gadgets
Burn An (Almost) Infinite Candle With This Clever Wax-Catching Holder

To all of you convinced there's no such thing as a perpetual motion machine, behold Benjamin Shine's brilliant Rekindle candlestick holder that slowly but steadily turns into a brand new candle as it burns and melts away. Read More >>

architecture
Skyscraper Candles Let You Safely Set the World on Fire

"I like watching these buildings burn," says Jing Jing Naihan Li, a young Beijing architect. That would normally come off as ominous, but in this case, it's awesome: Naihan makes candles that are modelled after the tallest buildings in the world. Because, after all, aren't skyscrapers just the candles on the glitter covered double chocolate ganache birthday cake that is the city? Read More >>

environment
Who Fancies Trying a Man's 8p-a-day Room Heating Method?

This week's viral internet sensation isn't a cat eating a wasp, a lady falling over or down something, or a baby saying something stupid because its brain doesn't work properly yet -- it's a rather ordinary man talking about convection heating systems. Read More >>

design
The Extra Glow Of Charcoal Candles Is Really Mesmerising

Some people are all about candles. Dinner, baths, soy-based, scented. It's a whole thing. But candles can seem like more trouble than they're worth. These charcoal candlesticks from Japanese designer Eisuke Tachikawa have gravitas, though. There's something calming about them. Read More >>

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A Self-Lighting Candle with a Dimmer Switch Is Uselessly Awesome

Candles are low tech by definition. We've been using them for thousands of years. But designer Zelf Koelman put a more modern spin on them by whipping up an auto-lighting candle rig that even has a dimmer switch. It's as neat as it is totally absurd. Read More >>

gadgets
Whip Up a Bewildering Nerdy Decor With This Giant Sword and Arcade Scented Candles

Need scented candles, a giant foam sword, or a ringtone machine to annoy your buddies? Of course you don't but, you want 'em and ThinkGeek's spread for Toy Fair 2013's got you covered. Read More >>

design
Bask In The Glow Of The Solar System With These Planet-Inspired Candles

Melding past with present, the Teluria Candelabra's designers were inspired by the tellurian, a centuries old device that used the earth, moon, and sun's rotations to visualise the seasons. Designed by Note Design Studio for Klong, the creators intend for their candelabra to visualise the "cause of night and day, solar and lunar eclipses, and the phases of the moon." Read More >>

lighting
Is This Articulating Candle Holder the Grandfather of the Famous Pixar Desk Lamp?

Pixar refuses to consent to paternity tests, but it seems obvious this unique take on a decorative candelabra can claim the iconic Luxo desk lamp as one of its descendants. Read More >>

art
Watch This Girl Incredibly Paint a Portrait of Adele with Burning Candles

Hong Yi, the lovely artist who makes mind blowing art from everyday objects like books, coffee and basketballs, is back at it again. This time? She paints a picture of Adele using burning candles. Seriously. Who needs a paintbrush when you have hot wax, right? Read More >>

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Sending This Candle To a Watery Grave Is a Beautiful Way To Remember the Titanic?

Haha, remember when that giant ocean liner sank taking the lives of over 1,500 people? It's a good thing come April that will have happened 100 years ago because that makes it ok to sell tacky novelty tie-in products. Right? Right? Read More >>

gaming
A Kid From Wales Shows You Why Using Candles With Your Wii Is Just a Bad Idea

An eight-year-old from Wales, who only wanted to play on his Nintendo Wii, has suffered severe burns after using candles as a replacement for the sensor bar just like the video above. Read More >>

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