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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘4th of july’

Kendall Jenner Covers Breast in 4th of July Photo to Avoid Censoring by Instagram

Kendall Jenner shared an Instagram photo of herself–who else–on the 4th of July, but in the shot she covers her breast with her hand in an effort to avoid violating the social media site’s rules of censorship. Deviating from the more traditional red, white, and blue typically shown on the patriotic holiday, Kendall opted for black instead–and it was anything …

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July 4th Coney Island 2015 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest: Joey Chestnut and Kobayashi

Fireworks, hot dogs, American flags, all staples of the July 4th celebration. While most of the nation will be enjoy all three of those at once, for competitors in the 2015 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, only one thing matters – the wieners sitting between the hot dog buns they gorge on between needed gulps of water. The Coney Island …

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Joey Chestnut: Broken Engagement Means Stiffer Competition for Hot Dog Eaters

Joey Chestnut has held the record for eating the most hot dogs at the annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island–held each year on the 4th of July–for nine straight years. Earlier this year, Joey Chestnut lost at love–his engagement to Neslie Ricasa called off just weeks prior to their May wedding. Chestnut believes losing at love …

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Fireworks Can, and Will, Blow Your Head Off, Demonstrates the US Gov

Fireworks Can, and Will, Blow Your Head Off, Demonstrates the US Gov

On average, about 230 people go to the hosptial with fireworks-related injuries during the month surrounding the 4th of July. Half of those injuries are burns. Obviously, hands and fingers make up the majority of injured body parts (36%), followed by eyes (19%) and general head and face (19%). Firecrackers are the most likely to injure you, followed closely by …

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Taylor Swift Spends Weekend With Friends

Many people celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with friends and family, and celebrities are no different. Taylor Swift surrounded herself with some of her best friends over the holiday weekend, many of them were also celebrities. The group of girls posed for plenty of pictures during their celebration and proudly shared them all online on their Twitter and Instagram …

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Flavor Flav Cited for Illegal Fireworks

Rapper and reality star Flavor Flav was cited by police Friday at his Las Vegas home, just as he began his annual fireworks show. Flav had been launching thousands of dollars worth of illegal fireworks for his fourth of July event since 2009, though this year his neighbors’ complaints were heard, and authorities confiscated over 100 pounds of illegal fireworks. …

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Kris Jenner: Did She Leave Rob Kardashian Out of Family Collage?

Did Kris Jenner intentionally omit photos of son Rob Kardashian from a collage of family photos she shared on the 4th of July? It certainly looks like she did exactly that. The photos she shared include Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, and Kylie and Kendall Jenner. That means she included all of her children except for Rob. What kind …

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Statue of Liberty Reopens for 4th of July

Eight months ago, on October 29, 2012, Superstorn Sandy blew up the east coast, leaving a trail of devastation in its wake. One of the things that was shut down due to the storm was the Statue of Liberty. The statue had only been open for omen day, just the day before, due to security upgrade work that had been …

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‘Murica: Here Are 200 Sparklers All Lit up at Once

Sparklers are boring. Sure, they’re fun to use to trace patterns in the night sky, and they’re a good way to preoccupy an annoying kid. But for the most part, sparklers are the light lager of the fireworks world. Well, here’s one (and probably the only) way to make them interesting – strap 200 of ’em together and light ’em …

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White People’s Day: Chris Rock Joke Sparks Backlash

White People’s Day took place on July 4th, according to comedian Chris Rock, who tweeted a joke to his legion of followers that has not settled too well with a large selection of the populace. Since the former “Saturday Night Live” cast member is no stranger to the world of controversy, Rock seems unfazed by the extreme amount of backlash …

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4th of July Celebrated in Latest Google Doodle

Little did our forefathers know that, when they declared independence from the crown in 1776, they would lay the groundwork for a federal holiday that has become associated with beer, barbeque, and fireworks. Then again, maybe they knew precisely what they were doing. After all, it was freedom to live their life how they pleased that prompted their departure from …

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