Happy Birthday America! Today is the 236th birthday of the United States. In honor of the holiday, many Americans spend the day either setting off fireworks or looking at professional fireworks shows. I have received many interesting tweets about fireworks. Since I'm a bit of an information junkie, I thought I'd share them all below. Hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing holiday!
5 surprising facts about fireworks
How Fireworks Get Their Colors
How Do Fireworks Make Shapes
The Quick 10: The Names of 10 Fireworks Effects
Are fireworks bad for the environment?
US Consumer Product Safety Commission Fireworks - Related Resources