How to Set a Bill in the Flames With Out Burning It

Introduction: How to Set a Bill in the Flames With Out Burning It

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I'll show you how to put any bill in the fire with out burning it, but be careful! you are playin with fire.

Step 1: What Will You Need

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

Step 2: Step #1

Pour a litle bit of alcohol in the plate, you don't need a special measurment, but don't use to much!

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

Dip the bill into the alcohol solution and make sure that it is completle wet; remove the exsess and... 

Step 5: 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!!!

Step 6: Bloopers

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    6 Discussions

    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.

    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.

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