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Ozone Awareness Days Now Through July 31st!

Little Steps. Big Impact. is a special campaign to urge Omaha and Council Bluffs residents to use alternate forms of transportation to reduce ozone levels in the communities. One of

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Distracted Driving Kills

UNMC study: Distracted driving killing more pedestrians, bicyclists From texting and talking on cell phones to eating while driving, researchers say distracted driving is a serious public health threat. Though

Truck-A-Tecture Throught August 23rd at Kaneko

Through August 23   KANEKO (1111 Jones St.)
 
Truck-A-Tecture examines architecture as redefined by mobility and technical expansion. The purpose of this exhibition is to generate a unique conversation and offer a new perspective on modern housing. A mash-up of popular and elite cultures, Truck-A-Tecture transcends the current definitions of “pre-fab” and “mobile architecture.” Sustainability and technological advances that have led many to a leaner, more efficient lifestyle are just some of the topics this exhibit explores.
Public gallery hours are Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm and Saturdays, 1–5pm.
 For more information, visit: 
http://thekaneko.org/kaneko-programs/truck-a-tecture/ 
 

 

Ozone Awareness Days Now Through July 31st!

Little Steps. Big Impact. is a special campaign to urge Omaha and Council Bluffs residents to use alternate forms of transportation to reduce ozone levels in the communities. One of the campaign benefits is 50-cent bus fares and 20-cent transfers weekdays for the entire month of July. Do your part to help make Omaha a greener community by reducing your impact. Find little steps you and your business can take on the website!
For more information, visit LittleStepsBigImpact.com, follow on Twitter @littlestepsoma or call 402-444-6866, Ext. 226

Free Family Health Fair and Blood Drive

Free Family Health Fair and Blood Drive

Hosted by the Health Professionals of Greater-Beth-el Temple Ministries

July 19, 2014

The Health Professionals of Greater Beth-el Temple Ministries (GBT) is hosting a FREE family health fair and Blood Drive that provides basic health information and free screenings to the Omaha community.   We are concerned with the physical, psychological and economic health of our community. » Read more..

UNMC, UNL make history by testing mini-robots in ‘space’

For more than 10 years, inventors at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have spent countless hours building, testing, perfecting and patenting miniature surgical robots.

The robots were developed for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) with the hope that flight surgeons can one day perform emergency surgery in space.

The next step called for testing the mini-robots in a simulated space environment. » Read more..

Omaha Bike-Share System Expands

Eleven Stations with 57 Bicycles Now Available to Residents and Tourists

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Renowned Omaha Chef Clayton Chapman Shines in New “Defining the Edge” Campaign

     Omaha culinary phenom Clayton Chapman, co-owner and executive chef of The Grey Plume in Midtown Crossing, cuts an impressive figure in a new online campaignMidtown Crossing Logo for WÜSTHOF, a globally-recognized manufacturer of professional-grade knives. In its “Defining the Edge” campaign, WÜSTHOF dubs Chapman “The Artisan,” showcases the nationally-renowned chef in an almost five minute video and explores his source of inspiration, advice for aspiring chefs, required reading and WÜSTHOF blade of choice. One of nine chefs featured, Chapman’s section also includes a video demonstration on how to make goat cheese pasta. You can check out his complete “Defining the Edge” profile at http://www.wusthofedge.com/. » Read more..