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Bigfoot and Bamboo: The Unlikely History of Fireworks

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Fireworks are synonymous with Independence Day in the United States, but how did they go from gunpowder to today’s 4th of July firecrackers? While explosives date back thousands of years to ancient China, most people don't realize that modern fireworks came out of folklore. SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb Follow us behind the scenes on Instagram: http://goo.gl/2KABeX Make our acquaintance on Facebook: http://goo.gl/Vn0XIZ Give us a shout on Twitter: http://goo.gl/sY1GLY Come hang with us on Vimeo: http://goo.gl/T0OzjV Visit our world directly: http://www.greatbigstory.com Great Big Story is a video network dedicated to the untold, overlooked & flat-out amazing. Humans are capable of incredible things & we're here to tell their stories. When a rocket lands in your backyard, you get in.