Kate Schnur

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Iterations: Calendar Frenzy, Google Now, and Apple’s “Anticipatory Computing” Problem

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah is a contributor to</i> TechCrunch<i>. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>Now that the Mailbox sale to Dropbox is complete, let’s move on to the next native iOS app that everyone wants to replace: The Calendar. Yes, the calendar. Nearly every other conversation I had this …

Good News for Commuters: Mobile Data Options

Inside Flipboard / March 22, 2013<p>Do you use Flipboard on the go but have a limited mobile data plan? Good news: now you can adjust how Flipboard uses …

Letter to Our Readers

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2013<p>Have you ever wanted to save something awesome you found on your Flipboard? Maybe it was a beautiful place you …

Welcome to the Next Generation of Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2013<p>What’s the only thing better than Flipboard? Flipboard 2.0! It’s a major new edition, with treats for everyone from …

The Week Everyone Became Magazine Makers

Inside Flipboard / March 29, 2013<p>It’s been an epic week here at Flipboard HQ, in sunny Palo Alto, California. The team had been working long and hard …

Shop Etsy on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2013<p>Holy handmade handbag! Time to flex that credit card and prepare those fingers for some intense flipping: Etsy, <i>the</i> …

The best nail varnish barriers

For years I was a fool. A fool with a penchant for red nail varnish, which I'd slap on with abandon. Then one day I looked down at my unvarnished …

Best & Worst Beauty Of The Week: Jessica Alba, Thandie Newton, Saoirse Ronan And More (PHOTOS)

We're happy to see celebrities experiment with fresh hair and makeup in this week's beauty roundup. Thandie Newton tried out fuchsia lipstick, a shade we recommend this spring wholeheartedly. Jessica Alba played up her brown eyes with green eyeliner, and we couldn't look away. Meanwhile, Saoirse …

How to Refurbish Old Shoes

Don't let your shoes go into early retirement when refurbishment can be the better — and cheaper — option<p><b>Think of all</b> the shoes you've worn to death. That lived-in pair of loafers from your college graduation. Those shiny oxfords that killed on job interviews. The handy lace-ups that carried you …

One Icon You Know, One Detail You Need to Know

<b>Photographer Lee Balterman captured</b> this shot of Paul Newman and his collar roll, mid-holler at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. An outspoken activist, Newman's attitude made him an icon both on and off the screen, and it's moments like this one that keep him in our minds so many decades …

Everyone Wears J. Crew

From the clothes we wear to the ways we wear them, how a single brand came to epitomize how the American man dresses now<p><i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>Men — a lot of men,</b> most men — don't always know their suit doesn't fit correctly until they try on a well-tailored suit that does. It doesn't …

Sean Penn: What I've Learned

Say what you will, but Sean Penn is a man you'd want on your side. Why? He knows how to fight. He's fighting his own renegade war to save Haiti. He's fought battles over money and creativity in Hollywood for decades. He fights for any idea he believes in. Will he ever stop? Music: "Ballad of the …

What I've Learned: Michael J. Fox

Actor, 46, New York<p><b>Right now,</b> I'm feeling pretty good. It's just one little thing in my brain.<p><b>If I let it affect everything,</b> it's gonna own everything. I don't deny it or pretend it's not there, but if I don't allow it to be bigger than it is, then I can do everything else.<p><b>My body is</b> an isometric …

George Clooney: What I've Learned

Actor, 54, Kentucky<p><b>PLUS: See the January Cover and Watch a Video Interview with Clooney on the iPad >></b><p><b>Hey, this is Einstein</b>. I guess he's part cocker spaniel or something. I got him out of a shelter about a year and a half ago. I was looking for a dog because I hadn't had one for a while — and I …

Michael Cera: What I've Learned

The 20-year-old Canadian actor and star of Year One talks about auditioning for The Sixth Sense, wanting to make an Arrested Development movie, and why Deal or No Deal is the best show on TV<p><b>This plate is</b> a little underexciting. I was expecting more green on it. These grape leaves are a shade of …

Clint Eastwood: What I've Learned

Actor, 78<p><i>Born in San Francisco and raised throughout northern California, Eastwood attended Los Angeles City College under the G. I. Bill and served as mayor of Carmel, California from 1986 to 1988.</i><p><b>In the first place,</b> I was taller than most kids in my classes. In the second, we were always moving. …

Robert Duvall: What I've Learned

The actor on DeNiro, Pacino, Brando, Coppola, Caine, and the smell of napalm in the morning<p><i>Published in the January 2011 "Meaning of Life" issue</i><p><b>Seeing your name</b> on the list for KP or guard duty when you're in the Army is like reading a bad review.<p><b>When I knew nothing,</b> I thought I could do anything.<p><b>A</b> …

Robert De Niro: What I've Learned

As he approaches his seventies, the icon reflects on his Godfather days, his relationship to Marlon Brando, and why he'll never really retire<p><i>Published in the January 2011 "Meaning of Life" issue. Click here for more.</i><p><b>Those who say</b> don't know. Those who know don't say. That holds up over time.<p><b>So …

What I've Learned: George Carlin

Comedian, 64, Venice, California<p><b>I was in my mother's belly</b> as she sat in the waiting room of the abortionist's office. Dr. Sunshine was his code name. I was fifty feet from the drainpipe, and she saw a painting on the wall that reminded her of her mother, who had recently died. She took that as a …

The 9:10 to Crazyland

We find out what happens when George Clooney Googles George Clooney. And when A.J. Jacobs shows him 2 Girls 1 Cup.<p><b>He is in the backseat of a dark SUV</b> -- coffee in hand, dressed in black, hair sharply parted -- and is, for the first time in his life, reading his own Wikipedia entry.<p>George Timothy …

The Hard Luck and Beautiful Life of Liam Neeson

Actor, ass-kicker, widower, philosophizer, big man, funny man, capable drinker of pinot noir: may we introduce to you, the man you've known for all these years<p><i>Originally published in the March issue</i><p><b>Liam Neeson and I</b> last spoke a week before I wrote this sentence. At that time, I asked him what he …

Bill Murray: The ESQ+A

The actor talks about inaccessibility and freedom, commitment and fatherhood. And Wes Anderson. And citrus fruit.<p><i>Published in the June/July 2012 issue</i><p><i>Friday, early evening in the basement of Murray's house in Charleston, South Carolina. Raab got into town around noon.</i><p><b>SCOTT RAAB:</b> Your name came up …

The All New Ashton Kutcher Story!

Completely revised and updated for 2013!<p><i>Published in the March 2013 issue, on sale any day now</i><p><b>It is a plain,</b> sunny morning in Burbank, California, and Ashton Kutcher, ever in a cardigan, wearing one of those winter hats that sit on his head like a potato sack pulled back to the neck, is singing …

Free at Last: The Robert Redford Story

He's always been obsessed with the American way of winning and losing, the blessing also being the curse. It's the subject of much of his career and the substance of much of his life. PLUS: The Exclusive Never-Before-Seen Photos of Redford from 1959<p><i>Published in the April 2013 issue</i><p><b>The war is over,</b> …

How to Pitch From a Downslope

How to Pitch From a Downslope, by Tom Stickney

19 Easy Ways To Look Like a Chic European

While some members of my family call me "L'Americaine" (i.e. "The American," not sure if they mean it as a compliment or not... ), and while I think in some ways I am American, at the core, I feel European. French Swiss to be exact.<p>Today in particular, I am feeling very European. Maybe it's because …