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What is meant by the term “gas”?

An Ethereum application that I want to use talks about needing "gas" to run. What is gas, and where do I get it?
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Why are coins at risk when honestly staking?

It has been repeatedly written that staking nodes should buy DDoS protection or be at risk of losing their coins. Can someone explain why an honest staker is at risk of losing his coins in case it ...