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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.”
  • Tinker Field, wars, and fair districts: Letters

    Memories of Tinker Field When my husband and I moved our small family to Orlando from Brattleboro, Vt., he was responding to the doctor's recommendation to get his ill wife away from the freezing Vermont winters and into a pleasant Florida clime. The...

    Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella contamination

    Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella contamination
    Peanut and almond butter sold at Trader Joe's, Whole Foods and other major retailers is being recalled for possible salmonella contamination. The brands included in the recall include some store brands from Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Kroger and...

    Fed sentence: rehab for ex-lawmaker Dawson

    Fed sentence: rehab for ex-lawmaker Dawson
    Former state legislator Mandy Dawson was freed from federal detention to enter a residential drug treatment program Monday after pleading guilty to violating probation by using cocaine. Dawson, 58, has been in custody since her arrest in June...

    How to shop for a mattress

    How to shop for a mattress
    How are you sleeping compared to a year ago? If you toss and turn more or wake up feeling stiff and sore, a new mattress may improve your sleep. Manufacturers used to suggest a new mattress every 10 years or when the old mattress showed signs of wear...