Headlines for: 05-29-2000

FOLKS DROPPING TROUSERS FOR FREE UNDIES SALT LAKE CITY (Wireless Flash) -- Would you drop your drawers if someone offered you a free pair of underwear? That's the gimmick one online underwear retailer has come

92-YEAR-OLD BECOMES CULT TV STAR LONG BEACH, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- A 92-year-old bedspread salesman in Long Beach, California, is living proof old dogs can learn new tricks.

KIDS TINTING CONTACT LENSES WITH FOOD COLORING ST. LOUIS (Wireless Flash) -- Rebellious teens who tint their contact lenses with food coloring are looking for trouble. That's according to the American Optometric Association,

SCIENCE EDUCATOR IS EMILY POST OF E.T. ETIQUETTE ORANGE, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- If you ever run into E.T., you'd better mind your P's and Q's. That's according to science educator Sharon Fogg, a sort of "Emily Post of E.T. etiquette."

TOM CRUISE KEEPS NEPOTISM IN FAMILY NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Looks like nepotism runs in Tom Cruise's family. According to gossip reporter Baird Jones, Cruise's cousin,

WORLD'S BIGGEST BROWNIE: 2.2 MILLION CALORIES BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Wireless Flash) -- How's this for a belly buster: a brownie that weighs 1100 pounds and packs more than two million calories.

WHAT TO BRING ON A DESERT ISLAND PALAU TIGA, Borneo (Wireless Flash) -- The CBS desert island game show, "Survivor," debuts tomorrow night and will track 16 folks as they try to survive 39 days in the hopes of winning $1

SURVEY: MOMS WANT TO BE LEFT ALONE NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- A new survey shows most moms are a lot like Greta Garbo: they want to be left alone. The poll by "Sesame Street Parents" magazine reveals the

MAN LEARNS SONGWRITING FROM PEBBLES AND BAMM-BAMM AUSTIN, Tex. (Wireless Flash) -- What's it like to have your songs rejected by Pebbles Flintstone and Bamm-Bamm Rubble? Just ask Texas-based songwriter Tommy Elkes, who once wrote