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Story | Nov 5, 2013 | 1:35 PMNorwegian 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.”
Story | Feb 25, 2015 | 12:30 PM
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...
Story | Feb 20, 2015 | 7:02 PM
Brianna McKenna is one of those students other kids envy because she is so smart. A senior at Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort, McKenna, 18, said she always has done pretty well in school. "Academics come more easily to me than most people, but...
Story | Feb 6, 2015
Garden club The Longfellow Garden Club sponsors a talk, "Nourish Your Soul: Plant a Cutting Garden" at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Hawthorn Center, 6175 Sunny Spring. Free admission. Information: 443-803-4850. Art exhibits •The exhibits...