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australiaBoring Company Offers to Dig 30 Mile Tunnel Through Mountains in Australia

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Elon Musk offered New South Wales parliament member Jeremy Buckingham a tunnel underneath the Blue Mountains to link Sydney to the West. Previously Elon Musk used twitter to offer Australia battery storage and that utility-scale storage was built. The biggest …

batteriesTesla Giving Test Drives of All Electric Semi-Truck

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TCI leasing has pre-ordered 50 Tesla Semi trucks. TCI has tweeted out that they had test drives of the new Semi truck. Tesla is making improvements to the semi-truck. Originally Tesla talked about having a 500-mile range for one version …

asiaWorld GDP Forecasts for 2030

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Standard Chartered forecasts the top 10 countries in the world by purchasing power parity GDP in 2030. 1. China: $64.2 trillion 2. India: $46.3 trillion 3. US: $31 trillion 4. Indonesia: $10.1 trillion 5. Turkey: $9.1 trillion 6. Brazil: $8.6 …

air pollutionChina Cleaned Up Beijing Air First and Now Targets Big Truck Pollution

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China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment is targeting having 90+ percent diesel trucks capable of meeting emission standards by 2020. China has more than half of the world’s big trucks and these trucks cause most of the particulate air pollution. …

citiesBoring Machines for Deep Underground Lairs and Starting Underground Worlds

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There are many bunkers and facilities that are very deep underground. Iran has its Furdow Nuclear Facility which is 80 meters under hard rock and special hardened cement. Iran claims to have built a military base that is under 500 …

buildingBoring Tunnels Will Be 100 Times Cheaper and Paid For With Bricks from Tunnel Dirt

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The third generation Boring Tunneling machine will start construction next year and it should be 15 times faster than existing tunneling machines. The first generation machine made the first Hawthorn demo tunnel for 10 million. The Boring company could bring …

buildingsDenying that People Validly Want SUVs Results in Soviet Planned Economy Mistakes

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Many people say it is crazy that people need two eight-passenger SUVs or pickup trucks that are able to carry six people and two-tons of stuff. They say the goal of affluent wealth should not be the 5000 square foot …

boring companyBoring Tunnel Will Be 2.5 to 7.5 Times Faster Than LA Commuter Traffic

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The Boring Tunnel will provide transportation at 150 miles per hour. This is about triple the speed of commuter traffic on Los Angeles Highways. The average weekday traffic on 18 different freeways across Los Angeles county ranged from 20 miles …

africaHistorical and Social Reasons Why Sacrifice As a Plan Fails

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There were some emails about my article about being able to feed 40 billion people with today’s agricultural productivity. Food, energy, water, and ecosystems are connected. The complexity of those systems is secondary. Why do people have large families? What …

businessIf Starlink Succeeds Then SpaceX Revenue Will Be More Than Double NASA’s Budget

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Nextbigfuture has calculated how the Super Heavy Starship will make deploying the Starlink satellite network $1 to $2 billion cheaper to launch than with Falcon 9s. The Super Heavy Starship will be able to deploy over five times the number …