Behind crypto’s failed bid for the US Constitution

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Recently, a consortium of crypto investors, ConstitutionDAO, pooled in Ether worth $47 million to buy a first edition of the US Constitution at an auction. They lost, but the effort has brought an application of blockchains and cryptocurrencies to the fore: DAOs.  Here’s  what  it  means: What are DAOs for dummies? Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) is built using smart contracts, a … Read more

Ben Roethlisberger turns in signature effort following bout with COVID-19 as Steelers’ comeback bid falls short

Ben Roethlisberger turns in signature effort following bout with COVID-19 as Steelers' comeback bid falls short

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — After missing a week of practice on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Ben Roethlisberger did what he does best.The Pittsburgh Steelers (5-4-1) lost to the Los Angeles Chargers 41-37 on Sunday night, but Roethlisberger rebounded from a bout with the virus to turn in a signature performance.He completed 28 of 44 attempts for 273 … Read more

Crypto collective loses bid for rare copy of US Constitution to hedge fund mogul

Crypto collective falls short in bid for 1st edition of US Constitution

A group raised $40 million in crypto but wasn’t able to buy a copy of America’s founding document. Getty A hastily formed group of crypto enthusiasts came close to buying a first edition copy of the US Constitution but fell short of securing the document, which was purchased by a hedge fund CEO for $43.2 … Read more

Crypto collective falls short in bid for 1st edition of US Constitution

Crypto collective falls short in bid for 1st edition of US Constitution

A group raised $40 million in crypto but wasn’t able to buy a copy of America’s founding document. Getty A hastily formed group of crypto enthusiasts came close to buying a rare first edition copy of the US Constitution but fell short of securing the document, which sold for $43.2 million.The nail-biter of an auction, … Read more

NSW paramedic John Larter loses COVID vaccination exemption bid in Supreme Court

A paramedic in dark coveralls stands with his hands on his hips in a park.

A Supreme Court Justice has dismissed a bid by a regional New South Wales paramedic to be exempted from receiving COVID-19 vaccines.Key points:Supreme Court Justice Christine Adamson accepted the “thought processes” of Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant, who gave evidence during the caseJustice Adamson said it would be “of no comfort” for a patient under … Read more