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What Fireworks Look Like Inside

With every year’s Independence Day comes an assortment of firework shows. In the aftermath, there can be a lot of cleaning up to do, including sweeping up all the empty shells. Have you ever wondered what fireworks look like on the inside?

Seattle-based photographer Andrew Waits put together a colorful series of photos that cracks open various fireworks to reveal their guts, which look sort of like decayed fruit. From firecrackers to roman candles to bottle rockets, check out how your favorite firecrackers are made below.

Orange Ammo Smoke

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Ground Bloom Flower

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Flying Color Butterflies Rocket

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Mighty Cracker

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Pop-Its

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Moon Travelers Bottle Rocket

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World Class Clay Color Smoke Balls

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Blue Thunder Roman Candle

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Lightning Flash

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via Bored Panda

   
 
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