Facebook Testing Timehop-Like Feature to Surface Past News Feed Posts

Consider it a blast from the past.

Cards Against Humanity’s Black Friday “Sale”: Everything Costs $5 More

You don’t want to miss these high, high prices!
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A Techsgiving Feast (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site.

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We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

On the AllThingsD list of things we’re thankful for, one is a day off that features food. So, barring an outbreak of major news or a flash of irresistible inspiration, we will not be posting today as the ATD crew celebrates Thanksgiving (and, in some cases, Hanukkah as well) in the company of friends and family. We hope you’re able to do the same.

Buying a Videogame Console on Black Friday? Here’s What You Need to Know.

A buyer’s guide to the deals you can get — and the differences among the game consoles — for anyone partaking in America’s consumerist holiday.

#HungryGames: The White House’s Annual Turkey Pardoning Goes Social

Both turkeys will live, but only one will take the title of supreme bird.
Brown, after two hours of teaching WordPress to dolts.

Andrew Mason Gets an Early Present — It’s Not His Job (Although He Got That, Too)

Groupon is off to a great start this holiday season with Black Friday breaking sales records.

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Cyber Monday Spending Hits $1.5 Billion, Shatters U.S. Record

Cyber Monday spending hit $1.5 billion in the U.S. to make it the biggest shopping day in history, according to comScore, which tracks purchases made on computers using broadband connections. The firm reports that on Cyber Monday, which falls on the Monday after Thanksgiving, spending was up 17 percent year over year, and that overall, e-commerce spending for the first 26 days of the holiday season has totaled $16.4 billion, a 16 percent increase over last year. ComScore does not include purchases made over mobile devices, which by one account is estimated to be contributing as much as 13 percent of sales this season.


Early Sales Pay Off, for Now

Retailers reported a big jump in consumer spending over the Thanksgiving weekend as shoppers flocked to stores, snapped up online discounts and, according to some merchants, paid repeat visits to the mall.

We’re Holiday Shopping Online With iPads for iPads

That said, all I want for Christmas is my two front teeth.

A Thanksgiving Centerpiece (Comic)