You Lookin' At Me, Martian?2003-08-26 - El Cajon, CA
- Everybody and their brother will be looking at Mars early tomorrow morning (Aug. 27) when it comes closer to Earth than it has in nearly 60,000 years.
Back To School Means Back To Feng Shui
2003-08-26 - Richmond, VA - An expert in the ancient Chinese art of "feng shui" has some tips for kids who want to do better in school this year.
Jewelers Put Their Designs On Ugly Necklaces
2003-08-26 - Nashville, TN - A jewelry design school in Nashville, Tennessee, is holding a contest for folks to design necklaces that look like they've been beaten with the ugly stick.
New World's Rubik's Cube Champion Crowned
2003-08-26 - Toronto, Ontario - Eighty-three Rubik cube players squared off this weekend in Toronto, but only one walked away the new world's champion.
City Slickers Saddle Up For Cowboy Reality Show
2003-08-26 - Scottsdale, AZ - The Country Music Television channel has a new rootin' tootin' reality show that sends city slickers to cowboy college.
Share Your Blackout Story, Win $1000 Worth Of Pizza
2003-08-26 - New York, NY - The Great Blackout of 2003 may be gone, but a new contest is making sure the massive power outage will not be forgotten.
Artificial Lungs Wave Of Diving's Future
2003-08-26 - Savannah, GA - Spending a week under the ocean could be possible in the not-too-distant future -- thanks to artificial lungs.
Weather Channel Adding 'Happy Weather' To Mix
2003-08-26 - Atlanta, GA - The Weather Channel is hoping to sail to ratings glory with the help of "Happy Weather."
36 Percent Of Americans Laboring With Stress
2003-08-26 - Sedona, AZ - A lot of Americans are laboring with some severe stress, if a new survey is any indication.
Flash Lites August 26th, 2003 - Rip 'N' Read Recap
2003-08-26 - New York, NY - A DVD featuring the Beatles' performances on "The Ed Sullivan Show" will be released on Oct. 28, the 40th anniversary of the day the variety show host first discovered the band at an airport in London.
Around The Weird - Bizarre News Briefs for August 26th, 2003
2003-08-26 - Tokyo, Japan - Japan's prize panda, Ling Ling, apparently was shooting blanks and failed to impregnate two female pandas in Mexico. One of the two female pandas will now be invited to Tokyo for a romantic tryst, however, animal handlers wonder whether Ling Ling is too old to father cubs.