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Nov. 26, 2010

Holiday Tastes and Smells

A look at the psychology of taste and smell - and why it can make those holiday smells so evocative.

smell, taste, holiday

Nov. 22, 2013

How to Avoid ‘Food Failures’ This Thanksgiving

Jeff Potter, author of Cooking for Geeks, dishes up a few cooking hacks for Turkey Day.

thanksgiving, turkey day, food failures, DIY, hacks, jeff potter, cooking for geeks

Nov. 18, 2011

Balloon Scientists Prepare For Thanksgiving Day Parade

With the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade less than a week away, it’s crunch time for the balloon technicians.

flora, film, thanksgiving, baloons, parade, engineering

Nov. 25, 2011

Giant Pumpkin, But Forget About Pie

Robert Sabin grew a 1000-pound pumpkin in his Long Island backyard.

pumpkin, grow, farm, agriculture, thanksgiving, holiday, video

Nov. 30, 2007

Stress

You've survived the big family Thanksgiving get-together -- but now the winter holidays loom on the horizon. In this segment, we'll talk about stress, how it affects your health, and how you can de-stress for the holidays.

stress, mental health

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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