PurePenn LLC, the company licensed to produce medical cannabis in McKeesport, is hiring, The Tube City Almanac reported. The company will host a job fair later this month and plans to begin operations in the next six months. So how will the medical marijuana facility impact the town of 19,000? Pittsburgh City Paper found out.
State lawmakers continued talks this weekend to figure out how to pay for a $32 billion Pennsylvania budget and to consider how casinos could play a part, PennLive reported. Officials agreed to fill a gap of about $700 million in recurring revenue without raising the state sales tax or income tax.
Over the past decade, Carnegie Mellon University's snake robot has transformed. TechCrunch chronicled the changes of the snake robot's evolution into a "multi-legged snake monster." Roboticists were inspired by the movement of animals and designed the robot to adapt to walking on various surfaces. P.S. Both the snake robot and snake monster were on display during the White House Frontiers Conference in October.
Test drive an alternative vehicle and hear from local transportation experts about technological advances in the field. Event begins at 6 p.m. with alternative vehicles on display between 4:30 and 8:30 p.m.
Where: Heinz History Center at 1212 Smallman St. (Strip District)
When: July 10, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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Could this spread of 18,000 cookies be the world's record for biggest cookie table? The Wall Street Journal told the tale of this sweet smorgasbord, a labor of love baked by 45 family members and friends. The regional cookie table tradition has evolved over the years, and there's even a Facebook page for bakers to share recipes and tips.
Renowned chef Justin Severino, of Cure and Morcilla, talked to Paste Magazine about the importance of unplugging from technology. "I’ll be trying to solve a problem or answer a question and through mountain biking I will figure it out," he said. "Exercising or being in the woods or whatever works for you to help you disconnect kind of makes you forget about all of the BS and the answers just come to you."