An Amusing Automated Contraption That Repeatedly Lights a Candle Then Extinguishes the Flame

Engineer James Cochrane, aka bd594, has created “The Conflicted Candle”, an amaing ingenious automated contraption that repeatedly lights a candle then extinguishes the flame approximately 12 seconds later.

To Light, or Not to Light, that is the question

Cochrane based the design on his previous contraption, “The World’s First Useless Candle”.

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