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Elon Musk posts pic of Boring Company branded sweets to Instagram

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Elon Musk is doubling down on his bet to create a candy company. The billionaire tech mogul shared a photo of some Boring Company-branded candy to his Instagram on Thursday with just the caption'lol'. It didn't take long for Musk to kick off his candy venture, after tweeting earlier this month that he's'super super serious' about starting a candy company. Billionaire tech mogul and Tesla founder Elon Musk shared a photo of some Boring Company-branded candy to his Instagram on Thursday with just the caption'lol' His initial tweet read'I'm starting a candy company & it's going to be amazing,' which has since garnered over 44,00 retweets and more than 259,000 likes. Musk has a tendency to create some of his wildest ideas on Twitter.

Elon Musk reveals Boring Candy and it's peanut brittle and... oh come on, really?


Yep, Boring Candy is the latest idea from the bizarre mind of Elon Musk, CEO of tunnel and construction company, The Boring Company (not to mention electric car company, Tesla). SEE ALSO: Elon Musk's flamethrowers have rhyming, ridiculous terms and conditions A few weeks ago Musk joked about "starting a candy company" and on Thursday he followed through on his "I am super super serious" claims. The post is only captioned with "lol" so don't start saving for Boring Candy quite yet. But the Sees-lookalike peanut brittle box might be his next... stunt? Anyway, his next something tied to his goal of building a hyperloop tunnel system under major American cities for super-fast travel.

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Sometimes Elon Musk makes weird, cryptic Twitter promises about starting a candy company and sometimes he shares information about products people actually care about. He says rides on the LA hyperloop will move passengers at up to 150 mph and it will only cost $1 to ride. On the Tesla side of things, Musk announced a performance version of the Model 3, which has dual electric motors and all-wheel-drive. The souped up version of the car will cost roughly $78,000, which is more than double the $35,000 price tag of the original. It will do 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds, assuming it ever rolls off the assembly line.

Elon Musk's next business venture? Candy.


Elon Musk, hat salesman and flamethrower peddler, is planning a new business venture. According to the famous entrepreneur's latest series of tweets, published over the weekend, he's starting a "candy company." "He can't be serious," you think. But Musk insisted "I am super super serious." And then things got weird.