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Ever watched one of those new-generation roller coasters and thought, "No way am I getting on that!" Then you're just the type of person Holiday theme park in Hassloch, Germany, had in mind when it scheduled a one-day seminar for Friday in overcoming the fear of thrill rides. Or, as session leader Marc-Roman Trautmann puts it, coping with the "weaker self." Alas, you're too late to sign up; even at $100 a seat, all 28 places are reserved. But perhaps the concept will - ah - take off.

Pucker up: ranking the top kisses in us movie history

To help promote the new chocolate/caramel version of its famous Kiss, Hershey Foods Corp. has unveiled its list of Hollywood's greatest on-screen lip-locks. The announcement was made atop the Empire State Building, a popular place for romantic embraces. In partnership with Us Weekly magazine and leading movie houses, Hershey selected the Rhett Butler (Clark Gable)/Scarlett O'Hara (Vivian Leigh) kiss in "Gone with the Wind" as the best yet. The top 10 kisses and the movies (with year of release) in which they occurred:

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1. Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh, "Gone With the Wind" (1939)
2. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie, "Doctor Zhivago" (1965)
3. Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, "Casablanca" (1942)
4. Humphrey Bogart and Audrey Hepburn, "Sabrina" (1954)
5. Rock Hudson and Doris Day, "Pillow Talk" (1959)
6. Molly Ringwald and Michael Schoeffling, "Sixteen Candles" (1984)
7. Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift, "A Place in the Sun" (1951)
8. Judd Nelson and Molly Ringwald, "Breakfast Club" (1985)
9. Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds, "Singing in the Rain" (1952)
10. Winona Ryder and Ethan Hawke, "Reality Bites" (1994)


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