Headlines for: 05-08-2000

HEINEKEN: BEER OF CHOICE FOR SLUGS MARNE, Mich. (Wireless Flash) -- Slugs are no slugs when it comes to beer. According to pest control experts who lure snails with beer, the

DOC INVENTS EXERCISE DEVICE FOR COUCH POTATOES JERICHO, N.Y. (Wireless Flash) -- A physician in Jericho, New York, has invented an exercise machine for couch potatoes: it automatically scrambles the TV picture unless you continuously pump its foot pedals.

PETER LUPUS TO BECOME `GRANDPA GLADIATOR'? LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- The success of Russell Crowe's "Gladiator" movie is giving a lift to bodybuilder Peter Lupus, the strong man from the "Mission: Impossible" TV series.

WHAT A DUMP: AMERICA'S MESSIEST COLLEGE APARTMENT ADA, Ohio (Wireless Flash) -- A 21-year-old college student has trashed the competition in a contest to find America's "Messiest College Apartment."

HOOKERS CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PILL ORCAS ISLAND, Wash. (Wireless Flash) -- Today (May 9), marks the 40th anniversary of the day the Federal Drug Administration approved the very first birth control pill.

IS DOG-BONE ASTEROID REALLY A SHIP FROM ANOTHER PLANET? ROSEBURG, Oregon (Wireless Flash) -- Scientists say they've discovered a metallic, dog bone-shaped asteroid that's about the size of New Jersey -- but an 83-year-old Oregon man has a bone to pick with the

90-YEAR-OLD CELEBRATES 70 YEARS OF FEMALE FLIGHT ATTENDANTS CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) -- Next Monday (May 15) marks an important date in the women's movement: It's the 70th anniversary of the date the very first female flight attendant started work.

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash) -- A lot of kids are using the internet to play cupid for their parents. A survey by Match.com reveals 11 percent of single moms claim their kids use the internet to hunt down

STUPID JOB INTERVIEW TRICKS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Got a big job interview coming up? Here's a tip: Don't talk about your hemorrhoids. According to the upcoming "Stuff" magazine, a Florida man actually