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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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A fireworks festival at Oban in Scotland went awry, releasing the entire load of explosives (meant for a half hour long show) at once. So, minus one very nice well-produced fireworks show. Plus one "Minute-long-spark-and-boom Party".

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Well great, now I want to fly thousands of miles away from America right near its birthday. Awkward...

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This is what remains of the steeple peak of the church at Graun, a small settlement in Italy which was submerged in order for a local power plant to build a new hydro-electric dam. Check for more information over at Mental Floss!

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