10 o’clock list: Ways to Prepare for a Power Outage

How blackouts really happen (via blogspot.com)

Like most students here, when I first hear the news of the storms that hit us tonight, I immediately thought of the possibility of a power outage. It happens every now and then on this hilltop, and it can be the greatest or worst of times here. And even though the power didn’t go out during this storm, there is still a decent chance of it happening some time throughout the year. So, to help you prepare, I’ve compiled a list of tips to prepare for a black out:

  1. Charge everything. Sure, when the power goes out, you won’t be able to do your homework anymore. But you don’t want to be completely bored. Make sure your phone is charged so you can get a few hours of Candy Crush in while you celebrate complain about the fact that you can “no longer write that Biology Lab Report.”  Continue reading