industrialization Redd Up Your Pittsburghese: A Deep Dive Into How Yinz Talk By Katie Blackley • Sep 28, 2017 Katie Blackley / 90.5 WESA Listen Listening... / 4:26 90.5 WESA's Katie Blackley explores the origins and evolution of the Pittsburgh accent. The famous, or perhaps infamous, Pittsburgh accent is as central to the Steel City’s identity as Terrible Towels and yellow bridges. The U.S. Department Of Energy Wants To Turn Coal Waste Into High Tech Components By Liz Reid • Jul 25, 2017 National Energy Technology Laboratory Listen Listening... / 1:30 90.5 WESA's Pittsburgh Tech Report for July 25, 2017. Researchers at the National Energy Technology Laboratory south of Pittsburgh are discovering valuable rare earth elements in coal waste. Dutch Designer’s Industrial-Inspired Garments Reflective Of A Changing Pittsburgh By Katie Blackley • Mar 1, 2017 Katie Blackley / 90.5 WESA Listen Listening... / 3:27 Three mannequins wearing garments of swirling metal mesh greet visitors at the entrance of the Iris van Herpen exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Art. The translucent bunched material creates a soft cloud-shaped shadow on the platform below.