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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.”
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome affects hands, but symptoms differ from arthritis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a job in which I make repetitive movements with my hand, and I've had pain and numbness in my hand for years. I assumed it was due to osteoarthritis, which I was diagnosed with 20 years ago. But my doctor thinks it may be carpal...

    Margaret Atwood's 'Stone Mattress': Myths for our times

    Margaret Atwood's 'Stone Mattress': Myths for our times
    The contemporary mythologist is an endangered literary species in today's landscape of post-modernist, realist prose. Mythology, by its very definition, evokes the narrative arisen from a culture's oral storytelling tradition. These are stories handed...

    Columbia Digest

    Art exhibits •"Toward Abstraction," works in watercolors and pastels by Deborah Hoeper and Barbara Steinacker, is on view through Friday, Oct. 31, at Artists' Gallery, American City Building, 10227 Wincopin Circle. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....

    Yes: Benefits would be far-reaching

    Caregivers are now being called drug dealers by opponents of Amendment 2. As a medical consultant and a police officer's daughter, I am horrified by the comparison. This November, we will vote on Amendment 2, which will expand the use of medical...