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Elon Musk’s Boring Company wins approval to dig a two-mile test tunnel in California

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company wins approval to dig a two-mile test tunnel in California

The City Council in Hawthorne, California voted four to one last night in favor of a plan from Elon Musk’s Boring Company to dig a two-mile-long underground test tunnel. The Boring Company, which operates from SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne outside Los Angeles, had until now only dug into and under its own private property. But the newly-approved extension will stretch beyond the company’s property line, with the tunnel running 44 feet below the public roads and utilities that surround SpaceX headquarters. This test tunnel is just that — a dry run that will make sure the most basic parts of...

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The latest from Elon Musk: Your very own Boring Company flamethrower

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The latest from Elon Musk: Your very own Boring Company flamethrower

For a guy who is going to save the planet with electric cars, Elon Musk sure likes burning fossil fuels. SpaceX rockets do useful things, like putting satellites and Tesla Roadsters into space. But the same cannot be said by Elon Musk's latest product -- a flamethrower. He promised it back in December in a tweet, and yes, for six hundred bucks, you can soon be the proud owner of an official Boring Company flamethrower. Read More: TreeHugger

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