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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.”
  • Floor of UCLA's famed Pauley Pavilion to be replaced after water main break

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The wooden floor of UCLA's famed Pauley Pavilion, which recently underwent a multi-million dollar renovation, will be replaced after it was flooded this week when a major water main broke, the school's athletic director said on...

    UCLA to replace Pauley floor

    The Sports Xchange UCLA to replace Pauley floor UCLA won't be able to salvage the famed basketball court in Pauley Pavilion after water from a broken main damaged the hardwood floor this week. Athletic director Dan Guerrero said Friday that the floor...

    UCLA structures nearly free of water; vehicle recovery process begins

    UCLA structures nearly free of water; vehicle recovery process begins
    Standing water from a massive water main break that flooded two UCLA parking garages and marooned nearly 1,000 parked vehicles is expected to be completely pumped out by Friday night, but university officials cautioned they still need to inspect the...

    Target's new boss a 'sensible choice'

    Target's new chief Brian Cornell is nothing if not determined. In 1981, Cornell handed in his last college paper at UCLA, took his final exam and skipped out on the graduation ceremony to catch a plane to London in search of the woman he said had...