A month later, on a flight from Chicago to Los Angeles, United Airlines served meals using “fully recyclable or compostable serviceware.”GO TO STORE
In 2013, one of Dr. Hughes’s graduate students, João Araújo, began sequencing the DNA of fungi in scientific collections. He also went on expeditions of his own, turning over leaves to find zombified ants. If they were a species he hadn’t seen before, Dr. Araújo photographed them and pried off the tiny bodies to bring home.GO TO STORE
“Chained for Life” aims to complicate ideas about what constitutes beauty and sincerity onscreen. It even hints at a loose parallel between plastic surgery, which can be seen as helping people look the way they feel inside, and filmmaking; both are mechanisms for creating illusions, but also have the potential for revealing hidden truths. Schimberg’s film is odd, darkly funny and — when it means to be — a little frightening.GO TO STORE
Though “Briarpatch” doesn’t premiere until January, regular listeners to “The Watch” are already deeply familiar with the program. Last year, after USA ordered a pilot episode of the show — a neo-noir murder mystery starring Rosario Dawson and Jay R. Ferguson, based on the Ross Thomas novel — Greenwald became the podcast’s man on the inside, calling in to share his experiences while shooting on location in New Mexico.