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Macular degeneration is a debilitating eye disorder generally considered to be irreversible, and it remains the leading cause of blindness in individuals over the age of 55. Risks for the disorder commonly run in families, but a new study suggests that the risk can be reduced by not smoking and by a diet high in […]

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Noun: Stratagem (STRAT-uh-jum) Definition: 1. a: An artifice or trick in war for deceiving and outwitting the enemy. b: A cleverly contrived trick or scheme for gaining an end. 2. Skill in ruses or trickery. Sample sentence: As a stratagem to get the kids to do their chores, Melissa persuaded them to have a race […]

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MOVIE: Elf ANSWER: “I Just Like To Smile, Smiling Is My Favorite” WINNER: Cathy Buddy was a baby in an orphanage who stowed away in Santa’s sack and ended up at the North Pole. Later, as an adult human who happened to be raised by elves, Santa allows him to go to New York City […]

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Verb: Genuflect ( JEN-yuh- flekt) Definition: 1. To bend the knee. 2. To touch the knee to the floor or ground, especially in worship. 3. To be servilely obedient or respectful. Sample sentence: As part of the ceremony, the couple took a moment to genuflect before the altar.

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Even if you exercise a little every day, spending the rest of your time sitting may sabotage the positive effects of your morning run or evening walk. Findings from the emerging field of “sedentary behavior research” suggest that the recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise may not be enough physical activity for continued good health. […]

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Sunny 101.9 WKQS New Music Adds. SafetySuit’s “Let Go”. Marquette, Michigan — We’re starting off the first day of December on Sunny 101.9 WKQS with brand new music from SafetySuit. Your Sunny 101.9 WKQS Song of the Day for this Thursday is SafetySuit’s “Let Go”. Be sure to check below for the official video for […]

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MOVIE: Scrooged ANSWER: “I Must Kill All Of You” WINNER: Brian Frank Cross runs a US TV station which is planning a live adaptation of Dickens’ Christmas Carol. Frank’s childhood wasn’t a particularly pleasant one, and so he doesn’t really appreciate the Christmas spirit. With the help of the ghosts of Christmas past, present and […]

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When young men who don’t normally play a lot of video games are exposed to violent video games, changes occur in the way their brains function, new research shows. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), scientists were able to document altered brain responses after video game play. What’s more, some of those changes were still […]

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Noun: Fascicle (FASS-ih-kul) Definition: 1. A small or slender bundle (as of pine needles or nerve fibers) 2. One of the divisions of a book published in parts. Sample sentence: The first fascicle of the book was released in March, but readers had to wait until August for the second.

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Sunny 101.9 WKQS Music Adds. Florence and the Machine’s “Shake It Out”. Marquette, Michigan –Your Sunny 101.9 WKQS Song of the Day for this Wednesday is new music from Florence and the Machine called “Shake It Out”. Be sure to tune in to Sunny 101.9 WKQS for brand new Adult Contemporary music all week long! […]

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