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For years, kids have been using SparkNotes and similar academic resources to shortcut their way through classes.
Last week Sidney and Bette, a nesting pair of African penguins at the National Aviary, had their third successful nesting in as many years.
The Downtown construction site that will become The Gardens at Market Square is being spruced up with an art installation.
Mars has been a fixture in our evening sky since going into opposition and coming as close as 56 million miles to Earth.
Evergreen trees are easy to spot, but can you tell the differences among firs, pines and eastern hemlocks?
Before the year’s last cycle of lunar phases ends, early risers can see the waning crescent moon pass Saturn in the southeastern sky.
An adult male smew, with its bright white plumage, punk-style crest and blackened eye, looks like it comes from a Dr. Seuss book.
This weekend’s Geminid meteor shower may produce more visible meteor activity than other major showers that don’t have an interfering moon.
During World War II, James Fennimore made a American flag out of salvaged fabric, a blue dress uniform and a captured Nazi flag.
Spruce, pine, cedar and fir trees are considered evergreens and are the most recognized during the winter season.
Despite the winter weather, Eastern gray squirrels can still be seen dashing across open fields and scaling tree branches.
The dazzling bright star greeting early risers high in the southern sky before sunrise is actually the planet Jupiter.
People are so conscientious now about what goes into their bodies that food controls great chunks of their lives.
Each body of water has a watershed — an area of land that drains into it.
Linebacker Jack Lambert was a fierce players for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ dominating defense in the 1970s.
From its vivid red beak to the tip of its bright green tail, the rainbow lorikeet a brilliant patchwork of blue, yellow, green and red.
Mosaic artist Ada Bosonetto has a studio in her Highland Park home. She was born in Argentina and moved to Pittsburgh when she was 7.