Never Thought a Burning Match Could Look This Awesome

You never know what you’re going to get on  Sure the usual geek stuff will make the grade, but sometimes random posts like this one will pop-up.  I found a video of a match burning at 2,000 frames per second, which means it’s moving slower than the patrons of a nursing home.  If I didn’t tell you it was a match you’d probably think it was a time lapsed video of some sort of evil fungus eating away at a rock or something.  It’s fascinating to see what happens when the chemical reaction is taking place to produce a flame on a match head.  Either that, or I’m getting to the age where I could literally watch grass grow for entertainment.  Check it out below.  You’ve been wanting to see some more random stuff in slow-mo…


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Matt Heywood

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Matt Heywood is the founder and EIC of where he strives to make you a better geek, one post at a time! When he’s not scouring the Internet for interesting nuggets of awesomeness he can be found in his secret lair enjoying the latest and greatest video games, taking pictures of toys, or talking Star Wars on EB’s Star Wars Time podcast show.