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.
The Chicago-based internet company Groupon is only two years old but it’s rumored to be worth billions of dollars. It makes money by offering downloadable “deal-of-the-day” coupons to subscribers. Several Columbus entrepreneurs are trying to emulate Groupon’s success on the local level.