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: December 1, 2008
This week marks the anniversary of the start of the Montgomery bus boycott. WOSU Commentator Jerolyn Barbee says thanks.
Governor Strickland is in Philadelphia, where the nation’s governors are meeting today with President-elect Barack Obama. The state leaders will make their case for more federal money for health care programs and for road and bridge repair projects. On Monday, Strickland said Ohio tax revenues are falling short of projections.
Leftover turkey was barely in the fridge Thanksgiving night when thousands of people headed out the door to go shopping. Some retailers wanting to capitalize on the most profitable shopping day of the year – the day after Thanksgiving known as “black Friday” – opened their stores at midnight. One popular destination – the Prime Factory Outlet stores in Jeffersonville. Meanwhile a professor of retail merchandising at Ohio University predicts a less than stellar season for retailers