A Chinese Almanac That Takes a Wary View of the New Year

Joanna C. Lee and her husband, Ken Smith, the publishers of the Pocket Chinese Almanac, say this year’s version warns of unpredictable climates and unusual circumstances. ______________________________________ NYTimes New Year’s Eve http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/04/nyregion/a-chinese-almanac-that-takes-a-wary-view-of-the-new-year.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss 1451926480 Original Source: NY Times >>

Wall St. Slides After Chinese Stocks Plunge

Weak manufacturing data for China and worries about the depreciation of the renminbi pushed stocks in the United States and Europe sharply lower. ______________________________________ NYTimes New Year’s Eve http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/05/business/international/stocks-asia-markets-china.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss 1451926479 Original Source: NY Times >>

What works and what doesn't for New Year’s resolutions

Learn what works and what doesn’t before you make plans for 2016. Read more…More about New Years Eve, Resolutions, New Year S Resolutions, Lifestyle, and Health Fitness ______________________________________ Mashable http://feeds.mashable.com/~r/Mashable/~3/DwefxLETETk/ 1451751504 Taylor Jones Original Source: Mashable >>

Despite a Warmer Winter, Annual Polar Bear Club Swim Still Chills

It looked like Coney Island on a particularly festive summer day, except that it was Jan. 1, when thousands of people flock to the seaside to start their year off the right way — with an unseasonal ocean swim. ______________________________________ NYTimes New Year’s Eve http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/02/nyregion/despite-a-warmer-winter-annual-polar-bear-club-swim-still-chills.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss 1451751503 Original Source: NY Times >>

Want to Keep New Year’s Resolutions? Consider the Consequences of Failing

The best chance of succeeding at your goal is when you have an incentive — like a financial, social or health cost — not to fail, experts say. ______________________________________ NYTimes New Year’s Eve http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/02/your-money/want-to-keep-new-years-resolutions-consider-the-consequences-of-failing.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss 1451751501 Original Source: NY Times >>

New Year’s Day Offers Plenty of Free Chances at a Clean Slate

Whether you’re hoping to improve your body or your mind — or just add to your cocktail conversation repertory — this weekend is full of events for self-improvement. ______________________________________ NYTimes New Year’s Eve http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/01/arts/new-years-day-offers-plenty-of-free-chances-at-a-clean-slate.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss 1451663867 Original Source: NY Times >>

Monitoring of Terrorism Threats Has Risen, Official Says

As the new year approached on Thursday, the police in Munich evacuated two train stations and warned residents to avoid large groups, citing “concrete hints” about a possible attack. ______________________________________ NYTimes New Year’s Eve http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/01/world/europe/monitoring-of-terrorism-threats-has-risen-official-says.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss 1451663868 Original Source: NY Times >>

Pope Francis Urges Overcoming ‘Indifference’ to Attain Peace

In his first message of 2016, he said that apathy “creates barriers, suspicions, fears and closure,” and he called on people to open their hearts to the needs of others. ______________________________________ NYTimes New Year’s Eve http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/02/world/europe/pope-francis-new-years-message.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss 1451663866 Original Source: NY Times >>

Try a smoky eye to ring in the new year with flair

Spice up your look with a dramatic smoky eye to celebrate the biggest night of the year.Read more about how to get this look: http://on.mash.to/1mqoZvG Read more…More about Fashion, How To, New Years Eve, Cosmetics, and Makeup ______________________________________ Mashable http://feeds.mashable.com/~r/Mashable/~3/4HZFaZtlpNk/ 1451576500 Taylor Jones Original Source: Mashable >>