In an unsurprising, yet unfortunate turn of events, Musk was blocked from shipping the Boring Company Flamethrower in February when customs agencies point blank refused to deliver a device with such a volatile name.
The SpaceX CEO's tunnel construction firm, The Boring Company, delivered 1,000 of the 20,000 limited-run flamethrowers sold past year.
What started as an online gag has turned into a marketing ploy worth millions - with the first 1,000 customers receiving the flamethrower - that promotes the Boring Co., Musk's endeavor to build underground transportation tunnels.
With so many flamethrowers having been sold by The Boring Company, enthusiastic customers are hoping that Elon Musk will be holding another Not-A-Flamethrower party at a later date. "To solve this, we are renaming it 'Not a Flamethrower, '" he tweeted.
As of April the company said it had raised over $112m in equity, 90% of which came from Musk himself.
Square Enix's E3 2018 showcase is short and sweet Sadly, both also had immaterial showings with next to no details revealed about what they will be like; the ultimate E3 tease. Square Enix has announced two brand new games at E3, plus more news on Shadow Of The Tomb Raider and Just Cause 4 .
IHOP name change gets mocked by Wendy’s It had six burger plates priced $11-$14 on its previous menu , including a Denver Omelette Burger, sliders and a patty melt. It's not yet clear when or if IHOP will change the signs at its restaurants, such as this one in Hialeah, Fla.
Musk was happily tweeting away from the so-called pickup party. "No more need to use a dainty "match" to ignite!"
Twitter user @SPPhotonic mentioned California fire hazards, "Did Nobody tell you that fire Hazards in California are not a joke?"
Alarmed, Santiago decided that he would try to introduce a bill to slow down the sale of The Boring Company's flamethrowers.
And that's all well and good, but still ... our world just became 20,000 flamethrowers richer, and it's only a matter of time. If TBC actually does plan to offer an ice blaster and expects it to be useful when the "winter dry season" begins, the news should come soon. Musk just announced on Twitter that the first 1000 "Not A Flamethrower" flamethrowers have been picked up.
He said: 'We've now seen some of the worst wildfires in California's history, so handing out flame torchers for $500 is a really bad idea and bad public policy'.
De Niro appeared on stage at New York's Radio City Music Hall to introduce rocker and Tony Awards performer Bruce Springsteen . Springsteen, meanwhile, was in attendance to perform " My Hometown ", taken from the Tony-winning Springsteen on Broadway .
In fact, some have made clear they want to have the freedom to prioritize certain kinds of traffic over others. Internet service providers now have the power to block websites, throttle services, and censor online content.
It may seem like those last few Derby finishers are just going to be also-rans, but anything can happen in horse racing. The Triple Crown win adds $15 million to that, putting Justify's outright value at $75 million.
Me and Kim: "Kim, I got you", she said, refusing to shake her sister's hand before they went head to head on a question round. Spoiler alert: Though Team Kardashian was the victor, Kanye and Kim got to play Fast Money due to their fandom of the show.
Kudlow's wife, Judy Kudlow, said her husband was "doing fine", Washington Post reporter Robert Costa said on Twitter. Kudlow joined Trump's administration as the president's top economic adviser in March, replacing Gary Cohn .
Houthis have maintained control of the city since 2015 and have used its port to smuggle weapons and profit off resold aid. Al-Monitor reported in November that U.S. refueling support to the coalition more than doubled over the a year ago .
Kingdom Hearts 3 debuted back at E3 2013, and fans have waited five years to learn when they can their hands on the game. Square Enix has announced a new game called The Quiet Man, and released its announcement trailer.
Developed by Ubisoft Massive, The Division 2 is an online open world, action-RPG/third-person shooter hybrid. Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is slated to arrive on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 on March 15, 2019.
Internet speculation had the "B" representing everything from breakfast, brunch, bananas, bacon, beer, booze and even bitcoin. The American chain teased the change June 4 on Twitter , saying "For 60 pancakin' years, we've been IHOP ".
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31 , 2018. Reps not to endorse the Communique as we look at Tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S.
Trump Admits 'Unknown Territory' Awaits in Kim Summit
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, gestures as he speaks to Kim Yo-jong, the sister to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. You would start at least a dialogue, because, you know, as a deal person, I have done very well with deals".
French Open 2018, men's final
Earlier Thiem needed to survive a nasty bout of the jitters to see off Marco Cecchinato and reach his first grand slam final. In Saturday's women's final, number one Simona Halep of Romania will face number 10 Sloane Stephens of the United States.
Alisson, on his future
This latest transfer setback has come just days after a proposed deal for Lyon talisman Nabil Fekir reportedly broke down over medical concerns.
Japan: Bullet train knife attack kills one
One of the injured women told the police Umeda had tried to stop the attacker when he began wielding a knife at her. Police arrested the 22-year-old unemployed suspect on suspicion of attempted murder, a police spokesman said.
Mile of new land created by lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park spokeswoman Jessica Ferracane said there were several earthquakes at the summit early this morning. Since May 3rd, Kilauea's lava, ash and rocks have destroyed about 600 homes, closed major highways and prompted health warnings.
Apple bans cryptocurrency mining from its app stores
The section also bans apps and any third-party ads from running "unrelated background processes, such as cryptocurrency mining". No apps may mine crypto, unless they process that mining off the device, like in cloud-based mining.
Trump finds time to tweet before meeting with Kim Jong Un
He also shared a photo of himself and Trump and told the entire world that he's "honored" to call the president a friend. Singapore's foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan tweeted a selfie with Kim on the surprise walkabout late Monday.
Air Force Captain AWOL For 35 Years Is Arrested In California
He faces a maximum sentence of five years confinement, forfeiture of all pay and dishonourable discharge for his desertion. It is unknown whether family had been in contact with Hughes or knew of his whereabouts following his 1983 disappearance.
Attorney General Sessions to Release New Asylum Rules
However, as the United States' chief law enforcement officer, the attorney general can intercede in its decisions to shape law. Sessions' action to attempt to exclude domestic and gang violence as valid reasons to seek asylum did not come as a surprise.
E3 2018: Anthem Release Date Announced, No Loot Boxes
The trailer released by EA didn't specify too much about the gameplay but we shall learn more about that soon enough. E3 2018 may not officially start until next week - but you won't have to wait long to ride the hype train.
Assassin's Creed Odyssey will have "multiple endings"
From the video footage, we can tell the game will have explorable underwater locations along with the potential for naval battles. You can see exactly how many of your micro-decisions matter when Assassin's Creed Odyssey launches on October 5, 2018.