Tag Archive: New Years Eve

Pair Of Alleged Young Torches Arrested For Setting Fire To Walmart Store




” An 11-year-old South Carolina boy is facing an arson charge after allegedly setting a fire inside a Walmart that caused millions of dollars in damages to the business, police report.

  The boy’s 13-year-old cousin has also been charged in connection with the December 31 blaze.

  According to investigators, the boy stole a lighter while inside the Columbia store and, with his cousin, used it to set a fire in the Walmart’s greeting card aisle. The ensuing blaze caused significant damage to the store, though no injuries were reported.”


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At Least 35 People Reportedly Killed In New Year’s Eve Stampede In Shanghai





” At least 35 New Year’s Eve revellers have been killed in a stampede in Shanghai. Chinese state media has reported a further 42 people have been injured in the crush.

  The carnage began in crowded conditions shortly before midnight on December 31, as people packed the waterfront Bund district to welcome the New Year, according to a local government statement.

  Unconfirmed reports on social media site Weibo suggested partygoers had thrown fake US dollar bills or coupons into the air at a nearby nightclub immediately prior to the crush, prompting a scramble.”














Daily Comedy 12.31.14

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: New Year’s Eve





Published on Dec 29, 2014

” New Year’s Eve is the worst. John Oliver has some great excuses for getting out of it.

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National Guard Reservist Arrested In Alleged LA Subway Attack Plot





” A National Guard reservist has been arrested at the Canadian border in Washington for allegedly trying to aid al-Qaida in a plot to attack a Southland subway.

  Nicholas Teausant, 20, of Acampo, Calif., was charged Monday with attempting to provide material to support a foregoing terrorist organization, the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said. He made his first appearance in a federal courtroom in Seattle Monday afternoon.

  Teausant was arrested at the Canadian border “with the intent of continuing to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a foreign terrorist organization more widely known as al-Qaida in Iraq,” officials said.”


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 … Video Of New Year’s Eve Fireworks In Reverse



NYE Fireworks In Reverse




” Before the holiday mood completely disappears, take a break if you can to watch this video of the New Year’s Eve fireworks in Melbourne, Australia.

The guy who made it, Julian Tay, writes he was:

“Curious to see what fireworks would look like if I played it backwards. Turns out, it looks pretty awesome. Playing it in reverse gives it that cool slow-mo feel which is strangely soothing and tranquil. Totally opposite of the true nature of fireworks.”

And, yes, this has been done by others. But with about 120,000 views (and counting), Tay’s has quickly become the most-watched of the YouTube videos that pop up for us with a search of the term “fireworks in reverse.” “