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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.”
  • Westport parcels to go to auction Wednesday

    Westport parcels to go to auction Wednesday
    A roughly 43-acre group of waterfront properties in Westport is slated to go to foreclosure auction Wednesday, opening up new possibilities for the land, once proposed for an ambitious development of homes, offices and shopping, with new ownership. It...

    SkyMall's crash landing: Structural defect or pilot error?

    SkyMall's crash landing: Structural defect or pilot error?
    SkyMall wasn't all life-size Yeti statues, John McCain gargoyle sculptures and motorized, voice-controlled Star Wars R2-D2 toys. My daughter sleeps on a bed my wife picked out of the SkyMall catalog at 30,000 feet. That's also where we found the shelves...

    Orlando-based Ponzi scheme targeted Italian investors, feds allege

    Orlando-based Ponzi scheme targeted Italian investors, feds allege
    Federal agents seized property in Orlando, Windermere and Aventura on Monday, outlining allegations of a Ponzi scheme that ripped off Italian investors. Attorneys representing victims in civil lawsuits said the scheme includes up to 100 people, mostly...

    Lehigh Valley loses another part of its culture

    Lehigh Valley loses another part of its culture
    I am taking the loss of A-Treat soda particularly difficult. I have fond childhood memories that were always evoked by the taste of that sweet nectar. As a child, I was served A-Treat birch beer during Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, while adults...