Botanical Gardens

The stunning 'Green Spine' will be Melbourne's newest skyscraper -- and the Southern Hemisphere's tallest

Melbourne’s newest skyscraper will be the tallest in the Southern Hemisphere — and very green.<p>Local developer Beulah International has awarded its $2 …


This New Melbourne Building Will Be Australia’s Tallest

Designs have been released for what is set to be Australia’s tallest building, pending approval by government bodies. The design is composed of two …


UNStudio to design Australia's tallest building

UNStudio and Cox Architecture have won a competition to design a supertall skyscraper for Melbourne, with a pair of twisting green towers.<p>Called …


Guide to the Blue Mountains

Top things to do in the Blue Mountains<p>Go touring<p>Soak up the streams, waterfalls, forested valleys and cliffs of the Blue Mountains along the many …

Blue Mountains

Four police officers in two cars hurt in crash with third vehicle while on an 'immediate' call

Four police officers were injured in a three-car crash in Carmarthenshire .<p>The collision happened at around 1.20am this morning on the A48 between …

News (Wales)

Solana Estate

After a three-year renovation, the Solana Estate is a turn-of-the-century stunner packed with every modern-day essential. The Montecito mansion was …


History of Edinburgh Green Spaces

Few cities can claim to be built around a volcano, but Edinburgh is one of them. Arthur’s Seat — the remains of said volcano — may now be extinct, …


Police Look Into Video of Man Spanking Hippo at LA Zoo

Aug 14, 2018<p>You might have already seen the viral video of a man jumping into a hippo enclosure at the LA Zoo and slapping a hippo on the back, well …

Los Angeles

Visit To Fort Worth Botanic Garden May Not Be Free Much Longer

<b>FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM)</b> – The Fort Worth Botanic Garden was built in the 1930’s and is listed as an official historic site by the U.S. government. …

Fort Worth

Secret Science

Without plants, life as we know it would cease to exist.<p>For almost two centuries, the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney has been collecting and studying …


One of the last free spaces in Fort Worth may not be free much longer

One of the most beautiful spots in Fort Worth, the Botanic Garden is broken down to the tune of $15 million. You're probably going to have to pay to …

Fort Worth

College student picks up a paintbrush, and 9 months later has a major art exhibit

It started as a whim, and turned into an opportunity all artists dream about.<p>University of Miami student Matthew Hanzman is studying political …


How gardening provides a sense of purpose

Spending time in nature brings physical, mental and social benefits, new studies indicate.


Gardening: Low-maintenance sedum offers late blooms, nectar, winter texture

There’s no shame in being a late bloomer.<p>Just think of Albert Einstein, who reportedly started speaking much later than the average child, or folk …

Albert Einstein

Missouri Botanical Garden extends nighttime Flora Borealis event into fall

If summer is getting away from you and you didn’t think you can get to Flora Borealis at the Missouri Botanical Garden, the event will now run …


Editorial: BioPark on cutting edge of conservation research

It's not glamorous, but the painstaking, behind-the scenes work by two new researchers at the ABQ Bi ...


Want to see the Fort Worth Botanic Garden for free? Why time may be running out

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden’s free admission may be on borrowed time.<p>Faced with $15 million deferred maintenance, a task force recommended last …

Fort Worth

Laws committee backs transfer of SRP Lots

THE Cebu City Council committee on laws has endorsed a proposed ordinance transferring ownership of 2.5 hectares of land in the South Road Properties …


Pamela Sud, Joshua Harder

Pamela Gale Sud and Joshua Keck Harder were married Aug. 11 at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna, Va. Mark Westman, an uncle of the bride who became a minister with American Marriage Ministries for the occasion, officiated.<p>The bride and groom, both 32, met at Stanford, from which they each …

World Bank

Edmonton seniors host unique fundraiser to support much-needed social programs

They may be “over the hill,” but the seniors organizing the first-ever Bagel Loop Fundraiser in Edmonton are full of spirit — so much so that they’ve …

Canadian News

Explorers to host discussion on botany

BRYANSTON – The Explorers Group meets once a month to discuss a variety of topics.

Amazon Rainforest

Are landscape fabrics worth the trouble to suppress weeds?

I have some large beds of trees and shrubs in my garden, and the weeds have been very difficult to keep up with this year. Will installing a weed barrier fabric be worthwhile?<p><i>— Sam Goldberg, Woodstock</i><p>Weeds have been a particularly big challenge for gardeners to keep up with this year. The rainy …


The 9 Best Cincinnati Hotels of 2018

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Underground Railroad

'Impossible garden' full of optical illusions opens in Bristol

A stunning set of experimental sculptures - by world renowned artist Luke Jerram - have gone on display in Bristol.<p>The Impossible Garden is a unique …


I love my plant job

I recently was admiring one of the stately agaves at the Chicago Botanic Garden, and I had a genuine “I love my job” moment. This was not the first …


When fans of the fig came together

Fascination for this complex plant species has led to enriching research by a team of botanists focussing on the Eastern ghats

Business (India)

The world’s most beautiful botanical gardens

1: Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil<p>Lying at the foot of Corcovado Mountain, under the watchful eye of Christ the Redeemer, the 140-hectare …

Cape Town

Since 2005, Ivanka's makeup and hair has been done by ... a Mexican immigrant!

How does Ivanka Trump maintain such a glamorous look while her soul shrivels up like the Grinch’s? Mexican immigrant Alexa Rodulfo knows how—she’s …

Donald Trump

Start spreading the news: 5 alternative New York attractions you must visit

1: Ride the original underground to City Hall Station<p>Uncover the oldest underground station in New York with a guided tour through Lower Manhattan's …

City Halls

Montreal’s 2018 Botanical Gardens “Lantern Festival” Theme Has Officially Been Revealed

<b>Every year the Botanical Gardens</b> unveils the theme for their world famous Garden of Lights. It is easily one of the most spectacular things you can …