Just a Minute

Take a ride - and a physics lesson - on the new Steel Curtain coaster at Kennywood Park in Pittsburgh. Professor Curtis Meyer from Carnegie Mellon University explains the forces that keep riders in their seats.

In Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University's Aayush Bansal has created Recycle-GAN, a technology that can not only manipulate existing video, but also detect video that has been manipulated.

Duolingo is a free language learning tool that's topping the charts in both the App Store and the Google Play store. And it all started right here in Pittsburgh at Carnegie Mellon University by professor Luis von Ahn and his grad student, Severin Hacker.

Marinus Analytics is a woman-owned technology company founded in Pittsburgh. The Marinus team has designed artificial intelligence software to help law enforcement quickly search the web to rescue victims of human trafficking.

A collaboration of international scientists recently captured the first ever image of a black hole in space. Astrophysicist and Carnegie Mellon Professor explains the science behind the historic achievement and speaks to similar research CMU is conducting.

The Pittsburgh Humanities Festival brings together internationally-renowned academics, artists, and intellectual innovators offering interviews, intimate conversations, and select performances focused on art, literature, music, and more.

A new industry has quickly formed around the medicinal use of CBD. In the city's Lawrenceville neighborhood, "Hippie and French" was founded on the principle that people - and their pets - should have access to quality CBD products.

The Pittsburgh Knights are our local eSports team who's competitive spirit, small town swagger, and partnership with the Pittsburgh Steelers has propelled them to success in professional video gaming.

ScareHouse is known for its innovative haunted houses at Halloween. But this year, the Etna, Pennsylvania attraction started a new tradition: A Creepy Christmas. Co-owner and Creative Director Scott Simmons introduces the inaugural festive fright.

House of Handsome is an upscale barbershop located in Dormont, Pennsylvania specializing in an elegant grooming experience, unique services, and the golden ambiance of a 1920s hotel.

Behaivior is a Pittsburgh based tech startup that is working to use artificial intelligence combined with wearable devices (like a smart watch) in order to help predict and prevent opioid relapses.  Watch as WQED tells their story in "Just a Minute."