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Has there ever been a time when the power went out, but you kept trying to use electricity? For example, flipping a light switch, putting food into a microwave, or plugging in a phone? We are so used to having electricity every hour of every day that when the power goes out, sometimes it takes the brain a little time to adjust. Using technology that relies on power has become second nature.
Recently I posted a picture to Facebook that challenges people to turn off their electricity for just one week and see what happens. Anyone who does this will soon find out that we rely on power for more than just lights, microwaves, and electronics. There are several other modern conveniences that require power. Here’s a list of things to remember when the lights go out.
The author writes, “We all have become accustomed to flipping a switch, turning a dial or pushing a button and having things operate. We have become so accustomed to how things work with electricity that we may not realize that some things can in fact work without electricity, while on the other hand we tend to forget that certain other things, things you may not realize do require electricity to operate.” Follow the link below to keep reading.