Carrie Herz

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How to Find the Right Bra Size for You

Years later, the <i>Oprah</i> episode that sticks with me most (oh, Oprah, how I miss you!) was the one about bra size. Does everyone remember this moment? One by one, women got in front of a studio audience, met with a professional to be prodded and measured, and found out how much better they looked in a …

Top 10 most popular Android apps from last week: Calendar Status, AllCast

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 app updates on Friday. On …

Supercharge Your Productivity: 7 Best To-Do Apps for 2014

Start new year resolutions early and kill the procrastination demon by turning to these highly useful and intuitive apps to create your to-do …

Create A 'Do' Folder For Apps To Boost Productivity

There are plenty of great productivity apps for every platform, but actually using and tracking those apps can become a hurdle to actually getting …

Jesus is the Reason

A discussion at the pillar household with our youngest daughter about a certain fellow student who asks to borrow a pen and notoriously never returns …

The Next Generation of Flipboard, Now on Android

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2013<p>After nearly a year of enjoying Flipboard as readers, now people with an Android phone or tablet can be editors, too. …

Flipboard Is Coming to Windows

Inside Flipboard / June 26, 2013<p>As reported earlier today, Flipboard will be coming to Windows later this year.<p>Flipboard will be custom-made for this …

Your Google Reader Feeds and Folders Are Safe

Inside Flipboard / July 2, 2013<p><b>See the update below.</b><p>There were reports this morning that the preservation of feeds from Google Reader, which was …

New Flipboard Update Is Out, With GIFs For All and Top Stories

Inside Flipboard / August 14, 2013<p>Who doesn’t love GIFs? Flipboard readers have already incorporated them into lively magazines like “Just GIF It,” …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

The Week in Review: Flip to the Year Ahead

Inside Flipboard / December 27, 2013<p>In Japan, where I was born and raised, New Year’s is the most important holiday. Planning your resolutions …

Vatican: Assad Sent Private Message to Pope

Syrian President Bashar al Assad has sent a letter to Pope Francis, Vatican sources confirmed Saturday.<p>The contents of the message were not revealed …

Popes Francis and Benedict Break Bread at Vatican

Former Pope Benedict XVI accepted an invitation to lunch from his successor, Pope Francis, and the two dined together at Francis Residence inside the …

5 New Year’s Resolutions That Might Actually Work

A normal day in our life might look like this: The alarm clock buzzes. We hit snooze twice and steal another 16 minutes. As we get into the office, …

New Year’s Resolutions Are Bad for You

Everyone has a mental list of habits they would like to change, and the New Year seems like a perfect time to start. “New Year, new you” is a phrase …

Here Are the New Year’s Resolutions You Will Keep, and the Ones That You Will Break

In theory, New Year’s resolutions are a good thing — it’s all about improving something we don’t like about ourselves, right?<p>Except that our best …

Report: Pope Francis ‘Shocked’ by Same-Sex Adoption Proposal

A bishop in Malta told local media that Pope Francis was “shocked” about a proposal to allow gay couples to adopt children there.<p>Auxiliary Bishop …

Our Favorite Movies Disappearing from Netflix in 2014

If you’re a Netflix fanatic, be warned: The online movie service will be losing the rights to stream a number of classic films effective January 1, …

Netflix Tests $7 Per Month Streaming Video Plan

Netflix is testing a streaming video plan that lets subscribers save a buck every month in exchange for a couple sacrifices.<p>The $7 per month plan, …

Netflix Is About to Disappear Some Classics

They can take our lives — and they can also take <i>Braveheart</i> off our instant queues.<p>Netflix, the subscription video streaming service, is about to …

Your Somewhat More Than Occasional Pope

<b>I've looked up and down the Gospels</b>. I've scoured Canon Law. I've done what I can with what little Latin I can remember. (Do the <i>agricolae</i> still bring the <i>frumentum</i> across the <i>flumen</i> to the <i>milites</i>? What if there's no <i>flumen</i>? Do the <i>milites</i> starve?) And I'm damned -- so to speak -- if I can find a …

29 Of The Most Iconic Political Photos Of 2013

Coming into the first year of his second term in office, President Barack Obama found the waters especially choppy. The first half of his year was marred by controversies involving the IRS and National Security Agency, among other, smaller pitfalls. And, later in the year, his signature legislative …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

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Teenager Gets New iPhone For Christmas… Along With 18-Point Contract From Mom

Imagine your delight as a teenage boy who’s just unwrapped a shiny new iPhone for Christmas. It’s probably your first smartphone — maybe even your first cellphone period — and you can’t wait to turn it on and start playing with it. But before you can do that, you must sign an 18-point contract, …

MagsWeLove 2013

MagMaker / December 20, 2013<p>Introducing the ability to create your own magazines on Flipboard was one of our biggest highlights for 2013, and the …

You Can't See It, But You'll Be A Different Person In 10 Years

No matter how old people are, they seem to believe that who they are today is essentially who they'll be tomorrow.<p>That's according to fresh research that suggests that people generally fail to appreciate how much their personality and values will change in the years ahead — even though they …