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Know Your Cables!

Rich, our new science advisor, asked me to post this, because the subject of transAtlantic cables came up on the last podcast (turns out lines of communications were some of the first casualties of World War I). One of the meat bags (they all look alike to me) mentioned that cables across the ocean seemed kind of old-timey, but Rich rightly pointed out that they are still used to this very day.

So, if you’d like to cut some a cripple global communication, here’s your map:

Cut here for mayhem.

Cut here for mayhem.

Full link: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2549329/Interactive-map-reveals-550-000-mile-long-network-UNDERWATER-cables-carry-worlds-web-traffic.html

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