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That video of a drone shooting fireworks into a crowd is not what it seems

07.16.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Have you seen the video of someone who appears to use a drone to launch fireworks into a partying crowd in Brazil? Well, it's not exactly what it claims to be. The video, which has been circulating on Reddit in recent days, has a title which loosely ... ...

Watch this dazzling fire at a fireworks store

A fire outside Davey Jones Fireworks and the House of Fireworks in Fort Mills, South Carolina resulted in a massive and unexpected fireworks show. From WCNC:

According to Capt. Jeff Nash with Flint Hill Fire Department the fire began at around 5:45 a.m. and started in the Connex Storage containers. Nash said those containers had ...

Early morning fire at fireworks store leads to surprise show

07.04.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

One South Carolina community got a huge, early unexpected fireworks display for the holiday weekend when a fire broke out in a fireworks store giving new meaning to "the rockets red glare."  pic.twitter.com/BrOuilBtsb — Michael Stechs... ...

This company wants to illuminate our skies with artificial shooting stars

01.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Bored of regular fireworks? ALE, a Japanese "space entertainment" company, is working on making artificial meteor showers an option. ALE has already managed to send its first satellite into orbit to conduct experiments ahead of their first attempt for... ...

A look inside the Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks show as it goes green

One of the tallest buildings in the world, Taipei 101’s New Year’s Eve fireworks have become an iconic celebration since the first show at the end of 2004. But despite being a major tourism draw, the fireworks haven’t been immune from criticism. Over the past couple of years, as poor air quality becomes an increasingly ...

Gorgeous, illustrated Japanese fireworks catalogs from the early 1900s

The Yokohama Board of Education has posted scans of six fantastic catalogs from Hirayama Fireworks and Yokoi Fireworks, dating from the early 1900s. The illustrated catalogs are superb, with minimal words: just beautiful colored drawings depicting the burst-pattern from each rocket.

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Senko hanabi: Japanese sparklers light the summer nights

Summer in Japan isn't summer in Japan unless there are fireworks—and lots of them. Cities and towns, temples and ports; somewhere near you, on one of these hot and outrageously humid summer nights, there will be a fireworks show. It will be loud,... ...