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The Link between Chess and Trading

The Link between Chess and Trading

Chess, one of the most ancient, documented games in the world, is still in play today. Chess is played regularly by approximately 605 million adults worldwide, according to a recent survey in 2012. Chess, known as the Game of Kings, can be a metaphor for life. Some...

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Travelling to Chamonix

Travelling to Chamonix

Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and played host to the inaugural winter Olympics in 1924. It is situated in south-east France in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Chamonix is a popular ski resort with tourists of all nationalities. The Mer de Glace,...

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The Ski Areas of Chamonix

The Ski Areas of Chamonix

Chamonix is a small commune in France, in the Haute-Savoie region. It is best known for its mountaineering and world-class skiing, with spectacular Alpine scenery. The Chamonix valley’s natural beauty draws in people from all walks of life, including holidaymakers,...

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An Introduction to Winemaking: Vinifying and Maturing

An Introduction to Winemaking: Vinifying and Maturing

Vinification is the process of converting fruit juices, in particular those from grapes, into wine through fermentation. It can also be simply referred to as winemaking. The science of vinification is known as oenology and dates back many thousands of years. The...

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: The Facts

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: The Facts

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, referred to concisely as ALS, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease which affects approximately 5,000 new people per year. Some further statistics about ALS can be found in the embedded infographic. There is currently no known cure...

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Blind Wine Tasting

Blind Wine Tasting

Not quite as literal as blindfolding the taster, blind wine tasting is simply when the taster is denied access to certain facts about the sample. These include colour or sight of the bottle and label. The purpose of this removal of key elements is to minimise inherent...

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