Headlines for: 11-08-1999

RESEARCHER CREATES MILLENNIUM SEX AWARDS NEW BALTIMORE, Michigan (Wireless Flash) -- A Michigan sex researcher hopes to do for sex what the Oscars have done for movies.

WEIRD CELEBRITY CONNECTIONS YOU'VE NEVER HEARD ABOUT ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Wireless Flash) -- A lounge performer in Anchorage, Alaska, has something that puts that Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon game to shame.

`STAR TREK' PHASER TO SELL FOR STUNNING PRICE? LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Here's a souvenir perfect for the "Star Trek" fan who has everything else: an original phaser gun used during the show's 1967 season.

PRAGUE CALLED WORST PLACE FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE RED BANK, N.J. (Wireless Flash) -- If you're looking for a place to party for New Year's Eve, the prognosis doesn't look good for Prague, Czech Republic.

SNIFFING ROSES MAY HELP ANOREXIA MUNICH, Germany (Wireless Flash) -- You may turn your nose up at this, but a German aromatherapist claims sniffing rose oil can help cure anorexia nervosa.

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Garth Brooks may perform a once-in- a-lifetime act when he hosts "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. Brooks is scheduled to perform his musical numbers dressed up as

TECH EXPERTS MAKING STUPID EMPLOYEE DEMANDS BOSTON (Wireless Flash) -- There may be a huge demand for trained technical workers these days, but some of their requested job perks don't exactly compute.

FAKE FIGHT TAUGHT GENE HACKMAN HE COULD ACT NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Although Gene Hackman has two Oscars under his belt, he now admits he thought he was a terrible actor until he faked a fight with his then-roommate, Dustin Hoffman.

SWALLOWING SILVER GOOD FOR THE GUT? PROVO, Utah (Wireless Flash) -- Talk about a silver lining -- a Brigham Young University microbiologist claims swallowing pure silver can cure stomach poisoning.