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 settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit in Ohio against two Internet sites that make money by posting mug shots of people who’ve been arrested.
A Toledo attorney has filed a class action lawsuit against several mug shot websites that have required money to removed the picture. The lawyer alleges extortion. But the operators defend the sites as a public service.