Elon Musk's life can hardly be labelled boring. The billionaire entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX was part of the inspiration for Tony Stark, the charismatic protagonist of the 2008 film Iron Man. But in the space of two months, Musk has seen his image go from possible saviour of humanity to internet troll after a series of bizarre incidents that culminated last Sunday, when he baselessly implied a diver who recently helped rescue 12 Thai boys trapped in a cave was a paedophile. Musk, 47, had tried to assist in the cave rescue by providing a purpose-built metal submarine, which he said could be used to transport the children out safely. For a while, it looked like his miniature metal submarine would arrive just in time to help rescue the remaining trapped children. But the device ended up left outside the cave when the rescue team said "the equipment" was "not practical with our mission". Musk did not take kindly to the rejection. On Sunday night, he accused British rescue diver ...

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