Headlines for: 08-27-2001

CASANOVA OFFERS ‘ADVANCED MACKING’ COURSES RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Wireless Flash) – A self-proclaimed modern-day Casanova is teaching men the tricks of the trade with a course he calls “Advanced Macking.”

UGLY 1970S-ERA CARS HOT NEW COLLECTIBLES TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (Wireless Flash) – Here’s one automobile trend that should be recalled immediately: Restoring cheesy 1970s-era cars. According to classic auto expert McKeel Hagerty, many collectors are buying

MARS AND VENUS IN THE BATHROOM DALLAS (Wireless Flash) – A new survey is flushing out the fact that men and women use the bathroom differently. The poll by Kimberly-Clark reveals 24 percent of women admit to gabbing on

MISS HATHAWAY SPEAKS FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE THE WOODLANDS, Tex. (Wireless Flash) – Today (Aug. 28) marks the 80th anniversary of the birth of actress Nancy Kulp, who played gangly Miss Hathaway on the TV sitcom.

CATNIP MAKES A GREAT MOSQUITO REPELLENT AMES, Iowa (Wireless Flash) – Mee-yow! Scientists at Iowa State University have discovered plain old catnip is more effective at repelling mosquitos than most over-the-counter bug repellents.

WEBSTER’S DICTIONARY DEBUTS NEW WORDS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – It’s official: the term “hottie” has just been added to the dictionary. The slang word will appear in the next edition of the Random House

BRITISH CROP CIRCLE IN SHAPE OF E.T. DNA? HAMPSHIRE, U.K. (Wireless Flash) – A British crop circle discovered last week may be proof that aliens have intercepted a radio telescope message sent from Earth 26 years ago.

THE BADDEST BABES IN ATHLETICS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Good female athletes aren’t always good sports – at least not according to Sports Illustrated For Women, which has just picked its list of “The Baddest Babes In Sports.”

ROB THOMAS’ OLD BAND COMES BACK TO HAUNT HIM LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – A secret from Matchbox 20’s past is about to haunt lead singer Rob Thomas – Tabitha’s Secret to be correct.

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP LONDON (Wireless Flash) – A British sweets manufacturer is changing the name of one of its puddings because people are too embarrassed to ask for it by name. “Spotted Dick” pudding will be known as “Spotted