September 28, 1998
C.K.L.'S HOTSHEET *
WHAT NON-AARDVARKS ARE PONDERING THIS WEEK...
01 MY BIRTHDAYHow geeky am I? I'm the third person listed on the World Birthday Web. That's how geeky I am, baby!
02 SILHOUETTE PREMIERENew from Oldsmobile: "The first minivan with a video entertainment system built right in." So you'll never have to look out the window again.
03 VAMPIRESNew research suggests the legends may be based on rabies symptoms. That would explain Bunnicula, anyway.
04 CYBERSHOPPINGCyberDialogue says 62% of Web users aren't buying online because they're waiting for the same level of interaction they'd get on a telephone. It's just not satisfying to wait without elevator music.
05 TOP SECRET RECIPESSo you can make that delicious KFC Cole Slaw at home.
06 BBC CHOICEThe British Broadcasting Corporation launches its first new channel in 34 years. It's 24-hour tabloid coverage of the royal family.
07 US WESTA disgruntled contractor hacked the telco's computers... to search for large prime numbers. The Mathematical Association of America has denied all knowledge of the incident.
08 TV BUGSViewers have started a campaign to remove station "watermarks" from TV images. Next on the hit list: outlawing all TV screens smaller than 27".
09 CURTIS W. CHENScroll to the bottom of his web page. It'll be great. You'll love it. Trust me.
10 ACRONYMSSome are even nested, like SRK.
11 WALK-ON-WATERThis annual UCSD competition is not sponsored by any Christian organization.
12 VIRTUAL POOH STICKSOh, bother.
with apologies to Jim Mullen
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