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2014-07-02 12:27:23

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Independence Day is a long weekend with family and friends for most Americans. Before you start celebrating, here are a few things you should keep in mind. -- Firework Safety: Nothing celebrates freedom quite like a fireworks display. An average of 240 people go to the ER each day during fireworks season. Don't be one of them. Know how to safely use fireworks and the firework laws for each state. --...

2014-07-01 23:07:42

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 4-day Fourth of July holiday weekend is particularly deadly due to alcohol-related car crashes. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Independence Day, the Fourth of July, is the day when Americans celebrate the birth of our nation. In 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress, consisting of delegates from each of the 13 colonies. The United States of America was seeking its hard-won independence...

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,...

2014-06-30 23:02:37

Best Friends Animal Society (http://www.bestfriends.org) offers tips for keeping pets safe this 4th of July weekend. Fireworks are terrifying for many animals, and run-away pets wind up in shelters across the country, making this their busiest time of year. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 While humans are uttering “oohs” and “ahhs,” enjoying the 4th of July fireworks, many terrified dogs are digging under or jumping over fences, breaking tethers or even shattering windows in an...

2014-06-29 23:00:06

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPS) about 200 people go to the emergency room with fireworks injuries every day during the month surrounding the 4th of July. AccidentAttorneys.org has provided individuals with a safety guide for the fireworks season. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Recognizing that a seemingly safe and alluring sparkler — which burns at nearly 1200 degrees — will injure dozens of Americans this Independence Day and summer that most often...

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...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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