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"Ladder To Heaven" Balloon-Borne Fireworks Display Wows In China

A 1,650-foot long, 18-foot wide fireworks “ladder,” made of steel and gunpowder, lit up the sky over Quanzhou, China. The ladder, which used a balloon to loft it high above the ground, was the dream of Cai Guoqiang, the same artist who produced the incredible fireworks display during the Beijing Olympics. »7/05/15 8:57am7/05/15 8:57am

The American Road Trip: What Independence Day Is All About

Of all the many wonderful things about this country, its 4 million miles of road that allow you access to nearly every nook and cranny must be one of the best. No YouTube video or Google Image search can replace the wonder of seeing mile after mile of untouched American splendor laid out before your windshield, and on… »7/04/15 2:27pm7/04/15 2:27pm

These EA-6Bs Made An Insanely Low July 4th Flyover

I don’t know much about this crazy-low flyover, aside from the fact that it was shot on July 4th, 2002. What I can tell you is this: a flyover this low would never happen nowadays, so it is awesome that it was caught on tape. It is also a bittersweet video, as the Prowler was just retired last weekend from Navy… »7/04/15 9:28am7/04/15 9:28am

'Most Patriotic Brand' In America Is An Automaker, Guess Which One

Marketing company Brand Keys surveys thousands of people every year, to rate companies on 35 different "values." One of those is "patriotism," not in terms of where the a company actually makes things or employs people, but purely how "American" they appear in public perception. Only two automakers made the top 25. »7/04/14 4:00pm7/04/14 4:00pm