The United States celebrated this Independence Day with some seriously amazing pyrotechnics. In case you missed them — or in case you just want to relive the glory — here are some of the best photos and videos that were posted online that evening, taken from all across the country.
To New York City:
From Washington D.C.:
To around St. Louis:
And to New Orleans:
Fireworks are almost beautiful enough to make you forget that they account for about one percent of the United States’ annual carbon emissions. Almost.