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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.”
  • Acupuncture may not be effective for knee pain: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Acupuncture won't improve chronic knee pain in middle-aged people, researchers say. In their study, real acupuncture using needles and lasers was no more helpful than sham acupuncture for chronic knee pain among people 50...

    Workout Achiever: I lost 28 pounds and can teach fitness classes

    Workout Achiever: I lost 28 pounds and can teach fitness classes
    Name: Karen Silbernagel Age: 43 Hometown: Originally from Rochester, Minn., but now live in Easton Favorite exercise routine: Circuit training at Trinity Fitness or PiYo home DVDs Major exercise accomplishment: I can finally do push-ups on my...

    Hundreds of firms join global hunt for copycat biotech drugs

    (Reuters) - Hundreds of companies around the world are chasing an emerging market for cheaper copies of costly biotech drugs, with more than 700 so-called biosimilars now in development or already approved, according to a major study of the sector....

    Should You Make the Switch to Organic Milk?

    Should You Make the Switch to Organic Milk?
    Recent news is toting the benefits of organic milk versus conventional milk. However, the proposed benefits provided by organic milk are found mainly in whole milk.  So for those of us not consuming whole milk, does it really matter if you are...