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Grill Sausage for Memorial Day

Whether you choose pork, beef, chicken, turkey, lamb, seafood or vegetarian options, celebrate sausage in all its diversity with these memorable crowd-pleasing recipes.

Yahoo said to be mulling $1 billion Tumblr acquisition

If you can't be cool, why not buy someone who is? That's what Yahoo is looking to do with a potential $1 billion acquisition of hot blogging service Tumblr, according to AdWeek. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has already presided over several acquisitions as head of the company and just a week ago she snapped up two more startups - GoPollGo and Milewise.

WSJ: Yahoo's board approves $1.1 billion all-cash Tumblr acquisition

According to The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo's board of directors has approved the company's widely-rumored acquisition of Tumblr in an all-cash deal worth $1.1 billion. Assuming the terms are accepted by Tumblr, CEO Marissa Mayer is all but certain to announce Yahoo's latest pickup - easily its largest to date in a spree of acquisitions and content deals - at a media event tomorrow in New York City.

Oh, How Pinteresting!, Introducing More Useful Pins

When you find something you love on Pinterest, sometimes you want to learn more so you can act on baking those cookies, renting that movie, or buying that couch. That's why we're taking a first step toward making pins more useful. We're also making it easier to pin no matter where you are.

Google Glass 'prescription edition' makes a cameo at Google I/O

Google I/O is always full of surprises, and we came across yet another elusive bit of hardware on the show floor today: Google Glass "prescription edition". No, it's not actually called that (we made up the name), but what you're looking at is definitely Glass that's been neatly integrated with a pair of prescription glasses -- in fact, it looks a lot like the version of Glass that Google recently mentioned on its blog.

Pinterest takes a "first step" toward working with big brands

A A Pinterest plans to announce a new type of pin on Sunday that will highlight a large number of major U.S. retail brands, marking the company's "first step" in integrating images with associated brands, and making it easier to click through links and purchase items. The move could be the start of a change in consumer perception of the site from a place for wishful thinking to a site where one can purchase those wishes.

5 Reasons Tumblr + Yahoo is Good For Users

Whenever a spunky, growing startup gets sold to an established player, the cry goes out. Users won't like it. The culture will be ruined. The startup will be subsumed by its parent. Sometimes it's true, but in the case of the Yahoo purchase of Tumblr, I think there's an argument [...]

Pinterest Partners With Brands to Add Information to Pins

Pinterest just got an upgrade that could make it easier for users to gather information by navigating in its site. Instead of exclusively linking back to the original source, pins from certain brands will now display information such as recipes, movie reviews and price information.

The 7 Habits of Serious Procrastinators [SUNDAY COMICS]

Procrastination is a serious business. In fact, procrastinators who are accomplished in their craft have a number of tools to help them - seven tools, to be exact, and counting. Comic written and illustrated by Maria Scrivan. Published with permission; all rights reserved. In this Sunday Comic, Maria Scrivan shows us the cover of the procrastinator's bible.

Yahoo! Takes Over Times Square

By Jackie Reses, Chief Development Officer I am so pleased to share that our New York City-based Yahoo! team will soon move into an incredible, four-story space just around the corner from Times Square. It's thrilling for us - and really an important sign of the new direction of Yahoo!

Yahoo revitalizes Flickr with huge images, sharing, and a terabyte of free space (hands-on)

Yahoo has just taken the wraps off a major update to Flickr, it's long-suffering photo service, and we just sat down to put the revamped service through its paces to see how it has improved - and whether or not it'll be enough to keep up with the likes of Facebook and Google+.

12 Most Funny Pictureless Pinterest Descriptions

Pinterest is the ultimate visual network with rows and rows of beautiful photos. But have you ever read the descriptions apart from the photo? The results are pretty fun as shown on the Twitter account PicturelessPins. I hope you get as many laughs from them as I did. 1. 2.

12 Most Funny Pictureless Pinterest Descriptions

Passionate pinner, Peg Fitzpatrick, shares the 12 Most Funny Pictureless Pinterest Descriptions.

The Best Twitter Chats for Marketers

At almost any given time, it seems, someone is hosting a Twitter chat somewhere. That's what it feels like, anyhow. Besides all the long-running standalone hashtag communities, such as #UsGuys and #SMGirlfriends and #MusicMonday (some of which have their own associated twitter chats), other communities gather together once a week or once a month to discuss specific topics, campaigns, issues, and other assorted interesting things.

Official Blog: A new inbox that puts you back in control

We get a lot of different types of email: messages from friends, social notifications, deals and offers, confirmations and receipts, and more. All of these emails can compete for our attention and make it harder to focus on the things we need to get done.

CEO Ben Silbermann Wants Pinterest to Become Your Platform for Discovery

Discovery - the art of finding things you're seeking, and being presented with things you never knew you wanted - is one tough problem to crack. And it's not for lack of dozens of companies in Silicon Valley trying to crack it.

Ben Silbermann at D11: Full Session | Videos - AllThingsD

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann doesn't do a whole lot of press. So we were eager to hear the young CEO's thought's on how the social, photo-centric startup that hosts upwards of 40 million users is doing.

Oprah Winfrey Tells Harvard Graduates 'There is No Such Thing as Failure' [Audio]

When Harvard President Drew Faust asked Oprah Winfrey to deliver the 2013 commencement address, Winfrey had just read the headline, " Oprah Winfrey Isn't Quite Holding Her OWN." The media mogul's newly-launched network was pegged a failure; a flop. Winfrey recalls that moment as the worst in her career, describing the period as one filled with stress, frustration and embarrassment.

Oprah Winfrey Commencement Address | Harvard Commencement 2013

Oprah Winfrey, who has used her success as a talk show host and media entrepreneur to promote education, civic engagement, and charitable works, addresses graduates at Harvard's 362nd Commencement on May 30, 2013 at Tercentenary Theatre.

Tumblr launches first in-stream sponsored posts on web following mobile rollout

Just over one month ago, Tumblr introduced its first in-stream mobile ads, and today, it's bringing the same ads to its website. The "sponsored posts," as they're called, often take the form of Tumblr-friendly images like GIFs of a scene from The Great Gatsby or an animation of a GE jet engine.

Twitter expands Lists, allowing users up to 1,000 lists of 5,000 accounts per set

Twitter announced that it is updating its List feature, expanding it so that users can now have up to 1,000 lists with a maximum of 5,000 accounts in each one. Update to Twitter lists: You can now make up to 1,000 lists (up from 20), and each list can include up to 5,000 accounts (up from 500).

Google adds nutrition info for over 1,000 foods to search results

Google is incorporating nutrition data into search; beginning today, results will include "extensive" details on calories, carbohydrates, proteins, sugars, and other relevant food info. "Figuring out how to make smart choices about some of our favorite foods can often be a cumbersome and daunting process," the company said.

Tumblr Brings More Ads To Users' Dashboards, Rearranges Buttons & Teens Freak Out

A month after Tumblr introduced sponsored posts into its native mobile applications, the company is today bringing those same brand advertisements to its web dashboard. Launch partners for these new "Sponsored Web Posts," as they're called, include Viacom, Ford Motor Company, Universal Pictures, Capital One, AT&T, Denny's and Purina.