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Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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The first emoticon – the smiley :-) – was created by a computer scientist at Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Mellon University in 1982. The city was also home to the world’s first gas station, movie theater and radio station.

T.rex skeleton at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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At the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, you’ll find the skeleton of a T. rex that was the first to be found in the world.

The Roberto Clemente Bridge at night in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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With 446 bridges, Pittsburgh is often referred to as the “City of Bridges.”

Sunrise view of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from the North Shore neighborhood
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Skyline and bridges in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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