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Adjective:  Hyperborean  (hye-per-BOR-ee-un) Definition: 1. Of or relating to an extreme northern region: frozen 2. Of or relating to any of the arctic peoples Sample sentence:  Yoopers possess an impressive tolerance of cold winters, most likely due to their hyperborean ancestors from Canada and the Scandinavian countries.

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Individuals with exercise-induced asthma may be less likely to experience an attack in the morning than in the evening, according to the results of a new study. Researchers conducted exercise tests with 22 people with asthma and 12 healthy patients at 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. and measured the resulting lung spasms. For individuals with […]

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Verb:  Vituperate  (vye-TOO-puh-rayt) Definition: 1. To abuse or censure severely or abusively 2. To use harsh condemnatory language Sample sentence: During the team’s recent seven game losing streak, the sportswriters never missed a chance to vituperate the coach.

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There may be nothing worse than being in the middle of a hot run or ride and you take a drink from your bottle and…ptooey!! It got moldy because it has a small opening or it’s a weird shape which keeps it from drying completely after you washed it. Well there’s a very easy way […]

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Noun:  Absinthe  (AB-sinth) Definition:  A green liqueur which is flavored with wormwood, anise and other aromatic herbs and commercial production of which is banned in many countries for health concerns. Sample sentence:  It is rumored that you can have crazy fits after drinking absinthe.  

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Children don’t usually outgrow their baby fat — and a new report warns that it’s time for steps to help prevent babies, toddlers and preschoolers from getting too pudgy too soon. Among the recommendations are for better guidelines on what and how much toddlers should eat, sort of a food pyramid for the under-2 set […]

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Verb:  Decry  (dih-KRY) Definition: 1. To depreciate (as a coin) officially or publicly 2. To express strong disapproval of Sample sentence:  The mission of the group  is to decry the pollution of the environment by manufacturing companies.

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So you have a case of the blues. You are depressed and just can’t seem to shake that feeling.  What can you do? 1.  Motion creates positive emotion. Try to do some type of physical activity you enjoy daily. 2.  Put on your favorite song. 3.  Write a letter or call a friend. 4.  Write […]

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For this post we get to record what most people focus on when they listen to a recording…. Vocals! We had about a month between the guitars and the vocals because I had to find time off from work to get over to the Houghton area.  In that time Matt had moved to his father’s […]

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Each weekday it’s movie trivia which starts up at 3pm EST on The Workday Wind Down. Call 227-7777 with your answer! Make sure you tune in for a chance to WIN 2 Movie Tickets to any show you want to see! It’s all brought to you by Carmike Cinemas and your friends right here on […]

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