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2014-09-16 03:00:49

University of East Anglia Walking or cycling to work is better for people's mental health than driving to work, according to new research by health economists at the University of East Anglia and the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR). A report published September 15 reveals that people who stopped driving and started walking or cycling to work benefited from improved wellbeing. In particular, active commuters felt better able to concentrate and were less under strain than if...

2014-08-31 23:01:33

Brazilian Days San Diego Festival is looking forward to a huge turnout for this year’s Carnival at Pacific Beach San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 This year’s Brazilian Days Festival will be held on September 7, 2014 on Garnet Avenue from 11 a.m. to 7p.m. The event is held each year to showcase all the beautiful music, dance, literature and folklore that is so a part of the Brazilian culture. This is a family friendly event and alcohol will not be served. As the premier event of...

2014-08-26 08:28:10

BARCELONA, Spain, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barcelona Cooking is the most recommended recreational cooking school in Barcelona according to the travel industry's most important critics, other travellers. The #1 cooking school in Barcelona according to Yelp and with more "Excellent" reviews than any other cooking school in Barcelona on TripAdvisor. Visitors' reviews include accolades such as "An absolute must do in Barcelona," "I'd give this 6 stars if I could" and "Best tour in...

2014-06-17 10:24:50

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Research on urban mobility shows how transportation options let commuters limit time in transit How much commuting can you tolerate? A new study by MIT researchers shows that across countries, people assess their commutes by the time it takes them to complete the trip, generally independent of the distance they have to travel — as long as they have a variety of commuting options to chose from. The study, which compares commuting practices in...

2014-04-10 23:30:59

City Edge Apartment Hotels, a hugely trusted and well-recognized hotel accommodation provider in Australia is now facilitating economical options of accommodation in Melbourne CBD that provides maximum worth on money to value conscious tourists and travellers. Melbourne (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 City Edge Apartment Hotels, a hugely trusted and well-recognized hotel accommodation provider in Australia is now facilitating economical options of accommodation in Melbourne CBD that provides...

2014-04-08 08:34:15

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comer Africa Real Estate (C.A.R.E.) today announced the launch of the joint venture which will become the leading developer of cities in Sub-Saharan Africa, on the same day as the UN sponsored 7th World Urban Forum launched its "Cities for Life" program calling for planned urban environments. Comer Africa Real Estate was founded by Comer Group, one of UK and Ireland's largest private real estate developers and house builders, along with...

2014-03-08 23:01:07

Jamboree Housing Corporation, one of California’s leading community development organizations specializing in affordable housing, announced the grand opening of Doria Apartment Homes Phase II in Irvine - designed for workforce families who earn 30% to 60% of area median income (AMI). Doria is the first rental property to be developed and completed by Jamboree in joint venture with the Irvine Community Land Trust (ICLT), the only land trust established by a cooperative municipality in...

2013-11-13 23:33:09

Sponsored by Maker House and Xerocraft, this event will include makers, hackers and DIY’ers from all over Tucson, and will be a lead-in event to Maketopolis, Tucson’s first maker/hacker/DIY’er expo. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Beginning at 10:30 on Saturday, November 16th, makers from all walks of life will assemble at Maker House at 283 N Stone Ave to share ideas, works, and knowledge in this day-long event. “This is a great chance for anyone in Tucson who makes, hacks,...

2013-06-09 23:01:04

anOrigin Inc is pleased to announce its new app, myTransAlert, which makes mass transit commute hassle-free by providing automated alerts with information on train and bus departures as commuters approach their station. The app provides real-time train and bus status to minimize frustration of missing the train or bus. (PRWEB) June 09, 2013 anOrigin Inc. announces the recent launch of an app for iPhone users called myTransAlert (mTA), aimed at making mass transit commuting easy and...


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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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