Human Interest Stories

Sunlight Prisms

Our long-term Watt-Ahh customers will recall the gallon size that we offered and sadly had to abandon production in 2013. One of the many reasons was trying to find a local source for PET1 plastic gallon jugs (other types of less preferable plastic jugs are more available). We were delighted to find a possible new gallon […]




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Pandora’s Brash Space Botanist

Sigourney Weaver’s character, Dr. Grace Augustine, in Avatar is one of my all-time favorite movie heroes. Grace is a brash, opinionated and confident leader guiding her team members into the fascinating and dangerous jungle of Pandora. Her character dispels the common opinion that botanists are both quiet and unadventurous, which I know from professional experience […]




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Alexander Robert Seaboyer, WWII Pearl Harbor Veteran

Alex Seaboyer is our brother-in-law’s (Gary) father who passed on August 8, 2017 in Sarasota, FL. He was born on January 31, 1921. Alex survived the attack on Pearl Harbor. He also experienced the tragic aftermath of loss and immediate action of the U.S. military to protect frightened civilians living on small Hawaiian Islands that […]




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Water Rescue II: Built-In Snorkel

Just like our recent post about a chain of swimmers who came to the aid of a family caught in a riptide, this is another heartwarming rescue of trust. An elephant stranded over 10 miles out to sea trusted sailors of the Sri Lankan Navy to safely tow her back to land. The slow-paced rescue […]




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Water Rescue: Human Chain of Trust

Sometimes, we hesitate in the face of an emergency and experience an overwhelming feeling of helplessness. Recently, there was no such paralysis for over 80 beach goers who snapped into action and formed a human chain offshore from Panama City, FL to rescue a family being taken away by a deadly riptide. The hand-in-hand chain saved […]




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