British caver says he's consulting lawyers over Elon Musk's comments

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Elon Musk could face lawsuit for calling cave rescuer a “pedo guy”

Enlarge / Elon Musk speaks onstage at SXSW on March 11, 2018 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Getty Images | Diego Donamaria ) A diver who helped rescue boys trapped in a Thailand cave may sue Elon Musk after the tech billionaire called the rescuer a “pedo guy.” Diver Vernon Unsworth was instrumental in the rescue, […]

The Morning After: Elon goes to Flint and ‘Fortnite’ season five

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Elon Musk has again inserted himself in the news cycle, and we’ve got an important update for Sonos owners. Plus, you’ll want to see this trailer for Netflix’s sci-fi thriller Extinction. Hello HomePod.AirPlay 2 makes Sonos the best audio option for most iPhone owners After spending a week or […]

The Engineering Behind Elon Musk’s Bid to Save Thailand’s Cave Boys

The SpaceX and Tesla CEO’s work to help the rescue operation captivated the internet and reinforced the most flattering image of Musk, as a brilliant engineer with a nose for unexpected solutions to pressing problems. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b452bc49bc3f356f4059475/master/pass/Cave_AP_18176408805848.jpg

Elon Musk’s tiny submarine is headed for the Thai caves — but it may not make it in time to help

Max Whittaker / Getty Images Elon Musk has offered his assistance and floated plans to save the soccer team stranded in a Thai cave network. He said he sent a mini-submarine to Thailand, which is expected to arrive Monday night local time. However, rescue efforts are already underway and may be over by the time […]

Elon Musk built a “submarine” to rescue Thailand kids—here’s what it looks like

Scuba divers in Thailand have already rescued four of the 12 boys who have been stranded, along with their coach, in a flooded cave. And they are hoping to rescue the rest in the next couple of days. But in the meantime, Elon Musk has continued working on alternative strategies divers could use if conventional […]

Elon Musk’s Thailand cave rescue would use a ‘kid-size’ submarine

Elon Musk is quickly solidifying his offer to help rescue a boys’ soccer team trapped in a Thailand cave, and in just the way you would expect from a technology entrepreneur. He has revealed that the “primary path” for his attempt will involve a “kid-size submarine” that uses the liquid oxygen transfer tube of a […]

Elon Musk making “kid-sized submarine” to rescue teens in Thailand cave

Enlarge / SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks at the International Astronautical Congress on September 29, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. (credit: Mark Brake/Getty Images) Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday that a team of SpaceX engineers is hours away from completing work on a “tiny kid-sized submarine” that could be used to extract 12 teenagers and preteens who […]

Elon Musk offers to help rescue the Thai soccer team stuck in a cave

Mark Brake / Getty Images Elon Musk says he is “happy to help” if there’s anything he can contribute to the rescue mission of a Thai soccer team that’s been trapped inside a cave since June. Authorities are finalizing their rescue plan after finding the group earlier this week. Elon Musk says he is “happy […]