Lily Scannell

66 Added | 8 Magazines | 6 Likes | 1 Follower | @lscann01 | Keep up with Lily Scannell 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 “Lily Scannell”

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Songs Of 2013 (So Far)

We made you a doozy of a mix — 50 of NPR Music's favorite songs from the first half of 2013, including hip-hop anthems, dudes with beards, avant-garde lullabies, dance-music stompers, tear-jerking ballads, funk odysseys and synth-pop singalongs.<p>As we spend more time getting acclimated to music that …

The National On World Cafe

The National's rise has been slow and steady, to match the growth and evolution of its dour but beautiful rock sound. In this installment of <i>World Cafe</i>, the band tells host David Dye how sleep deprivation led its members to craft more straightforward songs on their new album, <i>Trouble Will Find …

Josh Ritter On World Cafe

Idaho native and folk-rock singer-songwriter Josh Ritter has been named one of the 100 Best Living Songwriters by <i>Paste</i>. Ritter's seventh album, <i>The Beast in Its Tracks</i>, was released last March. Inspired by the breakup of his marriage, the record offers a raw and personal account of heartbreak and …

3-D Printer Brings Dexterity To Children With No Fingers

Richard Van As was working in his home near Johannesburg, South Africa, in May of 2011, when he lost control of his table saw.<p>"It's a possibility that it was a lack of concentration," he says. "It's just that the inevitable happened."<p>The carpenter lost two fingers and mangled two more on his right …

How Men's Choice Of Mates May Have Led To Menopause

A dapper older gentleman spurns his mate of a certain age to take a fresh-faced young lover. You've seen that movie before, right?<p>Well, this choice of youth may turn out to be more than a Hollywood trope. Researchers say decisions like that one may have been the evolutionary source of …

Kids With Autism May Not Enjoy The Sound Of The Human Voice

All human voices, not just the annoying ones.<p>The causes, symptoms, and effects of autism are some of the most puzzling mysteries in all of psychology and neuroscience, but researchers at Stanford University may have connected a few of the dots. They dove deep into the brains (not literally) of a …

Where To Hide When The Ecopocalypse Hits [Infographic]

Let this map of U.S. states scaled by volume above sea level guide you to your water-damaged, dystopian home of the future.<p>Thanks to climate change, our oceans could rise by as much as 20 or 30 feet in the coming centuries. You can either build an ark (which sounds like an awful lot of work) or …

Lust for life: Breaking the 120-year barrier in human aging

Is there a limit to how long we can live? What factors might limit human lifespans to 120 years? What would enable us to live substantially longer?<p>In …

With Russian help, Europe prepares to search for life on Mars | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - The European Space Agency signed final contracts with Thales Alenia Space Italy for work on a pair of missions to assess if the planet Mars has or ever had life, officials said at the Paris Airshow this week.<p>The High-Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA's Mars Express has …

Poetry lets doctors see human side of dementia - Futurity

PENN STATE (US) — Participation in a creative storytelling program helps improve the perceptions medical …

Stanley Cup Final 2013: Marian Hossa 'expected' to play, Jonathan Toews reunited with Patrick Kane

Marian Hossa is expected to play in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night, despite missing Wednesday's practice with an undisclosed injury.<p>Chicago Blackhawks star forward Marian Hossa is expected to play against the Boston Bruins in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night, …

Peering pressure: The secret battle to control the future of the internet

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Peer1<p>There is a fierce battle going on to control the future of the internet, and consumers are the innocent …

Pixar's latest short will make you believe your whole city is alive

If you see <i>Monsters University</i> this weekend, you'll be treated to Pixar's newest short: <i>The Blue Umbrella</i>. It's love story between two umbrellas who …

18 Totally Chill Songs For The Summer

Stuff to play as you relax on a patio with a nice cold drink, or something very nice like that.

Upcoming iPhones and Samsung Galaxy phones may feature liquid cooling

Apple, Samsung and HTC are reportedly interested in releasing more power efficient smartphones that will incorporate some form of liquid cooling. …

And The Winner Of The World Food Prize Is ... The Man From Monsanto

Ever heard of the World Food Prize? It's sometimes called the "Nobel Prize for food and agriculture," but it has struggled to get people's attention. Prize winners tend to be agricultural insiders, and many are scientists. Last year's laureate, for instance, was Daniel Hillel, a pioneer of …

DIY Stone Bathmat: Create a Luxurious Shower Experience

It is a sensation we associate with luxury resorts and remote beaches – stepping out of the water and onto smooth pebbles. It is also remarkably easy …

Book Paintings by Ekaterina Panikanova | Colossal

<p>Artist Ekaterina Panikanova creates densely layered paintings across large spreads of old books and other documents, resulting in artwork that blurs …

Komfort Magazine - Cool Hunting

by Adam Štěch<p>Komfort Magazine was founded in 2008 by an industrious group of Czech creatives, including typographer Radek Sidun, graphic designers Olga Benešová and Robert V. Novák, editor and writer Pavel Turek and director Tomáš Luňák. All of the founding members had previous experience in print …

Graphic Design

Waterproof Phones and Accessories

There's no denying it, our smartphones have essentially become an extension of our bodies. Thankfully, in recent years, a handful of companies have broken ground in waterproofing these fragile pieces of technology that we depend on so much. Whether you have a summer full of aquatic activities ahead …

iPhone 5

How to Create a Black Background Anywhere with this Photography Trick

Many portrait photographers dream of owning a studio with all the bells and whistles. However, some photographers who work on-location in …

Photography

The Energy Fix: How Waste Could Power The U.S. For Decades

The world throws away enormous amounts of energy each day. In the U.S. alone, waste streams could account for 100,000 megawatts of untapped electrical capacity. New technology could convert those overlooked sources into usable power.<p>The Radioactive Option<p>Next-Next-Gen Nuclear Power<p>U.S. nuclear …

7 Myths About Cooking Steak That Need to Go Away

I dread the summer. I truly do. It's not that I don't like the weather (who doesn't like sunshine in the day and breezy decks in the evening?). It's not the hordes of school kids roaming the streets with abandon. And it's certainly not the food—extra sweet corn, ripe tomatoes, and every meal cooked …

How to Add Dynamic Clipping Warnings to Photoshop

There are two types of clipping you probably try to avoid introducing into your images during post-production: luminosity clipping (when the …

20 Summer Side Dishes

Whether you're cooking for a potluck BBQ or a weeknight dinner at home, these summer side dishes are sure to please.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Summer Side Dishes

Food

My Morning Jacket's Jim James has unexpectedly remixed Bob Marley 's "Wating In Vain." Take a listen now. http://pnps.co/11lVCbO