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How To Start a Fire Using Water & The Sun – Life Hack

The idea that you could light a fire using water sounds crazy.But this is a totally real, and totally cool, life hack or science experiment.

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If you have access to water and a bit of plastic wrap or perhaps a clear plastic bag, with a little patience you can create a spark.

All it takes is a little ingenuity in containing the water and using it as a form of amplifier to capture light, in order to encourage a little spark.


A good method is to start close and back away until the beam is focused. After that, it should take a few seconds for the paper to smoke. Under certain conditions, an open flame can grow to an uncontrollable, blazing fire.Use of video content is at own risk.