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2009-08-10 09:27:00

SPOKANE VALLEY, WA, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Revett Minerals Inc. (TSX:RVM/OTCBB:RVMIF) ("Revett" or the Company) is pleased to announce continued success at the Troy Mine, producing 301,770 ounces of silver and 2.3M lbs. copper during the second quarter of 2009. Recent Operating Highlights Include: ------------------------------------ - During the first half of 2009, the Troy Mine Produced 622,919 ounces of silver and 4.6 million pounds of copper compared to...

2009-07-08 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Ounce Labs, the industry leader in enterprise static application security testing (SAST), today announced that year-over-year quarterly bookings grew 80 percent in Q2 2009 and were up 60 percent over the first quarter. In addition to its significant growth in Q2, Ounce also received recognition from influential industry trade outlets SC Magazine and CRN. Ounce attributes its exceptional growth to its commitment to rich, intuitive products and customer...

2008-09-04 21:00:26

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Many food items have been shrinking as companies try to make up for higher ingredient costs. The companies are also raising prices, but making products smaller gives them another way to make up the difference. At the same time, though, customers are getting less food and theyre not paying any less. Heres a look at how some big- name products are shrinking: * Cereals: In June, Kellogg Co. said it was shrinking, by an average of 2.4 ounces, the packages of 14 items...

2008-08-20 12:00:44

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 20, 2008) - George W. Sanders, President of Goldcliff Resource Corporation (TSX VENTURE:GCN), is pleased to report that the initial 2008 results from the stripped area of the Bonanza Trench on the Company's 100%- owned Panorama Ridge property, which is located near Hedley, B.C., have significantly expanded the area of high-grade gold values. The 2008 Bonanza Trench area gold results are highlighted by values of 5.366 ounces per ton gold (oz/t...

2008-07-09 00:00:23

By Kantele Franko CINCINNATI - Marty Boyer's carefully maintained sport utility vehicle growled more like a dragster than a 2001 Honda Passport when he turned the key. "The second I turned it over, and it sounded like a tank and a Harley, I knew exactly what had occurred," said Boyer, 33. A half-dozen office colleagues had told him about that roar after their own catalytic converters were stolen, a crime that has been rising rapidly across the country from riverside parking lots in...

2008-07-08 03:00:19

By Dafney Tales, Philadelphia Daily News Jul. 8--The downturn in the economy reflects a steady rise in prices for commodities including oil, rubber and foodstuffs that has consumers wringing their hands. Meanwhile a recent spike in the prices of nonferrous metals has some economists worried. As of last week, a significant price increase has hit three of the world's largest-produced metals: aluminum, copper and steel. Aluminum costs $1.41 per pound, up 18 cents since 2007, according to...

2008-07-02 03:00:21

Canasia Industries Corporation ("Canasia") (TSX VENTURE: CAJ)(OTCBB: CANSF)(FRANKFURT: 45C) wishes to announce that all samples on the Jumbo Prospect have now been submitted to Acme Analytical Laboratories Ltd. for analysis. The operator has notified Canasia that they expect to have results in approximately two weeks. Graeme Sewell, a director of Canasia stated, "We are pleased at the pace this prospect is moving along. This prospect holds potential for a new discovery and we hope to have...

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2008-02-28 18:53:08

Change should have little impact on nuclear weapons complexThe kilogram is losing weight and many international scientists, including some at Sandia National Laboratories, agree that it's time to redefine it.Scientists are hoping to redefine the kilogram by basing it on standards of universal constants rather than on an artifact standard.The International Prototype Kilogram (IPK) or "Le Grand K," made in the 1880s, is a bar of platinum-iridium alloy kept in a vault near Paris."The idea is to...

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2007-09-12 19:35:00

PARIS -- A kilogram just isn't what it used to be. The 118-year-old cylinder that is the international prototype for the metric mass, kept tightly under lock and key outside Paris, is mysteriously losing weight - if ever so slightly. Physicist Richard Davis of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures in Sevres, southwest of Paris, says the reference kilo appears to have lost 50 micrograms compared with the average of dozens of copies. "The mystery is that they were all made of the...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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