july 4th

15 Book Quotes About Freedom For July 4th

If you watch the news or follow the president on Twitter, it can seem pretty hard to feel patriotic this days. But America's birthday is upon us, which means it's time to get in the mood to celebrate this great country with some backyard barbecues, f…
By Sadie Trombetta

Here's Where To Buy The 2016 USA Olympic Costumes

If you're a fashion savvy sport lover, you'll likely be interested in where to buy the 2016 USA Olympic Costumes. Even if your own idea of athletics includes channel surfing, or you believe that dancing on a night out contributes to your recommended …
By Phoebe Waller

This Surprise Coming Out Party Is The Cutest

While most Americans were out partying in honor of the United State's historic breakup with England, a New Jersey family threw a party for a far cuter reason: Not long after 17-year-old Kinsey Ratzman came out to her parents, they threw her a surpris…
By Claire Warner

America Got Pretty Sexy This Fourth Of July

Now that the Fourth of July is over and we’ve recovered from our Budweiser hangovers and potato salad overdoses, it’s time to focus on important stuff: Pornhub’s Patriotic Porn insights. Because, if there’s anything to be learned from other holidays,…
By Amanda Chatel

T. Swift's 4th Of July Pic Is All About Her BFFs

Taylor Swift had a perfect 4th of July party full of celebs and fun. And yes, Tom Hiddleston was there, too. But, despite the recent hoopla, Swift's Instagram post from her 4th of July celebration wasn't about him. Instead, she decided to focus on fr…
By Caitlyn Callegari

J.Lo & Lin-Manuel Made A Pulse Benefit Song

While much of the United States is spending its July 4th eating, drinking, and making merry, two musical celebrities have taken a more somber approach to celebrating Independence Day. "Love Make The World Go Round" is a new song from Jennifer Lopez a…
By Loretta Donelan

This July 4, Freedom Isn't What We Think

On July 4, 1776, 13 American colonies declared themselves a new nation independent of the British empire. Now a federal holiday, Independence Day celebrates the freedoms that come along with being a proud American. But freedom nowadays is a tricky wo…
By Hillary E. Crawford

How To Make Champagne Gummy Bears

For those of you who love vodka gummy bears, prepare to be amazed, because I'm thrilled to report that champagne gummy bears are now a thing, and I'm here to tell you how you can make these boozy little treats at home. But before you begin making you…
By Marion Bernstein

Macy's 4th Of July Special Has Exciting Performers

The Fourth of July mostly means backyard BBQs and fireworks, but it also means the Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular on NBC. Watching the special is a great option if you can’t make it to an outdoor event and still need to get your fireworks f…
By Caroline Gerdes

Ditch The Crowds & Watch Fireworks On TV

Fireworks are one thing. Fighting crowds and dealing with drunken strangers are different matters entirely. And then there's the waiting: first, for the whole fireworks show to begin and then for the whole fireworks show to stop, so everyone can go h…
By Sage Young

The Boston Pops Performers Are Worth Celebrating

The Fourth of July is cause for great celebration throughout America, and when this country celebrates we waste no effort making sure that it's a good time for all. The Boston Pops 4th Of July celebration is one of the largest displays in the country…
By Jack O'Keeffe

Broadway, Pop, & Country Represent On PBS' Fourth

July 4 sneaks up on me every single year, leaving me scrambling to figure out some plans for the holiday and a way to catch the fireworks. But Independence Day really shouldn’t be a stressful occasion; as it always is in my darkest hour, television i…
By Sage Young

You Can Watch Macy's 4th Of July Special Anywhere

While we can’t all be in the Big Apple on July 4 to witness Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, we can all catch the extravaganza live, thanks to modern technology. And, the showcase is expected to be grander than ever as Monday, July 4, 2016 m…
By Caroline Gerdes

You Need To Consider This On Independence Day

On Monday, the United States will mark yet another annual tradition, undoubtedly the most red, white, and blue-drenched national holiday on the calendar. That's right, it's the 4th of July, Independence Day. And while there'll probably be plenty to f…
By Chris Tognotti

Find The Perfect 4th Of July Marathon For You

The Fourth of July is a holiday generally associated with fireworks, barbecuing, coolers full of beer (if you're of drinking age), going to the beach, spending time with friends and/or family, and plenty of other things that are quintessentially summ…
By Molly Freeman

9 Memes That Celebrate The Fourth Of July

Not a holiday can go by without a slew of memes taking over the world wide web. Fortunately these Fourth of July memes hold their own in the humor department. From the firework fears that trouble dogs on the celebratory day to the endless firework vi…
By Chelsey Grasso

7 Funny Fourth Of July Memes

It is time to indulge in some funny Fourth of July memes. Why? Because the Fourth of July is a day that is all about America... and America can be pretty ridiculous sometimes. And by "pretty ridiculous" I mean really, really ridiculous. Like, Donald …
By Chelsey Grasso

13 Quotes About The Declaration Of Independence

The Declaration of Independence is America's most prized possession, and with Fourth of July right around the corner, it's a great time to revisit the document and everything that it did for this country. These 13 Declaration of Independence quotes c…
By Chelsey Grasso

10 Funny Fourth Of July Quotes

If there's one country that knows how to make fun of itself, it's America. These funny Fourth of July quotes prove it. From Stephen Colbert and Bob Hope to Mark Twain and John Hancock, these men and women come from throughout the decades and still ma…
By Chelsey Grasso

Why We Set Off Fireworks On Independence Day

Every year, July 4 is brought to a close with the most American of traditions: Setting explosives on fire and enjoying the colorful, deafening aftermath over the remains of a barbecue. It's a staple of Independence Day celebrations, but have you ever…
By Claire Warner