Classic "bar trick" where the forks seem impossibly suspended from the edge of the glass but are actually in a state of stable equilibrium with the center of mass of the toothpick/forks structure exactly below where the toothpick touches the glass. The flame dies out as the glass blocks oxygen and insulates the remainder of the pick from sufficient heat to ignite further. Incredible DYI physics toy. -PhysicsFun

Forks & toothpick trick.

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Classic "bar trick" where the forks seem impossibly suspended from the edge of the glass but are actually in a state of stable equilibrium with the center of mass of the toothpick/forks structure exactly below where the toothpick touches the glass. The flame dies out as the glass blocks oxygen and insulates the remainder of the pick from sufficient heat to ignite further. Incredible DYI physics toy. -PhysicsFun

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