The (then) Eight-Year-Old talks with Uncle Phil

Uncle Phil: “Have you ever seen magnesium burn?”

The (then) Eight-Year-Old, sadly: “No. We don’t have that kind of science teacher.”

Fortunately, she does have (carefully supervised) access to YouTube. Because there’s no way we’re trying this at home, Uncle Phil.

Still from Everything Apple Pro's YouTube video "5 lb of magnesium vs iPhone 6" (EverythingApplePro)

Still from EverythingApplePro’s YouTube video “5 lbs of magnesium vs iPhone 6” (EverythingApplePro)

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About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When I’m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), my writerly self can be found blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at, or musing about books and the writing life at
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