After Western food, now Russia burns Dutch flowers

A week after angering many in Russia by burning illegally imported Western food, authorities have started feeding Dutch flowers to the flames.

Flowers serve as 'parasite hotpots', may endanger bees

 Flowers can infect visiting bees with parasites that are known to cause lethargy, dysentery, colony collapse and queen death in heavily infected bees, a new study has found.

Traces of flowers found on Palaeolithic tomb

Placing flowers on the tomb could be quite an ancient practice as researchers have traced flowers placed on the tomb of the so-called Red Lady, dating to the early phase of the Stone Age.

Visit the Chhinnamasta Temple in Jharkhand to get wishes fulfilled

The main attraction of the Chhinnamasta (also known as Chinnamastika) temple is the headless deity of Goddess Chinnamasta which stands on the body of Kamdeo and Rati in the lotus bed.

Bumblebees are forgetful too

Much like humans, bumblebees can be 'forgetful' too, reveals a new research.

Masaba's collection creates fireworks at WIFW
Masaba's collection creates fireworks at WIFW

With "patakha" as the muse, designer Masaba Gupta presented her new collection at the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) spring-summer 2015 here.

Lamar Odom sends Khloe Kardashian flowers to get her back?
Lamar Odom sends Khloe Kardashian flowers to get her back?


Los Angeles: Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian's estranged husband Lamar Odom reportedly sends her flowers on a regular basis to win her back.

Bees select best flowers even before landing

For rearing their young, bees need to be able to select flowers providing the most nutritious pollen and they know it even before landing on the flower simply by looking at the colour of the petals, says a study.

Noah Wyle sends flowers to stranger

Actor Noah Wyle sent flowers to a stranger who found his driver`s licence on the street in New York City and tracked him down to send it back to him.

Secret to slow ageing found... for flowers

Your bouquets could now remain fresh for much longer as researchers have found a technique that could slow down ageing of flowers by up to half, a finding that could lead to unravelling secrets on how to prevent cell decay in other organisms.

Diesel exhaust affects honeybees` ability to forage for flowers

Exposure to common air pollutants that are found in diesel exhaust is capable of affecting the ability of honeybees to recognise floral odours, a new research has showed.

Entice woos women with flower-inspired jewellery

Women love flowers and jewellery. What if there is a two-in-one offer? Entice, a jewellery brand by KGK group, has come up with an exquisite collection of intricate ornaments inspired from six rare flowers to woo fashionistas.

Flowers turning red to entice birds as pollinators: Study

Certain native flowers are turning red to entice birds as pollinators, shifting away from insects that did the job earlier, says a new research.

Flowers still best way to a woman’s heart

A bouquet of flowers can indeed have a powerful impact on romance, scientists have found.

Now, a formula to glow flowers!

In what`s said to be the world`s first, scientists claim to have created the secret formula to make flowers and plants fluorescent.

Spanish battle it out with flowers

The Spanish city of Cordoba staged its traditional `Battle of the Flowers`.

Zardari sends flowers to Holbrooke

Richard Holbrooke was in critical condition after surgery for a torn aorta.

Flowers make it a wetter, cooler world

Flowering plants make the world a cooler, wetter place, says research.

Colombia donates flowers for Swedish royal wedding

Flower growers and exporters will send over 40,000 flowers to the wedding.