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This is a cool and simple trick to amaze your friends with! The only things you will need is a box of matches, a lighter and some scissors.
Step one: Cut out a striking surface of the box of matches.
Step two: Fold the piece in half like I did on the photo.
Step three: Put the folded piece of matchbox on a cool surface, such as a water tap while cold water is flowing. The cold surface of the tap will caus...
Step four: Take your lighter and burn the hell out of that piece of matchbox! Just set it on fire while it is standing on your water tap. The tap need...
Last step!Put the brown substance on your fingers and when everyone is watching rub your fingers together. Everyone will be amazed! :D
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The residue created in this process contains Urea fomaldahyde, which is a known carcinogen, and Red phosphorus, which can be potentially harmful. The smoke you see is the red phosphorus vapourising caused by the heat produced through friction. However, it should be pointed out that red phosphorus can revert to white phoshorus under frictional heat. White phosphorus is highly toxic!Formaldahyde is used for embalming. It changes cell structure permanently. It's ok for dead people but not for the living.Cell deformity can cause cancer. If you have to try this experiment please wear latex gloves.replyby PorkyPig, 5th, May
Posted:May 4, 2007
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