Headlines for: 08-05-2001

DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RINGS RUINING MARRIAGES? PECOS, N.M. (Wireless Flash) – Diamonds AREN’T a girl’s best friend, according to one expert in “gem therapy.” Gemologist/astrologer Howard Beckman says diamonds give off energy

FORMER BLINK 182 MEMBER NOW HELPING HOMELESS SAN DIEGO (Wireless Flash) – The former drummer from Blink 182 is hoping to help the homeless problem with a charity CD. Scott Raynor, who was asked to leave Blink 182 in 1998 after his alcohol

LIFESAVERS SEALS UP CANDY HOLES FOR CONTEST PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Wireless Flash) – The Life Savers company is fixing the hole in its famous candy. More than one million pieces of “hole-less” candy will go into

SWAMI KEEPS RAIN AWAY FROM BALI HOTEL BALI, Indonesia (Wireless Flash) – Rain won’t ruin your day if you stay at the Four Seasons Hotel in Indonesia. That’s because the hotel employs a swami who uses his mental power to

GERMAN HOME MOVIE TO BLAME FOR ‘AMERICAN PIE 2’ PIRATE HOAX LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – The plot is thickening around rumors that American Pie 2 is being downloaded en masse on the internet. Last week the Reuters news agency claimed the film was being downloaded by

LEVI’S TO INTRODUCE $400 JEANS SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash) – Levi’s is studying its “jeaneology” to design a new line of jeans that will replicate one of the first pairs of jeans it ever made.

POGO STICKS BOUNCING BACK IN POPULARITY LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Watch out scooters: The pogo stick is gaining on you. It seems the bouncy toy of yesteryear is making a comeback, with sales

BULLET PROOF TEETH? BALTIMORE, Md. (Wireless Flash) – You’ve heard of bulletproof vests – what about bulletproof teeth? It seems dentists are using the same material found in bulletproof vests to

RUSSIAN TEENS ‘NYET’ SO DIFFERENT FROM AMERICAN KIDS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Forget the Iron Curtain: Russian teens are “nyet” so different from American kids. That’s the word from 14-year-old trend spotter Theresa Giannetti, who

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – How faithful is the average guy? According to a poll by Men’s Health magazine, 1 in 20 married guys have cheated and the average married man has an affair when he is 34 that will last for 9