The Daily Populous

Friday May 18th, 2018 evening edition

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Elon Musk finally pulled back the curtain on where The Boring Company is headed.

Now Playing: Watch this: Elon Musk's Boring Company wants to build a 'weird little... Musk, who's known for making grand promises, didn't provide a time frame for the project.

The comments, though, provide the most detailed view yet, after two years of teasing, of what Musk wants to do with the vast underground tunnels The Boring Company is planning.

Musk previously said that The Boring Company is involved in proposed Hyperloop projects, including one for the US East Coast.

But last year, Boring too got approval to build a Hyperloop between New York and Washington, DC, signaling his intentions.

The Boring Company -- the much, much smaller sibling to Musk's other companies -- has resorted to some unorthodox merchandise for funding.

The company raised $7.5 million selling $500 flamethrowers bearing the company logo (they're supposed to arrive soon). »

Survivors of China's far west political camps detail...

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Omir Bekali and Kayrat Samarkand, both former detainees, have told the Washington Post that these former prisoners have been forced to eat pork and drink acohol, forbidden in Islam, as punishment.

The internment programme aims to rewire the political thinking of detainees, erase their Islamic beliefs and reshape their very identities.

The detention programme is a hallmark of China's emboldened state security apparatus under the deeply nationalistic, hard-line rule of President Xi Jinping. »

All of’s alleged co-owners arrested on extortion charges

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On Wednesday, the attorney general of California brought criminal charges against not only Sarid and Keesee, but also Kishore Vidya Bhavnanie and David Usdan.

"This pay-for-removal scheme attempts to profit off of someone else's humiliation," said Attorney General Becerra in a statement.

Jesse persisted, called again, and told him that he had proof that he had been cleared of all charges. »

What’s in the ‘Pulp Fiction’ Briefcase?

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The briefcase retrieved by Vincent Vega and Jules Winnfield in the film Pulp Fiction contained the soul of their boss, Marsellus Wallace.

Much debate centers around the contents of the briefcase in Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 film Pulp Fiction.

If you all are anything like me then you had no idea what was in the briefcase in Pulp Fiction. »

The world agreed to ban this ozone killer years ago—but it looks like someone is making more

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The ozone layer has made an impressive recovery in the last 30 years, but that has never been a foolproof plan.

“We couldn’t understand how on Earth emissions would be increasing when production had been zero for so long.”

The chemical, CFC-11, is part of a class of substances called chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) once hailed as a pinnacle of 20th century industrial chemistry. »