Power outages make the night happy

  The office went out without warning. No one would believe that a new building that was completed less than half a year ago would experience a power outage. What should I do if the power outage occurs in a fully enclosed high-tech office laboratory building? Maybe no one but one or two people has a plan. But the power outage happened.
  In the spacious office space, there are always chatter, footsteps, paper flipping, door opening and closing, and the sound of something bumping into something. everyone’s attention. Computers stopped humming, air conditioner vents stopped roaring, printers stopped chirping, people stopped talking, as if they were all weighed down by the weight of tranquility.

  When Sleeping Beauty was trapped by the spell, everything in the castle slept with her, like a power outage. The lights on the ceiling went out at the same time, and after a few seconds, the backup lights hesitated, flickered, and came on one after another, a faint pale blue light replacing the bright milky white light, as if this should be pure silence. color, blackout color. In the heavy silence, only the laptop seemed to have nothing happened, and the sound of the fan was so loud that it could be heard ten meters away. A few minutes later, the lights came back on, the vents roared again, and one computer after another woke up, as if they had finished their lunch break and were back at work. Although the damage was close to zero, colleagues talked about the power outage for days because it happened.
  When I was a child, the electricity supply was not stable, and there were always candles and matches at home. I love power outages because everything is different at night without power. The first thing the power outage brought about was pitch blackness, the blackness of a blind person in an instant, and even slippers could not be found. After a while, the outlines of the objects in the room gradually emerged from the black sea. The family always looks out the window first to see if there is a power outage in other buildings. If everything is fine elsewhere, our unit has tripped, and you’ll hear someone talking loudly in the hallway, going downstairs to check the fuse with the sound of clattering slippers. If other buildings are also dark, you know that the electricity will not last for a while, so open the drawer to find candles, and light one in each room.
  Interestingly, although power outages were common in those days, every household did not have a candlestick, and they all made do with something they grabbed. I remember that the candles in my house were placed on an upside-down old teacup, and the wax oil accumulated over time seemed to make a freehand ink painting into a sculpture. The small flame of the candle is first a small ball, and then gradually elongated upwards and becomes an arrow. A small puddle of liquid melted next to the candle wick. It was as clear and transparent as water. It was only because the outermost thin layer of wax shell dam prevented it from flowing down.
  Children always have the urge to dip their fingers in wax oil when adults can’t see it, or poke the thin wax shell, let the clear wax oil rush down and condense into a stalactite-like shape; If it is not fully set yet, peel it off and shape it into a round shape. Of course, adults will strictly prohibit children from playing with fire and candles. Now that I am an adult, I still have the urge to dip in wax oil when lighting scented candles. Surprisingly not contradictory.
  Nowadays, ordinary people also have various devices that store electrical energy in their homes. If the power outage is only two hours, many people may not even be interrupted by the evening entertainment. Phones, tablets and laptops all have batteries big enough to seamlessly continue personal lighting and entertainment. The shock brought by the power outage is more psychological – will there be power outages in this era? Will rivers, lakes, seas, solar coal, and nuclear fission fail us one day?