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New Ethereum Fee Model Has Some Miners Crying Foul: Survey

Ethereum miners are signaling their disapproval of a technical proposal advocated by top Ethereum developers, a new survey shows.

Eight of the nine mining projects partaking in a community survey on Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1559 had a negative impression of the proposal, with seven of the nine saying they would refuse to implement the EIP if it were included in a future hard fork.

EIP 1559 swaps Ethereum’s current bid-based transaction market for a set fee, BASEFEE, with a small tip for miner compensation. The EIP gained steam over the summer months as the cost to send even a basic transaction broke $10 multiple times. 

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Read more: Ethereum Developers Consider New Fee Model as Gas Costs Climb

The survey included 25 Ethereum projects, with most choosing to remain anonymous, Tim Beiko, ConsenSys product manager and survey

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Belmont LIDAR Survey Supports Deep-Seated Copper-Gold Porphyry Model on Come By Chance Property Greenwood Mining Camp, B.C

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / October 6, 2020 / Belmont Resources Ltd. (“Belmont”), (or the “Company”), (TSXV:BEA)(FSE:L3L2) is pleased to report that the helicopter-borne Lidar survey on the company’s Come By Chance property in the historic Greenwood Mining Camp has been completed. The 5.3 square km survey was flown by Pioneer Exploration Consultants Ltd., with point cloud data acquired at a density of 20 points per square metre.

The Come by Chance (CBC) Property covers an area of approximately 527 hectares and has a history of mineral exploration dating from the late 1890’s which is evident in the many pits, shafts, and adits which were developed in the search for a Phoenix type copper/gold skarn mineral deposit. Although the Phoenix mineral resource was the major producer, some of the smaller mines were productive from a number of different types of deposits. From 1900 to 1975 production from these

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Annual Coinstar Holiday Survey Reports COVID-19 Will Affect Holiday Plans and Gift Giving for Americans

Limited holiday gatherings, reduced gift giving, and virtual gift exchanges are all signs of the time

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The annual Coinstar® Holiday Survey fielded among 2,009 U.S. adults reports that the COVID-19 pandemic will influence how the majority of Americans will celebrate the holiday season this year. Among those respondents, 40% will not travel to visit relatives nor attend or host holiday gatherings. Despite these changes, nearly one-third (32%) of say they will make the best of the holidays season.

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Top Coinstar Holiday Survey findings:

  • Well over half (56%) say COVID-19 will influence how they celebrate the holiday season. Nearly one-third (31%) admit they would skip the holidays this year if it were a viable option

  • Nearly half (49%) of Americans would consider “Christmas in July” 2021 to have in-person holiday gatherings

  • Half (50%) of Americans plan to give fewer

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5WPR Holiday Shopping Survey Reveals Consumer Insights for 2020 Season

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — 5W Public Relations, one of the largest independently owned PR firms in the U.S., has released their 2020Holiday Shopping Survey, which looks at consumer intentions and behaviors as the holiday shopping season approaches. The survey includes data on the amount people plan to spend, shopping methods, timing, and top gifts people plan to purchase for their loved ones this season. Findings from the survey will be especially useful to brands trying to tap into consumer thinking and spending after months of economic uncertainties due to the coronavirus.

“There are many questions regarding how the coronavirus will impact holiday shopping habits and preferences,” says 5WPRPresident, Dara A. Busch. “As publicists, it’s important that we guide our clients through these tough times. These insights play an integral part in understanding consumer motivations, and help guide our recommendations to clients on how and where

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Indian Women Spend 5 Hours a Day on Domestic Work, Survey Shows

(Bloomberg) — Women in India spend about five hours a day on unpaid domestic work, or thrice as much time as men, according to a new survey by the government.



A woman cooks with a clay oven inside her home in Palwal district, Haryana, India, on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Time is running out for India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shore up the support of rural voters who underpinned his rise to power in 2014, when he won India's biggest mandate in three decades. The budget on Feb. 1 will be the last opportunity for him to announce significant fiscal measures that could win back villagers.


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A woman cooks with a clay oven inside her home in Palwal district, Haryana, India, on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Time is running out for India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shore up the support of rural voters who underpinned his rise to power in 2014, when he won India’s biggest mandate in three decades. The budget on Feb. 1 will be the last opportunity for him to announce significant fiscal measures that could win back villagers.

Only about 18% of women participated in employment and related activities in a day, against 57% of men, according to the findings of the first Time-Use survey by the Ministry of Statistics.

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Mapping Unpaid Women’s Work Is India’s Answer

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Sex remains important to women through middle age, survey shows

It’s often thought that older women lose interest in sex, but many women continue to rate sex as important, a new study finds.

“In contrast to prior literature reporting that the importance of sex decreases as women move through midlife, we found that for a quarter of women, sex remains highly important to them throughout midlife,” said lead author Dr. Holly Thomas, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.

More than 3,200 women took part in the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation.

For 45%, sex was important early in midlife and became less so over time, the study found. For 27%, sex remained important throughout midlife and for 28% sex was of low importance.

Black women were more likely to say sex was important throughout midlife, but Chinese and Japanese women were more likely to regard sex as not important or of less importance.

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