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Giant Flower That Smells Like Death Blooms For First Time In 10 Years

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.28.2016 | Arts

A former reality television star is running for president in the U.S. The Russian government is (allegedly) hacking emails like it’s Cold War II. Pe...

Watch This Corpse Flower Bloom Or Else Wait Another 5 Years

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.01.2015 | Science

This is one popular attraction for something that totally reeks. Stinky Phil, a corpse flower that blooms once every five years, drew more than 1,000 ...

Forget the Stinky Flower, Smell the Putrid Fungus

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.21.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The corpse plant over at the Botanic Gardens is getting viral love because it's supposed to be so stinky. But it turns out to smell quite mild, as art...

Twin Putrid 'Corpse' Flowers Causing A Blooming Stink

Reuters | Letitia Stein | Posted 06.24.2014 | Weird News

(Reuters) - The blossoming of twin "corpse" flowers, whose towering, phallic-shaped blooms reek of rotten flesh, is drawing tourists like flies to wha...

The Goldfinch and the Art of Reading

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 03.24.2014 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

Ah! The joys and tribulations of being surrounded by stacks of books at my bedside, my husband's bedside, books tucked into every available nook and cranny, piled high on every tabletop and stacked double on every shelf, making it impossible to navigate around safely.

Dora Levy Mossanen: On Novels and Tapping Into Our Own Emotional Reservoir

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 03.16.2014 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

"I can't speak for all writers, but I can say with certainty that, having lived in Iran, a country that continues to deny women their rightful voice, compels me to create female characters that have no qualms about taking matters into their own hands."

Don't Call Me Stinky: Corpse Flower Looks Beautiful, Smells Horrible

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.19.2013 | Science

You have 48 hours to get to Pana’ewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens on the island of Hawaii to get a whiff of "Stinky 2," one of the world’s smelliest...

It Will Be Stinky, But When?

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.16.2013 | DC

This may be one of only a few times people get excited to see (or smell) a "corpse." The titan arum, better known as the "corpse flower" -- a/k/a t...

Boy Does Washington Stink! Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.16.2013 | DC

Lovely to look at, but smelly. So very smelly. The titan arum -- the world's stinkiest flower -- will be in bloom soon at the D.C.'s U.S. Botanic ...

WATCH: University's Prized Corpse Flower Blooms

Posted 03.19.2012 | Science

By: OurAmazingPlanet Staff Published: 03/19/2012 12:25 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet A rare — and stinky — corpse flower is blooming now at Corne...

Rare And Super-Smelly, Gigantic Corpse Flower Set To Bloom

Posted 03.14.2012 | Science

By: Brett Israel Published: 03/13/2012 06:53 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet A rare corpse flower is expected to roll down its blood-red skirt and un...

New "Porta Potty" Flower Discovered

Posted 02.13.2012 | Weird News

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. And a new species of Amorphophallus—the genus that includes the "corpse flower"—still smells like r...

PHOTOS: 7 Unexpected Uses For Flowers

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In their brief but expensive life, flower arrangements are often seen as impractical and even a waste of money. But flowers have a long and rich histo...