How About We Fly a Video Drone Through a Fireworks Display?

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Why didn’t I think of that?

A Drone Flies Into the Middle of Exploding Fireworks to Film Them. Watch and You Shall See.

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The drone survived, intact.

Carnival Strongmen and Sledgehammers: Behind the Scenes of a July 4 Fireworks Show

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I never knew how fireworks operated until an embarrassingly late age, but I had a seemingly iron-clad theory.

‘Tonight You Belong To Me’ – Performed by a 4 Year-Old and Her Pink Ukelele-Playing Dad

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A Four-year-old sings “Tonight You Belong To Me” — a keeps thinking she hears fireworks.

Eyes Devour

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Deanna Ogle reflects on grief, David Rakoff, and fireworks.

Walter

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 “What did it mean to be a person in this world?” 3-year-old Walter asks himself somewhere in his subconscious in this weekend’s brilliant story by Sarah Tourjee. Isn’t that the question we’re all asking? As a parent, and as a person, this story seemed necessary to me, in its struggle to figure out what one’s place […]

A Letter to My Nephew Who Is Away at Summer Camp

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Advice from Uncle Sean on drug use, growing up, New York City, and having your heart broken.

Dear John: The Friend Who Knew Too Much

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This week Dear John talks about secrets discovered through an affair, an insistent spanker, and family explosions.

What’s So Great About America?

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What do you think of Forbes’ annual list of 100 Great Things About America?

Video: 4th of July Fireworks Failures

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Jamie Reidy shares some less than successful Independence Day fireworks displays.

Character Lesson

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That which does not kill you, builds character.

Ain’t That America

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Is there any better way to celebrate our great nation’s birth than to shoot off some fireworks, call the cops on yourself, and get locked in a police van?

A Period of Lassitude

In another installment of “Love, Recorded,” Matt Salesses gets himself in a little trouble with Cathreen. Fireworks ensue.