Author Archives: Mike Shearer

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The Science of Fireworks – Get Ready for the Fourth!

Did you ever wonder how fireworks actually work? The folks at How Stuff Works outline the process perfectly. Just about everyone in the United States has some personal experience with fireworks, either from Fourth of July or New Years Eve celebrations. For example, you have probably seen both sparklers and firecrackers. It turns out that if you understand these twopyrotechnic

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Movies Under the Stars – Entertainment all Summer Long!

Outdoor movies are a great way to enjoy the summer and Fairfax County is the place to be! Several community venues offer great attractions all summer long! Mosaic District Films in the Park Every Friday until September 4th, this great area in Merrifield offers great dining beforehand and these classic films: JUNE – “Movies that make grown adults cry” Rudy, June

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