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If a raw food diet appeals to you, think twice. New research from Brazil suggests that the capacities of human brains evolved far beyond those of gorillas and chimps because our early ancestors learned to cook food. Investigators at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro determined that human brains have an average of 86 […]

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Today’s Answer: The Waterboy Winner: Kyle Today’s winner is Kyle! He wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Noun: Clepsydra  (KLEP-suh-druh) Definition: An instrument designed to measure time by the fall or flow of a quantity of water: water clock. Sample sentence: The ancient Greeks were known to time political speeches with a clepsydra; when the water was gone, the oration was over.

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Here’s one less thing to worry about as you get older: your immune system will still be as capable of shaking off bugs as that of a much younger person. A study at Canada’s McMaster University assessed the resistance of individuals under 40, between 41 and 59 and older than 60 when infected with three […]

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This past weekend I finally got to check out the Ore Dock Brewery in downtown Marquette.  In the corner of the place was a table setup selling tacos! The business is known as Dia de los Tacos and after missing out on a few chances to check it out I finally got to order a […]

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Today’s Answer: Heathers Winner:  Heather Today’s winner is Heather! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Noun: Pugilism  (PYOO-juh-liz-um) Definition: Boxing Sample sentence: Long fascinated by the art and science of pugilism, Shane has collected biographies of noted boxers such as Muhammad Ali, Jack Dempsey, and Sonny Liston.

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Because water displaces body weight, exercising in swimming pools may not seem as worthwhile as putting in the same effort on land, where gravity can exert its full force. However, a new study from Canada disputes that reasoning, and found that water workouts can be as good, if not better than land-based exercise. The study, […]

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Today’s Answer: Over The Hedge Winner: Katie Today’s winner is Katie! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Verb: Recuse  (rih-KYOOZ) Definition: To disqualify oneself as a judge in a particular case: more broadly, to remove oneself from participation to avoid a conflict of interest. Sample sentence: The judge had to recuse herself because she was the sister-in-law of the defendant.

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