Video: The biggest fireworks in history were truly insane indeed

Dubai set the world record for the largest fireworks show in history on January 1, 2014. We saw a sample—taken at the Burj Khalifa—but that was nothing compared to this HD video, which shows the full scope of this titanic explosion chain from the air and different locations. The fireworks took over the entire country. » 1/07/14 3:52pm 1/07/14 3:52pm

Dubai had the world's largest fireworks show and it was amazing

To celebrate the New Year, Dubai decided to break the Guinness World Record for world's largest fireworks show. Because of course the world's largest fireworks show would be in Dubai. They put the best show on every year. Might as well put on the biggest too. Dubai exploded over 500,000 fireworks in just 6 minutes… » 1/02/14 8:12pm 1/02/14 8:12pm

Safely Ring In the New Year With an LED Fireworks Extravaganza

It's ironic that one of the nights of the year when fireworks are the perfect way to celebrate is also the one night when you and your friends should not be messing with explosives. But with this LED fireworks kit, you can drink yourself silly and still safely put on quite a show when the clock strikes midnight. » 12/31/13 10:49am 12/31/13 10:49am

Watch a Red Hot Nickel Ball Light Up a Bowl of Black Snake Fireworks

It is a truth universally acknowledged that black snakes are among the lamest of fireworks, second only to snappers. But when you get everyone's favorite red hot nickel ball involved, things get a lot more fun. » 9/19/13 5:40pm 9/19/13 5:40pm

A Perfectly Timed Bolt of Lightning Makes Fireworks Even More Awesome

There's something to be said for dropping the cameras and just watching fireworks, but for Redditor AJ192, watching the pyrotechnic show through a viewfinder really paid off. Taken at an explosive celebration in New Mexico, it's definitely a one in a million shot. What a beautiful way to get lucky. [Reddit via Laughing … » 7/06/13 12:00pm 7/06/13 12:00pm

You Wish Your Holiday Fireworks Pyromania Looked Half This Good

Firebugs everywhere are breaking out their favorite little explosive treats today. In states where doing that is legal, of course. But even with all the Roman candles in the world, you'd be hard-pressed to look this cinematic during a pyromaniac binge. » 7/04/13 1:30pm 7/04/13 1:30pm

All the Amazing Facts About Your Fireworks Injury

Fireworks go boom, and when things go boom, sooner or later somebody gets hurt. For a blow-by-blow taxonomy of fireworks injuries, we turn the Consumer Protection Safety Commission, which each year documents the damage we do to ourselves around the Fourth of July. » 7/04/13 10:00am 7/04/13 10:00am

10 Gorgeous Fireworks Displays That Have Nothing To Do With July 4th

Today, a fraction of the world's population celebrates its independence with shockingly expensive displays involving thousands of pounds of potassium nitrate and sulphur (and many more gallons of beer). But if you're a member of the other 6.7 billion people on Earth, fireworks aren't synonymous with a particular event… » 7/04/13 9:00am 7/04/13 9:00am

DIY Fireworks Instructions From the 1920s Were Ridiculously Unsafe

Americans love things that sparkle, things that glow, and especially things that blow up. So it makes sense that on America's birthday, we take great pride in our various spectacles of light and noise. Today, there are countless YouTube videos and how-to websites showing how to create your own firecrackers and… » 7/03/13 12:17pm 7/03/13 12:17pm