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Fourth Of July Accident Injures 28 In Simi Valley, California Fourth Of July Accident Injures 28 In Simi Valley, California
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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 …

Joey Chestnut Breaks Hot Dog-Eating Record Joey Chestnut Breaks Hot Dog-Eating Record
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No Fourth of July would be complete without the gastronomic spectacle of the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating competition. This year’s competition was much the same as last year’s, with competitive eater Joey Chestnut breaking records and winning the competition. …

Fourth of July Accident Results In Death of 8-Year-Old Fourth of July Accident Results In Death of 8-Year-Old
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Fourth of July weekend is what most regard as a time of fireworks, grilling, and general celebration. Most people are familiar with the common warnings that appear around this time of year, urging caution when using fireworks. Similarly, most people …

San Diego’s Fireworks Fail: I Feel Bad, But It’s Just So Funny [Video] San Diego’s Fireworks Fail: I Feel Bad, But It’s Just So Funny [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 …

Celebrating the Fourth of July With Fireworks Colors, Twitter Celebrating the Fourth of July With Fireworks Colors, Twitter
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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 …

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 …

Google Maps Gets You Ready For The Fourth

We’ll admit it from the start; this development doesn’t amount to Google’s execs weeping while singing "My Country, ‘Tis of Thee."  Still, a sort of self-promotional Fourth of July blog post from the search giant may be of interest to you as we head into the weekend.

AOL CityGuide Seeks The Biggest Boom

Visitors to the CityGuide website can vote for their favorite fireworks display out of eleven cities in the United States (but not Boston.)