These days, giant wind turbines are supplying more and more of our clean energy. And when they break down, they need to be fixed fast. It's a job only a few people are equipped to handle. Those who are afraid of heights need not apply. Rock climber Jessica Kilroy, for one, loves the challenge of blade repair. And though she makes dangling at dizzying heights look easy, her path to becoming a wind turbine technician has been anything but that.
One of the largest producers of beer tap handles in the United States doesn't outsource its labor. From start to finish, AJS Tap Handles designs and produces custom work out of Random Lake, Wisconsin. In total, the company has designed more than 30,000 unique tap handles for the likes of Coors and Miller, and for small microbreweries. With more than one million tap handles shipped each year, AJS is doing its part to entice you to try that unfamiliar new beer.
World War II had its fair share of heroes: Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, Commander Eisenhower. But one you probably don't recognize is Smoky—a Yorkshire terrier. This is the story of the smallest war hero of the century.