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Make Fire With A Coke Can And Chocolate
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Posted on 05/14/2005 6:36:28 PM PDT by Dallas59
TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Computers/Internet; Education; Food; Miscellaneous; Outdoors
KEYWORDS: can; chocolate; fire
Yes, you CAN make a fire from a can of coke and a chocolate bar! It really does work -- there are emails at the bottom of this page verifying this.
This idea was originally proposed by Andre Bourbeau to Rob Bicevskis about 6 years ago. I don't know if he is the one that came up with it in the first place. Thanks to Rob for bringing this method to my attention. The original concept was to investigate unique and unusual ways of making fire using everyday objects that one might be carrying around, should one be stranded in the wilderness. Of course, prudent hikers will probably be carrying a lighter or matches! :)
posted on 05/14/2005 6:36:29 PM PDT
Ran across this while looking for Boats...
posted on 05/14/2005 6:37:36 PM PDT
(" I have a great team that is going to beat George W. Bush" John Kerry -2004)
posted on 05/14/2005 6:45:27 PM PDT
(If Con is the opposite of Pro, what is the opposite of Progress?)
We used to make fishing barometers with a mason jar and a Coke bottle. Take a quart mason jar and fill it about half way with water, add a little food coloring, and put the neck of the Coke bottle upsidedown into the mason jar. If the water is only a small way up the neck of the bottle, my brother was fishing at the lake. If the water was way up the neck of the bottle, he was at the river. If the water was not in the neck at all, he was at the pool hall.
That's good, but I'm still looking for a tightly directed Electro Magnetic Pulse Generator that doesn't reqire huge amounts of power. For those booming trunk-buzzing punks, specifically.
I use my Pop-Rocks-and-Coke-can grenades on the neighbors all the time.
It will be a cold day before I sacrifice chocolate for something so elementary as fire.
posted on 05/14/2005 10:47:39 PM PDT
by processing please hold
(Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
Cool! Something to try. B-) I know I'm terminally nearsighted so I wonder if I could make fire with my glasses. B-)
posted on 05/14/2005 10:52:05 PM PDT
by Nowhere Man
(Lutheran, Conservative, Neo-Victorian/Edwardian, Michael Savage in '08! - DeCAFTA-nate CAFTA!)
The real problem is that the sun is seldom shining brightly when you desperately need a fire.
posted on 05/15/2005 12:18:54 AM PDT
Looking for a bass boat I take it?
Cool trick, but at first I though there might be some chemical reaction to make the fire instead of the parabolic lense trick.
posted on 05/16/2005 5:08:59 AM PDT
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