I'm not going to go into the whole how we screwed (and later tried to annihilate) the Native Americans thing, nope, not this year. Instead, here are a few things to entertain about Turkeys (which we all know Ben Franklin wanted to make the National bird. Yeah, although an honourable avian in it's own right, I can't imagine it on the Great National Seal....well, maybe I can, but no matter how noble a Turkey, it just isn't the same.
(Actually, if you read the attached articles in this post, the whole 'National Turkey' thing is now believed to be more myth than fact, and don't forget to read the interesting inner article about it as well.)
K, 'nuf stuff and nonsense, now for something absolutely Thanksgivingly adorable (be prepared to squee)-
...and here's some turkeyly informative stuff from Live Science -
6 Fun Facts About Turkeys
(in the USA, that is, and to all others,
Happy Black Friday a day early!)