How Air Plants Grow Without Soil | The New Yorker
Air plants have no stems and don’t require soil to grow. They’re also related to . . . pineapples? We explore the ways in which air plants, or the genus Tillandsia, are much more than a millennial hobby—they are one of nature’s continually evolving species, and they’re an obsession that connects people all over the world.
What Popcorn and Vaping Have in Common | The New Yorker
Popcorn has been a quintessential part of the American movie theater experience for decades. But the crunchy, buttery snack has a convoluted history wrapped up in mass marketing, flavor engineering, and even a connection to vaping.
Why Does Hollywood Always Use the Same Classical Music?
Some of Hollywood's most memorable scenes are elevated to their iconic statuses through their musical backing. But when so many films use the same works, the pieces lose significance, becoming formulaic and clichéd musical choices.
And there’s no real need for this to be the case. In this video, we investigates this phenomenon of overusing classical music’s greatest hits, considering the role of the music supervisor and the value of using lesser-known works.