How to Make an Impromptu Lantern

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How to Make an Impromptu Lantern
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There are times when a lantern has advantages over a flashlight. A lantern spreads light in all directions rather than one direction. Lanterns also allows you to be hands free.

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Just to give some examples. Maybe your car breaks down at night and you need to fix something under the hood that requires two hands.

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Or your power is temporarily out because of a storm. In this guide I'll show you a simple way to turn your cellphone into an impromptu lantern.

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All you'll need is a cellphone with a flashlight/app and a bottle of water (remove label).

All you'll need is a cellphone with a flashlight/app and a bottle of water (remove label).

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Put the bottle of water on top of the light on the cellphone.

Put the bottle of water on top of the light on the cellphone.

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In this picture I turned all the lights in the room off. As you can see it glows pretty brightly.

In this picture I turned all the lights in the room off. As you can see it glows pretty brightly.

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For play time. Add food coloring to the water to make colored lanterns.

For play time. Add food coloring to the water to make colored lanterns.

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I hope someone finds this useful or in the least a little fun.

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