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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.”
  • Icahn lends $5 million to help Taj Mahal

    PHILADELPHIA Investor Carl Icahn has agreed to lend Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. up to $5 million to help the owner of Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., pay its bankruptcy expenses into January. The move, described in a bankruptcy...

    For Iyanla Vanzant, a new home helps mark a new life

    For Iyanla Vanzant, a new home helps mark a new life
    TV host Iyanla Vanzant was pretty much homeless at the start of the year. Yes, she was living in a cavernous 7,500-square-foot house in Upper Marlboro. But the home amounted to four walls and a roof. There was no reflection of her in it. It was an empty...

    Troubles aside, Koss sounds an optimistic note

    MILWAUKEE For decades, Michael J. Koss has worn a bow tie pretty much every working day. He's not about to start putting on a necktie with a half Windsor. And Koss Corp., surveying the path out of business difficulties unrelated to the now-famous...

    On Obamacare, could all Democrats really be as clueless as Sen. Schumer?

    The biggest political error committed by Democrats over the last four years has been to run away from their signature legislative accomplishment, the Affordable Care Act. As a result, they've allowed Republicans and conservatives to depict a measure...