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What Is Loopring and How Does it Work?

If you believe the future of finance is on Ethereum, your confidence may have been tested by transaction fees of up to $200 and the blockchain’s limit of 14 transactions per second.
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What Is a Rug Pull? How to Protect Yourself From Getting ‘Rugged’

Not all crypto projects end up being legitimate, so it’s important to understand how to protect yourself from common scams.
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How to Pay for Porn With Crypto

Artists and workers in the sex industry routinely face problems with traditional finance, making the case for crypto as a preferred payment.
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What Is Web3? Understanding What Web3 Is... and Isn't

Web3 represents the next generation of the internet, one that focuses on shifting power from big tech companies to individual users.
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How Blocks Are Added to a Blockchain, Explained Simply

Blocks of information are linked on a virtual chain, creating a shared, unchangeable digital record of all transactions.
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5 Top Cryptocurrencies You Can Stake: An In-Depth Guide

Make your crypto work for you and earn passively while holding.
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Coinbase 101: What You Need to Know About the Crypto Exchange and Wallet

Coinbase is a popular crypto exchange based in the U.S. that offers high-level security as well as a wallet app for its users.
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Crypto Risk Management: How to Get Your Wealth Off an Exchange

Knowing how to move your cryptocurrencies is fundamental to risk management.
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Trust Wallet vs. MetaMask

Here is a comparison between the two leading and widely used cryptocurrency wallets.
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Exodus Wallet: How to Get Started

Exodus is a beginner-friendly crypto wallet that prioritizes customer service.
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Polygon and Matic: What’s the Difference?

If you’re wondering what MATIC crypto tokens are and whether the Matic Network and Polygon are the same thing or not, don’t worry. You’re not alone.
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Trust Wallet 101: How to Get Started

Trust Wallet is a secure place where you can store a wide variety of cryptocurrencies and NFTs.
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What Are the Four Kinds of Blockchains?

There are four main kinds of the technology used in the crypto, NFT and Web3 sectors.
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From BTD to FUD to WAGMI: Understanding Crypto Acronyms

If you follow crypto on Twitter, Discord or another platform, you may see people saying that they have “FOMO” or that the market is driven by “FUD.” Here’s what you need to know to decode the conversation.
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What Are Crypto Trading Pairs?

They consist of two assets that can be traded with each other on an exchange and are also used to quote one crypto against the other.
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How to Connect MetaMask to Different Blockchains

The crypto wallet is a simple and easy way to gain access to any blockchain network such as Binance Smart Chain or Avalanche.
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How to Connect MetaMask to the Avalanche Network

The crypto wallet can connect with many other blockchains besides Ethereum, including the Avalanche network.
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How to Connect MetaMask to the Polygon Network

The MetaMask wallet is a user-friendly way to connect to the network.
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How to Connect MetaMask to Binance Smart Chain

The MetaMask wallet is a popular way to connect to the network.
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What Are Web3 Cryptos?

They are digital assets that contribute to the development of a decentralized internet.
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Luna (LUNA) vs. Luna Classic (LUNC): What Is the Difference?

After the implosion of the Terra network and its tokens, the community approved a plan to relaunch the project, leaving many confused about the new names. Here’s a guide to the two different Terra blockchains and which tokens belong to which.
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Fiat-Backed Stablecoins: What You Need to Know About Tether, USD Coin and Others

Fiat-backed stablecoins are cryptocurrencies pegged to the value of real-world currencies, such as the U.S. dollar or euro, and backed by reserves in that currency.
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What Are Liquidity Pools?

The term refers to a collection of tokens or digital assets locked in a smart contract that provide essential liquidity to decentralized exchanges.
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Learn-to-Earn, Move-to-Earn: How to Earn Crypto in New Ways

From exchanges that reward you to learn about certain tokens to apps that give you crypto for staying active, the play-to-earn crypto idea is extending beyond online games.
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How Does USDC Work?

USD Coin (USDC) is a stablecoin pegged to the value of the U.S. dollar.
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What Is Proof-of-Authority?

It's a consensus system that allows only authorized entities to validate transactions in a blockchain network.
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The Fall of Terra: A Timeline of the Meteoric Rise and Crash of UST and LUNA

A detailed timeline of Terra's journey from its underdog start as a payments app in South Korea to a $60 billion crypto ecosystem to one of the biggest failures in crypto.
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Algorithmic Stablecoins: What They Are and How They Can Go Terribly Wrong

The stunning crash of UST stablecoin and LUNA, its sister token, has many questioning if an algorithmic stablecoin can be trusted.
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What Is LUNA and UST? A Guide to the Terra Ecosystem

TerraUSD (UST) and LUNA tokens have been making waves in the crypto market lately. Here’s why.
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Inflationary and Deflationary Cryptocurrencies: What’s the Difference?

It all depends on a cryptocurrency’s supply and issuance schedule.
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What Happens to Your Crypto When You Die?

It’s a morbid subject, we know, but it’s important to plan for all eventualities when investing in crypto.
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Crypto Token Supply: What’s the Difference Between Maximum, Circulating and Total Supply?

When researching a token, you might see different figures relating to the supply of that asset. We break down the different metrics and why each one matters.
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How to Buy a House With Crypto: US Edition

Everything is on the table in our increasingly digital world. You can now even buy major assets like a home using cryptocurrency – assuming you understand a few caveats.
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What Is Ripple and the XRP Cryptocurrency?

Despite the project's long history, many are still confused how Ripple and XRP are related.
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What Is Avalanche? A Look at the Popular ‘Ethereum-Killer’ Blockchain

The rival to the Ethereum blockchain supports a thriving DeFi ecosystem and other smart contract-driven applications.
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No Stupid Questions: What’s a Crypto Token, Anyway?

While you might be familiar with cryptocurrencies and how they work, do you know what they actually are?
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How to Stake LUNA on the Terra Protocol

For holders of Terra’s main utility token, LUNA, it’s possible to earn passive income by staking or delegating your staked assets to others in the network.
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What Is a Rebase/Elastic Token?

Rebase tokens function in a similar way to stablecoins, but with one key difference.
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Crypto for Good: How to Donate Crypto and Who Accepts It

With more people holding their wealth in cryptocurrency, many are looking for ways to do good with their gains. Here’s how to support philanthropic efforts with crypto.
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Can Cryptocurrency Replace Loyalty Points?

A growing number of rewards programs are offering crypto instead of typical rewards points. Is a credit card that lets you earn crypto right for you? We take a look at the pros and cons of the new options.
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Crypto Romance Scams: Don't Fall for These Dating App Swindlers

Con artists preying on people looking for love is nothing new, but the latest scams have moved on from asking you to buy gift cards to an array of crypto scams.
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5 Social Media Crypto Scams to Avoid

The highly speculative nature of cryptocurrencies makes them an ideal target for scammers, especially on social media. Here's how to protect yourself.
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How to Stake Cardano (ADA)

When staking ADA tokens, users can choose whether to outsource the process to delegate stake-pool operators or run their own Cardano staking pool.
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