A process that occurs when a substance encounters too much heat (fueled with oxygen).

Making a fire

Use speed, not force.


A stick with a combustible, long-burning material on top. Used for vision or to to light something on fire, and also artistic reasons, as a symbol of enlightenment, hope, power and cleansing.


A device for holding a small flame for an even longer time. Combines tallow (a cotton that burns for a long time) and wax (sticky substance made of hard beef).