An inflatable 50-foot yellow duck was floating peacefully at a port in Taiwan when disaster struck. The yellow duck popped and deflated right there in front of its adoring fans.
Around the world, revelers greet the new year by jumping into icy waters.
Polar Bear Club starts 2014 with icy swim in Coney Island Brooklyn.
Key West, Florida rang in 2014 with two unique symbols. One large crowd gathered to watch a drag queen named Sushi drop in a high heeled shoe. Others watched a giant conch shell. (Jan. 1)
While people around the world celebrate the New Year with over-the-top festivities, Pope Francis had a more humble approach. He presided over Vespers in St. Peter's Basilica, calling on followers to reflect on the contributions they made to those in need.
Thousands of people headed to Red Square in central Moscow to celebrate the arrival of 2014 on Tuesday. Revelers passed through several layers of security to enter the square, stopping at multiple metal detectors manned by Russian police and enduring detours on streets to control crowds.
Nearly everyone celebrates New Years Eve, but some of us, well, celebrate a little differently.
As Big Ben struck midnight, Londoners celebrated the New Year with a fireworks display over the famous London Eye Ferris wheel. It is regarded as the largest yearly fireworks display in the United Kingdom. The celebrations continued with a live DJ set.
Rio de Janeiro rung in 2014 in true Brazilian fashion -- full of music, dancing, fireworks and jubilation. Approximately 24 tons of fireworks flew into the air for around fifteen minutes. Hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to Copacabana beach each year to witness this spectacle.
Recycling Christmas trees has become a more common tradition in recent years.But there is plenty of recycling ”beyond the trees” that can be done during the holiday season, says Carly Woodrow, Clark County Solid Waste District community relations specialist and self-proclaimed “recycling nerd.”“Particularly this time of year, we see a ...