Lemon Balm Odor Tames Agitated Oldsters2003-08-18 - Newcastle, England
- You may turn up your nose at this idea, but certain odors may make oldsters less cranky and agitated.
Thespian Specializes In Theme Park Acting
2003-08-18 - San Diego, CA - The road to showbiz success is through theme parks, and one San Diego thespian hopes to capitalize on it.
White Witch Claims Us Government Sapped Electricity
2003-08-18 - Hastings, England - Covens of witches around the world are comparing crystal balls and have determined the US government caused Thursday's massive power outage.
Chunk Of Mars Up For Auction
2003-08-18 - Lincoln, NE - Bidders will have a chance to buy a piece of Mars when a six-and-a-half ounce piece of the red planet goes up for auction on eBay September 5.
My Big Fat Greek Mac
2003-08-18 - Chicago, IL - The 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece, could affect tastebuds as much as TV ratings.
E.T.S Make Bird-Brained Crop Circle
2003-08-18 - San Francisco, CA - The answer behind those mysterious crop circles may soon be cropping up, thanks to a paranormal investigator in San Francisco.
Self-Hypnosis Helps 'American Dreams' Remember To Forget
2003-08-18 - Los Angeles, CA - Actors spend a lot of time memorizing things -- but some spend just as much time trying to forget.
Interest In Antarctica Book Hot But Price Will Leave You Cold
2003-08-18 - Salt Spring Island, British Columbia - A new photography book about Antarctica is expected to have hot sales despite a price that will leave most people cold.
Flash Mobs Could Be An Unruly Problem
2003-08-18 - Los Angeles, CA - "Flash Mobs" may be a new form of performance art, but a psychologist fears they could lead society down the dark path to disorder.
Flash Lites August 18th, 2003 - Rip 'N' Read Recap
2003-08-18 - New York, NY - Rapper Eve isn't denying she posed for nude photos before she became famous, but her spokeswoman wants folks to get their facts straight. Any naked pics of Eve are only legit if she has two paw-print tattoos, which the "Barbershop" beauty has had forever.
Around The Weird - Bizarre News Briefs for August 18th, 2003
2003-08-18 - Oslo, Norway - No way would you give beer to a toddler, but one guzzling grandma in Norway did. According to the Norwegian newspaper, "VG," waiters notified police when the tippling toddler passed out on the restaurant floor. The woman claimed that the boy was from another country "and was only doing what was normal."