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Fluttering Moths Radiate Whimsy in Twinkling Gifs by Vlad Stankovic

Fluttering Moths Radiate Whimsy in Twinkling Gifs by Vlad Stankovic

Sydney-based illustrator and graphic designer Vlad Stankovic (previously) has a gift for crafting playful animated scenes. His recent “Piccalilli Moths” project—which was commissioned by Preen, a Los
Do Plants Feel Pain? Well, Kind Of

Do Plants Feel Pain? Well, Kind Of

It's a fair question. This botanist thinks the answer comes down to linguistics. READ MORE...
Pilea Plant Tattly

Pilea Plant Tattly

The plant lover in me is so very happy about the launch of this Pilea Plant Tattly by Brooklyn based Illustrator Claudia Pearson. If Calathea is more your jam, we launched that too.
Massive and malodorous – world's biggest flower found

Massive and malodorous – world's biggest flower found

A 111cm-wide Rafflesia was recently discovered but these giants are in dangerThe largest single flower ever recorded was found recently in Sumatra, Indonesia, measuring a reported 111cm (3.64ft)
It's not weird to mourn your dead plant. In fact, it makes perfect sense.

It's not weird to mourn your dead plant. In fact, it makes perfect sense.

Acquiring a new houseplant is an act of optimism. You may have killed every pothos and peace lily that's ever lived on your windowsill, but this one’s going to be different. This is going to be the
FYI: You Can Now Buy Live Houseplants at West Elm

FYI: You Can Now Buy Live Houseplants at West Elm

Get a new sofa and houseplant at the same time. READ MORE...
Glass Flowers And Sea Creatures: Leopold And Rudolf Blaschka’s Ultra Realistic Glass Models

Glass Flowers And Sea Creatures: Leopold And Rudolf Blaschka’s Ultra Realistic Glass Models

A glass flower at the Harvard Museum of Natural History. It is nearly impossible to preserve a dead specimen in a pristine manner. Large vertebrates can be taxidermied, but invertebrates such as sea
99 names to give your plants

99 names to give your plants

You don't need to name your houseplants, obviously, but sometimes you come across a fern that simply has too much personality to remain anonymous. But what should you call your precious little leaf

Want Happier Workers? A New Study Says This 1 Small Change 'Significantly'Reduces Stress

We're stressed beyond all recognition. Apparently, this can help (even in a truly terrible work environment).
Louisiana activists’ life or death battle against environmental racism

Louisiana activists’ life or death battle against environmental racism

by Luna ReynaIn the Mississippi River parishes between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana, many Black families have owned land for years that was once lush with rich soil and new opportunity. Now,
Miniscule Paper Plants Nestle in Intricately Woven Baskets by Raya Sader Bujana

Miniscule Paper Plants Nestle in Intricately Woven Baskets by Raya Sader Bujana

Barcelona-based artist Raya Sader Bujana (previously) painstakingly cuts and scores tiny paper monsteras, ficuses, and philodendron that stand just a few inches tall. The life-like plants feature
Sargasso Sea And Sargassum

Sargasso Sea And Sargassum

The Sargasso Sea in the North Atlantic Ocean, near the Caribbean, is unlike any other sea in this planet. The boundaries of the sea are defined not by landmasses, but by four currents that swirl

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

5,700-year-old chewing gum, pertinent plant discoveries, 2019's biggest innovations and more inspiration from the web 2019 Plant Discoveries Include a Cancer-Fighting Fungus and More 102 plants and
How Indoor Plants Can Help You Avoid Getting Sick This Flu Season

How Indoor Plants Can Help You Avoid Getting Sick This Flu Season

Think that the role of household plants is to just brighten up living spaces and look nice on shelves? Think again. Many common household plants, such as ferns, palms, and ZZ plants, can actually
Plants Are the New Way to Hack Your Productivity. Here's How.

Plants Are the New Way to Hack Your Productivity. Here's How.

Take advantage of this interesting scientific trick.
Plants Are the New Way to Hack Your Productivity. Here's How.

Plants Are the New Way to Hack Your Productivity. Here's How.

Take advantage of this interesting scientific trick.
The Alien Minimalism of Air Plants

The Alien Minimalism of Air Plants

Crispin Long writes about air plants, the subject of our latest Annals of Obsession video.

2019 Plant Discoveries Include a Cancer-Fighting Fungus and More

102 plants and eight fungi were officially named by experts at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in 2019 (roughly 2,000 new species are named worldwide every year). Among the roster of the recently