The Internet today is only made possible by tens of thousands of kilometres of cabling at the bottom of the sea and buried underground. The above GIF from Vice’s Motherboard site shows the development of the submarine backbone from 1989 to 2017.
As the Gifville energy crisis of 2015 began to bite, ingenious locals soon devised new ways to keep their appliances switched on without plugging into the grid. Local amateur scientist Haim Ster, from Israel, enlisted the help of his pet hamster Sari and her wheel to keep his phone on the blink. Clever man!