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Thursday September 13rd, 2018 night edition

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The tunnel-digging venture plans to use leftover dirt from its projects and package them into the product, cutting back on carbon emissions from concrete production.

The company plans to start selling the bricks in two months time at a price of 10 cents per brick — giving them away for free when used for afforable housing projects.

The details are the latest in Musk’s plan to revolutionize the tunnel-digging industry, after announcing the plans in May 2017 and providing more details the following March.

About to finish first TBC HQ building made with Boring Bricks in the shape of a medieval watchtower — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 13, 2018.

See more: Elon Musk Just Revealed The Boring Company’s Eco-Friendly Plan for Old Rock.

However, Musk’s decision to use the rock in a consumer-facing product could encourage consumers to build using more sustainable materials.

Buyers will be able to construct their own podiums, alongside other projects, when the store opens in the next two months. »

Blanks to be fired during active shooter drill at local school

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Sunspot Observatory closed due to security issue

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“The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy who manages the facility is addressing a security issue at this time,” Lifson said.

The facility is the National Solar Observatory facility at Sacramento Peak that’s managed by AURA.

“I am actually not sure (when the facility was vacated) but it will stay vacated until further notice,” Lifson said. »