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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.”
  • Friends with weight-loss benefits

    Friends with weight-loss benefits
    Children born in South Los Angeles, where per capita income is $13,000, live on average 10 years less than children born in the affluent neighborhood of Pacific Palisades, according to the Health Atlas for the City of Los Angeles. This is health...

    Norman Powell leads UCLA past No. 11 Utah, 69-59

    Norman Powell has played this season with a dislocated thumb and pinkie. He has bruised his hip but begged back into a game. His latest malady was an illness that kept him from practice earlier this week. Yet Powell was in the lineup against No. 11 Utah...

    Norman Powell scores 23 points for UCLA in 69-59 victory over No. 11 Utah

    In need of a signature win to bolster a sagging NCAA tournament resume, UCLA looked for leadership from its lone senior starter. Norman Powell didn't disappoint. Powell scored 23 points and the Bruins defeated No. 11 Utah 69-59 on Thursday night for...

    Quick public health response helping to limit measles cases

    Quick public health response helping to limit measles cases
    The battle to halt the spread of the measles outbreak that began at Disneyland has required both infectious disease expertise and a good amount of old-fashioned detective work. Health officials in California and seven other states have painstakingly...