Technically Incorrect: Star defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul of the New York Giants and Tampa Bay Bucs cornerback CJ Wilson are both said to have had July 4 mishaps.
Technically Incorrect: Despite a government safety YouTube video that warns people about keeping their heads away from fireworks, a Maine man deliberately places a fireworks mortar tube on his head.
It's July 4, and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission wants you to be extra careful while you celebrate.
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