Short answer: it would ruin your whole day. But the experts--let's hope they're right this time--think it's not likely any time soon.
Interesting. But might make you a little nervous driving over bridges. (13 minute video.)
More evidence that I lucked into a good place to spend most of my adult life.
"Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is reunited with her beloved dog Mylo almost a week after he ran off in a fright during July 4 fireworks in Boston"
Has this interesting piece of information I hadn't known:
More pets go missing around July 4 than at any other time of the year, according to the ASPCA, which says July 5 is the busiest day for people bringing stray animals to US pet shelters. The organization estimates that there is a 30 percent uptick in lost pets around July 4 every year.
Many I'd heard of, but a few--Kingda Ka, for example--I hadn't.
A small silver lining to the virus.
Mostly unrelated: "The Out-of-Touch Adults' Guide To Kid Culture: Why Are Kids Putting Garlic In Their Nose?"
"Do 'book' and 'spook' rhyme" and five others.
As noted here before, trust DEET.
More than you probably want to know. It comes down to an inherited muscle fiber protein.