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American Christians’ Vision of God Looks Suspiciously Like Elon Musk

If you asked 100 random strangers what God looks like, you’d probably get around 100 different responses. But if you specifically asked American Christians, and then aggregated their answers, you’d apparently end up with a face that’s so close to Tesla founder and aspiring mole man Elon Musk it’s frankly bizarre. Read More >>

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Elon Musk Dressed for the Job He Wanted

There’s a saying that the clothes make the man. In that sense, Elon Musk spent this week’s Tesla shareholder meeting doubling down on being exactly who you think he is. Read More >>

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SpaceX Pumps the Brakes on Its Plan to Send Tourists Around the Moon

In a move that should come as a surprise to absolutely no one, SpaceX is postponing its plan to send a pair of private citizens on a trip around the Moon. Read More >>

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Jeff Bezos Details Plan to Make Blue Origin the Amazon of the Moon

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ plans to splurge some of his jaw-dropping wealth pushing his private spaceflight company Blue Origin towards the business of moon colonisation—think Elon Musk’s dreams of a SpaceX-backed colony on Mars, but much less likely to get everyone involved killed—dropped last year. Read More >>

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Tesla Already Releasing Firmware Updates After Reported Braking Issues

Last week news broke over a Consumer Reports review of the Tesla Model 3, which found it to have significant braking issues. Tesla CEO Elon Musk subsequently assured people on Twitter that this could be rectified with a firmware update. Read More >>

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Tesla Model 3 Sets Record Distance on a Single Charge, But It Mysteriously Won’t Recharge

With electric vehicles rapidly becoming more viable for long distance trips, enthusiasts like to push the limits of what their cars can do on a single charge. Two men in Denver set out to break the record distance in a Model 3 this weekend and after 32 hours, they were victorious. Unfortunately, the car is refusing to go any further. Read More >>

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Elon Musk’s Idea of ‘Excellent’ Journalism Comes From an Alleged Sex Cult

Elon Musk, in the midst of a crusade against traditional media, offered up an example of an “excellent” analysis that could serve as an example of what good journalism should look like. Just one problem: as Slate pointed out, the publication seems to have ties to a cult. Read More >>

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Elon Musk’s ‘Pravda’ Media Company Already Exists

Following critical coverage of his electric car company, Tesla, Elon Musk has been on a Twitter tear against the media, threatening to build a service that would allow the general public to rank the trustworthiness and “core truth” of stories, journalists, publications, and editors. Read More >>

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Neuralink is Funding Primate Research at the University of California

Neuralink, Elon Musk’s secretive startup dedicated to the development of brain-computer interfaces that could make it possible for people to communicate with computers using only their thoughts, is funding primate research at a California university, according to public records obtained by Gizmodo. Read More >>

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It Only Took Six Years, But Tesla Is No Longer Screwing Up Basic Software Licenses

Tesla is actually doing it. The electric car maker is starting to abide by open source software licenses that it had previously ignored, and releasing the code it’s sat on for over six years, according to Electrek. Read More >>

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Elon Musk Is Jazzed About Selling Bricks Now

On Thursday night Elon Musk’s tunnel-digging endeavour The Boring Company livestreamed a company event on YouTube, in which Musk discussed plans for the hole its burrowing under Los Angeles. Read More >>

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Gary Lives! …Or Does He?

Since Elon Musk launched his tunnelling project, The Boring Company, in late 2016, he has often said that his goal is for his boring machines to outpace his pet snail, Gary, in a race. Read More >>

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Here’s a £3,400 ‘iPhone X Tesla’ With a Solar Panel, If You Have Way Too Much Money or Something

Russian phone accessory maker Caviar has begun sales of a $4,500 “iPhone X Tesla” with an attached solar panel, if for some reason you happened to have thousands of dollars lying around you don’t need, and also feel like leaving your pricey electronics sitting around baking in the sun. Read More >>

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Elon Musk Says the Boring Company is About to Offer Free Tunnel Rides

Elon Musk’s Boring Company has been busy digging a giant tunnel under Los Angeles, and it’s reportedly nearly done and ready for some human passengers. Musk announced on Thursday that the company “will be offering free rides to the public in a few months.” That is, if they get government approval. Read More >>

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Elon Musk Has Terrible Phone Etiquette, Hangs Up on US NTSB Chief

The billionaire reportedly hung up on the head of the National Transportation Safety Board during a tense conversation regarding an investigation into a fatal crash involving a Tesla earlier this year, marking Musk’s second major blow up during a phone call this year. Read More >>