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A century ago, Allegheny City was Pennsylvania’s third largest municipality, behind Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
Never disassemble appliances such as TVs, monitors or anything from your kitchen, but many small everyday items are safe to explore.
A bird’s feathers must be replaced in order to continue providing insulation and helping a bird to fly.
Richard Pell’s disturbing photos on display at Pittsburgh Filmmakers of animals involved in biologic testing show mix of biology and art.
Before this lunar cycle draws to an end with a new moon Sept. 24, a thin waning crescent will sink past Jupiter in the morning sky.
The wildflowers of summer are browning and turning to seed, but a hike along Pittsburgh’s park trails will reveal a host of fall blooms.
The full moon that occurs tonight at 9:38 p.m. is this year’s “harvest moon” and it is also considered a “supermoon.”
The Turtle, made of bent wooden planks bolted together and sealed with tar, was manned and sent to sea to hamper a British warship.
In grade school music class many of us learned about a strange bird with a funny-sounding name — that merry king of the bush, laughing.
Blaine Siegel, one of the artists featured in the Pittsburgh Biennial, gets inspiration from the geometric shapes of Pittsburgh.
After months of hiding in the sun's glare, Orion has returned to the morning sky, reminding us of cooler weather that's a few weeks away.
Outer space is a rather impressive domain if you have a sweet tooth.
Considered one of Pittsburgh’s first suburban neighborhoods, Shadyside has retained its tree-lined charm for more than 150 years.
Ever see a frogsicle? The varying habitat in Pittsburgh parks offers many wonders about how frogs and other amphibians live.
After today's new moon, our closest neighbor in space will move east, away from the sun, and pass between Mars and Saturn.
Free of chemicals and easy for kids to handle, natural dyes can range from nuts to berries to plants.
Pittas are chunky, medium-sized songbirds with long sturdy legs, stout beaks, large eyes, stubby tails and a distinctive plumages.