Jace Clayton only wears headphones on airplanes. As an ethnomusicologist and DJ—the latter of which conjures an image of noise-cancellers slung permanently over the ears—music for him is a result of being alive to the world rather than escaping from it. [More...]
How much of Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood - including Carnegie Museums' historic building - stays warm.
Bob Miller keeps most of Oakland in his pocket. "This is the overview," he says, as he pulls out his phone and opens a readout identical to the one glowing on his office computer. "It's telling me: everybody who's taking the steam, what we're making, what boiler's on, and what the temperature is outside." [More...]
Carnegie Museum of Art showcases its works by Edward Hopper, tracing the creative process of the draftsman turned iconic painter.
Say the name Edward Hopper to just about any art enthusiast, and it's almost possible to see the image racing into that person's frontal cortex: A painting of a brightly lit diner at night, a lone three customers at the counter. [More...]
A local high school student and award winning entrepreneur is using her computer science smarts and enterprise to change peoples' lives.
When Ananya Cleetus walked into last year's White House Science Fair as one of its 32 presenters, she felt a little overwhelmed. Bill Nye the Science Guy, a longtime hero, was wandering from project to project with his wife. A Girl Scout troop of 8-year-olds was presenting their flood-proof bridge design. [More...]