We know that Alaska is just a different place than the rest of the United States. Alaska has their own way of doing things. Independence Day is no different. The 49th state celebrates a lot differently than they do in the "lower 48". If you didn't know Every year on the Fourth of July, the small town of Glacier View, Alaska sends old cars shooting off a 300-foot cliff in an unusual celebration of Independence Day! Vehicles and other means of transportation are launched into the sky in the annual tradition, while thousands of people gather to watch. Here are some of the best from this year's celebration!