The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
Zack Space arrives in Washington
When congress again meets in a few days, Ohio will have a new senator and several new house members. Democrat Sherrod Brown moves from the house to the senate after unseating Republican Mike DeWine. Ted Strickland’s gone after winning the governor’s mansion. Republican Mike Oxley of central Ohio retired. And former GOP congressman Bob Ney’s awaiting sentencing for conspiring with convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
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