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Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live (SNL), where the tech billionaire revealed he was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder.

"I don't always have a lot of intonation or variation in how I speak, which I'm told makes for great comedy," he said, before adding, "I'm actually making history tonight as the first person with Asperger's to host SNL. Or at least the first person to admit it."

Actually, former "SNL" cast member Dan Akroyd also had the disorder.

Critics ripped Musk for not apologizing for comments he made about the Covid-19 vaccine or transgenders.

Despite the criticism, over 3 million people viewed a YouTube video of his monologue over the weekend.
 

What is Asperger's syndrome?

Asperger's syndrome -- also known as high-functioning autism -- is a developmental disability that affects many people in many different ways. In fact, many adults with Asperger's are never diagnosed.

Some adults are only diagnosed with Asperger's when their symptoms interfere with their personal and work relationships.

"People with Asperger syndrome see, hear and feel the world differently to other people," according to the British National Autistic Society.

"Look, I know I sometimes say or post strange things, but that's just how my brain works," Musk said during the SNL episode.

High functioning autism (HFA) generally refers to autistic people who have significantly developed language and independent living skills. They may seem normal because they tend to be highly intelligent, very successful in life, or have a special talent that sets then apart from others.

However, as children they are obsessed with a particular subject or activity, and become upset when that activity is interrupted.

Doctors and parents miss the signs and symptoms of HFA in childhood because the child seems normal except for their obsession with a particular subject or activity. Many HFA children channel their obsessions into successful careers.

Those with Asperger's may also find it difficult to express their feelings, but can be more empathetic or emotionally aware than non-autistic people.

Autism is diagnosed in toddlers and adolescents who have difficulty with interpersonal and communications skills.

Starting in the 1990s, milder forms of autism were recognized in adults, including high-functioning autism.
 

Signs and Symptoms of High-Functioning Autism

Below are some of the signs and symptoms of high-functioning autism (this is not a complete list).

1. Socially awkward

2. Hyper sensitive to bright lights or certain noises (loud music)

3. Depression or anxiety

4. Repetitive actions or behaviors

5. Easily upset when a task is interrupted in the middle

6. Can't handle even minor changes

7. Prefer to be alone

8. Mood swings

9. 70% surveyed say they are LGBT+

10. Repeats words or phrases during conversations

11. Intensely focused on specific interests (gaming, social media, etc.)

12. Have a talent or gift (art, music, writing, etc.)

13. Have a tough time interacting with others

14. Have trouble maintaining eye contact

15. Staring disorder
You sometimes stare without realizing it (until someone tells you or reacts negatively)
 

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Erykah Badu and Elon Musk both found discrepancies in Covid-19 tests they took this week.

They reported the discrepancies on social media -- and were immediately attacked by their followers who don't want the truth revealed.

Erykah took to Twitter on Friday, Nov. 13, to question the accuracy of two Covid-19 tests she took as part of a job requirement.

"This is my third rapid test in 24 hours... Earlier I took 2 and one was positive the other neg in separate nostrils ?? We need to investigate these tests further. I want my $ back."

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She added: "Funny thing is, Dr. ONLY reported the positive result. What the fack is goin on here?"

Get-well wishes poured in for the R&B singer. But Erykah told her supporters she is feeling fine.

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On Thursday, Elon, the CEO of Tesla, tweeted similar concerns about his conflicting tests:

"Something extremely bogus is going on. Was tested for covid four times today. Two tests came back negative, two came back positive. Same machine, same test, same nurse. Rapid antigen test from BD."

Elon's followers scolded him for reporting the inaccuracy in his tests. But Elon did some investigating, and he learned about a widely known flaw in the PCR tests that produce high numbers of false positive results when run at cycles of 40 and above.

He tweeted: "Lab I just spoke to said cov2 PCR detection (N1 & N3 genes) below 30 cycles is reliable & above 40 cycles is not."

PCR tests are run in cycles of 20-40 repeated thermal temperature changes. Cycles run at 30 or below are considered to be more reliable.

For example, labs that process Covid-19 tests for the NBA and NFL run cycles of 30 or below, which produces more reliable and accurate test results.

But government-controlled labs are processing PCR tests at 40 cycles or higher - which produces a high frequency of false-positive results.

The news media gleefully reports "surging Covid-19 cases" or "a spike in Covid-19 cases" when most of the tests are flawed.

PCR was invented in 1984 by the American biochemist Kary Mullis, who won a Nobel Prize in 1993 for his work.

When Mullis issued warnings about the inaccuracy of his PCR tests, he suddenly died of pneumonia on August 7, 2019.

In 2009, when former President Barack Obama was in office, the CDC stopped reporting H1N1 cases because the tests were unreliable and some labs were co-mingling positive flu results in with the H1N1 results.

What is their end game?

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Many believe governments are taking drastic measures to save the environment (climate change) and control the population.

Billionaire elites such as Bill Gates believe their fellow humans are the biggest threat to the environment.

Strict stay-at-home orders will ensure you can't drive for weeks or months, which decreases C02 released into the atmosphere.

And there is much discussion online about vaccines impairing the human reproductive system.

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Kanye West dropped out of the 2020 U.S. presidential race - after a heart-to-heart talk with President Donald Trump.

According to Washington insiders, Trump convinced his good friend to drop out of the race because the publicity surrounding West's run was negatively impacting his own campaign.

The 43-year-old rapper announced his intention to run for president two weeks ago. Democrats immediately accused West of conspiring with Trump to help him siphon off Democratic votes.

"So Trump got Kanye to try to split the Black vote," tweeted @DrBFPalmer on July 5.

And @JB93621 tweeted: "Yep gonna try and split young votes from Biden and help his buddy trump get re-elected."

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According to New York Magazine's Intelligencer magazine, Steve Kramer confirmed the Yeezy rapper won't be running against Trump and Joe Biden for the POTUS position.

"He's out," Kramer said, according to the publication.

The election strategist added: "I have nothing good or bad to say about Kanye. Everyone has their personal decision about why they make decisions."

Kramer joined West's campaign team to get the rapper on the ballot in Florida and South Carolina.

When asked for more details on what had happened, Kramer replied: "I'll let you know what I know once I get all our stuff canceled. We had over 180 people out there today."

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But Washington insiders say Trump called West and convinced him to drop out of the race because his campaign was hampered by the controversy surrounding West.

"Trump asked him to drop out, so Kanye's out," said the insider.

West tried to put some distance between himself and Trump by claiming he no longer supported the president after he "caught wind that he hid in the bunker" during the Black Lives Matter uprising in Washington, D.C. last month.

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Trump, 73, brushed aside news that West was gunning for his job in a recent chat with Fox News' Sean Hannity. The president expressed confidence that his job was safe.

"He is always going to be for us, and his wife is going to be for us," Trump said, referring to the rapper and reality TV star Kim Kardashian West.

"[He's a] very good guy. He is a person that I get along with very well," Trump said. "At the end I think he would support us over anyone else, we have to stop the radical left from taking over our country."

Tesla boss Elon Musk, who was West's campaign adviser, reportedly also asked the rapper to drop out of the race. Musk later said West wasn't ready to run for president until 2024.

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Tesla founder Elon Musk and musician Grimes welcomed their first child together, a boy, on Monday. Musk confirmed the baby's arrival in a tweet. "Mom & baby all good," he wrote.

Grimes, real name Claire Boucher, is a 32-year-old Canadian singer best known for her 2012 album Visions, that spawned the singles "Genesis" and "Oblivion." The album won the Juno Award for Electronic Album of the Year.

Grimes, who admits being a drug-addict-turned vegetarian, met Musk in 2018 after dating singer Devon Welsh for 3 years.

She broke the news of her pregnancy in a graphic photo on her Instagram page. The image showed her bare baby bump with what looked like red lacerations across her belly.
 

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So what's the problem? Well, the model X's falcon wing doors, for starters.

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