Billionaire Elon Musk calls Thai rescuer a 'pedo'

15 July, 2018, 23:23 | Author: Eric Barnett
  • Furious liberals meltdown sell Teslas after Elon Musk’s significant Republican donation uncovered

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tore into the British cave diving expert who helped rescue the 12 boys from a Thai cave earlier this month, calling the explorer a "pedo guy" in a tweet.

Unsworth, who lives in Thailand's Chiang Rai province, said that Musk was "asked to leave" the cave "very quickly", and that he "can stick his submarine where it hurts".

The caver, Vernon Unsworth, said the submarine was a "PR stunt" that wouldn't have made it 50 meters into the cave past the dive start point.

"Just a P.R. stunt". It's unclear why Musk saw fit to use such unhinged language in a dispute that had nothing to do with such subject matter.

This frame grab from video tweeted by Elon Musk shows a "tiny kid-sized submarine" being tested in a pool in Pacific Palisades, Calif., July 8, 2018.

In a separate Twitter thread over the weekend, Musk defended his almost $40,000 donation to PAC Protect The House, a political action committee that aims to preserve Republican control of the House of Representatives.

"You know what, don't bother showing the video". "We will make one of the mini-sub/pod going all the way to Cave 5 no problemo". Unsworth's knowledge of the Tham Luang cave, gleaned over what he says has been six years of exploration, helped locate the missing boys.

He was involved in the rescue for the whole 17 days.

The 13 were rescued by divers earlier this week after rising flood waters kept them trapped for almost three weeks in the Tham Luang Nang Non caves in northern Thailand.

Musk was quick to offer his help to the extensive team of worldwide diving experts.

"Just returned from Cave 3".

But the head of the rescue mission dismissed the option in favour of sticking with the plan for experienced cave divers to help the boys swim out. The team built a mini submarine dubbed "Wild Boar" (after the name of the team), which they believed could transport the boys to safety.

"Although his technology is good and sophisticated it's not practical for this mission", Mr Narongsak said.

Stanton replied: "It is absolutely worth continuing with the development of this system in as timely a manner as feasible".



Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu & Eevee Reveal First Version-Exclusive Pokemon
They are releasing exclusively for the Nintendo Switch and will feature connectivity support with the Pokemon Go mobile game. Announced in a Tweet and accompanying blog post, Funko revealed the first look at the "iconic Electric-type Pokemon ".

Donald Trump Declares The European Union A 'Foe'
It means that they are competitive", he said in the interview with CBS Evening News's Jeff Glor , which was conducted on Saturday. During his trip, Trump made several disparaging comments about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies like Germany and the UK.

7 endangered rhinos die in Kenya relocation bid
The translocation of the animals to Tsavo East National Park, was part of an effort to do that. According to KWS figures, nine rhinos were killed in Kenya a year ago .

US Senators make final push to ban ZTE with NDAA amendment
Last week, a bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation that could reinstate some of the penalties on ZTE. Department of Commerce lifted its ban preventing China's ZTE from receiving goods from U.S. companies.

EU Leader Responds to Trump ‘Foe’ Comment
He added: "You wouldn't think of the European Union, but they're a foe". "China is a foe economically, certainly they are a foe", said Mr Trump.

Theresa May Says Trump Advised Her to Sue the EU
He also praised May's rival, Boris Johnson , who quit last week as foreign secretary to protest May's Brexit plans. Trump gave them the "highest level of special".

Manchester United to call up several youngsters for United States tour
Manchester United have already signed three players for the new season, but the club are now reportedly targeting three players who impressed at the 2018 World Cup.

France face Croatia for World Cup title
The betting markets seem to have accounted for these additional factors and tipped the balance further in favour of France . Both teams were unbeaten in the group stage, and France have trailed for only nine minutes in the entire tournament.

Organisers say FIFA World Cup has transformed perception of Russia
There's not a lot of time to change their minds with World Cup qualifying set to begin next year. France will face Croatia in the final at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium at 18:00 local time.

OPPO 'Find X' with AI-driven stealth 3D cameras in India
This phone runs on Android 8.1 with Color OS 5.1 on top and it will receive the Android P developer preview as confirmed by Oppo . In terms of connectivity , the phone has dual SIM, 4G VoLTE , dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0 LE, GPS, and USB Type-C.