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  1. Innovation and Opportunity from Crisis

    See some signs of hope in dark economic times as panelists explore some of the mind-boggling innovations that are changing our lives and can shape the future of the country. Even in the midst of economic free fall, there are signs of hope.

    As of January 2009, the United States has built a flying car, found ways to turn algae into fuel, synthetically reproduced organs, had face-to-face conversations with people on the other side of the planet, and built robots to do our house cleaning for us.

    Tune in to find out how some of the smartest people in California are trying to innovate us out of disaster.

    —Huffduffed by Clampants

  2. West Philly’s X-Kids & Cars of the Future

    Who’s going to design the car of the future? The one that’s affordable, that plugs in, charges up, goes from zero to sixty in under five seconds — and gets 100 miles per gallon? They’re working on it in Detroit, but who knows if the U.S. auto industry will die before the roll out.

    So how about a plucky group of inner-city kids from West Philadelphia led by a visionary teacher?

    They come from a world of crack houses and gang wars, but they’re winning awards for cutting-edge green auto design.

    This hour, On Point: from Philly’s mean streets — inspiration, hope, and maybe, the cars of the future.

    —Huffduffed by Clampants