Dan Bylsma - Team USA Hockey

2014 Team USA Hockey Coached by Dan Bylsma

The Olympics have finally officially started and we are very excited to see the city of Pittsburgh and our Penguins represented in the international stage of Olympic hockey this year. Pittsburgh Penguins head coach, Dan Bylsma was selected to coach Team USA Men’s Hockey Club and Brooks Orpik and Paul Martin join him on the [...]


Pictures from atop Shanghai Tower

Construction workers on skyscrapers must have nerves of steel and obviously can’t be afraid of heights. Once false move and there’s not a hardhat in the world that can protect you. Two daredevils traveled to China to visit Shanghai Tower, the world’s second tallest building (only to Burj Khalifa in Dubai). Their mission: to climb [...]

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10 Ways to Increase Home Value

With the uncertainty of the housing market and American economy as a whole, it’s important to not only protect your investment, but to work to increase the value of your home. Regardless if you’re planning on selling your house soon, it’s a good idea to be mindful of what will increase your home’s value and [...]


Pittsburgh Bar Found in Sochi, Russia

Travel the world and you will find that one thing is for certain, people all over the globe love Pittsburgh. There are Pittsburgh-themed bars all over the United States and many Steelers and Pittsburgh bars in other countries, including two in Iraq, several in China, and yes, one has been found in Sochi, Russia (home [...]

Pittsburgh Bar in Sochi, Russia

Groundhog Day 2014

Groundhog Day 2014: Phil Says 6 More Weeks of Winter

One of the wackier traditions in American history is Groundhog Day, in which we let a fury over-sized rodent predict the weather. Each year on February 2nd, the residents of a small Southeastern Pennsylvania town hold a unique festival and await the verdict of a celebrity groundhog named Punxsutawney Phil. So, what’s the verdict for [...]


Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

Home repairs can be expensive, even for the simplest jobs. On some of these basic items on your to-do list, you might be better off fixing them on your own. To do this, it’s a good idea to have at least a basic tool kit around the house for home repairs and other functions such [...]

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That Giant Rubber Duck Explodes in Taiwan

Pittsburgh was recently home to the giant rubber duck, which sat in the Allegheny River for a good bit. Travelers came from all over the Pittsburgh area and throughout the country to check out the 40-foot rubber duckie. The rubber duck in Pittsburgh was one of several giant floating sculptures designed by Dutch artist, Florentijn [...]


Longest & Tallest Bridges in the World [Infographic]

Pittsburgh has been officially crowned “The City of Bridges” as having more bridges than any other city in the world. In a 2006 study, Pittsburgh was determined to have 446 bridges in total. Ever wonder about the longest or tallest bridges in the world ever constructed? According to an infographic created by Allianz Australia Car [...]

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Chuck Norris is Selling his ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ Home

Legendary action star and martial arts guru, Chuck Norris, has put his longtime home in Dallas up for sale. Built by Norris with his bare hands in 1975, the four-bedroom, adobe ranch-style residential property in the Northwest Hills of Dallas was also his on-screen home during his cult-classic television series Walker, Texas Ranger. The 7,300-square [...]