Instructables

How to set a bill in the flames with out burning it

Step 1: What will you need

*Salt
*Fire
*Antyseptic alcohol
*A dish
*Any bill
(70% Alcohol works well, look the third image)

Step 3: Step #2

Alcohol burns a blue flame so it is a little dificult to see, so put a litle bit of salt so thet the flame burns bright yellow. 

Step 4: Step #3

Picture of Step #3
Dip the bill into the alcohol solution and make sure that it is completle wet; remove the exsess and... 

Step 5: Voila!

Picture of Voila!
...set your bill in the fire, and let that the bill touch it, the bill wil catch fire, when the fire burn a little your fingertips, shake it... The bill did not burn!!!
Kiteman3 years ago
We really need to see a shot of the bill in flames but not blackening,,,
Andreus Felipen (author)  Kiteman3 years ago
Hello, please go to this adress this is a professor doing this:
http://video.about.com/chemistry/Burning-Money-Magic-Trick.htm
I know it works, and I know why it works, but you need to *show* that it works. Going by your photos, it doesn't work, and that's a shame.
Andreus Felipen (author)  Kiteman3 years ago
Ok, no problem... B-)
rvalotta3 years ago
We use to do this for prospective high school students. The difference was we used a mixture of 50% water and 50% rubbing alcohol with a pinch of salt.

Andreus Felipen (author)  rvalotta3 years ago
Ah...