In Brief: Oct. 23, 2000

CALL FOR HELP October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Radio Shack stores across the U.S. are collecting unused mobile phones for Call to Protect calltoprotect.org) The charity, which reconfigures them to call only emergency numbers, distributes the phones to domestic-abuse-victim shelters. Your old phone could have a second life providing a lifeline to help someone in need.

SHAKE, RATTLE AND POSE The prize for Silliest Game We'd Actually Play goes to Samba de Amigo for Sega Dreamcast. You play the Twister-karaoke combination by standing on a mat and shaking a pair of motion-sensing maracas to wonderfully cheesy songs....

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