Watch a Candle Burning Underwater

By Casey Chan on at

Here’s a fun little thing that you think shouldn’t be able to happen but totally understand why it happens after you see it happen. If you stick a candle in a bowl of water and let it burn, the flame will actually be able to be under the water level for a good amount of time. It’s underwater fire!

DaveHax shows why in the video below.

This article originally appeared on Sploid, a Gizmodo blog of delicious brain candy