Story | May 8, 2011
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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 | May 12, 2015 | 7:38 AM
Alcohol consumption in wealthy, developed countries has declined over the past two decades but dangerous binge drinking has increased among the young, according to a new study released Tuesday. The 34-nation Organization for Economic Cooperation and...
Story | May 8, 2015 | 10:12 AM
An employee at St. Charles' RR Donnelley campus has tested positive for tuberculosis, Kane County health officials said. The employee had a positive TB test a few weeks ago and hasn't returned to work, said Dan Eder, assistant director for community...
Story | Mar 24, 2015 | 12:15 PM