Headlines for: 04-14-1999

MAN HAS 8,756 CROSSES TO BEAR SAN JOSE, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Think you've got a cross to bear? There's a man in San Jose, California, who has more than 8,000 crosses to bear.

RESEARCHER: BAD HYGIENE MAKES FOR GOOD SEX JUPITER, Fla. (Wireless Flash) -- If you want a good sex life, practice bad hygiene. It turns out too much bathing suppresses pheromones, which are chemicals that communicate sexual interest.

AUSTRIAN COMPANY SELLING SAND TO ARAB PRINCE VIENNA, Austria (Wireless Flash) -- You've heard that old joke about the salesman who could sell ice to Eskimos -- well, what about the company that's selling sand to Arabs?

COW CHIP FESTIVAL LEAVES OKLAHOMA RESIDENTS POOPED BEAVER, Oklahoma (Wireless Flash) -- The 29th Annual World Cow Chip Throwing Championship will take place this Saturday (Apr. 17) in Beaver, Oklahoma, but the residents are already "pooped"

INTERIOR DECORATING INFLUENCED BY TV SIT-COMS CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) -- It looks like a lot of Americans aren't just laughing at "Home Improvement", they're taking interior decorating tips as well.

HOLLYWOOD HOTSHOTS USING BOTULISM TO STOP SWEATING NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- First, Hollywood hotshots injected their faces with botulism to erase their wrinkles -- now they're shooting it into their armpits to stop sweating.

JENNIFER LOPEZ SWITCHES TO SINGING NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Jennifer Lopez may soon be known as much for her singing voice as she is for her behind. On June 22, Lopez will release her first-ever CD, "On The

LAUGH YOUR WAY TO THE BANK AT GIGGLING CONTEST MINNEAPOLIS (Wireless Flash) -- George and "Weezy" Jefferson have an awful lot to laugh about lately. Sherman Hemsley and Isabel Sanford, the two stars of "The

EXTREME'S EX-DRUMMER NOW FOCUSING ON `CHICKS & STICKS' LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- The former drummer from the rock group Extreme is changing his tune from heavy metal to heavy giggles.

CORRECTION: The story moved yesterday headlined "Fun Fund-raiser: World's First `Masturbate-A-Thon" incorrectly identified the web address for the fund-raiser as www.goodvibrations.com. The correct