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Nanotechnology

Doctor Mysterian

The most dangerous game

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Acupuncture: More than just a prick with a pin

Doctor Mysterian

The end of war

Lettuce Alone

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Our Deadliest Addiction: Convenience

You know you’re addicted to something when you forsake logic and quality of life in order to acquire what you think you can’t live without. A crack, sex or heroin addict will give up almost anything to score. Americans didn’t invent addiction to convenience but we sure have perfected it.

I used to listen to music everyday. That makes it sound like I don’t any more and it’s kind of true. Of course, like everyone...

Daily Dugout

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Pat Hazell Brings Wonder Bread Years

Last week Pat Hazell was in Austin doing comedy for the anniversary of the Texas Observer, the alternative journal that gives Molly awards in memory of the late great Molly Ivins. This week he’s back home, the birthplace of his humor, helping us escape to childhood with The Wonder Bread Years, his one-man show at the Omaha Community Playhouse. The man who once performed table magic at the Spaghetti Works and hung...

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News You Can Use: June 2014

Time for another installment of the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. In case you missed it, here’s the important stuff. See extended links at HeartlandHealing.com/news

The Good
GMO Labeling: On May 8, Vermont governor Pete Shumlin signed into law the bill that requires GMO labeling on food. As he put it, “Today, we are the first state in America that says simply, ‘Vermonters have spoken loud and clear. We want to know...

Literary Pick

Timothy Schaffert discusses his novel The Swan Gondola and its Omaha World’s Fair backdrop

Sunday, June 8
Douglas County Historical Society Second Sunday Talk
Metropolitan Community College, Fort Omaha Campus, Bldg. 21 (Mule Barn)
2 p.m., Free for members; suggested $5 donation for nonmembers
Reservations required at: members@douglascohistory.org or 402-455-9990

Timothy Schaffert has turned historical romanticist with his sprawling new novel The Swan Gondola, whose backdrop is the 1898 Trans-Mississippi...

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