An Opened Corpse Flower Richard J. Rehman/Wikimedia It’s one of the rarest flowering plants in the world and also one of the smelliest. The Amorphophallus titanium, which is better known

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There’s more behind the smell of freshly cut grass other than it is a pleasant aroma to most people. The scent is actually the plant giving out its own distress

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The Hass Avocado, the one we enjoy in guacamole, sliced, or put on just about anything, is the avocado we most commonly see in the grocery store. But this best-selling

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julie rohloff/Flickr CC 2.0 The Cave of the Crystals looks like something that should be part of a science fiction movie set, the scene of some mysterious planet, but the

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Lake Baikal sits in southern Siberia and has the claim to fame of being not only the deepest lake in the world but also being the oldest lake and the

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David Clark/Geograph Most gardens are lovely places that have flowers and other plants that are neatly arranged, and a particular garden in England is no different. Except enclosed within this

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When you go to the supermarket, and more specifically the produce aisle, the bananas you’ll most commonly see bunched together are all the same. Yes, they look the same, but

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A plant grows away from the ground up into the air, right? Of course it does, but how does a plant know to do this while it is a seed

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Geckos are known for their incredible ability to hang onto almost any surface. From glass to wet paint, these small lizards can keep themselves firmly in place, that is with

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Just before midnight on March 29, 1848, the mighty Niagara Falls did something it had never done in recorded history — it stopped flowing. The massive amount of water, around 212,000 cubic

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Is there a new danger in the sky? While bird strikes are a dangerous and regular threat to aircraft landing and departing a runway, there have been actual cases of

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