Latest Mark Bent Stories

2009-04-27 14:35:00

Sun Night Solar, a Houston Texas based company, is changing the lives of children around the world with solar powered flashlights. "When you get the emails from children in the developing world. I got one in this morning from the South Pacific Islands, it's awe inspiring," says Mark Bent, CEO of SunNight Solar. The company has reached out to over 60 countries around the world. Bent saw the need for lighting during the 20 years he spent living and working in Africa as a military officer and...

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.