• Toyota's Solar Flowers

    If you think 18' tall flowers can only be the product of your imagination, an acid trip or a sci-fi novel, a visit to Navy Pier in Chicago may change your mind. As part of the launch of the 2010 Prius, so-called "Solar Flowers" will be on display from August 8 - 22 in the City of Broad Shoulders. The flowers collect energy from the sun with solar panels on the back of their petals and at the base of their stems. At the bottom of each sculpted plant, there's seating for up to ten people and outlets to recharge cell phones and laptops. The blooms also provide free Wi-Fi access so you won't...

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