Pop culture has touted Elon Musk as some sort of eccentric, heavy-weight genius with humble beginnings, but this is demonstrably false. Elon Musk was born in South Africa, where he claims he was “extremely” poor, but his family owned an emerald mine. As a teenager, Elon would trade emeralds for cash in New York City, […]

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