Fire Up Your 4th of July, Without Blowing Yourself Up

Although people have been celebrating with fireworks for hundreds of years, the modern American fireworks tradition arguably started with the American Revolution and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This infographic by looks at how to celebrate with fireworks responsibly.

4th of July – The Day of Glory

Liberty is the breath of life to nations. ~ George Bernard Shaw. 4th of July 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.

4th of July Fun Facts

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

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.

Let Freedom Ring: A Fourth of July Infographic

Quicken Loans has created an infographic illustrating the incredibly history of the United States of America. This infographic starts from the date the Declaration of Independence was created to the day that the 4th of July was declared a paid holiday. It includes the history of the real Uncle Sam, along with some surprising statistics you may not have known about the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

An Explosive Display: Fun on the 4th

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.

Fireworks Safety

Fireworks can be extremely fun or they can be extremely dangerous. Over the next month or so, more than 5,000 people are likely to get hurt because of them. You don’t have to be one of these people. Learn what you can about fireworks safety in this infographic and be sure to enjoy your 4th of July.

Happy Independence Day!

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 takes a look at numbers behind the 4th of July.

Eating Healthy On Independence Day

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 following infographic has some tips that will keep you on track.

Lady Liberty Shines Again

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.