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Eating eggs regularly could be almost as bad for your heart as smoking, according to newly published data from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. Researchers there surveyed more than 1,200 men and women (mean age 61.5) who were attending heart disease prevention clinics. The investigators used ultrasound to measure the total area of […]

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Adjective: Illustrious (ih-LUSS-tree-us) Definition: notably or brilliantly outstanding because of dignity or achievements or actions: eminent. Sample sentence: During the ceremony, the illustrious  star of stage and screen was presented with a lifetime achievement award.

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A little known but happily known holiday was yesterday, National Taco Day! Last night after work I got to go to a house where a bunch of friends made many different types of fixin’s for tacos.  Happily I ate two tacos and called it a good celebration.  As a plus a band who I helped […]

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Today’s Answer: The Simpsons Movie Winner: Sharon Today’s winner is Sharon! 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: Devoir  (duh-VWAHR) Definition: 1. Duty, responsibility 2. A usually formal act of civility or respect Sample sentence: I have a lot of chores in my house, but taking out the garbage is not my devoir.

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The Empire State Building “run up” happens each winter. Hundreds of competitors race up the 1,576 stairs to the 86th floor; the winner typically finishes in under 11 minutes. You have to be in extraordinary shape to compete in one of these events. To win, you have to take the stairs two at a time, […]

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Today’s Answer: Love Actually Winner: Shane Today’s winner is Shane! 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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Adjective: Seriocomic  (seer-ee-oh-KAH-mik) Definition: Having a mixture of the serious and the comic. Sample sentence: The intergenerational meal was a seriocomic affair, with the younger generation refereeing the jabs their elders hurled at one another while trying to keep the youngest generation from getting a true sense of just what was going on.

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Sleep apnea, also called obstructive sleep apnea, is a disorder that causes interruptions of normal breathing during sleep. Symptoms include: 1. Heavy snoring 2. Periods of not breathing 3. Waking frequently during the night or experiencing fitful sleep 4. Feeling sleepy or not well-rested during the day Depending on how often and for how long […]

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Today’s Answer:  Uncle Buck Winner: Don Today’s winner is Don! 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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