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Wine Varieties: Chenin Blanc

Wine Varieties: Chenin Blanc

Chenin blanc (pronounced ‘shen-nin blonk’) is widely regarded as the most versatile grape in the world, thanks to its ability to produce different wine types. This grape variety is native to France, specifically the Loire Valley region. Outside of this region, it is...

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Trading Lessons Learned from Chess

Trading Lessons Learned from Chess

Garry Kasparov is regarded as the greatest chess player in history. His record of accomplishments points to a man who dedicated time and energy into learning the game and becoming a master at it. His peak chess rating of 2851 was the highest recorded until 2013, while...

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Venture Capital in a Tech World

Venture Capital in a Tech World

The role of venture capital is invaluable, especially in the period of growth where a business seeks to commercialise its product or solution. In the modern world, venture capital is a result of the structure of traditional capital markets. Typically, an entrepreneur...

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Understanding Big Data

Understanding Big Data

The concept of big data is steadily gaining acceptance around the world, even though its origins can be traced back to the 1960s and '70s with the development of the relational database and the first data centres to handle large data sets. The early and mid-2000s saw...

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A Guide to the 2019 Wine Harvest in Burgundy

A Guide to the 2019 Wine Harvest in Burgundy

A data review studying harvest and climate information all the way back to the year 1354 has concluded that summers in Burgundy are drier and hotter more often than they used to be. For winemakers, this means Burgundy grape harvest dates are getting earlier. This...

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Calculating the Odds of Risk Management

Calculating the Odds of Risk Management

Risk management is one of the most important things an investor needs to be able to understand to achieve profit. Along with understanding the cyclical nature of the markets and where they stand at present, risk management could be said to be the most important...

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Sightseeing at Altitude at Chamonix, France

Sightseeing at Altitude at Chamonix, France

The Chamonix ski resort in France has a wide variety of ski runs suitable for all ages and levels of ability. Some of these are among the highest altitudes in the world, serviced by myriad ski lifts of a variety of types to ensure everyone has access to the runs they...

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Introducing the ALS Therapy Development Institute

Introducing the ALS Therapy Development Institute

The ALS Therapy Development Foundation, now called the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), was established by Jamie Heywood in 1999. The founding of this organisation began after Jamie’s brother, Stephen, was diagnosed with the condition aged just 29. Jamie...

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