March 18, 2016
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What I Learned While Burning Ants With a Magnifying Glass

Those poor little ants. They were no match for the 8-year-old me and my magnifying glass. If they foolishly stood still for more than perhaps 2 seconds, they were incinerated. How interesting that the very same sunlight which you may use to get a nice base bronze or to slowly and gently grow delicate flowers from seeds, can simultaneously be used to create a mini furnace of intense, life-smothering, simmering heat! That’s the power of focus. It’s the same sunlight. The same temperature outside, the same weather, the same distance from the sun. The only difference is how those rays are […]