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What do you mean by Ripple and is it a right invest in 2020?

Ripple is a big platform and as well as currency, the payment network of Ripple is known as RippleNet. The cryptocurrency is known as Ripple XRP. RippleNet joins the banks and another large organization and it provides the opportunity to transfer some amount and different resources with the system. Every transaction which is done through Ripple is recorded on a record named decentralized XRP, the payment system uses it for every transaction as it takes less time and money for doing the transaction in a different country.

The transaction which is done by Ripple takes some seconds...

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What we can learn from the 2016 US presidential election

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Tue, 09/15/2020 - 7:54pm

It’s hard to believe that another US presidential election is upon is, as it seems like just yesterday that Donald Trump upset the odds to defeat Hillary Clinton and become President of the United States. Now, Trump faces another battle to earn a further four years in office, with Joe Biden the man seeking to bring the Democratic Party back into the Oval Office.

The odds on the next US President of USA suggest it’s going to be a close one, so we thought it would be useful to take a look back at the 2016 presidential election and try and figure out what can be learned as we seek...

Five reasons to buy a bishop ring

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Thu, 09/10/2020 - 9:29am

Everyone wants to put together a one-of-a-kind and captivating look with the help of jewelry. The problem is that when a fashion trend takes over the market and infuses itself in every other piece, it is hard to stay unique. Luckily, there are timeless pieces of jewelry that remain relevant no matter what, and bishop rings are one of these items.

Being known for several centuries, these rings are handed to bishops to give them the role of the apostles’ followers. Traditionally, a bishop ring is crafted from gold as a pretty large signet with an oval amethyst inlay. Other ranks...

Genus, one of the world’s leaders in animal genetics, has seen dramatic double-digit improvements in

Chudleigh-based Lightfoot helps world leader in animal genetics slash fuel costs and eradicate dangerous driving

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Tue, 09/08/2020 - 2:43pm

Genus, one of the world’s leaders in animal genetics, has seen dramatic double-digit improvements in fuel efficiency following the successful roll-out of Chudleigh-based Lightfoot’s award-winning in-cab technology and rewards platform across its fleet of 580 vehicles.

Installed in 380 vans and 200 company cars, Genus has seen an MPG uplift of 10.4%. The business has also seen an end to instances of dangerous driving and has enhanced driver wellbeing following the introduction of Lightfoot’s First Notice of Loss alert service.

Genus breed better pigs and...

Europe vs Asia: Different attitudes to cannabis

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Sun, 08/30/2020 - 8:33am

In Europe, the legalization of Cannabis is still something that hasn't been agreed upon by the leaders. Unlike in the US where some states have legalized marijuana, European country laws cannot easily be changed by voters' initiative. Activists have been trying to lobby politicians and media outlets to let them see the relevance of this change. Does this mean that cannabis is not consumed in European countries? The answer is no, people continue smoking it behind the back of the government laws. The herb continues to circulate in the black market and people who want it can easily get it in...

Kingsbridge RFC nominated for inaugural Gallagher Rugby Club of the Season Award

Authored by Astley Media
Posted: Thu, 08/27/2020 - 10:42am

Voting is now open for the public to vote for Kingsbridge RFC to be Gallagher Rugby Club of The Season

Six UK grassroots clubs in the running to be crowned the Gallagher ‘Rugby Club of the Season’

The winner will receive an enhanced Gilbert training kit bundle worth up to £2,000 and 100 tickets to the Gallagher Premiership Final

Exeter Chiefs’ stars Jack Maunder and Tom O’Flaherty surprised members of Kingsbridge RFC to wish them luck for the final round of the competition

27th August 2020 – Insurance broker and risk management specialist Gallagher, the...

Is there a risk in investing in Bitcoins?

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 08/24/2020 - 11:01am

Bitcoin was never designed for a typical equity investment, in 2011 and 2013 when digital money was being appreciated rapidly, so some speculative investors were drawn towards it. Hence, people don't purchase bitcoin as a medium of exchange, but its investment value is the element that attracts people.

But this doesn’t mean that investing in bitcoins isn't risky, and Bitcoin carries several inherent risks due to the lack of guaranteed value digital nature. Some agencies, like the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the...

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“Horrific parking situation” for disabled students University of Exeter

Authored by Disabilitycampaign2020
Posted: Fri, 08/14/2020 - 4:11pm

The Equality Act 2010 requires institutions and organisations to provide reasonable arrangements for those with disabilities. And yet, the University of Exeter is failing to do so.

5 topics to educate yourself on when you are in your 20’s

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Tue, 08/04/2020 - 8:21am

The ’20s represents the transition period from teenager to fecundity. It is very productive for the young generation to be well aware of the couple of areas that can assist them in assuring a better lifestyle. Being self-sufficient in your 20’s not only ensures a secure life but also boosts the morale and confidence of the young generation. Those who have achieved big in young ages are the very people who focused on the topics that could be of aid to them in establishing a strong base in their 20’s. In Philippine, you’ll see many successful people at a very young age. The key to their...

Success for Exeter College Medical and Oxbridge Applicants

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Wed, 07/29/2020 - 11:15am

Students from Exeter College applying to study medical-based courses at university are celebrating as a massive 70% of applicants to these courses have been successful in securing offers on these highly sought-after courses.

Applications to study medical-related courses at university generally begin earlier in the academic year than normal courses and can be a demanding process as students outline their ambitions in the field.

Fortunately, thanks in part to the work of Exeter College’s exemplary Reach Academy, students have excelled in their applications, with 22 students...

How does wearing a face mask affect your skin?

Authored by nicolahughes
Posted: Fri, 07/24/2020 - 12:16pm

As we approach the sixth month of the Coronavirus pandemic, the hottest topic on everybody’s lips is face masks. As face coverings are to be mandatory in shops from Friday 24th July in the UK, many are unsure on the impacts they will have to the skin. As the World Health Organisation (WHO) urges us to use face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this article finds out if face coverings can really cause spots and damage the skin. We spoke to a leading dermatologist, Dr Rajkomar from Pall Mall Medical to find out all the answers.

Why are we being asked to wear face masks?