Headlines for: 08-25-1999

NEW GADGET CAN STOP HURRICANES IN THEIR TRACKS GAITHERSBURG, Md. (Wireless Flash) -- Good news for folks fearing all those tropical storms brewing in the Atlantic ocean: a Maryland-based inventor has created a "Hurricane Stopper."

ANNIVERSARY OF JIMMY CARTER'S KILLER RABBIT ATTACK PLAINS, Ga. (Wireless Flash) -- Monday (Aug. 30) will mark the 20th anniversary of a date former President Jimmy Carter would probably rather forget: the day he was attacked by a so-called

MACARENA FOR THE MILLENNIUM: THE MILLY CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) -- A choreographer in Chicago has created a dance he hopes will becomes the Macarena of the next millennium.

86-YEAR-OLD MAN PUTS NEW SPIN ON ROCKING CHAIR BETHEL, Conn. (Wireless Flash) -- They may say you can't teach an old dog new tricks -- but don't tell that to 86-year-old inventor Charles Regensburg.

INVENTOR OF INTERNET DEFENDS AL GORE LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Vice President Al Gore received a lot of flack earlier this year after he claimed he invented the internet -- but the man who REALLY did invent the internet isn't

RESEARCHERS USE HERPES VIRUS TO PREVENT BRAIN DAMAGE ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Wireless Flash) -- Neuroscientists have enlisted an unlikely ally in aiding stroke patients: the herpes virus. The virus is being used in experiments at the University of

TOM GREEN'S WEAKNESS: `DR. QUINN, MEDICINE WOMAN' NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- MTV prankster Tom Green may be best known for disgusting stunts like eating human hair and sucking on a cow's teat -- but he's got a soft side too.

INTERNET COMIC STRIP BECOMING A CYBERSPACE `LOVE BOAT' LAWRENCE, Kan. (Wireless Flash) -- An internet comic strip about a BBQ-sauce wielding superhero is quickly becoming "The Love Boat" of cyberspace entertainment.

MILLENNIUM BOOK CHRONICLES EVERY DETAIL GREENSVILLE, Ont. (Wireless Flash) -- Do you think future generations will care how much you paid for potato chips on December 31, 1999?