Bizarre ‘dome house’ in California hits the market for $2.1million

A bizarre home located in the middle of the Joshua Tree desert and designed using principles intended for lunar habitation just hit the market for $2.1million. The California home, known as Bonita Domes, bears a stronger resemblance to a the rock outcroppings that dot the legendary desert than the kinds of multi-million dollar homes typical…

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Tanya Plibersek BLOCKS Clive Palmer’s proposed coal mine near the Great Barrier Reef

Environment minister Tanya Plibersek has blocked billionaire Clive Palmer’s proposed coal mine in the first ever use of federal environmental laws to reject a coal project. Ms Plibersek announced her decision to block the proposed Central Queensland coal mine on Wednesday. She explained that the mine presented a high risk of pollution and environmental damage…

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Goldman Sachs’ electric vehicle stock picks to play the boom

Goldman Sachs says the development of electric vehicles — and the companies involved in this — are set to see “considerable growth” through 2030. “We expect technological innovation, and we see considerable growth through 2030 in the EV ecosystem, and think profit pools in the automobile industry will be transformed,” Goldman analysts wrote in a…

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Biden declares war on America’s rich by urging Congress to pass a ‘billionaire minimum tax’

President Joe Biden again called on Congress to pass the ‘billionaire minimum tax’ during Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. You know there’s a thousand billionaires in America, it’s up from about 600 at the beginning of my term. But no billionaire should be paying a lower tax rate than a school teacher or…

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Euronet Non-GAAP EPS of $1.39 beats by $0.15, revenue of $865.7M misses by $8.78M

Euronet Non-GAAP EPS of $1.39 beats by $0.15, revenue of $865.7M misses by $8.78M

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Jill Biden appears to kiss Doug Emhoff on the LIPS before the State of the Union

President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address kicked off with a sudden smooch between first and second couple members and yet another bold fashion move by influential Sen. Kyrsten Sinema. The early fireworks opened up a speech that typically devolves into policy lists and platitudes as the night wears on – although Tuesday night’s…

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Microsoft will offer ChatGPT tech for companies to customize: source

Microsoft plans to release software to help large companies create their own chatbots similar to ChatGPT, CNBC has learned. In the two months since startup OpenAI released ChatGPT to the public, it has become a hit, impressing people with its ability to spit out comments on a wide variety of topics and in many styles.…

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Leesa Forrest missing from Sydney’s Northern Beaches as police search for the real estate agent

A desperate search has been launched for a real estate agent who disappeared in Sydney’s Northern Beaches nearly a week ago. Leesa Forrest, 28, who lives in Newport, was last spoken to at about 12.30pm on Wednesday last week. She was last seen at her job at Ray White in Narrabeen that day but her…

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Consol crushes earnings estimates but coal’s rise may be ‘running out of steam’

keni1/iStock via Getty Images Consol Energy (NYSE: CEIX) closed +7% on Tuesday after reporting strong Q4 results, including a record $5.39/share quarterly profit that crushed analyst estimates and an 11% Y/Y increase in coal sales volume to 6.2M tons. Consol (CEIX) said it expects to raise production ~8% this year, and that it already has…

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HS2 could be TWELVE YEARS late and might not be completed until 2045

HS2 faces further delays of up to four years and more cutbacks, it was reported yesterday. The problems mean the country’s biggest infrastructure project may not be completed until 2045 – 12 years late. The Financial Times said officials have started work on identifying where costs can be cut. Insiders say savings will be made…

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