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Verb: Convoke   (kun-VOHK) Definition: To call together to a meeting Sample sentence: In 1907, Theodore Roosevelt saw a need to convoke a conference at The Hague to discuss arms limitations.

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Today’s Answer: The Truman Show Winner: Cara Today’s winner is Cara! 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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Being obese doesn’t automatically mean you’re destined for cardiovascular disease – although it certainly increases the odds. New research from the UK shows that the risk of developing heart problems depends on metabolic health, and not body size.Metabolic health means having normal levels of blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and C-reactive protein, a marker for […]

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Adjective: Gargantuan  (gar-GAN-choo-un) Definition: Tremendous in size, volume, or degree Sample sentence: People are always amazed at the gargantuan amount of water that goes over Niagra Falls every hour.  

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Today’s Answer: The Jerk Winner: Martin Today’s winner is Martin! 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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Turmeric, the yellow spice that colors curry and American mustard, is a potent natural anti-inflammatory agent. Both in the diet and in supplement form, it has shown promise in the treatment of arthritis, tendonitis and autoimmune disorders. The latest word on turmeric’s health benefits comes from Thailand. Researchers there found that adding a turmeric extract […]

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Noun: Buffoon   (ba-FOON) Definition: 1. A ludicrous figure: clown 2. A gross and usually ill-educated or stupid person Sample sentence: Joe was really out of place at the fancy restaurant, looking like a buffoon in his blue jeans and ratty flannel shirt.

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As I warned about in an earlier post, guitars can become a bit of addiction trying to fine THE guitar to define yourself.  I feel like I’ve already been lucky enough to find one. That guitar is this… What I’ve learned about this guitar is that I 1) love the sound of humbuckers (which if […]

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Today’s Answer: Almost Famous 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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If more people at high risk for cardiac disease ate dark chocolate daily, there might be fewer heart attacks and strokes. That conclusion comes from a team of Australian researchers who explored the long-term benefits of chocolate – already known to be heart protective – via a mathematical model. They based the model on more […]

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