Thursday, May 5, 2016

Fact of the Day: Whale Candle

Some of the oldest candles ever known date back to China during the years around 200 BC. Those candles were made of whale fat. 

12 comments:

  1. Absolutely wonderful!

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  2. I still find it incredible how people of those time managed to fish a whale.

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  3. i find candle related to some kind of romanticism,

    its light always attracts one to focus ,china seems one of the oldest civilization who took first steps towards so many things

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  4. China was ahead of us in so many things!

    -Kati

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  5. Now we've switched from whales to dinosaurs for our main energy source.

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  6. Can't see them smelling all that good, but then people probably didn't bathe much, so it didn't matter lol

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  7. Oh wow that is a very interesting fatct. I am a fan of candles~
    By the way thank you so much for sour supportive comment on my post Updated 96 you really made my day with that comment.
    xx

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  8. I bet whales were much fonder of humans before we discovered fire.

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