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Chinese New Year - Year of the Rat Cookies

Chinese New Year - Year of the Rat Cookies

These cookies are inspired...by a gift card at Starbucks. The Chinese New Year year gift card caught my eye at the register last week. It was covered with the cutest little rats. When is the last time
The Restorative Pause of Silent Record Week

The Restorative Pause of Silent Record Week

Amanda Petrusich writes about the history of Silent Record Week, John Cage, and the restorative value of silence during a time of abundant noise.
Send a Letter to '2021 You' Using FutureMe

Send a Letter to '2021 You' Using FutureMe

2020 marks the beginning of a new year, which means you probably at least did a little reflection on the past year (and possibly the last 10) over the past week, and made a few resolutions for the new
Twitter Users Share Their January 1st Experiences

Twitter Users Share Their January 1st Experiences

A lot of us might've made big and lofty plans for how to best dominate the first day of the new year. Unfortunately, just the same lot of us might've pushed ourselves to the point of pure exhaustion
One Man's Wild New Year's Eve Story

One Man's Wild New Year's Eve Story

Not everyone's NYE went smoothly. This guy found himself in quite the predicament, after a little trip down to Mexico for the miles. Thankfully, the kindness of perfect strangers helped him out in a
Resolve to donate more this year? Here's how to stick with it.

Resolve to donate more this year? Here's how to stick with it.

Well, hurrah, it’s 2020 now. Holiday lights are down, and a new decade is in. It’s the time of the year right after the most wonderful time of the year, the start of those sluggish winter months in
Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Brings Fireworks in Givenchy for New Year's

Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Brings Fireworks in Givenchy for New Year's

First Lady Melania Trump brought the fireworks as she entered the annual New Year's Eve celebration at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on Tuesday evening.
Woody Guthrie's 1943 New Year's Resolutions are a powerful reminder to "Keep the hope machine running."

Woody Guthrie's 1943 New Year's Resolutions are a powerful reminder to "Keep the hope machine running."

I'd seen this before, but I was reminded of it when I saw share a webcomic version of it on Facebook. But here are Woody Guthrie's New Year's resolutions from 1943. While they were written in the
Track Your Alcohol Consumption Tonight and in 2020 With This App

Track Your Alcohol Consumption Tonight and in 2020 With This App

It’s New Year’s Eve, which means a lot of us will be drinking. Depending on how 2019 went for you, you might be potentially drinking a lot. My Limit is a free app that can help you monitor that
How to Live-Stream Times Square New Year’s Eve 2020 Free Online

How to Live-Stream Times Square New Year’s Eve 2020 Free Online

Here’s how to live-stream the Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration in New York City for free online — without any commercials and with no TV required. The 2020 New Year’s Eve live-stream will be

These Restaurants Are Open on New Year’s Day 2020

Don't feel like cooking after last night? You don't have to.
WTF You Mean Ain't No Peach Drop? Atlanta NYE Peach Drop Canceled for First Time in 30 Years

WTF You Mean Ain't No Peach Drop? Atlanta NYE Peach Drop Canceled for First Time in 30 Years

I’ve been a resident of the Atlanta area of Georgia—“The Peach State”—for 25 years, and for at least a quarter of that time, I’ve brought in the new year in Underground Atlanta, standing
It's good to see you, Nyan Cat!

It's good to see you, Nyan Cat!

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Daily Cartoon: Tuesday, December 31st

Daily Cartoon: Tuesday, December 31st

Ellie Black’s Daily Cartoon shows two people from the future arriving at a New Year’s Eve party.
These Cats Are All Ready For 2020 (New Year's Resolutions Memes)

These Cats Are All Ready For 2020 (New Year's Resolutions Memes)

There are 10 different things on the resolution's list of these cats but that, of course, is only optional...Happy New Year Y'all! Submitted by: Tagged: new years , funny cats , new year resolutions ,
The Best Movies to Watch on New Year's Eve

The Best Movies to Watch on New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve, a 2011 rom-com that takes place in the hours leading up to the New York City ball drop, is a terrible movie. You probably know it because every actor—save for those in a similar
If Animals Made New Year's Resolutions Lists (Comics)

If Animals Made New Year's Resolutions Lists (Comics)

It's that time of the year again when even animals look back at the passing year and set up a whole new resolution for the next year to come... Submitted by: Tagged: new years resolutions , funny
Instead of Big New Year's Resolutions, Make Smaller New Year's Goals

Instead of Big New Year's Resolutions, Make Smaller New Year's Goals

It’s that time of the year where all of us start to think about how we’re going to improve our lives in the following year. Maybe we’re going to start running or spend time more time with friends or
Why Does Time Seem to Move Differently During the Holidays?

Why Does Time Seem to Move Differently During the Holidays?

What day is it? Where does lunch end and dinner begin? READ MORE...