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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.”
  • Crystal Cathedral megachurch founder Robert Schuller ailing

    The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, the Southern California televangelist who founded the world-famous Crystal Cathedral megachurch, is ailing and could be in his final days, his daughter said Wednesday. Schuller, 88, had been enjoying life despite suffering...

    Icahn: Union costs, work rules helped kill 4 AC casinos

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says union benefit costs and work rules were a big reason four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos closed last year. Icahn said on Tuesday that Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union "is one of the main contributors to the problems in...

    Letter: Morally bankrupt U.S. is no longer respected

    Becoming one of the most disrespected nations in the world did not happen overnight. We have gone down this slippery slope over a time period, hardly to notice. In 1979, the U.S. Embassy in Tehran was attacked and 52 U.S. employees were held for 444...

    Judge approves RadioShack sale to Standard General

    Judge approves RadioShack sale to Standard General
    A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of more than 1,740 RadioShack stores to hedge fund Standard General, preserving some 7,500 jobs. RadioShack's bankruptcy plan calls for Sprint, the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier, to operate dedicated "store within a...