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Meet Morticia the Corpse Flower

Posted on · A corpse flower is awaiting it’s time to bloom right now at Moody Gardens in Galveston. The flower is native to Sumatra, Indonesia, and last bloomed in 2012. Another corpse flower bloomed at the Houston Museum of Natural Science back in 2011. Donita Brannon is the lady in charge of looking after “Morticia” — as […]

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An Invisible Celebrity: The Life of Voice Actor Tom Kenny — aka SpongeBob SquarePants

Posted on · Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Yep, of course, SpongeBob SquarePants. But the voice behind SpongeBob — actor and comedian Tom Kenny — lives on land, and visited Galveston recently for the opening of Moody Gardens’ Ice Land exhibit, which features some 900 tons of ice sculptures – including a number of SpongeBob characters. Houston Matters’ Michael Mann catches […]