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On Saturday evening some good bands are playing a free show at Marquette Federation of Women’s Clubhouse, which is at 104 Ridge St. The bands playing are The Redettes, Two Holes Of Man, The Door Cats, Liat Lis and Diana Moyle. From personal experience I’ve seen all of the bands and they are all really […]

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Noun: Stiction (STIK-shun) Definition: The force required to cause one body in contact with another to begin to move. Sample sentence: Tire quality can affect stiction at the start of an auto race.

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A new study from the University of California, San Francisco, suggests that mindful eating plus stress reduction can prevent weight gain. In fact, the combination may even result in loss of dangerous fat you can’t see – deep abdominal fat linked to the risk of diabetes and heart disease. The research team divided 47 chronically […]

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If you’re a culture vulture – if you paint, dance, play the guitar (or another musical instrument) and appreciate the arts – a Norwegian study suggests that you’re better off physically and psychologically. Cultured citizens there are healthier and less inclined to be depressed than those who don’t dab paint on canvas, dance, or make […]

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Does losing your train of thought or the inability to come up with the right word mean more than just a passing “senior moment”? Maybe so, concludes a study from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Senior moments don’t suggest that Alzheimer’s is near, the researchers reported, but these minor lapses could […]

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Slow breathing can beat pain. This strategy worked among women who paced their breathing at half the normal rate – they were able to significantly reduce the pain from heat pulses on their palms. Paced breathing was even effective for women with fibromyalgia, which causes chronic pain. But women who were overwhelmed by negative feelings, […]

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Today Movie Trivia Winner is Jerry; he was selected from our pool of caller who could correctly name one movie currently playing at the G.K.C. Royal Cinema!!! Congratulations Jeff!!

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I was talking to one of my friends about guitar pedals and I had mentioned the company from an earlier post.  He told me about how you could build them too, and sent me to Build Your Own Clone. Instantly my mouth started to drool a little, even though I had no idea what I’d […]

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The worldwide market for counterfeit drugs sold online is projected to reach $75 billion this year, a 92 percent increase over the past five years. The biggest sellers: fake drugs for erectile dysfunction (ED), which are especially popular because many men are embarrassed to discuss sexual problems with their physicians and because the genuine pharmaceuticals […]

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A large meal can trigger your body to release more insulin, causing blood sugar (glucose) levels to drop and leaving you in a fatigue-inducing slump. Skipping meals only deprives your body of needed calories, and sets you up for energy-draining overeating at your next meal. Instead, eat smaller meals or healthy snacks throughout the day, […]

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