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Try these cool tricks with your phone’s flashlight

Try It Out Tuesday tests a couple of cool science-inspired hacks with a little help from your phone

Try it out Tuesday - Cellphone flashlight hacks on Live in the D
Try it out Tuesday - Cellphone flashlight hacks on Live in the D

Sometimes you watch a crime or survival show and wonder, how do people do certain things using everyday items? How do they make a black light to look for clues, DNA, or germs? How do they make the room brighter with just a water bottle?

Kila Peeples took on the challenge to see if she could make a DIY black light, and a lamp out of a water bottle, with a little help from her cell phone flashlight. Did she find the germs with the black light, or light up the night with her new lamp?

Watch the video above to see Kila try it out!


About the Author:

I am one of the Multimedia Journalists for Live in the D on WDIV at 10 a.m. I try out the cool, new fun adventure-y things that are in the D.