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Fourth Of July Celebrations Light Up Cities Across The U.S.
What's Independence Day without a little bit (or a lot!) of fireworks?
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Canadian Town Uses Quieter Fireworks To Keep From Frightening Animals
Banff won praise from animal welfare advocates for ditching loud fireworks.
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Dogs And Fireworks: The Fear Isn't All In Their Heads
Sudden loud sounds release adrenaline and a stress hormone in dogs.
Fireworks Barge Explodes In Australia, Forcing Beach Evacuation
Spectators first laughed and cheered, then scattered, screaming.
WATCH: America's Fourth Of July Firework Shows Go Out With A Bang
It's not every day your country turns 241.
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Man Uses Fireworks To Remove Bee Nest From Garage, Promptly Burns Down Garage
Fortunately, no one was injured.
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Fireworks: From Chinese Weapons To Fourth Of July Staples
Though we associate fireworks with the Fourth of July, their arrival in the United States was centuries in the making.
Fireworks: An Explosive History
Though we associate fireworks with the Fourth of July, their arrival in the United States was a long time in the making.
7 Weird Facts About The Fourth Of July
Sure, you know about the signing and the declaring, but do you know how many watermelons are eaten on the Fourth of July? Here are 7 weird Independence Day facts.
Chloe Chaidez of KITTEN and Sizzy Rocket Reflect on Their 'Steal the Night' Tour
What are some of your goals as you two continue on with your careers? Who would you like to collaborate with in the future
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Fireworks Flare; Music Underwhelms
Journalist and author
It might have been that it was not a good day for me to be there anyway--I'm an old guy who doesn't like to stand alone much
Two Folks Wield Lightsabers Against Fireworks From The Dark Side
Conventional FX, just like the original trilogy.
World's Sweetest Cat Comforts Dog During Fourth Of July Fireworks
Can we get in on this cuddle party?
Teen Loses Leg, May Never See Again After Homemade Explosive Accident
The 15-year-old lit a sparkler bomb that blew up in his face.
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Founder, Giraffe Heroes Project
I've got the hamburgers and the sparklers. Washed my red white and blue T shirt. Everybody's got their assignments for the barbecue. And I find myself wondering--just what are we celebrating here?
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Your Flag Is Still There
Clinical Social Worker, Psychotherapist & Author
July 4th Display Ends With A Big Bang As Fireworks Explode At Once
"My heart dropped when it happened."
Do 4th of July Fireworks Hurt the Environment?
The best answer to any question
The July 4th fireworks probably contribute to less than 0.01% of global anthropogenic atmospheric pollution on that one day
NASA, ESA, and D. Elmegreen (Vassar College)
Happy Fourth of July, America -- Love, Space
Astronomers have spotted a brilliant "fireworks" display millions of light years away.
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