Things Are Getting Spooky

spooky candle

F/ 4.5, 30.0, ISO 64.

Day 301 / 365

What is the only time a man thinks about a candlelight dinner?
When the power goes off.
Interesting Fact: The earliest surviving candles originated in China around 200 BC, and were made from whale fat. European candles of antiquity were made from various forms of natural fat, tallow, and wax. In Ancient Rome, candles were made of tallow due to the prohibitive cost of beeswax.[5] It is possible that they also existed in Ancient Greece, but imprecise terminology makes it difficult to determine. ( )


  1. Wonderful photo for Halloween. Interesting info about candles. Candles are an amazing invention of man.

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