Thanks to the YouTube channel Mental Floss you can now debate with confidence the facts behind today and it's origins. Here's a quick video that details 25 little known facts about the Thanksgiving holiday. Some you may have heard, others might surprise you. I thought I knew a lot about the holiday, it turns out I was wrong.

To think Thanksgiving didn't originate in America and that the traditional Thanksgiving we think of as far as pilgrims and Indians was a three day fest! These are just some of the facts you may, or may not know about the Thanksgiving holiday. Click play and learn the truth behind all the festivities!