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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.”
  • Flavor Profile: Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar in Stamford

    Flavor Profile: Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar in Stamford
    With its great location on the corner of Bedford and Spring, and folding doors that open onto the street, Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar has the sidewalk café thing down. But diners should not be put off by winter's less welcoming façade. There's seriously...

    Best Brazilian Restaurant

    Best Brazilian Restaurant
    1) Brazil Grill 1996 Park St.  Hartford (860) 523-5477 www.brazilgrillct.com    

    Disapproval of Brazil's president grows ahead of election

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Disapproval of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is steadily mounting less than six months away from an election in which she is still favored to win a second term, according to a poll published Thursday. Rising inflation and a...

    Murders soar in Brazil World Cup city during police strike

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - A police strike ended on Thursday after unleashing a surge in violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is due to welcome hordes of football fans for the World Cup, authorities said. At least 39 homicides...