Story | Nov 20, 2013 | 7:55 AM
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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 | Mar 7, 2014 | 12:04 AM
Mar 07 (TheWrap.com) - âGod's Pocket,â starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, will open in limited release on Friday, May 9, IFC Films said Thursday. The film is the directorial debut of âMad Menâ director John Slattery, who also co-wrote with...
Story | Mar 6, 2014 | 8:22 PM
TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The euro held steady near a two-month high against the dollar on Friday, pausing in the wake of a European Central Bank inspired rally, as trade turned cautious ahead of U.S. jobs data. The euro last stood at $1.3858, within a...
Story | Mar 6, 2014 | 4:15 PM
* Yen weakens as risk sentiment improves, euro firm after ECB holds pat * Eyes on U.S. jobs report, 150,000 increase expected * Threat of imminent Ukraine conflict eases By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO, March 7 (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged up and the dollar...