The summer’s almost here, and what goes perfect with scorching heat and unbearable humidity? That’s right, fire and explosions. But skip the fireworks and BBQs this year, and instead make your own rainbow pyrotechnics show with materials you can probably find at the hardware store.
Igniting 10,000 sparklers at once was a cute way to ring in the new year, but assembling 100,000 sparklers into a tower and adding fire is probably as close as one could get to building an artificial working volcano.
Today in “amazing ideas the internet had” we bring you an experiment that is without a doubt the best way to celebrate the end of 2015 tonight, and an even better way to usher in 2016. One sparkler is fun, but 10,000 igniting at the same time? That’s a science experiment you have to see.
I'm sure at some point in everyone's life, you imagine that you can throw fireballs out of your hands like you're a wizard, superhero or Ryu and Ken from Street Fighter. Well imagine no more! You can now buy a wrist-mounted device that lets you fling fireballs around to your hearts content.
The Twister Aerobatics Team is not your usual air acrobatics number. Instead of using just smoke canisters, these guys use actual pyrotechnics rockets to give beautiful shows at dusk. Truly spectacular.
Summer's in full swing. So it's time to make excuses. Excuses to use your camera, to be immature, and to hit somebody consentingly in the face with a water balloon.
Get enough fireworks on the 4th? Neither did we. Here are 75 fantastic photos of fireworks to appease your inner pyromaniac.
As you kick back under a glittering shower of high-production-value pyrotechnics on Independence Day this year, take a second to remember how the modern firework started out: As a tiny, but startling, accident.
Say what you will about Americans, but we are really, really good at blowing things up. And for this week's Shooting Challenge—and the 4th of July!—we're going to celebrate that in our traditional fashion.