Since 1907, the Times Square New Year's Eve ball has been replaced seven times. Here is the evolution of the Times Square ball.
A combination of factors, including supply chain issues and extreme weather, has led to a Champagne shortage.
Avatars can bear witness to New York City's ball drop in Times Square, while Seoul, South Korea, will stream a bell-ringing ceremony on the metaverse.
"There will be other years to do that, but not this year," Fauci said on CNN's New Day on Monday as Omicron cases spike across the country.
The party will be limited to 15,000 people in viewing areas — down from 58,000 pre-pandemic.
Pyrotechnicians have tried to produce blue fireworks for centuries. The blue chemical breaks down at the high temperatures needed to burst.
Insider asked chefs to share different ways leftover Champagne or sparkling wine can be incorporated into food. They suggested a variety of dishes, including Champagne-roasted chicken and Champagne-based hollandaise sauce for eggs Benedict. The chefs noted that although Champagne or sparkling wine can become flat between three and five days […]
Hundreds of dead birds, mostly starlings, littered the streets of Rome, Italy following a New Year’s Eve fireworks display. The International Organisation for the Protection of Animals (OIPA) said it was likely to be the result of fireworks from a nearby leafy, green neighbourhood that many birds use to roost, […]
Traditionally on New’s Year Eve, people gather to watch fireworks and join festivities while commemorating the start of the new year. But this year, fear of spreading the coronavirus has encouraged leaders from around the world to limit celebrations. These photos show how the pandemic quieted New Year’s Eve celebrations […]
Hundreds of UK revelers were issued fines on New Year’s Eve for breaking coronavirus restrictions. Sites of incidents included the streets of London, where a woman argued with police while holding a champagne flute; a church, where hundreds of partiers threw objects at police; houses, and pubs. Visit Business Insider’s […]
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are leaving his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida before a lavish New Year’s Eve party. The couple decided at short notice to leave early. They will instead ring in the new year from Washington, DC. CNN reported that some people had already arrived […]
France has harsh restrictions in place for New Year’s Eve, and is putting vast numbers of police officers on the ground to enforce them. The country has a nationwide as a curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., which is being kept in place for December 31. People can meet […]
Masks will be mandatory indoors across Victoria from 5pm on Thursday under the state’s latest coronavirus restrictions. It comes as Melbourne recorded three new coronavirus cases. Victoria’s government is also encouraging residents not to travel to New South Wales. Visit Business Insider Australia’s homepage for more stories. Victoria has tightened […]
Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworks will go ahead this year, but Aussies are encouraged to watch them from home. There will be a seven minute fireworks display at midnight but no 9pm fireworks. The fireworks vantage point initially offered to frontline workers has been cancelled. Visit Business Insider Australia’s homepage […]
Airbnb and Nasdaq are teaming up to offer a one-night stay on New Year’s Eve inside a private dome with views of the Times Square ball drop. The listing, which is hosted by Mariah Carey, has space for two New York City residents that live in the same household. The […]
The holidays might look different this year, especially for those in long-distance relationships who may not be able to see their partner in person. Knowing your love language and your partner’s love language can make communicating from afar a lot easier. Be sure to switch up your forms of communication, […]
Airbnb has introduced a new rule in a bid to crack down on house parties during New Year’s Eve. The company will only allow guests with a track record of positive reviews to book one night stays in entire houses on December 31. “These measures are about helping to ensure […]