Come on, alreadyIt appears the biggest tease since Roger Clemens' last semi-retirement is over.Word via Twitter, Facebook and webcam (when it's working) is that the Houston Museum of Natural Science's corpse flower, the ever-hesitant Lois, has almost begun to bloom.HMNS says Lois has shown "great ... More >>
Come on already, you divaThe Houston Museum of Natural Science has been furiously twittering about the ever-impending rare blooming of its corpse flower, a huge plant that becomes extremely smelly -- like dead-flesh smelly -- on the few occasions it opens up.Trouble is, this rare blooming has bee ... More >>
Visit the Butterfly Center!!The Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science has had a rare "corpse flower" for six years, but the thing has never bloomed.Thank God. Because when one of these things bloom, they stink to high heaven.But all that is going to change. The perfumed, fragr ... More >>
Butterflies are nature's floorshow and the Natural Science Museum's cash cow. John Watts' job is to keep the performers alive and flitting.