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Entire Town Surprises Girl Who Has Life-Threatening Illness With Fireworks Show

The Associated Press | Posted 01.08.2015 | Good News

HANNIBAL, Mo. (AP) — Never mind the bitter cold of January. When a sick little girl wanted a fireworks show, people in her northeast Missouri commun...

Beer, Fireworks And David Hasselhoff: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 01.01.2015 | Weird News

Berlin, Germany, rang in the new year in style with an official fireworks display and a free David Hasselhoff concert. But if footage from the unoffic...

World Rings In 2015 With Parties, Fireworks And Odd Drops

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | World

Revelers crowded New York's Times Square and converged on the beaches of Brazil and skyscrapers of Dubai to say good riddance to a turbulent 2014 marr...

Hit the Jackpot With 5 Breathtaking Las Vegas Views

HooplaHa | Posted 03.01.2015 | Travel

If you are lucky enough to join some 300,000 people for New Year's Eve in the party capital of the world, make sure you don't miss these spots.

WATCH: This Dude's Fireworks Went... The Wrong Way

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.14.2014 | Weird News

It still looked majestic. In a video uploaded to YouTube by user Stuart Paton on Thursday, a firework decided straight up was for losers and launch...

This Guy Should Be On Fire

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.22.2014 | Technology

Baby, you're a firework -- literally. Or, at least inventor Colin Furze is. In this video, Furze dons a self-made steel suit and steps safely insid...

What Makes a Memory Stick?

Karin Joy Whitley | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Karin Joy Whitley

As I look back at my summer memories, I wonder why certain situations are vivid in my mind while others I'm not able to recall. When I have conversations with my sister and brother about our childhood, some we can reminiscence to the very minuscule detail while other stories... there is no recollection.

Steve Martin Live

Philip David Morton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts
Philip David Morton

"Steve Martin live" are three words you stopped seeing together in 1981. A reigning king of comedy for almost four decades, his imprint on the art form has few equals. Regardless of who was on top there was always Steve Martin.

Bombs Bursting in Air

Randi Miller | Posted 09.05.2014 | DC
Randi Miller

More pets go missing on the 4th of July than any other day of the year. And as I sit in my house every Independence Day night with the volume turned ...

This 'Human Firecracker' Is Incredibly Dangerous, But We Can't Look Away

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.07.2014 | Weird News

In small-town Michigan, an aging rocker with a pyro streak has a shtick that almost makes Johnny Knoxville look tame. He goes by "Ghengis [sic] John t...

It Wouldn't Be Fourth Of July Without A New Firework FAIL Compilation

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 07.04.2014 | Comedy

Every year we like to take a moment to salute those who honored their country by nearly blowing themselves up. Watch this collection of fireworks FAIL...

Here's How The U.S. Is Celebrating Independence Day

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

The United States marked 238 years as an independent nation and celebrated the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music. Nature and politics also...

Ann Brenoff

3 Deadly Things Lurking At Your July 4th BBQ | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.03.2014 | Fifty

Celebrating Independence Day isn't all fun and fireworks. In fact, it can be a pretty deadly holiday. July 4th is the third most-deadly holiday ce...

Fireworks Still Planned In The West, Despite Dangerously High Threat Of Wildfires

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 09.02.2014 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Arizona's largest city has gone four months without any measurable rain, and neighboring New Mexico is in the midst of four...

Is That Fireworks... Or Gunshots?

The Second City Network | Posted 08.31.2014 | Chicago
The Second City Network

One of the loudest American holidays is finally here -- the Fourth of July! If you're fortunate enough to live in Chicago's Austin, Auburn Gresham, Be...

Why We Set Off Fireworks On The Fourth Of July

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

Ever wondered why we set off those humungous kaleidoscopes of gunpowder in our sky each Fourth of July? Apparently, the history of fireworks in Americ...

A Sonic Story: Putting Together the Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Show

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 09.01.2014 | New York
Shoshana Greenberg

Friday night, my voice will be part of the chorus as the 38th Annual Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks erupt over New York City's East River and Brooklyn Bridge.

The Boy Who Loved 4th of July Fireworks

Kristen Mae | Posted 09.01.2014 | Parents
Kristen Mae

Lucas had been dreaming of loud bangs and colors filling the sky, and I'd been snarling at him and sending him to his room.

10 Kids Whose Entire Lives Were Made Whole While Watching Fireworks

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 06.30.2014 | Parents

One thing that's more amazing than watching fireworks? Watching kids watch fireworks. Ah, the magic. (hat tip: Neato Bambino) @media only scree...

This Is A Terrible Idea

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.30.2014 | Comedy

There's really only one step to making your own fireworks: DON'T. Just don't, no matter what Mr. Forthright says above. Via Tastefully Offensive...

The Most Amazing Spots to Watch Fireworks This 4th of July

The Active Times | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

We won't say which we think is the best--though we will name the biggest--we're outlining a few of the major shows and where you should go to get the best view.

Best Spots To See Some Fireworks

Domino | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel

Sometimes it's just not as simple as just looking up. Catch a big, bright display this Independence Day.

Best Hotels For Watching Fourth Of July Fireworks

Hipmunk | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel

Watching fireworks is an exhilarating, can't-miss Fourth of July experience, but finding a spot to watch them is not. Avoid the lines and hassle this year by booking a room in one of these prime viewing spots, where the luxury of watching the show from the comfort of your room is included.

Top 5 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July

Marilyn Oliveira | Posted 08.17.2014 | HuffPost Home
Marilyn Oliveira

Ah, Independence Day... the crown jewel of summer extravaganzas. Because, really - on what other holiday are you encouraged to eat, drink, and bask in the sun whilst reflecting on all that's great about the U.S. of A?

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Empires Strike Back; Fireworks Go Off

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

With all the Stars Wars news last week (the casting announcement of Episode VII and the impending "May the Fourth Be With You" nonsense about to occur...