Prepare to be amazed at a video and post that is not about a flashlight. It is about fire though, so not a huge departure for me.
The Smokey Mountain R&D Rapid Fire Capsules are a new packaging of an existing concept. Put a few drops of glycerin on potassium permanganate powder and after a few seconds, a searing fire will erupt and easily light your tinder. The powder comes in gel capsules metered out for a perfect amount of fire starting goodness, so you do not have to worry about any messy measurements. The package also contains wax covered jute twine bundles that will allow you to keep the flame burning much longer than with the chemicals alone.
I burn some stuff in a video to give you a better idea of how this all works: