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Lighting A Match With Another Match Is A Useful Trick To Know

Lighting A Match With Another Match Is A Useful Trick To Know

Video: Sometimes life gives you too many damn matches and not enough things to strike them on. In those situations, just burn those matches together by using them to ignite each other. It’s fun (because fire is fun) and easy — just group four matches together in a square formation…

The Chemistry Involved In Lighting A Match Is Surprisingly Awesome

The Chemistry Involved In Lighting A Match Is Surprisingly Awesome

Video: Many of you may remember this slow motion video from a little over a year ago. The American Chemical Society has now taken this footage — shot at an astounding 4000 frames per second — to explain what’s actually happening at the molecular level when a match is struck.

Match Heads Igniting At 4000 FPS Look Like Dying Alien Worlds

Match Heads Igniting At 4000 FPS Look Like Dying Alien Worlds

It’s usually over in an instant, but when you capture macro footage of a match head igniting at 4000 frames per second, suddenly that almost instantaneous event becomes a fascinating look into the science of fire and ignition. And, believe it or not, YouTuber UltraSlo had to throw an additional…