Bitcoin Family says they lost $1 million on their investment this year but sold a lot at the top

“Bitcoin Family” opens a Bitcoin beach bar in Lagos, Portugal Didi Taihuttu The “Bitcoin family” has lost more than $1 million in its Bitcoin investments since the world’s most popular digital coin peaked at around $69,000 in November 2021 – but patriarch Didi Taihuttu is as optimistic as ever ever. “I buy bitcoin every day,” … Read more

The Justice Department announces an enforcement action that will indict six people for cryptocurrency fraud offenses in cases involving intended losses in excess of $100 million

The Department of Justice, along with federal law enforcement partners, today announced criminal charges against six defendants in four separate counts for their alleged involvement in cryptocurrency-related fraud, including the largest known Non-Fungible Token (NFT) scheme to date, which has been charged with being a fraudulent Mutual fund allegedly traded on cryptocurrency exchanges, a global … Read more

CAA Completes $750 Million Acquisition of ICM; 105 laid off from ICM, total 425 moving to CAA – update

Almost nine months to the day after the surprise deadline announcement that CAA would acquire ICM Partners, the transaction finally received government approval and closed. The result is a mega-agency in the industry’s largest merger since the merger of WMA and Endeavor. Sources close to the situation said the Justice Department finally approved and finalized … Read more

Two genes critical to plants that colonized Earth 470 million ago have been identified

Earth DNA Genetics

Scientists think it’s likely that the two genes, PEN1 and SYP122, paved the way for all terrestrial plants. Researchers shed new light on how plant life settled on Earth’s surface Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have shed new light on how plant life has settled on our planet’s surface. They specifically showed that two … Read more

The dream of owning a home is beyond the reach of 4 million Americans

Record rises in house prices and rents deepened the US affordable housing crisis, and rising interest rates are likely to make it worse, according to Harvard University’s annual housing report released on Wednesday. Though rapidly rising mortgage rates are already appearing to cool overheated housing markets, they are putting the homeownership dreams of millions of … Read more

‘Stretching’ the continents 56 million years caused global warming, study finds

The 'stretching' of the continents 56 million years ago likely led to one of the most extreme periods of global warming in Earth's history, new research suggests.  Pictured is a false color satellite image of the Faroe Islands - one of the locations studied by scientists

The stretching of the continents 56 million years ago likely led to one of the most extreme periods of global warming in Earth’s history, new research suggests. During this time, the planet experienced a temperature rise of 5-8 °C (9-14 °F), culminating in the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), which lasted about 170,000 years. It caused … Read more

‘Stretching’ the continents 56 million years caused global warming, study finds

The 'stretching' of the continents 56 million years ago likely led to one of the most extreme periods of global warming in Earth's history, new research suggests.  Pictured is a false color satellite image of the Faroe Islands - one of the locations studied by scientists

The stretching of the continents 56 million years ago likely led to one of the most extreme periods of global warming in Earth’s history, new research suggests. During this time, the planet experienced a temperature rise of 5-8 °C (9-14 °F), culminating in the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), which lasted about 170,000 years. It caused … Read more

The dream of owning a home is beyond the reach of 4 million Americans

Though rapidly rising mortgage rates are already appearing to cool overheated housing markets, they are putting the homeownership dreams of millions of Americans even further out of reach, said researchers and housing industry experts. The income required to qualify to own a home has skyrocketed: Mortgage, property tax and insurance payments for a home with … Read more

Revlon’s bankruptcy is complicated by Citi’s $900 million blunder

As Revlon prepares to negotiate its reorganization after filing for bankruptcy last week, the American cosmetics giant still doesn’t know the identities of all of its major creditors, a result of a bizarre banking blunder. In August 2020, Citigroup mistakenly used its own money to repay a $900 million term loan it was managing on … Read more

This $1.2 million French Quarter property may contain a magical portal to another spiritual plane

Most of this story is probably purely hooey. Or maybe not. Perhaps the self-proclaimed Mississippi-born witch who sold powders and potions in a French Quarter store in the 1970s really found a metaphysical portal to another reality. And perhaps that portal is now under a strange wooden bed in a small apartment attached to a … Read more