• America Revealed -- Waste Deep
    Waste Deep
    Just outside of Atlantic City, New Jersey, Rick Dovey presides over the highest ...
    Just outside of Atlantic City, New Jersey, Rick Dovey presides over the highest point in the county – the local landfill. Dovey explains how the way we handle food trash has changed over the past 50 ...
  • America Revealed -- Nascar Goes Green
    Nascar Goes Green
    From the grandstand of Daytona International Speedway, you might think oil and ...
    From the grandstand of Daytona International Speedway, you might think oil and gas rule the racetrack, but NASCAR has made significant steps to address their energy consumption. NASCAR champion Greg ...
  • America Revealed -- Seasonal Manufacturing
    Seasonal Manufacturing
    An integral part of any Easter basket is a box of marshmallow Peeps. Each Peep ...
    An integral part of any Easter basket is a box of marshmallow Peeps. Each Peep chick is hatched at the Pennsylvania-based Just Born factory from November to February –in time to hit store shelves ...
  • America Revealed -- Desktop Factory
    Desktop Factory
    A converted warehouse in Brooklyn may house manufacturing’s new frontier. ...
    A converted warehouse in Brooklyn may house manufacturing’s new frontier. MakerBot is a company producing desktop 3D printers at a relatively low price. The printers use plastic to “print” ...
  • America Revealed -- Smart Grid Solutions
    Smart Grid Solutions
    At Mission Produce’s avocado processing facility, their average electricity ...
    At Mission Produce’s avocado processing facility, their average electricity bill ran about $50,000 a month. By redesigning their system to account for each and every kilowatt, they can now monitor ...
  • America Revealed -- Energy Exchange
    Energy Exchange
    From the grandstand of Daytona International Speedway, you might think oil and ...
    From the grandstand of Daytona International Speedway, you might think oil and gas rule the racetrack, but NASCAR has made significant steps to address their energy consumption. NASCAR champion Greg ...
  • America Revealed -- Clear Skies
    Clear Skies
    Since the 1950s, America’s air traffic has been controlled with radar ...
    Since the 1950s, America’s air traffic has been controlled with radar technology. But with 700 million air passengers a year and climbing, a new system is in the works. Federal Aviation ...
  • America Revealed -- Gridlock
    Gridlock
    Network expert Anna Nagurney reveals how mankind has wrestled with traffic since ...
    Network expert Anna Nagurney reveals how mankind has wrestled with traffic since the Roman Empire. The solution might lie in an unlikely direction: removing options for drivers, rather than adding new ...
  • America Revealed -- Local Ocean
    Local Ocean
    Small producers still play a big role in America’s food system. Many consumers ...
    Small producers still play a big role in America’s food system. Many consumers are interested in fresh, local products, like those provided by the clammers, or baymen, of Long Island’s South ...
  • America Revealed -- iFarm
    iFarm
    Water doesn’t come cheap in California’s Central Valley. So luckily, farmer ...
    Water doesn’t come cheap in California’s Central Valley. So luckily, farmer Zachary Sheely is handy with his iPhone. Sheely, the latest in a long line of American agricultural innovators, has ...