Who invented the oil lantern?

Answer Oil lanterns have been around since the times of the Greek and Roman civilizations. The first inventor was Aime Argand, a Swiss physicist, who in 1781 introduced a cylindrical wick design that incr... Read More »

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Who invented the Magic Lantern?

Many scientists in the 17th century were attempting to create the Magic Lantern. Christiaan Huygens produced the first Magic Lantern in November 1659. It is not certain that the Magic Lantern desig... Read More »

How to Convert an Oil Lantern Into an Electric Lantern?

An old spooky lantern can be a great Halloween prop. But why mess with the oil or kerosene when you can convert it to an electric lamp? Here are some hints for converting an old lamp into a new one.

What does jack-o-lantern mean?

A jack-o-lantern is a hollowed out pumpkin with carved eyes, nose and mouth. A lit candle or some other type of light is placed inside, and the pumpkin is usually placed outdoors on or around Hallo... Read More »

How to Launch a Sky Lantern?

Sky lanterns are fun,safe and super easy to use. Read this easy how to article to find out how!