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Camera Mounted Inside Fireworks Captures Head-Spinning Video

Matt Roach thought it would be a great idea to mount a camera inside a girandola — a spinning fireworks wheel — launched at the 2014 Pyrotechnics Guild International Convention in Mason City, Iowa, and sent us the video. And a great idea it is, indeed.


Forget Hot Air, Disney Parade Floats Could Soon Fly Under Drone Power

The Disney theme park empire is always working to stay on the cutting edge of spectacle tech, and judging by some recent patent applications, The Mouse has his eye on the skies: Disney’s R&D teams want to use drones for their theme park parade floats and aerial displays.


Mad Genius Invents Steel Safe Suit To Stand Inside A Fireworks Display

Video: Mad genius Colin Furze is back again with a new invention. This time he built himself a steel safe suit with the sole purpose of standing inside a fireworks display and enjoy the views. The suit shape looks hilarious, a terrifying mix between the tin man and the scarecrow, but it works perfectly.


Badass Fireworks Machine Gun Fires 900 Shots In One Minute

YouTube user iZHarms made this awesome fireworks machine-gun using with five AK-180 — a type of repeating roman candle — for a total of 900 shots. If this is not the best project you can do this summer, I don’t know what is.


This Video Makes You Feel Like You Are Flying Through Fireworks

Video: This video — shot from a drone over West Palm Beach, Florida — takes you into the heart of a fireworks display. It almost feels like you are flying between explosions surrounded by colours hundreds of feet above the ground. I thought fireworks couldn’t get any better and I was wrong. This is awesome!


Cross-Section Views Of Firecrackers Are As Cool As Their Explosions

As a kid, you couldn’t care less about what was inside the firecrackers that your parents wouldn’t let you play with. All you cared about was BOOM. But the chemical mixtures inside those colourful capsules are fascinating to look upon, as proven by the photographs of Andrew Waits.


The World's Largest Firework Fills The Sky With Hundreds Of Explosions

Video: It costs $US1500, measures in at about 1.22m in diameter and causes an explosion in the sky close to a kilometre long. It’s the infamous Yonshakudama firework from Japan.


This Is What Fireworks Do When You Fire Them Inside Your Living Room

Video: Dumt & Farligt (Stupid & Dangerous) is a Danish TV program that really lives up to its name: They do lots of dumb and hazardous things while filming using a Phantom camera in slow motion. Like firing big fireworks in a living room, burning all the furniture in the process.


Every Fireworks Show Should Have A Quadcopter Cameraman

Fireworks look awesome from the ground, but have you ever wished you could be inside them? Probably not because that’s verifiably insane, but this quadcopter footage shows off how great the view is from up there.


Watching 2500 Rockets Firing Up At The Same Time Is A Lot Of Fun

Pyro Boy fired 2500 rockets simultaneously at the 2014 Western Winter Blast in Arizona. It’s apparently a really challenging proposition, and it’s obviously a lot of goddamn fun too.


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