Today’s Triviauld Lang Syne




Contrary to what I always believed, a few things did go wrong as a result of the ‘Y2K’ bug. (source)


Ever vigilant and highly efficient, the Greeks didn’t adopt the current global standard, Gregorian, calendar until 1923. (source)


If 2014 sounds like we’re living in the future you should try out the Holocene calendar, where it’s already the year 12013. (source)


Kiribati and Samoa are the first countries to officially ring in the New Year. (source)


Romanians use a traditional ritual at New Year to determine if the coming year will be good for farmers. They listen to see if animals gain the power of speech – if they don’t then it’s going to be a good year. (source)