Around The Weird - Bizarre News Briefs for December 30th, 20042004-12-30 - Santiago, Chile
- A 22-year-old Chilean man has won a new car after spending more than 54 hours kissing the vehicle. Jose Aliaga was the last of 27 people to stand smooching the car in a competition sponsored by a Santiago radio station. According to Prensa online, he was only given one seven-minute break every three hours during the two-day-plus smooch session.
Flash Lites December 30th, 2004 - Rip 'N' Read Recap
2004-12-30 - Jericho, NY - Hopefully, Star Jones will be a better wife than she was a bride because she's been chosen as the "Biggest Bridezilla of 2004" by the producers of "Bridezillas," a reality series on the WE: Women's Entertainment cable network. "The View" host beat out Britney Spears and Jennifer Lopez for the dubious honor.
The Mental Benefits Of Movies
2004-12-30 - New York, NY - Why spend $200 an hour lying on a couch telling your troubles to a therapist when you can get the same benefits by renting a movie?
Ay Carumba! Hot Peppers Replacing Vioxx And Celebrex For Arthritis?
2004-12-30 - Albany, NY - Now that major arthritis drugs like Vioxx have been proven dangerous to patients' health, some folks are turning to hot peppers to make their pain chill out.
Making A New Year's Resolution? You're Doomed To Fail
2004-12-30 - Beverly Hills, CA - A weight loss expert is predicting 98 percent of folks who make a resolution to lose weight this year will fail in their attempt within three weeks.
More Tubby Children And Less Low-Carb Craze For The New Year
2004-12-30 - Atlanta, GA - Here's something to chew on while making your New Year's resolutions: 71 million Americans will be cutting calories in the new year.
Tips To Keep Champagne Sparkly During 2005 Parties
2004-12-30 - Guerneville, CA - The bubbly will be flowing at New Year's parties across the world this year, but there are some tips you need to know to keep the champagne sparkling well into next year.
A Shot Of Olive Oil Will Cure Your New Year's Hangover
2004-12-30 - New York, NY - A shot of olive oil should be included with the shots of vodka or rum you slam down on New Year's Eve.
Auditions Being Held For Million Dollar Ideas
2004-12-30 - Minneapolis, MN - If you think you have an idea for an invention worth millions, be prepared to hawk your product at the Mall of America in Minnesota on Jan. 6.