Saturday, September 02, 2006

Pickle lamp

How to make a lamp out of a pickle:

Plug it into the electricity mains and watch it glow. It is so elegant in its simplicity.

DANGER: Do not try this at home. Unless you really want to. But do take care: live electricity can ruin your whole day.

Glowing pickleClick image for full-sized picture. Sourced from Daryl's Science.

BoingBoing discusses the glowing pickle, and points out there is a scientific mystery here: why does the pickle glow only at one end?

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