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Imagine that you’re a girl invited to the birthday party of a boy you’ve never met before. As soon as he lays eyes on you, he walks up and the first words out of his mouth are, “I think a lot about electric cars. Do you think about electric cars?”

Take a high school geek obsessed with rockets, solar power and colonizing other planets, brought up in a family and country where risk and adventure was a way of life, and you have Elon Musk – the ultimate nerd and adventurer. He’s Steve Jobs, Sheldon Cooper and Tony Stark, all rolled into one.

Elon Musk’s Early Life

An awkward bookworm and know-it-all as a child, Musk spent a miserable, friendless childhood being bullied in school and having the joy sucked out of his life by an unhappy father, at home.

But, from an early age,