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Over 20,000 Women Apply to be Japanese Billionaire’s Girlfriend and Go to the Moon

Yusaku Maezawa

Thousands of women are now reportedly lining up to become the girlfriend of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa.

The 44-year-old fashion mogul recently made headlines after announcing his search for a girlfriend who he can take with him to the moon. Maezawa, who sold his online fashion business Zozo Inc. to SoftBank Group Corp. last year, is set to become the first private passenger on Elon Musk’s SpaceX, reports Reuters.

Elon Musk Revealed His Plans For World Domination in a Blog Post 10 Years Ago

Elon Musk recently unveiled the future of Tesla with the new Model 3 that made the company $7.5 billion in a day. However, the CEO and co-founder of Tesla Motors saw this day coming nearly ten years ago when he shared his mastermind plan in a revealing blog post on Aug. 2, 2006.

The post titled “The Secret Tesla Motors Master Plan (just between you and me)” details the company’s mission to not only develop a high performance electric sports car, but to provide a wide range of models and affordably priced family cars. Musk writes:

SpaceX Released the Epic Footage of Their First Successful Rocket Landing

SpaceX recently released the dramatic footage of their first successful landing of the Falcon 9 rocket after sending it up to low-Earth orbit to deliver 11 satellites. The landing occurred on December 21, 2015.

Reusable rockets serve as a big leap for the development of space travel, and the excitement of SpaceX’s employees over the successful landing certainly outlines how epic of a feat that is.

Meet the 28-Year-Old Female Engineer Making Space Exploration Cool Again

Earlier this month, an internet firestorm was set off after Isis Wenger, a 22-year-old San Francisco-based engineer, was criticized online for being too pretty, and thus an unrealistic choice, to portray an engineer in an ad campaign for tech startup OneLogin. The only problem: Wenger is actually an engineer at the company.

In response to the criticisms, she began the #ilooklikenaengineer campaign on Twitter to encourage other female engineers to be seen and heard.

Elon Musk Won’t Go Into Genetic Engineering Because of ‘The Hitler Problem’

As far as the future of humanity goes, there are five areas that will shape us the most: the internet, sustainable energy, space exploration, artificial intelligence, and human genetic code manipulation.

Elon Musk, one of the greatest innovators of our time, has already helped shape three of those areas — he co-founded Paypal for online financial transactions, Tesla Motors has given us a future with automobiles that don’t require fossil fuels, and SpaceX is making leaps into affordable and efficient space exploration.

Elon Musk Really Hates Being Told This One Word

There are probably a few things you could say to Elon Musk to tick him off, like, “Building a rocket to Mars is lame,” or “Electric cars ain’t shit,” but neither of those probably makes him more upset than hearing this word: “impossible.”

In Ashlee Vance’s new biography, “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future,” former SpaceX engineer Kevin Brogan explains how salty the billionaire entrepreneur gets when you tell him that something is impossible.

Elon Musk is ‘Kind of Homeless,’ Has Sleepovers With Larry Page Every Week

It turns out that even billionaires need a buddy with an extra bedroom (or six) to sleep over at sometimes.

In Ashlee Vance’s new book, “Elon Musk, Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future,” set to be released May 19, Google co-founder and fellow billionaire Larry Page reveals that Elon Musk hits him up every week to crash at his Silicon Valley mansion. Page explains in the book: