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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.”
  • Rest Insured

    By Jim Gorzelany Insurance can be a car owner’s largest and most complex long-term ownership cost. There are a lot of misconceptions out there, so we contacted industry experts for answers to some of the most common – and most misunderstood...

    Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...

    Nader assails Brown for not backing Prop. 46 to raise pain, suffering caps

    Nader assails Brown for not backing Prop. 46 to raise pain, suffering caps
    Consumer advocate Ralph Nader blasted his onetime ally California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday for failing to back a November ballot proposition that would raise the cap on pain-and-suffering awards in medical malpractice suits. “It’s...

    Endorsement video: Why you should vote no on Prop. 46

    Endorsement video: Why you should vote no on Prop. 46
    Proposition 46 is the pupu platter of ballot measures, proposing major changes in three laws related to patient safety. One provision would more than quadruple the cap on “pain and suffering” awards in medical malpractice cases, raising it...