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How To Start a Fire With a Battery

Watch more Camping Equipment & Tips videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Know how to build a fire with a plain old battery -- just in case the need ever arises. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Warning This video is for informational purposes only. You should never play with fire. Step 1: Tuck steel wool into toilet paper Take a piece of steel wool and tuck it into the toilet paper. Tip Make sure several strands of steel wool are exposed. You'll get more sparks that way. Step 2: Touch the battery to steel wool Lightly touch the battery to the steel wool. Step 3: Blow Blow. Tip This is a handy trick to know for camping trips, since steel wool will ignite even when wet. Step 4: Put it out Now put that thing out, before the smoke alarm goes off. Did You Know? When you touch the steel wool to the battery, you're actually shorting it out, causing it to burst into flames.
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