Awesome facts about the common Firework
1. One of the first recorded firework was documented nearly 2000 years ago in late 7th century China.
2. Dreaming about fireworks means that you like to be the center of attention, but also symbolizes enthusiasm and exhilaration.
3. Fireworks were used to accompany many festivals, scare off evil spirits, and promote prosperity.
4. The largest firework weighed a total of 1,014 pounds, with a record breaking diameter of 2,624 feet across over the island of Honshu, Japan.
5. a Firework rocket can reach a top speed of 150 MPH
6. Static electricity in synthetic clothing can set off firecrackers, people making fireworks should only wear cotton clothing while producing fireworks.
7. Sparklers can be used to make creative pictures, all you need is a sparkler and a camera that can take long exposures.
8. The longest strand of firecrackers lasted 22 hours long marking the New Years day celebrations in Hong Kong 1996.
9. Americans have been setting off fireworks to celebrate their independence since 1777.
10. In the United States alone, consumers purchased 163.6 million pounds of personal fireworks last year and fireworks displays purchased another 23.1 million pounds a total of around $662 million.
11. Walt Disney World may just love fireworks the most. The resort consumes the largest amount of fireworks in the U.S. per year, thanks to nightly fireworks displays over the Magic Kingdom.
12. If you thought the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics started with a bang, you were right. A whopping 22 tones of fireworks were used during the three-hour show.
Fireworks are a fun way to celebrate your independence day, though they are very dangerous. Fireworks should be lit with the proper precautions and make sure that your county allows consumer fireworks.
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Written by: Troy Huddleston