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CMU Engineering Students Developing New Consumer Products

Some of Carnegie Mellon University’s best and brightest showed off their work at the Senior Design Expo on Monday. Each group was made up of senior engineering students who designed and developed a consumer product from start to finish.

12/10/2012

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Best Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah in Pittsburgh

Read on for where to go, what to do and who to see in Pittsburgh during Hanukkah 2012.

12/07/2012

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Could Early Deals Cause Black Friday To Become Lost In The Holiday Shuffle?

Cost conscious consumers lining up while they’re still digesting their turkey and trimmings; it’s the art of the deal marking that other Thanksgiving tradition, Black Friday.

11/07/2012

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FTC Offers $50,000 For Technology To Stop Robo-Calls

Commercial robo-calls – almost all of them scams – are illegal without your written permission, but they are proliferating rapidly, say Federal Trade Commission officials. The challenge is to find new technology to beat these scam artists, says Carnegie Mellon professor Raj Rajkumar.

10/22/2012

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Lunar Rover Developed At CMU Robotics Institute To Drill For Ice

The surface of the moon is a long way from Carnegie Mellon University. Monday morning, the CMU Robotics Institute unveiled the prototype for Polaris, a robotic vehicle slated to drill for polar ice buried in moon dust.

10/08/2012

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Best Bizarre Statues Or Public Art In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is known for its museums where you can visit many famous paintings by serious and famous artists. Pittsburgh is also home to a wide range of free public art that is as accessible as it is bizarre. Read on for a review of some of the more bizarre and creative works of public art.

10/01/2012

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Best Literary Landmarks In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is dotted with landmarks made famous by local writers and the books, plays and songs they wrote. From Lawrenceville to Oakland to downtown, Pittsburgh authors have made their neighborhoods famous both in life and death. Take a literary tour of the city by visiting these top five literary landmarks for a trip back in time you won’t soon forget.

09/24/2012

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CMU Professor Never Imagined Emoticon Would Go Global

Carnegie Mellon University is celebrating the birthday of a popular invention. An invention you probably had no idea was born right here in Pittsburgh.

09/20/2012

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Panel Discusses Role Of Twitter In Covering 2012 Election

It was billed “Campaign Coverage in the Time of Twitter,” a discussion at Carnegie Mellon University on the growing role of social media and internet technology in news coverage of politics.

09/19/2012

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Fact-Checking Mitt Romney On The 47 Percent

When Mitt Romney said 47 percent of Americans don’t pay federal income tax, he was right.

09/18/2012

2013 Best Colleges Rankings Released

The 2013 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings is out, and some local universities and colleges once again made the grade.

09/12/2012

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Local Colleges, Universities Among Nation’s Best In Latest Rankings

The 2013 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings is out, and some local universities and colleges once again made the grade.

09/12/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” LIVE From Gesling Stadium

“Mr. High School Sports” is blogging live from the campus of Carnegie Mellon University as Central Catholic hosts North Hills for a pivotal Northern Eight matchup in Quad-A.

93-7 The Fan–09/07/2012

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Hollywood Movie Studio In Our Own Backyard

It turns out that an old steel warehouse in the Strip District has become a lure for movie makers. It’s been transformed into a Pittsburgh version of a Hollywood movie studio.

09/01/2012

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Best Art Curators In Pittsburgh

Andy Warhol once said, “art is what you can get away with.” Pittsburgh’s art curators are custodians of some of the most diverse collections in the world. See the best in the area by referring to this list.

08/27/2012

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