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CMU’s Newest Campus-Life Venture Is Decidedly Low Tech

CMU’s Newest Campus-Life Venture Is Decidedly Low Tech

Check your laptop (and your textbook) at the door and stop by the Mindfulness Room for a little zen.
Your Guide to Putting Together a Costume in Less Than 24 Hours

Your Guide to Putting Together a Costume in Less Than 24 Hours

Follow these steps to assemble your best Halloween getup yet.
Could ‘Green Light-Go’ Eliminate the Pittsburgh Left?

Could ‘Green Light-Go’ Eliminate the Pittsburgh Left?

The state-sponsored program looks to add $75 million in traffic-signal upgrades throughout the city.
Google Dedicates Today’s Doodle to Jonas Salk

Google Dedicates Today’s Doodle to Jonas Salk

See a tribute to the late scientist each time you go to look up something today.
TechShop Has Become a Hotbed for Local Businesses

TechShop Has Become a Hotbed for Local Businesses

The availability of key resources and support make this East Liberty shop a great place to launch an innovative independent business.
Gear Up for Month of Mud's Final Bike Race of 2014

Gear Up for Month of Mud's Final Bike Race of 2014

The homegrown race series wraps up on Sunday at Ohiopyle State Park.
Local Developer Creates Pittsburghese Plugin for Google Chrome

Local Developer Creates Pittsburghese Plugin for Google Chrome

Have a little fun as you search the Web.
Pittsburgher Ali Spagnola Releases an App Version of Her 'Power Hour' Album

Pittsburgher Ali Spagnola Releases an App Version of Her 'Power Hour' Album

The creator of the app — which takes any playlist on your smartphone or tablet and plays it in one-minute pieces — reminds users to please drink responsibly.
NPR Blog Team Tries, Critiques Primanti Bros. Sandwich

NPR Blog Team Tries, Critiques Primanti Bros. Sandwich

The group behind the station's Sandwich Monday blog series orders the iconic sandwich and writes a review.
Pittsburgh Has 'America's Ugliest Accent'

Pittsburgh Has 'America's Ugliest Accent'

The results of the Gawker poll are in: We’re No. 1.
'Yinzer Goosebumps' Series Parodies the Horrors of 'Burgh Life

'Yinzer Goosebumps' Series Parodies the Horrors of 'Burgh Life

The great Benstonium is at again with this set of faux book covers.
The Great Pittsburgh Protractor Mystery

The Great Pittsburgh Protractor Mystery

Hundreds of protractors have been placed throughout the city. No one seems to know why.
 Newly Opened Battlegrounds Offers More Than Just Airsoft

Newly Opened Battlegrounds Offers More Than Just Airsoft

The Factory Building on Homestead's Eighth Avenue is the site of tournaments and more.
The End of Route 28 Construction is Nigh

The End of Route 28 Construction is Nigh

After 50 years, it looks like we’ll be able to travel the throughway with (little to) no trouble.
Sign a Petition, Help Get a Local Word into the Dictionary

Sign a Petition, Help Get a Local Word into the Dictionary

The team at local blog Ya Jagoff! is trying to get its namesake into the next Merriam-Webster edition.
Load up on LPs This Weekend at Jerry's Records

Load up on LPs This Weekend at Jerry's Records

Visit the Squirrel Hill gem to pick up a boatload of complimentary vinyl.
5 Must-Visit Pittsburgh Breweries

5 Must-Visit Pittsburgh Breweries

Small breweries continue to pop up all over town. Stop by these recommended spots and stock up for fall.
Rivers Casino Breaks World Record for Largest Pierogi

Rivers Casino Breaks World Record for Largest Pierogi

In honor of National Pierogi Day, the casino kitchen crew shows off its 123-pound masterpiece and feeds a crowd.
What is the Future of Ridesharing in Pa.?

What is the Future of Ridesharing in Pa.?

State legislators soon will debate the fate of Lyft and Uber.
It's Pittsburgh vs. Philly in 'America's Ugliest Accent' Tournament

It's Pittsburgh vs. Philly in 'America's Ugliest Accent' Tournament

If we best the City of Brotherly love, we’ll advance to round No. 3 of Gawker’s competition.
Burgatory + ScareHouse + ‘Josh & Gab Show’ =  Perfection

Burgatory + ScareHouse + ‘Josh & Gab Show’ = Perfection

Some of our favorites teamed up for a promo video you’ll want to watch.
A Piece of Pittsburgh's Film History is Experiencing a Rebirth

A Piece of Pittsburgh's Film History is Experiencing a Rebirth

The Paramount Film Exchange in Uptown once served as a venue for theater owners to screen and select flicks. Now, it's serving as home base for a photo studio and startups.
Up Close: 6 High-Definition, Purely Pittsburgh Photos

Up Close: 6 High-Definition, Purely Pittsburgh Photos

Love Cheetahs? Get to the Zoo

Love Cheetahs? Get to the Zoo

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is home to four cheetahs who particularly like to move around in the morning.