20 years ago today, we found out we were not alone. Who could forget: Washington D.C and New York City, gone in the blink of an eye. The Earth was on the ropes. Survival seemed impossible. Resistance futile. Until two men - two glorious, beautiful, holy men - decided to deliver a USB drive chockablock with computer virus to the mothership and defeated those evil aliens once and for...
WHAT DO YOU MEAN THAT WASN'T A DOCUMENTARY!? WHAT THE HELL ARE WE EVEN CELEBRATING THEN? *whisper whisper* Oh... *whisper whisper whisper* Ohhhhhhh OH! Okay then.
200 and a bit years ago some people threw some tea off a ship and kicked off one of the greatest revolutions in modern history. So today, on July 4th, we celebrate not having to pay taxes... and the right to carry guns... and respecting the freedom to drink yourself into a soda-induced coma.
Nah, seriously, America's great, and here are 24 pictures guaranteed to make you feel like a bonafide patriot. Sort of.