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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.”
  • Freshman Josh Rosen springs into action, and up UCLA's QB depth chart

    Freshman Josh Rosen springs into action, and up UCLA's QB depth chart
    UCLA fans are ready to be welcomed to the Rosen Bowl. The Bruins will go through their final spring workout Saturday morning at the Rose Bowl. The official line is they end spring as they started it, with a quarterback competition. Coach Jim Mora said...

    5 things to know about transgender Americans

    5 things to know about transgender Americans
    These are pivotal times for transgender Americans, as they gain in visibility yet remain buffeted by bias and misunderstanding. Five things to know about this diverse community and the challenges it faces: ___ THE BASICS According to demographer...

    Armenian immigration to the Southland: Struggle, soujouk and the 'survivor generation'

    Armenian immigration to the Southland: Struggle, soujouk and the 'survivor generation'
    Vartouhi Tcholakian remembers hearing bombs passing over her home when the civil war started in Lebanon in 1975. Her husband had a corner shop in a commercial area in Bourj Hammoud, a district in Beirut heavily populated by Armenians, where he made...

    Richie Hawtin's CNTRL series lifts the hood on how EDM is made and played

    Richie Hawtin's CNTRL series lifts the hood on how EDM is made and played
    Electronic dance music is a multibillion-dollar industry in America. It claims significant real estate at nearly every major U.S. music festival and influences nearly every aspect of contemporary youth culture. But there are still misperceptions about...