Fireworks, environment, health 

If you're thinking about going to the store and buying large amounts of fireworks soon, I'd encourage you to think twice.
Yes, fireworks are really pretty, but is that fleeting beauty worth the cost to human and animal health, to the environment and - last but not least - to your wallet?
There are so many better things you can do with that money, I know that especially people here have lots of great ideas to spend their money on.

Fireworks, environment, health 

Probably preaching to the choir here, but a reminder just in case: When planning whether you're going to light up fireworks tonight (or how many of them), think about their impact on health and environment.

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Fireworks, environment, health 

When I was a kid my friends and I would throw colored dirt clods at a wall and pretend the explosion was a firecracker! Cheap, green, and only impressive for those under a certain age. I miss being young enough to be amazed by everything.
I need to throw my cynicism at walls instead!

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