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Flavor Flav Cited for Illegal Fireworks

Flavor Flav Cited for Illegal Fireworks

By Mike Fossum July 7, 2014

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 …

Fourth Of July Accident Injures 28 In Simi Valley Fourth Of July Accident Injures 28 In Simi Valley
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Fourth of July accidents are unfortunately not uncommon on the holiday. From fireworks to parade mishaps, people will be injured or killed. One of the scarier accidents on Thursday happened in Simi Valley, California. The city was setting off fireworks …

Watch These Slow-Motion Exploding Paint Cans Watch These Slow-Motion Exploding Paint Cans
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Paint is fun. Making stuff explode is fun. Catching all of the action at 1600 fps is fun. This video, which combines all three, is very fun. [theslowmoguys]

Fireworks Are Beautiful, Especially in Reverse Fireworks Are Beautiful, Especially in Reverse
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Happy New Year, everyone. Still feeling the effects of a long night of partying? Already broken a resolution? Have you accidentally written “2012″ on a check yet? Are you still writing checks? Forget all of that. Here’s some simple beauty …

The San Diego Fireworks Fail, Up Close and Personal The San Diego Fireworks Fail, Up Close and Personal
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It’s been a week since the entire country got to see the city of San Diego fail in spectacular fashion when they accidentally launched 15 minutes worth of fireworks in about 15 seconds. The whole thing was blamed on a …

Watch the San Diego Fireworks Fail Video Watch the San Diego Fireworks Fail Video
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In a clear case of premature explosion, the city of San Diego really jumped the gun on their fireworks show. Their annual “Big Bay Boom Firework Show,” which is supposed to last around 15-20 minutes actually wound up starting and …

Where Do Fireworks Colors Come From? Where Do Fireworks Colors Come From?
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The Fourth of July is upon us, something that would be hard to miss even if you didn’t have a calendar. Twitter is blowing up with trends dedicated to Independence Day, including one for the #4thofJuly hashtag and one for …

July 4 Fireworks: Many Areas Cancel Celebrations July 4 Fireworks: Many Areas Cancel Celebrations

July 4 fireworks are such a tradition that I can’t imagine the holiday without it. In fact, I honestly can’t remember a summer when I didn’t hear the thunderous booms and see the colorful displays of fireworks exploding all around …

The Golden Gate Bridge Celebrates 75th Birthday The Golden Gate Bridge Celebrates 75th Birthday

The City of San Francisco celebrated the 75 anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge on Memorial Day weekend. Radio station KFOG 104.5/97.7 has a professional released a video of the spectacular fireworks display. Nothing compares to seeing fireworks in real …

Fireworks Disposal Video Is Awesome, Controversial Fireworks Disposal Video Is Awesome, Controversial

Did you know that the New York Police Department has their own YouTube channel? Well, they do, and they recently used it to post a video that has caused quite the interweb controversy. The 80-second video shows the destruction of …

Fireworks In Slow Motion Are Pretty Cool Fireworks In Slow Motion Are Pretty Cool

Tis the day to celebrate by blowing stuff up, as long as it’s not yourself or your neighbor. Fourth of July, aka, Independence Day, should legally be allowed to change its name to Fireworks Day. The typical Fourth of July …

4th of July Fireworks Safety, And The Idiots That Fail At It 4th of July Fireworks Safety, And The Idiots That Fail At It
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Did you know that in 1997, The United States was averaging 8 injuries per 100,000 pounds of fireworks purchased. That number has been on the decline since then, and in 2008 Americans only injured themselves 3.4 times per 100,000 pounds …

The Art of Firework Sharing on Social Media The Art of Firework Sharing on Social Media
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This weekend is well known for one thing (apart from Independence Day): FIREWORKS! With the social networking boom (no pun intended), many people will be sharing the fireworks from wherever they will be attending 4th of July festivities on their …

July 4th Marketing Ideas

This weekend is the celebration of the American Independence Day on July 4th and if you have ever lived or travelled to America on this date, you know that the day is typically celebrated with BBQs and fireworks. Across the nation, people get ready for traditions that have remained largely unchanged. As the big day dawns, though, there are several ways that social media and particularly social media tools on mobile devices could transform the day for the digitally connected – and offer a great promotional idea for the right brand in the process.