Economists forecast explosive growth in Internet sales, and fireworks merchants say business is booming as Americans venture online to buy bombs, sky rockets and Roman candles for their July Fourth celebrations. MSNBC.com has this article “Fireworks sellers put the bomb in dot.com” with a cool, interactive piece on How Fireworks Work.
Fireworks on the 4th of July
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