Art + Botany: Linnaeus's Tribute Album

September 15, 2011
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Modern-day admirers of Carl Linneaus (1707-1778) know enough about the renowned 18th-century botanist to imagine the young man traversing Swedish lands, plucking flowers and devising a system of binomial nomenclature.

Songs (and flowers) for those who hate Valentine's Day

February 14, 2011
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I happen to love Valentine' Day, whether or not I have a valentine of my own. The sweet little cards from the drugstore, pretty flowers, and bite-sized chocolate bars—it's all too cute.