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Watch an Air Pistol Pellet Slice the Flame of a Candle in Slow Motion

It takes The Slow Mo Guys a few attempts and false starts to hit the burning wick of a candle with an air gun. But when they actually do, it’s damn impressive to see in slow motion, because it basically vaporises on impact and the candle’s flame follows the bullet in a wonderful, fiery trail until it disappears. Read More >>

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Watch a Candle Burning Underwater

Here’s a fun little thing that you think shouldn’t be able to happen but totally understand why it happens after you see it happen. If you stick a candle in a bowl of water and let it burn, the flame will actually be able to be under the water level for a good amount of time. It’s underwater fire! Read More >>

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Haha, Watch a Taser Do Absolutely Nothing to a Candle

I don't know why I enjoy this quick little video so much, but I've watched it over and over. It's probably because anything involving a taser is always hilarious unless you're the person the taser wants to involve. It's probably also because even though a taser can turn a grown man into a baby, it cannot do anything to a candle. I mean nothing. [YouTube via BoingBoing] Read More >>

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Bask In The Glow Of The Solar System With These Planet-Inspired Candles

Melding past with present, the Teluria Candelabra's designers were inspired by the tellurian, a centuries old device that used the earth, moon, and sun's rotations to visualise the seasons. Designed by Note Design Studio for Klong, the creators intend for their candelabra to visualise the "cause of night and day, solar and lunar eclipses, and the phases of the moon." Read More >>

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Did You Know You Create Rainbows Every Time You Blow a Candle?

This is a wonderful photograph of someone blowing a candle. If you look closely, you can see rainbows on the smoke. Why do they happen? Read More >>