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5 Creative Ways to Extinguish a Candle

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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.

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See How Candy Canes Are Made
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According to legend, a 17th-century German choirmaster bent sugar sticks into shepherd’s crooks and gave them to children acting in his Nativity pageant as a treat for good behavior. Lo and behold, the world’s first candy canes were born.

Over the years, manufacturers have perfected their own methods of making the holiday treat. In the below video from Lofty Pursuits, a Tallahassee, Florida-based purveyor of hard candies, you can watch how the expert team of candy-makers turn seemingly everyday ingredients like sugar, water, and corn syrup into a sticky mixture. Gradually, the pliable concoction is folded, stretched, rolled, cut, and bent into candy canes—a mesmerizing visual process for anyone who’s ever sucked on one of the sugary confections and suspected it came from somewhere other than Santa’s workshop.

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Bone Broth 101
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Whether you drink it on its own or use it as stock, bone broth is the perfect recipe to master this winter. Special thanks to the Institute of Culinary Education

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