Hey there, Hibiscadelphus woodii. How you been?
The plant, which is also known as “Wood’s hau kuahiwi” and was thought to be extinct, is apparently still around and possibly even flourishing in its native Hawaii. Researchers for the National Tropical Botanical Garden on the island of Kauai made the discovery with a little help from a drone.
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Three of the plants were spotted in footage captured by a drone that was sent out to explore Kalalau Valley. The remote region of Kauai is known for its biodiversity, thanks to cliffs that make the region inaccessible to the humans and goats that pose a threat to local plant life
Notre Dame caught fire on Monday, incinerating the iconic cathedral’s wooden roof and causing untold damage. But a colony of roughly 180,000 honey bees that lives above Notre Dame’s sacristy survived the flames, even as smoke consumed their hives. “An ounce of hope!” the cathedral’s resident beekeeper Nicolas Geant wrote on Instagram on Tuesday. “Drone photos show that the 3 beehives are still in place and seem to be intact!” “Smoke, heat, water,” he added. “We will see if our brave bees are still with us as soon as we have access to the site, which may take a lot of time
The second trailer for the reboot of the horror film series Child’s Play dropped Thursday morning, with Mark Hamill voicing the role of the murderous doll Chucky. But the doll isn’t just possessed by the spirit of a serial killer. It has a modern upgrade In the trailer, Aubrey Plaza plays a single mother worried about her son, played by Gabriel Bateman, making friends after they move to a new city. In order to help, she buys a robotic doll named Buddi to access and control a line of smart home devices. Things start to go awry when the doll begins acting on its own accord and it’s made clear that its intentions are murderous
The air is getting warmer and the daylight is sticking around longer. We can taste the sweet signs of summer quickly approaching. You might be ready to get outside and capture the newly bloomed trees on a drone or watch nature in a more analog way through binoculars. No matter your summer hobby, your home could probably use a couple of upgrades for the season.
Right now Walmart is offering up to 35% off outdoor items such as grills, patio furniture, pools, home improvement tools, and more
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