Celebrate the destruction of brutish British colonial rule with the destruction of bulk Chinese explosives.

Independence Day is fast approaching, and with it comes the thrill of playing with fireworks. In most states, certain explosive fireworks are illegal, but if you have some property outside of town and your uncle's got a buddy on the local police force, who's gonna stop you?

Well, I am, for just a second. Remember that fireworks are not toys. Well, they are, but very dangerous toys nonetheless. Remember—regardless of the hysterical jokes to follow—never hold any explosive or burning object in your hand and never use fireworks indoors. These mannequins thought they could ignore safety rules, and you can see what happened to them: