Elon Musk Ranks Up; Ties w/ Bill Gates as World’s Second Richest

Tesla’s Elon Musk recently rose in the ranks of the world’s richest men when his wealth reached a networth value equaling that of second placer Bill Gates.

Musk’s net worth skyrocketed as his electric automaker’s shares reached the highest record, which according to Bloomberg Billionaires index boosted his net worth to $127.7 billion. Although the value surpassed that of Bill Gates for a short while, the Microsoft co-founder’s net worth also went on an upward trend. The final index saw the two billionaires tied as second placers for having the same net worth of $128 billion.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos remains steadfast in his position as the world’s richest man, recording a net worth approximating $182 billion. After all, the COVID-19 pandemic, all the more boosted the performance of Amazon’s different e-commerce platforms.

Sources of Elon Musk’s Growing Fortune

While Musk mainly derives his riches directly from his 20% stock ownership of Tesla, he has other business interests outside ot his automated electric car company.

Elon Musk is the CEO of the space exploration firm called SpaceX which mainly deals with in the manufacture of aerospace space transport services,

He is also the chairman of Musk Foundation, an organization that provides assistance to researches in the development of technologies for use in medical pediatrics, in the rehabilitation of patients with critical impairments, in developing renewable energy, and in future goals of transporting humans in outer space. 

Despite the pandemic, the year 2020 brought positive results as Tesla’s stock zoomed up to 524%; resulting to a corresponding $100 billion increase in Musk’s wealth. When Tesla’s stock increased 6.6% last Monday and hit a record of $521.9 price per share, even Elon Musk was taken by surprise, as his only reaction to everything happening was a single-word tweet:“Wow!”

Buying the Right Backpack for Hiking

So, you have planned to go on hiking and see the wonders of nature, what’s next then? Basically, you will need something where you can take all the essentials that you need in it, which is none other than the backpack. The question here is, what would be the considerations when deciding which backpack to pick for your hiking activity?

Comfort Level

If there is something that will supersede the price, it is none other than the comfort that the bag can give you. It doesn’t matter how expensive or cheap the bag is and no matter how many features it has, if it is not giving you great comfort on your shoulders and back, then it just not the right bag for you.

Get the Right Size

When talking about hiking backpacks, size means a couple of things. First, it is the actual physical size of your backpack in regards to how it will fit in your body.

There are some backpacks that are shorter and wider while some are thinner and longer. Size in this case matters a lot for aesthetic purposes and of course, the general fit.

It is typical for backpacks that do not look huge on you or even putting pressure points on areas that you’re not built to have support. Aside from physical size of the bag itself, the size of the backpack matters too for it is going to decide how much you could bring on your journey. Depending on how long your hike is going to be and to the items you are planning to bring, the storage space of the bag isn’t something that you want to disregard. It’s going to be the difference between having too much or too little.

Try it out

Being able to find a good and quality backpack that suits well on you means the difference between having a miserable and awesome hiking experience. As you try it out, feel the padding of the backpack as well. This is going to determine the comfortability of weight you put on your shoulders, back as well as hips.

Then after your journey, enjoy recliners for back pain to relieve some of your stress throughout the adventure.