This crazy billionaire's idea? An ambitious underground tunnel!
Now this all started in a tweet back in December 2016 when Musk told the netizens about being stuck in traffic and his hilarious joke of building a tunnel boring machine and just start digging.
Well, that joke is actually still continuing. And it still (of course) has its badass dad joke name, The Boring Company
Since he hasn't given the public a good look of it before unlike his other three companies (he even said
he only spends "about two to three percent of his time" working on it), his first concept video about this has made the internet go nuts!
See for yourself:
While the name's quite "boring", this is actually a futuristic twist on our daily long commuting. It is designed primarily to help everyone (including Musk) stay out of the traffic by just getting into the boring huge tunnels underground. It works through a platform on which the car is to hop on and off. From the street level, such platform will then enter a network of tracks beneath the congested city's surface in which it would wheeze at 130 mph. So theoretically, people would then arrive to their destination smoothly (and perhaps a little disoriented) without, again, that annoying traffic on the roads.
He even tweeted last March that he would begin the digging, uh, this month (sure). And while people (like me) are skeptical about it, what's really impossible to a passionate billionaire with a mad thinking? We don't know yet where specifically is he gonna dig a tunnel, or where it would go. But at least it looks really pretty and aesthetic, right?
So, everyone, sit back and relax. Real life Iron Man, Elon Musk, is working on his surprise!