by Doctor Science
Two seasonal or timely observations:
You can follow the flower's brief but pungent life via livestreamed video. They'll probably try to pollinate it sometime this morning.
Meanwhile, far, far, FAR away ...
Antarctic Sue is starting her fourth winter at the South Pole. She's posting at least one picture a day. This week is sunset:
You might want to start with her first post for the winter.
One of the world-changing things about the Internet is the way it changes the size and shape of the world we know. Sorry, Thomas Friedman, the world has never been *less* flat.