The Flower Disrupter

LONDON — Whitney Bromberg Hawkings never wanted to be a florist. “I still don’t dream of being a florist,” said the 44-year-old former communications director at Tom Ford. Yet there she was, sitting behind a big bunch of yellow parrot tulips at the headquarters of Flowerbx, her company in north London. Flowerbx, now four years…

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Q&A: The Thrill of the Chase

Image CreditVictoria Roberts Q. Why do dogs delight in chasing and returning a ball or stick? A. Conclusive research is lacking, but several plausible theories have been offered to explain why so many dogs love to play fetch. Many dog-behavior experts link the behavior to primeval prey-carrying, in which the ancestors of today’s dogs took…

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