiving Harder

Originally posted 11/27/2013 07:00AM

Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi are both vegan, but that doesn't stop them from enjoying a Thanksgiving feast.

"It doesn't make [Thanksgiving] harder at all. It makes it easier on the turkeys, too. They get to live," DeGeneres, 55, told PEOPLE at the Duracell Power a Smile and Toys for Tots event on Nov. 22.

So what does The Ellen DeGeneres Show host fill her plate with?

"Yams, green beans, stuffing ... any kind of vegetables. Stuff like that," she said.

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Martha Stewart Defends Her 'Gross' Food Photos | Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart Defends Her 'Gross' Food Photos

Originally posted 11/26/2013 03:30PM

As the world mocks her food photography skills, Stewart calls the photos she posts to Twitter 'delicious' and says more are coming

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Let's Talk Turkey: Which Bird Should the President Pardon?

Let's Talk Turkey: Which Bird Should the President Pardon?

Originally posted 11/26/2013 11:35AM

Judging by their names, they already sound like snacks. But in fact, Caramel and Popcorn are both trying desperately not to get eaten.

They are the two turkeys locked in a battle this week for the most hallowed prize in turkeydom: the traditional Thanksgiving pardon from President Obama.

And they need your vote.

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WATCH: Deep Fry a Turkey with The Millers Star JB Smoove

WATCH: Deep Fry a Turkey with The Millers Star JB Smoove

Originally posted 11/25/2013 06:45PM

The former Curb Your Enthusiasm star unveils his eight-step recipe to your crispiest, juiciest turkey ever

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Ouch! Giada De Laurentiis Cuts Her Finger During Thanksgiving Live TV Special

Giada De Laurentiis Cuts Her Finger During Thanksgiving Live TV Special

Originally posted 11/24/2013 02:25PM

Giada De Laurentiis's Thanksgiving prep came with a side of stitches on Saturday.

While filming the Food Network's live holiday special alongside Alton Brown, Bobby Flay and Ina Garten, the celebrity chef, 43, sliced her finger.

But even a few stitches couldn't keep Laurentiis's holiday spirit down.

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