The following is a classic puzzle. It has a canonical solution, but I'd also like any other creative or unusual solutions you can think of. This is a popularity contest - the highest voted answer after 48 hours will be accepted.
You have at your disposal: A candle, a box of thumb-tacks, and a book of matches.
Your task is to attach the candle to a cork board on the wall and light it without the wax dripping onto the table below.