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Rosetta's comet puts on fireworks display as it nears the sun

Comet 67P is getting cozy with the sun and things are heating up on the space rock's surface.

By August 11, 2015


Two NFL stars lose fingers in separate fireworks incidents, say reports

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.

By July 8, 2015


Man dies after shooting off firework from top of his head

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.

By July 5, 2015


Government blows heads off to make you think twice about fireworks

It's July 4, and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission wants you to be extra careful while you celebrate.

By July 4, 2015


Ice fishing with fireworks gets explosive results

Watch what happens when Nils Bremer shoots off fireworks under the icy surface of a frozen lake in Sweden. Then, obviously, don't try this at home.

By January 16, 2015


​Drone goes inside fireworks for 360-degree explosions

Thanks to a specially kitted-out drone you can now see one of the world's biggest fireworks displays from a new angle, getting in amongst the explosions without singeing your eyebrows.

By January 8, 2015


Jimmy Fallon raises awareness about horrifying injury called ring avulsion

The Tonight Show host talks about his bout with ring avulsion, a finger injury that looks and sounds like something from a horror movie. We Googled it so you don't have to and trust us, you don't want to either.

By July 16, 2015


When you fly a drone into fireworks, it's quite beautiful

A YouTube video that's currently inciting wonder shows a completely different perspective on a fireworks display.

By July 5, 2014


Video delivers the 'works' on fireworks

Just in time for Independence Day, a new video from the American Chemical Society teaches you the science behind the sparkle.

By July 2, 2014


Behind the scenes of a fireworks spectacular

Fireworks shows are getting more elaborate, with carefully choreographed pyrotechnics and soundtracks. CNET's Kara Tsuboi shows us the old and new technology that goes into producing a huge fireworks show set to the music of Super Mario Bros.

By July 1, 2014