Instead of using lighter fluid to create a flame, the Looftlighter from ThinkGeek starts fires with hot air — “hot as in more than 1000F.” Simply “point the business end at your pile of kindling and logs, and switch it on.” Video after the break.

After about 15 seconds, you’ll see a spark and some embers. Pull back about 3 inches, and keep pouring on the heat.

[via Technabob]