Newsletter for Sunday, Sept. 18
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OF COURSE THERE ARE FRIES ON IT
If you’re heading to Heinz Field to see the Steelers take on the Cincinnati Bengals, be ready for some good eats. Not only are there new Mexican options, there’s a “pot roast potato stak.” And yes, there are french fries on it, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Gretchen McKay reported.
IT’S NOT THE TUNNEL MONSTER: IT’S YOUR BRAIN
The Incline’s Sarah Anne Hughes made a stunning confession this week: She brakes before tunnels. Before you get your pitchfork, consider the science behind this action, as provided by Carnegie Mellon University psychology professor Roberta Klatzky. Two words: optical flow.
STANDING OS, TURNED BACKS DURING PATERNO TRIBUTE
Temple fans and others turned their backs as Penn State honored the 50th anniversary of the first football game coached by the late — and controversial — Joe Paterno, per Marissa Payne of The Washington Post. His fans, however, created a makeshift shrine where the statue of Paterno used to stand. Hundreds of former players gathered in State College, including former Steeler Franco Harris, according to Mark Wogenrich of The Morning Call.
Accio Gillyweed! Search for plants from Harry Potter on this scavenger hunt. Meet Pitt Project Potter in Towers Lobby at 12:45 p.m.
Where: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens at 1 Schenley Dr. (Squirrel Hill South)
When: September 18, 2016 from 12:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
How much: Free