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Here’s A Video Recap Of Just How Awful 2014 Was



Let’s be honest: despite whatever good times we’ve experienced in our individual lives this year, 2014 was really shitty for the world as a whole. Terrorism, war, Ebola, plane crashes, abuse, and American police brutality — overall, a widespread loss of innocent lives — has left us feeling pessimistic at best. Vox put together this reflection of what the world endured in the past twelve months. Thankfully, 2014 saw a few triumphs here and there too, so maybe it’s safe to hope for a happier 2015. [Vox]

“The Pinterest 100″ Predicts 2015 Trends

Looking for a little inspiration to bring with you into the new year? The Pinterest 100 collection is full of ideas on what to do, wear, eat, make and try in 2015. The board was compiled using trending pins on the site, pins from influential users, and a few selected by Pinterest employees. I’m seeing some common themes on this board — a whole lot of yoga, gardening and home DIYs. Sounds a whole lot like 2014, but hey, I’m not about to turn down free inspiration! This board is perfect for that mid-January slump when you start itching for new hobbies and plans. [Travel + Leisure]

How The World Kicked Off 2014

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Around the world, people celebrated the new year with fireworks, fortunes, and midnight kisses. Times Square brought out thousands of people who watched the ball drop in the Big Apple, and fireworks shows lit up the skies in London, Berlin, Sydney, and more. New Year’s Day carried its fair share of festivities too, with fortune walls attracting visitors in Japan and swimmers braving cold waters for chilly dips in NYC. As you ease into the new year, see all the stunning pictures of celebrations across the globe on PopSugar…

10 Domestic Resolutions For 2014

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Let me divulge a well-known secret; I am a type A homebody. By definition, I love to spend time at home, but can’t sit still long enough to make a dent in the couch.  Don’t be fooled: if you find me cuddling with a blanket, I’m still budy making a mental checklist of all the tasks to do that day. I often start with baking and quickly find myself moving bookcases. This year, my New Year’s resolution is to challenge myself to take on 10 domestic projects (some more glamorous than others) that I’ve yet to tackle. Keep reading »

The ‘Possum Drop’ Is The North Carolina Answer To New Year’s Celebrations

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Throughout the years, there have been hundreds of variations on the classic New Year’s Eve ball drop. Georgia drops a peach, Pennsylvania drops a Liberty Bell, and MTV even once dropped Mark Wahlberg’s pants. But in Brasstown, N.C., they drop a live possum … for real. Read more on Huffington Post …

I Cannot Handle How Much An Applebee’s New Year’s Eve Cost

I Cannot Handle How Much An Applebee’s New Year’s Eve Cost

An ultra-planned New Year’s Eve is rarely a perfectly smooth experience,* to say the least, what with wayward dates, freezing temps, and wildly crowded bars. But one restaurant franchise thinks you will be willing to spend an exorbitant amount of attending its NYE party because obviously, it is probably your best–if not only–bet. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the Applebee’s “Night To Remember” at its Times Square location in New York City. Read more on The Gloss …

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