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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.”
  • Forbes Selects 'Toughest' Trucks of 2012

    By Mark Williams, PickupTrucks.com The resident auto expert at Forbes.com just wrote a story about the toughest trucks of 2012. The article (with an admittedly great title) is both odd and interesting because of the criteria. Forbes made the first cut...

    Gisele Bundchen leads pack as world's highest paid model: Forbes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - With estimated earnings of $47 million during the past year from lucrative contracts and other business ventures, Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen is the world's highest paid model for the eighth consecutive year, Forbes.com...

    Gisele Bundchen es la modelo mejor pagada, según Forbes

    NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - Con ganancias estimadas de 47 millones de dólares el año pasado por lucrativos contratos y otros negocios, la brasileña Gisele Bundchen es la modelo mejor pagada por octavo año consecutivo, dijo el lunes Forbes.com. La modelo de 34...

    Should big banks be broken apart?: Front Burner

    First lady Michelle Obama has led the charge to cut Americans down to size, encouraging couch spuds to reduce their girth. Not only are diet discussions gaining traction in supermarkets, but also in U.S. financial markets. A rising chorus of powerful...