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VIDEO: Watch A Firecracker Go 'Boom' In Slow Motion


Due to drought conditions and fire bans, fireworks are hard to find across Colorado now. Celebrating Independence Day without things that pop and flash can be tough, who doesn't miss traditional fireworks? While not a full substitute, here are a few amazing to watch slow motion videos.

UltraSlo uploaded this fascinating look at what happens to the typical firecracker after you light it and run. They've also posted this sparkler, incredibly slowed down by shooting it at 15,000 fps.


Happy 4th of July!

I’m not a Colorado native (did you know that "I'm from Missouri" means "I'm skeptical of the matter and not easily convinced?") but I have lived here for most of my life and couldn't imagine leaving. After graduating from Colorado State University, I did what everyone wants to do; I moved to the mountains and skied, hiked, and hid from responsibility! Our listeners in the mountains may know me from my time in Steamboat Springs and Vail or as the voice of the Battle Mountain Huskies Hockey team in Vail.
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