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November 16, 2016

Pittsburgh Aviator Calbraith Perry Rodgers

A young adventurer from Pittsburgh, Calbraith Perry Rodgers, defied odds and changed aviation forever after completing the world’s first transcontinental flight in 1911.

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September 28, 2016

Samuel Langley: Pioneering Standard Time

The Allegheny Observatory, founded in 1859, has been integral to plenty of advancements in astronomical research. However, one of its most interesting contributions – accurate timekeeping – primarily benefited another important industry: railroads.

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June 17, 2016

Oakmont Country Club

As the host of 21 national golf championships, including the 2016 U.S. Open this week, Oakmont Country Club is one of the most famous and challenging courses in the world.

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