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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

    Best Brazilian
    1) iD Brazil Churrascaria & Restaurant 241 Elm St. West Haven (203) 932-4000 idbrazil.com 2) Ola Restaurant   3) Bistro Mediterranean & Tapas Bar  

    Best Brazilian Restaurant

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

    Brazil's Rousseff pulls ahead of Neves as election nears

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff pulled ahead of opposition candidate Aecio Neves in another poll on Wednesday and looks like a slight favorite heading into what is expected to be the country's tightest election in decades. The...