You can light a candle by igniting its smoke trail

Here's a fun trick for pyros (which is pretty much every human ever). As a candle poofs out and leaves a smoke trail, you can re-light it again by igniting the smoke trail. The fire burns down and hits the wick and boom, let there be light.


It's an old tip but it's just so cool to see it visualized in a GIF.

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This is a very, very old trick called the Traveling Flame Illusion. It is well known to magic nerds of all ages, and is pretty much why I didn't go on a date until I was 16.