Blog :: 07-2013

Do You Know Maine's Fireworks Guidelines and Safety Recommendations?

The Chinese are often considered to have invented fireworks.  By 200 B.C., they discovered that bamboo shoots would explode when lit, and believed these early forms of firecrackers scared off evil spirits.  A nearly 2000-year-old Chinese legend tells of a cook or an alchemist (a forerunner of a chemist) who heated a crude form of gunpowder [...]