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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.”
  • Wednesday's sound bites from UCLA practice

    Happy Thursday, everyone. UCLA-Arizona is coming in hot, which is good news for a variety of reasons, but mostly because it's essentially a do-or-die game. If the Bruins win, they're at least in the running for a Pac-12 Conference championship. If they...

    Myles Jack loves being a two-way weapon for UCLA

    Myles Jack, the Myles Jack, made a couple cameos for UCLA against Colorado on Saturday. You know the guy. The linebacker who chases down opposing players and hurls them to the turf. The running back who tramples defenders like they're wine grapes....

    Bruins have a simple plan to improve on defense: tackle better

    UCLA's defense has a simple game plan for Arizona, one not developed in the planning room: "Tackle better," lineman Eddie Vanderdoes said. Arizona's spread offense will put the Bruins in one-on-one situations at the Rose Bowl on Saturday. In order to...

    New species of frog found in New York city -- first time since 1882

    New species of frog found in New York city -- first time since 1882
    Some people might travel to tropical islands to discover new species. Not Jeremy Feinberg. The Brooklyn-based ecologist found a species of frog that was brand-new to science right in New York City.  The recently discovered frog is known colloquially...