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Richard Simmons Paid an Insane Visit to FOX News: VIDEO

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While you were traveling to wherever you needed to go for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, this can't-change-the-channel Richard Simmons spectacle was taking place on FOX News.

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Tomorrowland's Forecast: Spending Your Future Holidays with the Robot Relatives - VIDEO


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This is a recurring column related to all things tomorrow - from emerging tech and culture trends to breakthroughs in artificial intelligence to new entertainment and inventions that are helping change the way we experience and understand the world around us. In short, it's a glimpse into what the future might hold for humanity as we try and answer the ever-present question: What happens next?

Conroe ISD RoboticsIf I was to list my favorite part about the Thanksgiving holiday tradition in my family (excluding my mother's fantastic turkey noodle soup of course), it would have to be sitting in front of the TV watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year though, I watched for a special reason, as a Houston-area high school robotics team created a robot that cut the ribbon during the official opening ceremony for the parade. 

Nontraditional? Yes. Innovative? Absolutely. A sign of things to come? Perhaps. As technology's capabilities grow, so too will its integration into our everyday lives. But what if this tech becomes so advanced that it stops merely assisting the goals and functions of humans and instead starts becoming an active participant in the world around us? Imagine, if you can, a Thanksgiving dinner in the not too distant future where a life-sized, life-like robot is not only helping you set out the plates and silverware, but also sitting down with the rest of your family at the table, casually discussing its career, its memories from that year, even its hopes and dreams.

A robot with a conscious sounds pretty far fetched right? You might be surprised though with the possibility that this concept has more in common with actual science than science fiction.

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Day-After-Thanksgiving Recipe from Wylie Dufresne: Turkey Hash — VIDEO

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Looking for a way to make your Thanksgiving leftovers into a delicious day-after brunch dish? Wylie Dusfresne, the owner of NYC restaurant WD-50, veers from the molecular gastronomy he usually pushes to offer up a basic recipe for turkey hash.

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The Tryptophan Slow Jam: VIDEO

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Hope everyone had a restful Thanksgiving.

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College Students Tell the Story of Thanksgiving: VIDEO

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College students tell the story of Thanksgiving. Or not.

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Bob's Burgers' 'Gravy Boat' Is Your New Thanksgiving Anthem: VIDEO

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If you're stuck in a prolonged awkward silence at the dinner table this Thanksgiving, just turn up this innuendo-laden "Gravy Boat" song from Bob's Burgers and watch things turn even more awkward.

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