Procrastination Destination: Fire!

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You need a break; it’s good for you. Come check out this month’s procrastination destination all about fire with cool forges, fire science, roasting marshmallows, the Fire Nation, and a kid experiment!

Let’s start off with an ad for barbells. Huh? Yes, Rogue Fitness makes barbells and this process is filmed gorgeously, with lots and lots of fire!

But what is fire? Here’s a one-minute explanation:

Let’s go a little deeper. “Without fire, you and I would be nothing today.” In this well-done article, Vox explains why fire was key to human development, what the science is behind fire, how to build the best campfire, health and pollution of fire, and even why marshmallows catch fire.


Did you know there is a game about fighting fires? Flashpoint is a cooperative game (think Pandemic or Forbidden Island) where everyone has to save the day.

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OMG! It’s the cutest little flame you need to crochet. The pattern can be found here.

And finally, here’s a simple experiment you can do with your kids to talk about flames and gasses.

Now get back to work!

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