Good Idea Alert: Why not have a football bowl game that begins at midnight on New Year's day, just after the ball drops? That way you can turn the game on at your New Year's party.
Guinness rang in the new year—and their 250th anniversary— by airing this live fireworks display at 17:59 local Ireland time. Why 17:59? History states that Arthur Guinness signed the brewery's 9,000-year-lease on New Years Eve in 1759.
When the New Year comes, it makes us think about what we can do differently this year. We vow to lose weight, to quit smoking, and to stop watching Intervention and Say Yes To The Dress marathons.
In true fashion, KLG and Hoda finished the year off by attempting to sing all the words to Auld Lang Syne. Kathie Lee seems drunk already and gets all diva-tastic on our asses. Happy New Year to us all!
We're not sure whether this anchor is the crotchety type or if he just couldn't find a New Year's date. Either way, he rains on everyone's parade while the rest of the newsroom tries to happily ring in 1988.
Did you know the New Years ball was just given 300 new Waterford Crystal plates? Or that it stands tall at 400 feet above Times Square? Or how each year has it's own theme? Learn more after the jump.