Story | Dec 15, 2014 | 6:49 PM
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Story | Nov 5, 2013 | 1:35 PMNorwegian 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.”
Story | Dec 15, 2014 | 2:05 PM
By Andrew M. Seaman Reuters Health - Healthcare data may be valuable to researchers and companies, but patients' comfort levels about having their data shared may depend on the purpose, a new survey suggests. Using health data and information for...
Story | Dec 12, 2014 | 5:55 PM
Producers Michelle and Robert King of "The Good Wife" and director Alex Graves of "Game of Thrones" (pictured) took top awards as the Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors presented its annual Caucus Honors awards Thursday night. The Caucus is "an...
Story | Dec 14, 2014 | 5:01 AM
Early in the film "StillAlice," the Columbia University professor played by JulianneMoore is the picture of health taking a jog through campus,until she realizes she is completely lost. Miniscule movements in her pale face betray the panic...