Dashuhua is a 500-year-old Chinese tradition practiced in Nuanquan town, in Hebei province, during the Lantern festival. It consists in throwing molten iron scraps to the cold bricks of the city gate to produce a spectacular shower of sparks that burst into the air creating a similar effect to a fireworks display.
Last Sunday, Chinese police destroyed 3,083 sets of firework creating a huge explosion in a controlled area of the province of Shenyang. As Shanghaiist reports those fireworks were "posing hazards to workers during the process of manufacturing, managing, transporting and storing."
Lil Amok—a professional dancer based in Berlin, Germany—strapped fireworks to his ankles, lighted them up, and performed this insane breakdance show.
The explosions caused by this malfunctioning fireworks launching mechanism were so big and the noise so deafening that they could make Michael Bay proud. Beware of your volume level.
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 colors hundreds of feet above the ground. I thought fireworks couldn't get any better and I was wrong. This is awesome!
This two-year-old kid was taken to a wrestling show and, for the first time in his life, experienced fireworks. His expression of awe is genuine and yet not very different from the one I have every time I see them. Fireworks are awesome, no question about it.