• These 10 American colleges have minted more than 500 billionaires, including Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, and the founders of Google

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Billionaires don't all follow the same path to success, but some of them look pretty similar.
    Of the world's 2,754 billionaires, more than 560 hold an undergraduate or graduate degree from one of 10 American colleges.
    Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, and the founders of Google are all part of this group.
    The top-producing billionaire colleges are Harvard, Stanford, and the University of Pennsylvania.
    The world's total billionaire population grew by nearly 15% from 2016 to 2017, to 2,754 people, according to Wealth-X's latest Billionaire Census .
    While the path to mega-riches certainly isn't the...
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  • $1 Rides On Elon Musk's Space-Age Subway May Be A Stretch, But His Bricks Sound Great

    $1 Rides On Elon Musk's Space-Age Subway May Be A Stretch, But His Bricks Sound Great

    3 monthes ago - By Forbes

    The billionaire entrepreneur offered more details on his plan to build a high-speed transit system below Los Angeles, featuring an odd idea that actually may make a lot of sense: to sell high-strength bricks made from the muck and mud of tunneling.
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  • Elon Musk's Flamethrowers Will Ship Soon-Fire Extinguisher Included

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    If you ordered one of the 20,000 flamethrowers from Elon Musk's tunnel-digging firm, the Boring Company, it should arrive soon.
    Musk, CEO of the Boring Company, Tesla, and SpaceX, said on Thursday that the flamethrowers should be coming in two weeks, tech news site Engadget reported. Delivering the flamethrowers, he said, was complicated by the fact that the flamethrowers are loaded with propane. You can only ship limited quantities of propane through the United States Postal Service and it can't be shipped airmail or internationally at all. Musk said they will instead be delivered by a...
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  • Elon Musk Says It Will Cost $1 to Ride the Boring Company's ‘Loop' Under Los Angeles

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    A ride on Elon Musk's planned underground “Loop” under Los Angeles will cost $1.
    The Tesla CEO unveiled how much passengers will have to pay to ride the futuristic transportation system that he hopes to build beneath the city-and at just $1, it costs less than bus fare. One of the tunnels, he said, would connect downtown Los Angeles to the Los Angeles International Airport in just 10 minutes.
    “This system is designed to be more like a highway and a bunch of off-ramps and loops connecting to the highway, kind of like cars,” Musk said on Thursday night on stage at a synagogue in Los Angeles...
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  • Tesla may need to raise how much money in two years?

    3 monthes ago - By Stl Today

    Well, if Elon Musk's performance on Tesla's most recent earnings call with analysts is any indication, he might not have many nice things to say to David Tamberrino of Goldman Sachs. Thursday, Tamberrino said that Tesla may have to raise...
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  • Elon Musk says flying cars are a bad idea because they could 'guillotine' people on the ground

    Elon Musk says flying cars are a bad idea because they could 'guillotine' people on the ground

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    During an event for his tunnel-digging company, The Boring Company , on Thursday, Elon Musk explained why flying cars could be more trouble than they're worth.
    His biggest concerns are noise and the potential for a broken part to fall and hit someone on the ground.
    "Inevitably, somebody's not going to service their car properly and they're going to drop a hubcap and it's going to guillotine somebody," Musk said.
    While he's founded companies that are trying to define the future of transportation with electric vehicles, space exploration, and tunnels that would house high-speed transit...
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  • I drove in LA traffic for 10 years, and Elon Musk's Boring Company tunnel plan is the most depressing thing I've ever seen

    I drove in LA traffic for 10 years, and Elon Musk's Boring Company tunnel plan is the most depressing thing I've ever seen

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Boring Company wants to dig tunnels for high-speed transportation under the traffic-clogged freeways of LA.
    Elon Musk has offered more details on what the Boring Company is planning .
    It looks like a parallel transit system, connecting LA's affluent areas and it could cost billions when simple changes to scheduling and work could alleviate the traffic problem for much lower costs.
    On Friday, Elon Musk offered more detail on the Boring Company's plan to dig tunnels for high-speed transportation beneath a number of major freeway arteries in Los Angeles.
    Let's cut to the chase: the Boring...
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