Scarier Jack-O’-Lanterns Through Chemistry

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Using green fire to enhance Jack-O’-Lanterns isn’t a new concept, but if you’re unfamiliar, the image above from imgur user Mikepants is a good example of the effect that results.

All it takes is a simple combination of boric acid and methanol. Complete instructions are available here but, as always, respect the chemistry (or the chemistry will burn your house down).

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