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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Tips for buying a used motorcycle

    - Start with the type of motorcycle you want. Narrowing the field to a specific type, brand or model of bike makes it easier to research particular items -Although a dealership can be more expensive, it can provide assurances a private seller can't. Ask...

    Assateague's mane event follows a tradition spanning generations

    Assateague's mane event follows a tradition spanning generations
    "Once you've seen it, you've seen it," said Tom Shutt of Hershey, Pa. Still, Shutt and his wife Martha returned Wednesday to Chincoteague Island in Virginia, their seventh trip since 2000, to see "it" — a herd of wild ponies swimming from...

    Animal auction coming up on Aug. 9, hosted by Lake County Animal Services

    Animal auction coming up on Aug. 9, hosted by Lake County Animal Services
    A rooster, and several horses are among the animals that will be up for bid on Saturday, Aug. 9, when the Lake County Animal Services hosting an animal auction at 11 a.m. at the shelter at 28123 County Road 561, Tavares. The following animals will be up...

    From gaudy to exquisite, jewelry seized by feds to hit auction block

    From gaudy to exquisite, jewelry seized by feds to hit auction block
    From over-the-top gaudy to understated elegant, diamonds, watches, jewelry, bullion and coins bought by federal criminals with stolen money will hit the auction block Friday. A 5.25-carat diamond ring, a ruby-eyed golden crucifix and a bejeweled...