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Behold: the birthday cake all pyromaniacs dream of that has everyone mesmerized YouTube/HTD Screenshot
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Someone meticulously created a tower of 7,000 matchsticks, designed to be engulfed by flames in stages.

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Each layer lights up, and then slowly burns down to the next layer, before it can flare up. For the closeted pyromaniacs, this wonder was shared on YouTube and, as is the case with all flames, it’s hard to look away.

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For 45 minutes the mountain of matches blazes and then smolders.

Apparently, lighting up matchstick artworks is a thing:

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmRcdGacqJI&w=560&h=315]

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1oT_6HzzVI&w=420&h=315]

Kaylen Tanner About the author:
Kaylen Tanner is a associate editor for Rare. Follow her on Twitter @kaylen_tanner.
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