How billionaire Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk went from getting bullied as a child to becoming one of the most successful and provocative men in tech (TSLA)

Elon Musk has had a tumultuous yet successful life. He was bullied as a child but ultimately attended an Ivy League university, going on to become the CEO of two companies, Tesla and SpaceX, and the founder of three more. He’s also been married three times and has five sons, with another child potentially on the way. Here’s how Musk got his start and rose to become the controversial billionaire who inspired the 2008 film “Iron Man.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. It seems like there’s nothing Elon Musk can’t do. As CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, founder of The Boring Company, and cofounder of OpenAI and Neuralink,… Read More

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New Canadian Jobs In January Blow Past Expectations

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy added 34,500 jobs in January, fuelled by gains in the manufacturing, construction and agriculture industries, Statistics Canada said Friday. The increase in jobs came as the unemployment rate fell to 5.5 per cent compared with 5.6 per cent in December, according to the monthly labour force survey. Economists on average had expected an increase of 15,000 jobs for January, according to financial markets data firm Refinitiv. The goods-producing sector powered the job growth as it gained 49,100 jobs. The manufacturing group added 20,500 jobs for the month, while the construction subsector added 15,800. Agriculture added 11,500. Meanwhile, the services-producing sector lost 14,500 jobs, weighed down… Read More

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Inside the wild stunts and fight sequences of ‘Birds of Prey,’ which were inspired by ‘John Wick,’ ‘Atomic Blonde,’ and Jackie Chan’s ‘Drunken Master’

“Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” has been praised for its action scenes. The fight sequences were conceptualized by Jon Valera and Jonathan Eusebio, coordinators from stunt company 87eleven Action Design, as well as Shahaub Roudbari. The company was founded by “John Wick” filmmakers David Leitch and Chad Stahelski, who came in for reshoots to fine tune the action. Roudbari broke down for Business Insider each character’s distinct combat style and the process of filming action scenes at the previsualization stage before production begins. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Warning: This post contains mild spoilers for “Birds of Prey” At one point in… Read More

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Fans are praising Justin Bieber for using his new music video to give marginalized women a platform

Justin Bieber released a music video for his new single, “Intentions,” which tells the stories of three women living in Los Angeles who are faced with financial and emotional hardships. The most emotional moment in the video features a young woman named Bahri, who rides the bus for two to three hours each way to get to school — so Bieber gives her a car to ease her commute. The video ends with a shout-out to Alexandria House, a shelter for women and single mothers in LA, and an announcement that Bieber’s INTENTIONS Fund has donated $200,000. Fans are praising the young pop star for spreading positivity and using his… Read More

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