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Jimmy Kimmel Uses Webcam to Record Show After Power Outage

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Comedy, Late Night, Talk Shows, ABC,

Jimmy Kimmel films during power outage

If looks a little shakier than usual tonight, don’t try adjusting your sets.

When a last-minute power outage threatened to derail Monday’s taping of his program, Jimmy Kimmel did what any other comedian would do: improvise.

The studio’s control room, broadcast transmission center and tape operations area were all shut down as a result of the outage, but the host’s computer was working just fine. What you’ll see broadcast this evening is a product of Kimmel’s webcam.

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Castlight Turns on Two Ways

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Design, Household, Misc. Tech,

CastlightWe have found that during a power outage, we have as much trouble finding a working flashlight as we do rounding up stray candles to find the flashlight. David Weeks of Kikkerland has designed a combo candle holder for almost any emergency. At a size of 11 4 x 4.5 x 4.5-inches, the bottom of the Castlight features an LED flashlight that uses 3AA batteries. Available in moss, stone, and brick colors, its cost is $40.00. Perhaps now all we will have to do is use this to find the extra batteries in the dark.

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