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Just because you’ve passed a standard vision test doesn’t mean you can see well enough to drive safely at night. New research from Australia suggests that blurred vision and  cataracts can dangerously reduce drivers’ ability to recognize pedestrians on the side of the road. The investigators recruited 28 young adult licensed drivers who had passed […]

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Youths ages five to eighteen are invited to work with a professional artist to paint the Marquette Matters Mural Project tomorro with 1 to 5 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center. There will be ten […]

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Today’s Answer: The Other Guys Winner: Teslyn Today’s winner is Teslyn! 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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Piperine, an alkaloid responsible for black pepper’s pungent taste, appears to be responsible for its reputed health benefits, including weight loss. New research from Korea suggests that piperine interferes with the activity of genes that control and promote formation of new fat cells. As a result, the investigators said that piperine may also set off […]

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Noun: Scupper  (SKUP-er) Definition: The drain opening in the side of a ship. Sample sentence:  All the water used to wash the deck was pushed toward the scupper.

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Today’s Answer: Men In Black Winner: Jessica Today’s winner is Jessica! 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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In the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library, Summer Cinema will be hosting a screening of “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” today at 4:30 p.m. The PG-13 rated film runs for 129 minutes and stars Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock. There is no charge for admission thank to sponsorship by the Friends Of […]

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Adjective: Sciential  (sye-EN-shul) Definition: 1. Relating to or producing knowledge or science 2. Having efficient knowledge:  capable Sample sentence: There is no way of arriving at any sciential end but by finding it at every step.

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“Vitamins Don’t Work” articles seem to reappear in national news outlets every couple of years or so. These stories usually follow the same format, stating that although more than half of Americans take supplements, there is little or no evidence that they actually improve health or help to lower the risk of chronic disease. But […]

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Today’s Answer: Speed Winner: Lisa Today’s winner is Lisa! 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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