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The Netherlands’ Flower Parade

Every year, the Dutch town of Zundert holds an enormous festival of flowers. This float, like all of the others pictured at the link, is covered with flowers. What the people can do with them is amazing! Link | Photo: Flower Foundation Zundert

TARDIS Planter

Germinate! Germinate! Germinate! Inspired by a Dalek-shaped flower pot, Craftster member jackielantern made a pretty flower planter that will exterminate all life not inside of it. Link -via Geek Crafts

Dalek Planter

Germinate! Germinate! Germinate! Inspired by a Dalek-shaped flower pot, Craftster member jackielantern made a pretty flower planter that will exterminate all life not inside of it. Link -via Geek Crafts

Sweat Bees Use Humans as Giant Salt Licks

Old and busted: Attracting bees with honey. The new hotness: Attracting bees with your sweat. Scientists have discovered a new species of sweat bees in (where else?) Brooklyn, New York: These bees prefer sweaty people—over most [...]

Flower blooms once in 40 years

The Agave franzosinii takes four decades to produce a flower and then dies shortly afterwards. Staff at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew were intrigue…

7 Children’s Books Written in Response to Other Books

Some authors write books because they have a way with words. Other people write books because they have a story they want to share with the world. And a select group of individuals write books mostly to spite the author of another book. These books were written in response to another book, some angrily and [...]

Freddie Wong And The Fire Flower

(YouTube Link) Freddie Wong’s special effects videos have turned him in to an internet sensation, and rightfully so, because the guy has some serious compositing and visual fx skills. In this video the king of movie makeovers finds an old book that teaches him the secret of the Fire Flower from Super Mario Bros., with delightfully [...]

Ouka

Despite the lack of color, Ouka is a pretty game. The goal is to click on the swirling flower symbol. It starts out ridiculously easy and gets hard really quick after the first level. I got through level seven before I remembered I’m supposed to be working. Link -via Look at This

Flowery Bits

NOTHING SAYS TECHNOLOGY LIKE FLOWERS The flower business might seem old-fashioned, but 1-800-FLOWERS is anything but behind the times. In the 1980s, it was one of the first businesses to operate a 1-800 number, taking calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week. And in 1991, during the Gulf War, the company made the risky [...]

The Late Movies: Garden Produce

Personally, I am SO enjoying the bounty of a summer garden, eating the freshest and tastiest salads of the year, even though I am also looking at weeks of canning work. Everyone loves fresh garden produce, as you’ll see in these cute animal videos. Dog Eating Orange I don’t see that he getting a lot out of [...]