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A periscope lets you see over things that you may not be tall enough to see over, such as fences, walls or even other people.
Pittsburgh boasted the first steamer on the Western rivers in 1811 and by the 1850s built more steamboats than any region in the country.
"Ava and Pip" and "Hi, Koo! A Year of Seasons" are two books that explore relationships and language language.
The Lyrids, the first major meteor shower of the year, will peak in the predawn hours overnight and Tuesday morning.
The crust of Mars is home to Syrtis Major, or as Italian astronomer Angelo Secchi nicknamed it in 1858, The Blue Scorpion.
Pittsburgh lays claim to being home to the only trio of identical bridges in the world.
There are reasons birds eggs come in a variety of colors and sizes.
Set your alarm for 2 a.m. so you can go outside and witness one of nature's grand spectacles: a total lunar eclipse.
If the weather cooperates early Tuesday morning, you can witness one of nature's majestic displays.
Recognized as one of the greatest players in baseball history, "The Flying Dutchman" set the standard for Major League shortstops.
World over will honor The Bard, regarded as the greatest writer in the English Language, who was born 450 years ago on April 23.
The Red Planet will be its biggest and brightest in two years when it arrives at opposition to the sun on Tuesday.
Science and technology show that our universe is full of phenomena our human eyes cannot see.
In 1947, famed director Cecil B. DeMille brought to the silver screen the 1763 battle at Fort Pitt between the British and the Indians.
Our national symbol has quickly become a proud symbol (and minor obsession) for the City of Pittsburgh, too.
"Maker Madness" summer camp focuses on spurring kids' creativity in designing everything from basic circuits to video game apps.
Jon J. Muth wants to free would-be haiku writers from the limitations of five-seven-five.
Echinoderms is a unique animal group that includes such salt-water creatures as sea stars, sand dollars, sea cucumbers and urchins.
Bill Mazeroski's World Series home run and record-breaking accomplishments have made him one of the greatest players in Pirates history.
While you should be prepared for the threat of the unknown, stay optimistic and don't change your lifestyle.