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2014's Color of Year: 'Radiant Orchid'

Pantone predicts pinky-purple will be the go-to color for 2014

(Newser) - The reign of emerald green is at long last over: Pantone has chosen 2014's color of the year, and it's what most would call a pinkish purple. Pantone, however, labels it "radiant orchid," and the Wall Street Journal reports that you'll soon see the shade—... More »

Why You Can Buy This Flower for $5 at Lowe's

How orchids went from being pricey to, well, cheap

(Newser) - An orchid used to be a rare and pricey thing. Not so these days, reports the Wall Street Journal : Orchids have now taken the crown from poinsettias as the No. 1 potted-plant moneymaker in the US, and you can buy them at Lowe's for $5.48. Why the change,... More »

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