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: February 19, 2012
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is planning a Walk of Fame featuring names of inductees on bronze plaques set into downtown Cleveland sidewalks.
The father of an Ohio man accused of slashing tires on at least five vehicles has left notes for the owners offering to pay for the vandalism. The Columbus Dispatch reported the tires were slashed Tuesday night at a Columbus apartment complex. Handwritten notes left on windshields explained that the son had been suffering depression [...]
Veterans of NASA’s Project Mercury have landed in Cape Canaveral this weekend to celebrate 50 years of orbital flight. Monday marks the golden anniversary of John Glenn’s momentous circling of the globe. More than 100 men and women who helped launch Glenn and the other Mercury 7 astronauts gathered at Kennedy Space Center yesterday afternoon. [...]