Ever since early humans figured out how to start their own fires, mankind has longed to take that fire and put it on other things to see if those other things would also catch on fire. “Whoa, did you see that?” they would say, “Awesome!” And now, with Independence Day just over the horizon, and everyone reaching for lighters and explosives, here’s 10 pictures of things that should not be on fire (but are).
A boy sits on a buffalo as he cools off in a pond during a hot summer day at Jetapura village in the western Indian state of Gujarat. Picture: REUTERS/Amit Dave
Just recently, my dad found out that he can check his Yahoo mail account from any computer, not just the one at work. He actually drove ten miles every time he needed to check his email outside of work hours, which was relatively often.