HOUSTON – Whether you’re lighting birthday candles or a stogie, you want a lighter that works. The Atomic Lighter has no flame and no fuel, but it claims to work better than a regular lighter.
The device that costs $19.88 at Walmart is rechargeable with a USB.
Product: Atomic Lighter
Claim: The Atomic Lighter will light “even during the windiest rainstorm.”
Test: We tried to light a cigar with the lighter, but it wouldn’t fit between the small prongs of the electric arc on the Atomic Lighter.
It did light when we held it in front of a fan, simulating wind.
It even lit a candle as we sprayed it with water, simulating rain.
Verdict: Thumbs up! It works.