VIDEO | Wisconsin scientists help search for alien life
Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are helping search for evidence of alien life not by looking into outer space, but by studying some rocks right here on Earth.
Some of the rocks are up to 3.5 billion years old. The scientists are looking for crucial information to understand how life might have arisen elsewhere in the universe and guide the search for life on Mars one day.
Pittsburgh pastor wants social media fast for Lent
A Pittsburgh pastor is all a Twitter with a new idea for a Lenten fast: No social media.
VIDEO | Athletes to share special skating opportunity
Every year, the Special Olympics takes its competitors and turns them into champions, bonds with trainers and teammates are forged and barriers to the finish line are broken down.
VIDEO: Forum focuses on school safety
School safety, reducing violence and providing help for troubled students will do more than reduce the chance of another school shooting like the Columbine and Sandy Hook tragedies, a distraught grandmother reminded the experts Thursday.
“Fifteen weeks ago I lost my 15-year-old granddaughter to suicide,” Sharon Barto said at Windber Research Institute during the community forum School and Community Safety: Lessons Learned from Sandy Hook.
Dell's founder strikes deal to turn it around
It's easy to forget now, but Michael Dell was the Mark Zuckerberg of his day.
Hailed as a young genius, he created the inexpensive, made-to-order personal computer in his dorm room and sold it straight to the public. In the 1980s and '90s, his face appeared on magazine covers, and well before he turned 40, he was a college dropout-turned-billionaire CEO, ranked alongside Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.
But that was a long time ago in the fast-moving world of high technology. Now the PC is getting eclipsed by smartphones and tablet computers, and Dell is struggling to save his company — and his legacy.
Publicist: Ed Asner target of Pa. Facebook hoax
Actor Ed Asner's publicist says a Facebook page claiming the former "Lou Grant" star is helping a vintage Pittsburgh-area theater raise money for a new digital projection system is a hoax and that the actor doesn't even have his own Facebook page.
T-D Sports Podcast: Feb. 4, 2013
Sports editor Mike Kovak and staffer Shawn Curtis discuss Super Bowl XLVII and then, as the pair is apt to do with a microphone between them, get sidetracked on a couple of other topics.
Traveler tips: 5 ways to avoid being hacked overseas
Some tips to help business travelers protect their laptops and mobile devices from spying — or at least limit the damage of hacking — while in China or other nations that may want to steal company information.
VIDEO: Giant sinkhole gobbles up building
Two buildings in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou vanished into a sinkhole on Monday. China's state television reports no one was hurt in the collapse, but 300 local residents had to be evacuated.
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