From the article: What Materials Glow Under a Black or Ultraviolet Light?
Have you ever noticed a lot of common materials glow in the dark under a black light or ultraviolet light. What things have you seen glow in the dark? Offer your idea or read about glowing materials observed by other readers. Share Your Idea
other glowing animals
- nightcrawlers have little white specs on their sides and sometimes bellies. and some bug larva also glows!
- —Guest info wiz
- a solution can be made of serium rue seeds..can be taken to enhance hallucinogens and soak celery sticks for a fun experience. (never done it but I always wante to) and St. John's wart oil glows pink. if u ever find pink seaweed that's reactive as is. Urine too (I work making fibre faces and no matter how much I would wash the wool, some would come out stained an more relative than others) Opals and other minerals also glow under uv (used in mines)
- —Guest Selki
- scorpians glow under a black light too i just found that out at school today
- —Guest maddy
- The only reason tonic water contains quinine is because the Brits drank Gin&Tonic and malaria was a problem so lets not change our patterns, lets just keep drining G&T in the jungle.
- —Guest Mikey Mitochondria
- latex gloves glow. so does cat pee. i hat ethe smell of cat pee
- —Guest LLAMA GIRL
- a 20 dollar bill glows under UV light and so does petroleum. an scorpians are so cool!!!
- —Guest Kiki
- I was surprised to find that McDonald's burgers glow under a blacklight - just the meat part
- —Guest burglover
- WHEN YOU CHECK INTO A HOTEL YOU ARE TIRED AND WANT TO REST. TAKE A PORTABLE BLACKLIGHT WITH YOU AND CHECK THE ROOM, ESPECIALLY THE BED AND BATH, TO SEE IF IT HAS BEEN PROPERLY CLEANED. WITH THE LIGHT YOU WILL KNOW RIGHT AWAY.
- —Guest GENE
- A banana with black spots will glow under black light!
- —Guest TheSmartOne
- glue stick glue glows under a black light. bonus: they are easy to "write" with! :D
- —Guest espy
- I love vodka and Red Bull and one night at a club in Rochester, NY I noticed that my drink was glowing in the black light.
- —Guest Chris
Other glowing items
- Gatorade bottles and some mechanical pencils glow under uv lights.
- —Guest Quantum
- Peridot, a semi-precious stone, glows green under black light.
- —Guest Jon
Most state DL's and ID's
- Many states in the USA provide hidden images or words in their driver's license and ID's for authenticity when checked at bars or clubs. Many major credit cards will also have hidden images or letters, too.
- —Guest Rudy
How can you forget drugs?
- Cocaine glows under a black light. That is how they can quickly tell it from sugar and baking powder!
- —Guest AJ Honeylake
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