Fireworks Are Better in Reverse

Slate's Culture Blog
Jan. 3 2013 5:39 PM

Fireworks Are Better in Reverse

Is this reworked version of Melbourne's New Year's celebration, created by Julian Tay, even better than the show the Sun put on this past Monday? Maybe not, but I bet even Troy Patterson could enjoy it.

Now if only the nation's fireworks choreographers could figure out how to make this happen in real life, we could try it out in July.

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David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. He runs Brow Beat, Slate's culture blog. Follow him on Twitter.