Las mejores y peores ciudades universitarias de EE.UU.

Sabes a qué ‘college’ o centro universitario quieres ir, pero…¿no tienes idea de cómo es el lugar donde vas a vivir? ¡Ten cuidado! Las “ciudades universitarias” ofrecen, unas y otras, una serie de ventajas y desventajas, como oportunidades y retos de lo que significa asistir al instituto universitario en una ciudad importante o encontrar un lugar seguro y acogedor. Pero la composición del ambiente local de una universidad puede tener un impacto significativo en la experiencia de los estudiantes, según el sitio de finanzas personales WalletHub …

11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

News, discoveries and … fun 1. Two armored fish had the first sex 385 million years ago. (Learn more at Discovery) 2. Zombie-proof cabins come with a 10-year guarantee. (Learn more at C|Net) 3. Even people from Pittsburgh agree their accent may be the “worst” in the nation. (Learn more at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) 4. Soda might age you as much as smoking. (Learn more at Time) 5. A 3-D printer prints anatomically correct dog noses. (Learn more at Nextgov) 6. …

On A Rainy Day In Steeler Country Volunteers Were Asked “Am I My Brother’s Keeper?”

On a rainy day in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania NFLPA former players, AFL-CIO members, community activists, and community organizers got together for an event called My Vote My Right, to educate the public on the new voter ID laws instituted in Pennsylvania. There have been many studies on the effects of the new legislation on people’s ability to vote. According to the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, “Studies show that as many as 11 percent of eligible voters do not …

Never Too Old for a Thrill!

I loved this story! And not just because I’m from Pittsburgh and have ridden the Jack Rabbit myself a few times! Vic Kleman, 78, rode the Jack Rabbit – a wooden roller coaster at Kennywood Park near Pittsburgh – 90 times on Sunday. Ninety times in one day! It was appropriate though, because the Jack Rabbit is celebrating its 90th anniversary at the park. Those 90 rides brought Kleman’s grand total of times on the Jack Rabbit and its regionally …