“Hollywood always makes everything look so easy.
The scene opens with someone stuck in a cave, tunnel, temple or another suitable backdrop for an adventure movie.
Our hero grabs up a leg bone from an expired adventurer, wraps it in rags and lights the contraption on fire to create a torch that seems to last for the rest of the film.
As someone who has tried to make a lot of torches (not with human femurs, mind you), I can tell you that there is a little more to it than that.
Not to worry, though: There’s an easy recipe for making a torch and the ingredients should be lying around the house, and even readily accessible when you’re camping…”