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MOVIE: Wayne’s World ANSWER: “I Have An Extensive Collection of  Name Tags & Hair Nets!” WINNER: Courtney Wayne is still living at home. He has a world class collection of name tags from jobs he’s tried, but he does have his own public access TV show. A local station decides to hire him and his […]

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Noun: Crucible (KROO-suh-bul) Definition: 1. A vessel in which metals or other substances are heated to a very high temperature or melted. 2. A severe test. 3. A place or situation in which concentrated forces interact to cause or influence change or development. Sample sentence: Living in Paris in the late 60′s was like living […]

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Cardiovascular disease isn’t generally much of a worry for young women, but the amount of fish they eat growing up appears to have a powerful role in keeping their hearts healthy. A new study from Denmark shows that women of childbearing age (between 15-49) who rarely or never ate fish had 50 percent more cardiovascular […]

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MOVIE: Forest Gump ANSWER: “That….That’s About It.” WINNER: John Forrest, Forrest Gump is a simple man with a low IQ but good intentions. He is running through childhood with his best and only friend Jenny. His ‘mama’ teaches him the ways of life and leaves him to choose his destiny. Forrest joins the army for […]

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Pistachios, like most nuts, are a healthy snack when eaten in moderation, and their fat content can help stave off hunger pangs. If you need more reasons to pick up a bag of pistachios, consider that pistachios can help reduce the risk of heart disease. They are rich in the amino acid arginine, phytosterols and […]

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MOVIE: Miss Congeniality ANSWER: “….And…World Peace!” WINNER: Brenda Undercover FBI agent Gracie Hart shows no signs of having any femininity in her demeanor or appearance. Generally a bright and capable agent, she is in trouble at work when she makes an error in judgment in a case which results in a near disaster. As such, […]

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Noun: Xylograpy (zye-LAU-gruh-fee) Definition: The art of making engravings on wood especially for printing. Sample sentence: Francine uses a rubber-stamping technique in her art that is reminiscent of Chinese xylography.

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The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a class called “Defined by Water—Sea Kayaking the U.P.” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, in Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome’s Room 101-B. Sam Crowley, an avid kayaking explorer and teacher, will talk about the different places and seasons that sea kayaking in the U.P. offers. This […]

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Vibration machines are heavily promoted as a way to strengthen bones, but they didn’t provide this benefit for a group of postmenopausal women who signed on for a yearlong study of the machines’ effectiveness. Researchers at Toronto General Hospital recruited 202 women whose bone mass was low but not bad enough to require treatment with […]

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MOVIE: Armageddon ANSWER: “Damn Glad To See You, Boy” WINNER: Rob It is just another day at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a few astronauts were repairing a satellite until, out of nowhere, a series of asteroids came crashing into the shuttle, destroying it. These asteroids also decimated New York soon thereafter. Then, […]

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