Every year, Legacy High School robotics team The IncrediBULLS builds a working robot from scratch. With raw materials such as aluminum and screws, they brainstorm and build a mechanical creation, programming it to respond to the world. Six weeks is all they have though, so they work hand-in-hand with professional scientists and engineers as they explore the fundamentals of STEM subjects—science, technology, engineering, and mechanics—and dip their toes into scientific-career fields. Once they complete the robot, the team showcases it at community events, such as the Las Vegas Science Festival, to spread the word about the program and the brightness of their futures. Then, they compete against other high-school teams from around the country at the 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition, striving for the national title.
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Shorthand for You Only Live Once Get Healthy, YoloGetHealthy is the brainchild of health and juicing aficionados Christina Olmos and Ryan Pearson. Passionate about introducing clients to their all-natural wellness philosophy, their services include mobile massage, nutritional coaching, detoxification programs, and juicing demonstrations.
The technicians at 3D Baby Kisses are in the business of making introductions. Using 3D ultrasounds, they let parents meet their babies face to face and, in videos, watch them kicking, yawning, and waving in the womb. The studio team prints ultrasound photos and burns DVDs of the sessions for parents-to-be to take home.
Vegas Pool Service offers a range of professional care for Nevada's personal pools. With its team set to clean your pool for a month, you'll receive four weekly treatments ($110) that banish leaves and other debris with a full net's skim of the pool's surface, sides, and bottom, while an underwater vacuum will easily reach hard-to-reach filth. The two-hour repair service ($130) can set right any wayward mechanical issues plaguing domestic waters, whereas the emergency visit ($100) is good for weekend or after-hours problems demanding immediate attention. Finally, filter cleaning is good for two separately scheduled filter scrub-downs ($110), keeping pool water pure and pristine. Vegas Pool Service's certified squad guarantees satisfaction with its maintenance and muckraking. This Groupon is only valid for redemption in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, or Henderson.
The accommodating staff at Mr. Cleaners coaxes stains and blemishes from garments six days a week and offers same-day service. Aside from restoring typical wardrobe items, such as pants, blouses, and suits, to wearable condition, the staff also rekindles the cushy fabrics of sleeping bags, wedding gowns, and superhero capes disguised as blankets. The shop’s alterations experts amend ill-fitting clothes so owners can snuggle into their favorite formal wear of the past.