Laurie Lotz

26 Flips | 5 Magazines | 3 Likes | 1 Following | @laurielotz5 | Keep up with Laurie Lotz on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Laurie Lotz”

Amazon’s Kindle Convert Can Turn Your Paper Library Into E-Books

If you’ve been hanging on to those paper books because the idea of having to repurchase them all as Kindle titles is daunting, Amazon has a new option for you: Kindle Convert, a program for Windows that turns print books into digital versions fully compatible with Amazon’s Kindle software, …

How to Change the Default Search Engine on iPhone or iPad

When you search the web in Safari on iPhone or iPad, the iOS default search engine determines what site is used to look for results. Even if you’re in the Safari browser, you can still choose to use Google search instead of say Bing or Yahoo. iPhone also gives you the option to use DuckDuckGo for …

Former Atheist Academic Who Rejected God and Believed ‘Smart People Don’t Become Christians’ Reveals What Changed Her Mind Entirely

As an atheist Dr. Holly Ordway had always felt like she wasn’t quite “God’s type” — that is, until she says she began deeply questioning the ins and outs of the Christian faith.<p>Dr. Holly Ordway (Image via Twitter @HollyOrdway)<p>In her autobiography, “Not God’s Type: An Atheist Academic Lays Down Her …

How to Use Swiping Gestures in Mail on iPhone

If you're like me, you spend a lot of time each day dealing with email. The swiping gestures available for marking and flagging email messages on iPhone can save you some of that time. You can use swiping gestures to mark emails as read or unread or flag them for follow-up, as well as every other …

How to read books from your local library on your tablet

I’m a voracious reader, and read between 80 and 100 books a year. Obviously, this is a habit that gets expensive so I’m always looking for legal ways …

I’m spending more money per month with Kindle Unlimited…and it’s a great deal

<i>I’m spending more money per month with Kindle Unlimited…and it’s a great deal</i><p>I used to spend a lot of money on books.<p>Even when I didn’t have much …

Stress Free Holidays Week #2: Holiday Stress Relief

The best method for holiday stress relief is to plan your holiday preparations, and take small steps forward. Find out what you should do this week …

How Bookstores Survive in the Age of Amazon

"How does your store survive in the age of Amazon?”<p>Twenty-one years into my bookselling career, I’m finally, truly tired of the question. I don’t ask …

Welcome! To sign up for our newsletter, please use the following form: If you have any questions concerning our email subscription, please refer to our Privacy Policy, Terms of Use or Contact Us.

Welcome! To sign up for our newsletter, please use the following form:<p>If you have any questions concerning our email subscription, please refer to …

There Is Nothing Brave About Suicide

If you spend any time on Facebook then you’ve probably seen Brittany Maynard’s face pop up on your newsfeed over the last few days. And your Facebook friends sharing links to stories about her have probably included supportive and adoring captions like the one I just saw a couple of minutes ago:</i> …

Theologian Claims Rapture Proponents Might Be Reading the Bible All Wrong — and Reveals an Alternative End Times Scripture Interpretation

Proponents of rapture theology point to specific Bible verses that they say outline a proposed theological event in which Jesus will take believers to heaven before the Earth’s final destruction — but a prominent theologian recently told TheBlaze that he believes they could be misreading …

Deadly Enterovirus D68 First Identified in Cities With Large Numbers of Relocated Illegal Immigrants

by Jim Hoft October 9, 2014<p><b>The polio-like EV-D68 virus claimed its fifth life in the US</b><p><b>The deadly enterovirus D68 was first identified in cities with</b> …

50 Brilliant Ways To Use The Camera In Your Smartphone

I recently read an article about snapshots you should keep in your smartphone’s photo album that I thought was quite interesting! But what I really …

Thinking about switching to iOS 8’s new Family Sharing? Here’s what you need to know

The industry leader in emerging technology research Subscribe

"God moves people": How did the first American infected survive Ebola?

Glenn interviewed Franklin Graham, President of Samaritan’s Purse, and Dr Lance Plyler on radio today. Both men were directly involved in helping Dr. …

Here’s How You Can See the Total Lunar Eclipse That’s Also a ‘Blood Moon’

If you want to see the total lunar eclipse that is also being classified as a “blood moon,” you only have to hope for clear skies … and get up earlier than you’d probably like Wednesday morning.<p>The eclipse will be visible for everyone with cooperating weather conditions in North America. Earth’s …

How to Use Reader Mode in Safari on iPhone

Reader mode in Safari on iPhone allows you to read a webpage without any distractions. When you turn on Reader mode, only the text and photos are left. This makes it easy to focus on reading the article you’re looking at; I’ve also found that Reader mode makes the text easier on the eyes. Here’s …

Safari

25 Songs That Reference Books

Songwriting is a competitive business, with each artist keen to prove that they're more knowledgeable and artistic than their peers. So what better …

Tip of the Day: How to Use iOS 8's Manual Exposure in Camera

Automatic exposure (which determines how light or dark our images should be) is so convenient and accurate most of the time, but then there are those times when we end up with overexposed or underexposed images that make us cringe. After all, our cameras are pretty advanced, but it's still …

Meditation: Jerome, Translator of Holy Scripture

<i>Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with</i> …

Duty and Delight | Clare Coffey

It is difficult to spend much time on the Internet without tripping over advice—reams of it—on marriage. Tuning out the wit and wisdom of the hordes …

Prayer - Lesson 2: Collects and Three LIttle Piggy Prayers

Prayer

Doodling in Math: Spirals, Fibonacci, and Being a Plant [Part 3 of 3]

Doodling in Math Class: Spirals, Fibonacci, and Being a Plant [2 of 3]

Doodling in Math: Spirals, Fibonacci, and Being a Plant [1 of 3]

Multiply Numbers And Algebra Equations By Drawing Lines