Elon Musk Reveals a Mystery Tunneling Project

Elon Musk's cryptic messages about a mysterious tunneling project in California are getting more substantive.

Already an enterpreneurial legend, creating revolutionary companies in several industries, Elon Musk wants to transform transportation by tunneling under cities. Maybe. 


The current innovation by the rule-breaking Musk got out into the world, as important things do nowadays, via Twitter. With Musk’s SpaceX office in Los Angeles located in a heavy traffic area near the airport, he's been tweeting in December 2016 what he could do about it. Fed up with the traffic, he could start boring underground, a movie villain move. 

Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging...

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 17, 2016

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Study: Memories of music cannot be lost to Alzheimer's and dementia

The part of your brain responsible for ASMR catalogs music, and appears to be a stronghold against Alzheimer's and dementia.

The parts of the brain highlighted in red and yellow are thought to control your sense of attention and memory. (image c/o Brain Network Lab)
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Evolutionarily speaking, being gay is still something of an enigma

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