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2014-07-03 12:24:06

What are the possible fallouts of setting off fireworks illegally in the state of Maryland BALTIMORE, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fireworks are a favorite site among us all especially on the Fourth of July. However in the state of Maryland setting off fireworks is illegal unless they are public display. However, setting these displays which are illegal are a potentially hazardous proposition, which can lead to a number of severe situations that may occur, which could possibly...

2014-07-02 23:03:47

As July 4th celebrations often include fireworks, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute urges families to celebrate with caution this Fourth of July holiday. The dangers of consumer fireworks include blindness, as well as injuries to the head, face, and hands. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 As July 4th celebrations often include fireworks, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute urges families to celebrate with caution this Fourth of July holiday. The dangers of consumer fireworks include blindness, as...

2014-07-02 12:29:22

CINCINNATI, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fireworks can result in severe burns, scars and disfigurement that can last a lifetime. Fireworks that are often thought to be safe, such as sparklers, can reach temperatures above 2000 degrees Fahrenheit, and can burn users and bystanders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO In 2012, an estimated 8,700 people were treated in U.S. emergency departments for fireworks injuries. In 2012, 60% of all fireworks injuries...

2014-07-01 23:04:33

There is no place on Earth better fit for celebrating the evening of July 4th than the Hollywood Bowl in Southern California, and fans can still find last minute affordable tickets to the live show and accompanying fireworks display today at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Steve Martin will be joining the Steep Canyon Rangers for an epic live performance at the slightly-slanted venue known for its iconic half-dome backdrop that popular bands from all genres have performed...

2014-07-01 23:01:30

Making wise safety choices is the key to preventing injuries and protecting against fire loss due to fireworks. Rainbow International offers firework safety tips to prevent injuries and fires this holiday. Waco, TX (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 While fireworks on the Fourth of July provide the sparkle and pop for celebrating America’s independence, the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) states that mishandling fireworks causes thousands of personal injuries and contributes to an increase of...

2014-07-01 08:27:11

BETHESDA, Md., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fourth of July season will boast over 15,000 fireworks displays nationwide from small towns to big city extravaganzas. Five of the biggest "must see" fireworks displays include: 1. New York City, NY, Macy's 4(th) of July Spectacular, July 4: The "Granddaddy of them all" display will be held on the East River and feature the Brooklyn Bridge as a stage, along with three (3) barges. Pyro Spectaculars by Souza will...

2014-06-30 23:18:07

The Electronic Security Association encourages consumers to use caution when handling fireworks. Irving, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Bright, colorful fireworks displays are a staple at many traditional Fourth of July gatherings and are a wonderful addition to the festive celebration. Year after year, consumers are warned about employing proper safety precautions with fireworks and many do, resulting in a fun day with many happy memories. Without proper safety precautions, however,...

2014-06-28 23:02:41

This free July 5th event will include a rocking concert featuring well-known country artist Jason Brown performing from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The fireworks will make their booming debut at dusk. Fort Dodge, IA (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 The “5 F’s on the 5th” which represents -Fort Dodge, Family, Fireworks, Freedom and Festival is planned as an annual collaborative event with Fort Frenzy, the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance Fireworks Task Force, Fort Dodge Community Foundation and...

2014-06-26 23:17:34

Handling of fireworks is generally best left to the experts as there is always a risk of bodily injury, serious property damage, and even death – says Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Fireworks displays on the 4th of July have been a favorite American past time for many years. According to Fox Business, it’s not always fun and games however, since there is a high rate of injury days before, during, and after this holiday due to driving accidents associated with drinking or...

2014-06-26 12:26:01

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges consumers to celebrate safely. A new CPSC study issued today highlights an increase in the number of fireworks-related deaths and injuries. Device malfunction and improper use are associated with the most injuries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO In 2013, there were eight deaths and an estimated 11,400...


Latest Chinese culture Reference Libraries

Qilin
2014-01-20 09:42:33

The Qilin is a mythical creature known throughout some Eastern Asian cultures. They are thought to be a good omen and bring prosperity. They are said to appear when a with the arrival or passing of a sage or ruler. They are also sometimes called a Chinese Unicorn. The fifth century BC is when the Qilin was first mentioned. One was supposedly captured in 122 BC, but with skepticism. The legend of the Qilin states that the creature became tiger-like and were identified along with giraffes...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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