Headlines for: 10-15-2001

RESEARCHER: DUMB PEOPLE ARE MORE SEXUALLY ATTRACTIVE NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – A researcher claims stupid people can often be more sexually attractive than eggheads. Siberian-born sex expert Anya Deva says so-called “dumb people”

‘HAPPY DAYS’ – THE MUSICAL BURBANK, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – Aay! Fonzie is trading in his motorcycle for a pair of dancing shoes. Producer Garry Marshall has put together a new musical based on his

WEIGHT-LOSS SLIPPERS HELP YOU GO POTTY MORE OFTEN LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – How’d you like to kick off a few pounds by merely wearing a pair of bathroom slippers. Believe it or not, that’s the bizarre claim of the “Get Slim

NEW YORKERS EATING MORE TAKE-OUT IN WAKE OF TERRORIST ATTACKS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Many New Yorkers have stopped dining out since last month’s terrorist attacks – but the tragedy is doing wonders for take-out food.

PLANE SCARED: FEAR OF FLYING CLASSES DECREASE SAN MATEO, Calif. (Wireless Flash) – You’d think all of the recent terrorist scares aboard airplanes would have people flocking to counselors who can help them cope with their fears of flying.

NARCOLEPTICS TIRED OF BEING THE BUTT OF JOKES CINCINNATI, Ohio (Wireless Flash) – A group of “sleeping sickness” sufferers says it’s tired of being the butt of jokes – and it’s not taking it lying down anymore.

‘BEAUTY’ PAGEANT FOR SCRAWNY ARTISTS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – The contestants in an upcoming “beauty” pageant are more likely to look like David Spade than Cindy Crawford.

SHANIA TWAIN SINGS “HALF BREED” NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Wireless Flash) – If Christina Aguilera can record “Lady Marmalade,” then Shania Twain can sing “Half Breed.”

AMERICANS PACK ON THE POUNDS AFTER ATTACKS DUBLIN, Ohio (Wireless Flash) – While America battles with Afghanistan, its citizens are fighting the battle of the bulge. According to Ohio-based registered dietician and culinary nutritionist

FLASH LITES: RIP ‘N’ READ POP CULTURE RECAP LONDON (Wireless Flash) – Paul McCartney shares an intimate moment with his fans on his upcoming album, Driving Rain: The cover shows his face just as he’s urinating. MTV Asia is reporting the former