Ever Wonder If You Could Start a Fire With a Pencil? Well, It’s Possible.


Some people have wondered if it's possible to start a fire simply by using a pencil, but has anyone actually tried it? Is it even possible?

Yes, and yes. Grant Thompson, YouTuber and the self-proclaimed "King of Random," actually tries and succeeds at using a pencil to start a fire...but it's probably not as simple as you think.

He shaves half of the pencil off so the graphite is exposed. He then hooks jumper cables up to his car and clamps the other end on the exposed graphite. After a few seconds, the pencil begins to combust.

Now, the process isn't that simple and a pencil isn't the only key to this, but you have to admit: it's a pretty cool trick! SHARE it with your friends today!

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