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Slow TV coming to U.S.: What slow-moving things will we watch for hundreds of hours?

Norway’s Slow TV has been a hit since 2011: NRK’s program has shown hours of slow-moving live things via fixed cameras, such as a cruise ship navigating the coast (134 hours) or a fireplace burning (12 hours). Friday, 1.3 million people watched knitting for 12 hours. Now, LMNO Productions has acquired the format for the …

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Mythbusters at LAX during shooting; Survivor’s Katie reacts to Tina’s caveman comment; advice from a mouse

Mythbusters‘ Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara were at LAX’s terminal three during Friday’s shooting, on their way to filming in Delaware for Science’s Pumpkin Chunkin. Belleci was interviewed on all three cable news networks, though CNN and MSNBC didn’t identify him; Fox did, but Shepard Smith called him “she” twice. After tweeting about it while …

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Sriracha: the reality TV show

There was a panic last week that Sriracha, the hot chili sauce that has a cult following and has inspired multiple cookbooks, would start to disappear. The potential shortage was because the City of Irwindale sued to shut down Huy Fong Foods’ new plant. However, a judge allowed the factory to continue production, though the …

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