5 Easy Ways To Make Emergency Candles
Like so many inventions, the earliest candles were first made in Ancient Egypt more that 5,000 years ago. As early as 3,000 B.C., Ancient Egyptians created candle wicks by dipping rolled papyrus repeatedly into melted tallow or beeswax. They used these candles to light religious ceremonies, homes, and travel at night. Over time, candles became the main source of light for many people around the world. The candle dominated until the late 1800s, when it was replaced by the light bulb. Today, candles are mostly decorative, ceremonial, or used during black-out emergencies. If your power ever goes out, you might want to try out one of the neat candle hacks found in this video - take a look.