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Adjective: Rearguard  (REER-gahrd) Definition: Of or relating to resistance, especially to sweeping social forces. Sample sentence: Democracy seems no better suited than dictatorships when it comes to saving rainforests because money talks in both, and from generation to generation, rearguard battles against  the devastation have been handed off.

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Here’s another good reason to continue exercising as you get older: it helps keep muscles strong and protects against sarcopenia, an age-related disease resulting in the loss of skeletal muscle mass and muscle strength or function that can lead to disability, poor quality of life and premature death. Researchers at Tokyo University assessed the prevalence […]

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 Today’s Answer: The Stepford Wives Winner: Jonnie Today’s winner is Jonnie! 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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Noun: Inroad  (IN-rohd) Definition: 1. A sudden hostile incursion: raid. 2. An advance or penetration, often at the expense of something or someone – usually used in plural. Sample sentence: The small, thinly inhabited village was the target of an inroad by a neighboring tribe.      

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Bananas are usually available in the market all year round and this makes it one of the fruits that are easily available in most households. It can be eaten on its own or it can also be incorporated in other meals making it a favorite of many people especially due to its flavor. Apart from […]

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Today’s Answer:  The Two Towers Winner: Theresa Today’s winner is Theresa! 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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Adjective: Verboten  (ver-BOH-tun) Definition: Forbidden: especially forbidden by dictate. Sample sentence: The teacher made it clear on the first day of class that the uses of all electronic devices would be verboten.

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A new analysis from England puts the recommended sugar limit at five percent or less of your total daily intake of calories. Be aware that total includes all the “free sugar” in your diet – the sugar you put in your coffee or tea, and the amounts added to foods in cooking – in addition […]

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Well I’ve been off for the past two weeks, and now I’m back just in time for one of the most exciting times of the sports calendar.  NBA & NHL playoff races are just beginning to heat up, March Madness is in full effect, and baseball is almost back.  WHOO-HOO!  Let’s get going though, shall […]

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  Today’s Answer: The Quiet Man Winner:  Christina Today’s winner is Christina! 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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