A man was killed trying to steal a copper cable which was carrying 11,000 volts, an inquest heard today.
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And they say survival of the fittest is outmoded. Darwin Rules!
In large parts of the Third World, the reason they didn’t used to have telephones was that when they strung the lines, people would steal the wire.
That’s why cellular systems are so popular there, and why for large parts of the world cellphones are the only kinds of phones available to them: you can’t steal the air.
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