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Corpse Flower

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...

You're Lucky The Internet Isn't Scratch 'N Sniff

AP | Posted 08.01.2013 | Los Angeles

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- The corpse flower has come alive. The huge, rare and famously putrid Indonesian flower is blooming for one day Wednesday, sp...

The Stink We've Been Waiting For Has Arrived!

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 09.20.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — The long wait is finally over for visitors who have been yearning for a whiff of a giant flower that smells oddly like rotting fles...

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 ...

A Smelly Attraction In Belgium

AP | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel

BRUSSELS -- Tourists are lining up in Belgium for the chance to visit a huge, foul-smelling plant. The national botanical garden was staying open unt...

Flower's Stinking Smell Of Death Is Success

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 05.15.2013 | Weird News

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A large rainforest plant known as a corpse flower because of its awful smell has bloomed again at an Ohio State University greenhous...

Corpse Flower Rises Again

AP | Posted 07.14.2013 | Weird News

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Researchers at an Ohio State University greenhouse are awaiting a rare second bloom by a rainforest plant known as a corpse flower b...

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...

University Of Washington Students Nauseated By Flower That Smells Of Rancid Meat

AP | Posted 08.09.2011 | College

SEATTLE -- After nearly three years, the bloom of a rare flower at a Washington university finally came up, but it didn't smell like roses. The Unive...

Attack Of The Corpse Flower!

AP | Posted 06.16.2011 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Spring is in the air, and that means an unpleasant smell for one greenhouse at Ohio State University. An 8-foot-tall rain fore...

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...

'Corpse Flower' Blooms At Michigan State

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The "corpse flower" is alive at Michigan State University. But it won't last forever. The 5-foot-tall Amorphophallus tita...