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.
WOSU News Archives For: July 11, 2008
The Columbus Dispatch reported Friday that Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s streetcar proposal is “off-line.” WOSU with the mayor’s Urban Ventures Coordinator, Mike Brown, who said Coleman’s streetcar dream has not been derailed. Click the listen icon to hear the interview.
Pit bulls have been blamed in a few very serious attacks in Ohio in recent weeks. In Lorain, a five year old boy was hospitalized after an attack by a pit bull. And last month, pit bulls mauled a Youngstown boy, bit a 12 year old Cincinnati boy 16 times, and went after two suburban Columbus postal workers. But the problem pit bulls present is so difficult that two lawmakers with opposite views are teaming up to deal with it.