1. Happy New Year

    World Rings in 2012

    Samantha Rhodes, center, and Samantha Mitchell, of North Port, Fl., cheer during the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Mary Altaffer / AP Photo

    Let’s hope the world doesn’t end: 2012 started with a splash, as one million partiers gathered in New York’s Times Square. Revelers included Lady Gaga and Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who kissed on ABC when the ball dropped. The New York Daily News says the turnout was “a possible record.”

    Read it at Daily Mail