The mysterious Gurdon Light can be seen many nights
along a lonely stretch of railroad track outside Gurdon, Arkansas.
You can make sugar cubes glow in the dark by twisting and grinding them
together as hard as you can in a really dark place. Be persistent, it may
take a minute or two and the green glow is dim, but you should be able to
If you get a friend to crunch Wint-O-Green Lifesavers in the dark with his/her mouth
open you will see flashes of light. These are much brighter than the sugar cubes.
"James the younger", at Lake Ouichita (pronounced wash-i-tah) State Park, Arkansas
says this is called "sparking".
I was told by a specialist in computer programs that try
to understand the English language that he has a favorite challenge for his
colleagues' programs. It is, "Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like