They're not infomercials, they're infotainment: The
takes a look at the burgeoning South Florida industry which produces such fine fare for "respectable cable channels" like
If there's anything more annoying than politicians' campaign ads, it's the recent barrage of ads for search engines. The
as its stock pick of the week.
, the most dramatic
ever as the Y2K bug affects every piece of equipment at County General. Workers at
Advocate Health Care
outside of Chicago won't be sipping champagne, but sweating bullets as they are expected to be on duty Dec. 31, 1999 -- just in case of problems -- reports the
Make sure to check out a Y2K chat with West Coast Bureau Chief
at 5 p.m. EDT. Register at
It's a fall fixture in the '90s workplace, and it couldn't be more annoying. The
takes a look at the ever-irritating world of school fundraisers and the parents who get involved.
Making a mountain out of a mushroom cloud: The
St. Petersburg Times
reports that a "mysterious Dagestani-registered company has convinced a court to open bankruptcy proceedings against the federally owned
Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant
." While it is unclear what bankrupting a state-owned power plant would mean to Russia, it is clear that it will spawn some great humor: "The most popular joke here is whether an auctioneer can be found to sell the reactors to
looks at the bright side of the lawsuit brought against
Department of Justice
-- lots of free publicity.