5 Creative Ways to Extinguish a Candle

Rebecca OConnell
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"Blowing out a candle is so 2015," YouTube user Dianna Cowern jokes in the video below. Which is why the creator of Physics Girl found some considerably more interesting ways to extinguish a candle. In under six minutes, she runs down five unorthodox ways to put out a fire, from using a tight copper coil to blowing around a soccer ball. Watch Cowern break down the science of each method, and for more experiments, visit her YouTube page.

[h/t SPLOID]