If you're worried about running out of Thanksgiving conversation topics once you've used up Black Friday and football ("How 'bout those Lions?" etc.), try sharing some of the fun facts Mental Floss' John Green compiled about the holiday.

One of my favs!! Oscar Night, Hattie Mcdaniel was the first black performer to win an Academy Award.... Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939).McDaniel was also a professional singer-songwriter, comedienne, stage actress, radio performer and television star. She was in fact the first black woman to sing on the radio in America.

Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in 1872. She was fined 100 dollars for registering to vote.

I don't care too much for Sesame street, never has been one of my favorites, but I mean, THIS is dedication to your art. Your baby. The fact that he's wearing Big Bird's legs while bringing Oscar to life is just touching.

Phil Lester & Dan Howell | Here's Everyone Who Attended The 2016 Brit Awards <--- YOOO I watched the live stream from start to finish, it was great!! :D

Hazel Carter dressed as a man to follow her soldier husband John overseas into WWI. She was sent home when the disguise was revealed. Hazel died in 1918, while John was still overseas.

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