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Millennium Baby Boom
Move over, boombrood, 'cuz the Millennium Babies are on their way. In another example of media idiocy, the world is already paying attention to the race to be born at precisely the right moment.
The First Y2K Suicide
It's the first real-live -- make that real-dead -- casualty of the glitch.
The Official Candy of Y2K
As Y2K approaches, so do hokey marketing schemes. The latest has one redeeming feature: It includes chocolate.
Hoping for Hysteria
Like druids who studied cattle entrails, Y2K doomsayers are looking for the first signs of panic. Henry Kissinger gave them what they wanted.
Sanyo on the Cutting Edge?
Sanyo yanks a "Y2K compliant" logo from a plastic cutting board. We tell you why.
Maine Wants to Stockpile for Y2K
Where do you put 13 million cubic feet of rice and beans? That's the question facing a Maine state legislator as she moves to stockpile emergency food in the event of Y2K failures.
Y2K for Kids!
From a coloring book to warnings about bank runs, there's plenty of Y2K advice for kids. Even the CIA and FEMA have something to say.
The Official Shower of Y2K
Worried about no water, heat, or sewage after Jan. 1? Never liked taking showers anyway? One company has a solution for you.
Panics of the Past
The broadcast of The War of the Worlds frightened more than a few Americans. Is history repeating itself online?
00ld Lang Syne?
Officials boldly move to fight Y2K with new holidays.
Fears Take Wing
Airlines worry about nervous consumers backing out of 1-1-00 travel plans and plan a PR campaign to soothe frazzled nerves.
Don't Copy That Floppy
An Australian firm finds its Y2K niche: Railing against software piracy.
A Dangerous Date
Some religious leaders see Y2K as divine vengeance. But others say not to worry.
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