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  1. Monkeys Knocked Out Power Across the Country of Zambia, Prepare for the Monkey Revolution

    Is this viral marketing for the new Planet of the Apes movie?

    We've already addressed the squirrel menace, and the surprising frequency with which they knock out power here in the US, but it seems other countries have animal problems of their own. Monkeys knocked out all power in the country of Zambia recently. What are you planning, Zambian monkeys?

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  2. The Number of Power Outages Caused by Squirrels this Summer is Nuts

    Maybe if we just give them more nuts they'll stop attacking our power infrastructure?

    Squirrels are pretty much going to launch us all into a nightmare Revolution-like future that, like the show Revolution will be boring and difficult to sit through. At least that's our unfounded takeaway from a New York Times piece outlining a surprisingly high number of power outages caused by squirrels this summer.

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  3. Blackout Leaves Up to 700 Million Indian Citizens Without Power

    As of writing, 20 of India's 28 states have seen widespread power outages in the past two days, leaving as many as 700 million people without electricity. Even the nation's capital of New Delhi was affected. Indian officials have yet to determine a cause for the blackout, but assure the nation that engineers are working around the clock to rectify the problem.

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