Global Warming: Man Sets 42,000-Match Sphere Ablaze

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Benjamin Ahles wanted to find out how many matches would need to be glued together to form a perfect globe, with the eventual aim of setting in on fire. 42,000 matches later, it’s lit.

The results of the experiment, said to have taken place in upstate New York, yielded this amazing footage of the fireball burning in slow motion. Credit: All is Art via Storyful

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