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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.”
  • Millions of adults skip medications, primarily due to their high cost

    Harvard Health Blog Medications can do wonderful things, from fighting infection to preventing stroke and warding off depression -- but they don't work if you don't take them. Some people don't take their medications as prescribed because they forget, or...

    Beloved K9 gets police escort to be euthanized at clinic

    A beloved K9 suffering from seizures and arthritis received a final salute and a police escort, with lights flashing, to the Maine vet clinic where he was euthanized. Dozens of officers and firefighters turned out this month to pay their respects to...

    Former Detroit Zoo elephant euthanized at California refuge

    A popular but ailing elephant named Wanda that lived in several zoos before being sent to a Northern California wildlife sanctuary has died. The Performing Animal Welfare Society, or Paws, says the 57-year-old elephant was euthanized Wednesday because of...

    Angels' Josh Hamilton could be out a month longer than expected

    Angels' Josh Hamilton could be out a month longer than expected
    The Angels did not issue a locker to Josh Hamilton in their Tempe Diablo Stadium clubhouse this spring. The left fielder probably won't need one. General Manager Jerry Dipoto said Friday that Hamilton, who underwent surgery on the AC joint in his...