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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.”
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital And Arthritis Foundation Present Educational Seminar On Joint Pain Relief

    The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) and the Arthritis Foundation will present a free educational seminar, "Keep Moving: Finding Relief from Joint Pain," on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. The event, which...

    Brain study hints at how fibromyalgia works

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Brain scans show that people with the pain disorder fibromyalgia react differently to what others would consider non-painful sights and sounds, new research suggests. The small new study provides clues to what might be...

    Settling in: Adult communities create work-free havens for empty nesters

    All that grass to mow. All that snow to shovel. All those noisy kids hanging out on the corner. All those are reasons for moving to an active adult community. In active adult communities, typically at least one buyer must be 55 years old. Children can...

    New products good weapons against skunk smell

    New products good weapons against skunk smell
    Q: We can hardly go outdoors without smelling a skunk. Moreover, our dog has now had two close encounters, which created such a terrible a stink in our home that we needed professionals to de-skunk the place. Any advice? -- B.H., Grand Rapids, MI Q: Last...