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: June 1, 2011
Just a little more than a month ago, 53 confirmed tornadoes ripped through Alabama killing 238 people, injuring more than 1,000 others and causing billions of dollars in damage.
There’s good news for some school districts in the state Senate’s version of the proposed budget. The Senate’s spending plan would use about $100 million to soften cuts approved in the House version.
Downtown Columbus has a new park at the site of the demolished City Center Mall. WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz traces the history of parks in Columbus.
Every day you hear the cry from left of center pundits, “Tax the rich! Tax the rich!” Why? So that we can get more ice skating rinks with no ice skaters, downtown parks in a state that is mostly rural? Malls in places where people don’t want to shop?