Headlines for: 05-21-2002

Online TP Wars Reveal Top Five Favorites NORWICH, Conn. (Wireless Flash) – The reigning king of toilet paper has been wiped out in an online war between the best tushy tissues. ToiletPaperWorld.com ranks the top toilet papers annually, and this year, a

Millions At Risk For ‘Beauty Parlor Stroke’ NEWARK, N.J. (Wireless Flash) – Be careful! Leaning back into a sink could lead to a hairy problem: “beauty parlor stroke.” Researchers at New Jersey Medical School in Newark say the dreaded

Indiana Students Create Freeze-Dried Beer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Wireless Flash) – Most folks prefer their beer frosty cold – but two students in Indiana prefer it freeze dried and sprinkled over food like a spice.

Swedish Company Hires Priest To Pray For Prosperity TIBRO, Sweden (Wireless Flash) – Up until a few months ago, a Swedish technology company didn’t have a prayer and was close to bankruptcy. That is, until the owner hired a priest to pray for its bottom line.

Liberace Museum Getting A Face Lift LAS VEGAS (Wireless Flash) – After 23 years, the Liberace Museum in Las Vegas is getting a facelift. For years, the museum which houses the flamboyant pianist’s most

Computer Screen Eyeglasses Available Next Year BOSTON, Mass. (Wireless Flash) – Would you believe your next computer screen might be so small it’ll fit on the lenses of your glasses? It sounds like something out of Blade Runner, but one Boston-based

Mighty Bosstone Gets Even With High School Music Instructor BOSTON, Mass. (Wireless Flash) – Dicky Barrett of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones knows the feeling of marching to success – thanks to his high school music instructor.

Authors: ‘You’re Not Paranoid, Black Cats Really Are Bad!’ NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – You may think being afraid of black cats is superstitious, but a new book says you really should stay away from them. Authors Thomas and Patricia Svarney say superstitions regarding black cats

Survey Smokes Out Silly BBQ Skills DALLAS (Wireless Flash) – This weekend marks the start of barbecue season in America – and a new survey is smoking out some of the sillier statistics about backyard cooking.

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (Wireless Flash) – Indie director Kevin Smith includes references to the Star Wars flicks in almost all his movies – and now, Star Wars is returning the favor. Hasbro toys

Around The Weird: Bizarre News Briefs ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Wireless Flash) – City officials in Anchorage, Alaska are considering a nutty plan to combat dog poop: Spreading peanut butter on the stray piles of waste. The idea – which actually worked in Coeur