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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.”
  • Columbia Digest

    Art exhibits •Works by local artists will be on view through Friday, Aug. 29, for the Artists' Gallery's seventh annual "Local Color" juried art show in the American City Building, 10227 Wincopin Circle. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through...

    'Insane' goodbye to the Crue at the Allentown Fair

    'Insane' goodbye to the Crue at the Allentown Fair
    Tommy Lee might sound a bit morbid when he says he wants each show on the final tour with his band, Motley Crue, to be like a wake. It's not as gloomy as it may sound — even though fans may be a little teary eyed in saying goodbye to Motley Crue...

    Medical Establishment Should Recognize Acupuncture

    Why doesn't the American Medical Association or the insurance companies recognize Chinese medicine? I have been to general practitioners, two medical spine specialists, three orthopedic medical specialists and physical therapists with little results for...

    Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella contamination

    Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella contamination
    Editors note: This story has been clarified to reflect that the recall included only almond butter store brands from Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Kroger and Safeway. Peanut and almond butter sold at major retailers is being recalled for possible...