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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.”
  • Researcher accused of fraud in gay marriage study responds to critics

    Researcher accused of fraud in gay marriage study responds to critics
    Michael LaCour, the UCLA political scientist accused of falsifying results in a highly publicized same-sex marriage study, lashed back at his critics late Friday by issuing a 23-page response that also included apologies for "misrepresenting survey...

    Sports On The Air: Saturday

    AUTO RACING 10 a.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Dover, Practice. FS1 11 a.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Buckle Up 200, Qualifying. FS1 1 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Dover, Final Practice. FS1 2:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Buckle Up 200....

    Marian Catholic grad Brett Lilek picks a great time to shine

    Marian Catholic grad Brett Lilek picks a great time to shine
    When Arizona State pitcher Brett Lilek earned the first PAC-12 Pitcher of the Week accolade in his career, he could have done so by going against an inferior opponent in a nondescript midweek game. But that's not how the Marian Catholic graduate took...

    NCAA needs to be sensitive to growing gap in college football, executive says

    NCAA needs to be sensitive to growing gap in college football, executive says
    Now that the platonic shifting of conferences has subsided, college administrators and coaches were able to get back to the normal business of spring meetings in the American Athletic Conference. NCAA President Mark Emmert and newly hired Vice President...