Take a pickle, lamp cord, two nails, and a power strip… and plug it in!
Enjoy your pickle lighting experiment from a responsible, safe distance, outside
Nails should be parallel to each other inside the pickle, not touching
Electric arcing between the nails will occur inside the pickleArcing will dart back and forth
If you get it just right, an even glow looks like this (by this point your pickle may be a bit stinky)
Look at this delightful pickle
Oh, and know the location of your power breaker panel before you start!
Adult supervision recommended. Sparkydill.com takes no responsibility for starting your fire, only my own.