Towering tulips help solar power flower

April 2 – An Israeli energy company is taking flower power to a new level. The company, AORA, is using tulip-shaped towers to concentrate solar energy into a high temperature gas that can be used to power entire communities. Their newest plant has just opened in Spain. Joanne Nicholson reports. ▲ Hide Transcript ▶ View …

‘Mock Duck’ and Other Depression Thanksgiving Delights

Photo Credit Wendy MacNaughton Eighty-five years ago this month, President Herbert Hoover followed tradition and proclaimed the final Thursday of November a day of national Thanksgiving, an unenviable task given the circumstances. America was two years into the Great Depression, the unemployment rate was more than 15 percent, and millions more despaired for the future. …