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.
A conversation over dinner is nothing new. But what if the topic of conversation is death? Death Cafés have not been around very long; the first Death Café discussion group met in Europe in 2004. But now they’re taking root in the U.S., thanks to a Columbus social worker.