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This is What Thanksgiving Around the World Looks Like

Ahh, Thanksgiving. Turkey, pumpkin pie, stuffing, rampant consumerism...

Thanksgiving as we know it is only celebrated in America, but many other countries have their own unique celebrations which are all meant to give thanks and celebrate the end of the season's harvest. Presumably, they all copied America because they thought our idea was so cool. Here are a few of the more famous festivals.

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Canadian Couple Added a Special Guest to Their Wedding to To Keep Things Crisp

This Prince Edward Island couple thought the 8-foot P.E.I. Potato Board mascot, Tate the Tater, would be a great surprise guest at their reception.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Yoga Pose Looked Even More Awesome Once the Internet Had a Photoshop Battle With It

Justin Trudeau, Canada's beloved prime minister, is not only responsible for one of the most diverse cabinets in the country's history, he is also very strong. Sure, balancing your whole body on just your arms is pretty cool but these photoshops made it even better.

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Some Ingenious Canadians Figured out How to Play Pokémon GO

Unfortunately, people living in Canada haven't gotten to play Pokémon GO yet. That hasn't stopped these resourceful folks.

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Canadians and Trekkies have been “Spocking” their five-dollar bills for years, but since Leonard Nimoy’s death there’s a been a surge in people sharing the defaced bills online to pay tribute.

Last week the Canadian Design Resource (CDR) Twitter account encouraged its followers to scribble on former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier’s face to honor Nimoy.

There’s a community on Facebook called “SpockingYourFives” which explains the origins which is says are “shrouded in secrecy.”

Many years ago, some clever individual whos name has no doubt been forgotten in the annals of time noticed that Sir Wilfrid Laurier’s portrait on the Canadian five-dollar bill looked remarkably like a certain famous Vulcan. And thus the Spock five was born. With the advent of the new Canadian five-dollar bill, Laurier looks even more like Leonard Nimoy, ensuring the Spock five has a long and prosperous future.

With the increased attention towards “Spocking,” the Bank of Canada has come out saying that the practice is actually perfectly legal, but they still don’t want you to do it.

“The Bank of Canada feels that writing and markings on bank notes are inappropriate as they are a symbol of our country and a source of national pride,” bank spokeswoman Josianne Menard told theCBC.

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