Thomas Shaver

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Facebook: We're Not a Media Company

Scrolling through your Facebook News Feed? There could be thousands of stories there, but you'll likely only read about 10 percent of them on any given day.<p>That's according to News Feed product vice president Adam Mosseri, who acknowledged that the social network has made blunders recently with …

The Default Candidate

According to Wikipedia, one definition of the word "default" is the following:<p>A preselected option adopted by a computer program or other mechanism when no alternative is specified by the user or programmer.<p>However dry the above definition sounds, or perhaps because it does, the words seem only to …

Anti-ageing chocolate which reduces wrinkles developed by Cambridge University spin-off

A daily 7.5g bar of the chocolate can change the underlying skin stucture of a 50 year old to that of someone in their 30s, say developers<p>It may seem too good to be true, but guilt-free chocolate which promises to slow down the emergence of wrinkles and sagging skin, has been developed by …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Leaked Photos Offer a First Look at the Nikon D5500, 300mm f/4, and 55-200mm f/4-5.6

The first leaked photographs have emerged showing the Nikon D5500 DSLR and two new lenses: the 300mm f/4 and the 55-200mm f/4-5.6.<p>Last month we …

The ZEISS Otus 85mm f/1.4 Officially Arrives: Mind-Blowing Quality at a Mind-Blowing Price

As of a couple of hours ago, there’s officially a new ‘world-class’ lens on the market. Touted as another ‘world’s best’ in its category, ZEISS’ 85mm …

How to BBQ like a world champion

Barbecue on July 4th is as American as apple pie.<p>To make sure your barbecue is the best on the block, here are a few tips from Melissa Cookston, co-owner of Memphis Barbecue Company in Horn Lake, Miss. Cookston, a familiar face on TLC's reality show "BBQ Pitmasters," is a three-time World Champion …

Smoked Pork Tenderloin Strips

• Mix the marinade ingredients together thoroughly and set aside.<br>• Cut the pork tenderloin into strips. (Keep them all about the same size so they all …

BBQ

Sweet And Savory Grilled Corn On The Cob

<b>Sweet and Savory Grilled Corn on the Cob</b><p>It wouldn't be summer without corn on the cob. It is nutrient packed with fiber and vitamins A, B, and E. They promote eye, gastrointestinal and heart health. This makes corn a nutritiously satisfying side to any meal. We've created an easy crowd-pleasing …

Our 11 Favorite Grilling Recipes

Grilled Okra with Red Curry-Lime Dressing<p>We loved the simplicity -- and the smoky-spicy flavors -- of this unexpectedly delicious grilled okra. <b>Get</b> …

The Surprising Thing You Have To Grill Before Summer Ends

OYSTERS. In butter.<p>As your summer grilling correspondent, I am sworn to tell you nothing but the grilling truth. So here it is: You already have all the information you need to grill shellfish, because it is ridiculously easy. Take shellfish, put on grill, remove from grill, eat. That's it.<p>But no …

Striking Photos Showcase the Elegant Beauty of Big Cats

Using only a simple, dark background, Vincent J. Musi captures the elegance of lions, leopards, tigers, and more. The South Carolina-based photographer works for National Geographic and shot these breathtaking images as part of a series titled <i>Big Cats</i>. His photos showcase incredible, up-close …