While our more romanticized ideas of growing up involve exploring the world and managing to make friends with animal, vegetable, and mineral alike, we can't deny that growing up also involves making mistakes.
A lot of the time, these mistakes just involved doing something that seemed really fun and then quickly wasn't once we fell and hurt ourselves. Indeed, it turns out that no, you can't toboggan down the stairs.
But many of us knew at least one kid who was a little too fascinated by fire for their own good. And as one story from Texas illustrates, that kid's eyebrows aren't the only victim of these ignition experiments.