Battle of the international power plugs

Crave UK takes a look at the plugs and plug sockets of the world--who will rise to be the global victor in this crucial battle between the power interconnects of the planet?

How did U.S. power plugs fare in the smackdown? Read on. Crave UK

Here at Crave UK, we might be British, but that doesn't mean we're generally swelling with national pride. After all, there's much about the U.K. that's simply broken and highly annoying (Hello, trains! Take a bow, Royal Mail!). We do have some things going for us though. Our health system means that if we get ill, we get treated--and our power plugs are excellent.

Yes, you read correctly. We said power plugs.

So, let's take a 100 percent objective* look at the plugs and plug sockets of the world--who will rise to be global victor in this crucial battle between the power interconnects of the planet? We welcome you to a no-prongs barred fight that will eventually decide what sort of sockets they use on Mars.

*Objectivity in this sentence has a one-off, government-approved change in definition. Its meaning here, and only here, is the exact opposite of what it usually means.

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