Wow... Power outage in the cold of winter? You never know when you might need a heat source. This "life hack" is brilliant and simple as long as you keep the necessary items on hand: Bricks, terra cotta pot, tealight candles, matches.
Blight: Illuminating Solar Blinds Turn Night to Day
Vincent Gerkens’ Blight offers a brilliant twist on staid venetian blinds. Rather than serving simply to block the sun’s rays, the design re-envisions blinds as sun-soaking solar panels that store energy during the day and illuminate your interiors at night.