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.
Customers often have a decision to make at the grocery store check-out – “paper or plastic?”
Franklin County Commissioners want county employees to use less paper and use recycled paper. The board of commissioners plans to expand it’s 2006 county-wide environmental policy. Officials hope to inspire others to do the same.
Super Tuesday Number 2 has come and gone in Franklin County with minor problems reported at the polls. One had to do with the secretary of state’s order to provide paper ballots to voters who ask.
Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner earlier this year issued a state-wide directive to counties, requiring them to have a supply of paper ballots on hand. The measure was announced shortly after a study found voting machines may be susceptible to tampering. Now one day after the Ohio primary, many counties are left with many of those ballots unused.