Tag: Independence Day

4th of July – The Day of Glory

4th of July – The Day of Glory

July 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Liberty is the breath of life to nations. ~George Bernard Shaw 4th of July, this day marks the approval of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress in 1776. The day is mostly associated with parades, foods, fireworks, backyard barbecues and merry making across the country.

Lady Liberty Shines Again

Lady Liberty Shines Again

July 4, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Strong winds and heavy rains left much of Liberty Island in devastation following Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. Eight foot surges left the island’s infrastructure in ruins, halting tourism. Although the island was nearly destroyed, the Statue of Liberty withstood the storm’s power and was unharmed.

4th of July Fun Facts

4th of July Fun Facts

July 4, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Justin Poore brings us some really interesting and fun facts about the history of America’s independence, and the day that has become one of America’s most celebrated holidays. Share with your patriotic friends and enjoy!

Fire Safety on the 4th of July

Fire Safety on the 4th of July

July 4, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

There are typically more fires reported on July 4th than any other day of the year. Plus, thousands of BBQ-attendees are sent to the emergency room each year due to holiday-related injuries. Don’t skip the party! Just be aware of these July 4th safety tips brought to you by Brightnest as you celebrate.

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

July 4, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Independence Day also known as “4th of July” is considered to be one of the most important holidays in U.S. as it celebrates the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. The following infographic from EasyFinance.com takes a look at numbers behind the 4th of July.

An Explosive Display: Fun on the 4th

An Explosive Display: Fun on the 4th

July 4, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

It’s July 4th again! Check out this infographic from Military VA Loan which includes some interesting facts about how we get our flags, how the 4th is actually the most dangerous driving day of the year, and more. No matter what, make sure you have a safe and fun holiday celebrating America’s history.

Money To Burn: Guide To 4th of July Fireworks

Money To Burn: Guide To 4th of July Fireworks

July 3, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

What’s a July 4th (Independence Day) celebration without some colorful fireworks exploding in the sky? HR Block’s latest infographic takes a closer look at the less glamorous side of fireworks — from the dollars that go up in smoke to the fingers and other body parts that are injured. Happy Fourth and please, light responsibly!

Eating Healthy On Independence Day

Eating Healthy On Independence Day

June 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

If you’re trying to watch your weight, summertime can be hard. It’s the season for firing up the grill and with all those hamburgers, hot dogs and mayo laden potato salad it’s easy to overeat. And with 4th of July just around the corner that big spread of food can be stressful. Fortunately, The Diet Diva has some tips that will keep you on track.