7 things for the New Year that you do not know

New Year is approaching – a time when millions celebrate with food, new experiences and the constant kiss, while the clock strikes 00:00. But how many people know more about this holiday?

Here are 7 interesting facts about the New Year that “Today’s Life” has selected for you, quoted by BGNES:


To make the new year more successful without “taking the negative baggage” of your passing 2020, you can do several things. With …

1. The first New Year’s celebration dates back 4,000 years. Julius Caesar, the emperor of Rome, was the first to declare January 1 a national holiday. He baptized the moon of Janus, the Roman god of doors and gates. Janus had two faces, one facing forward and the other looking back. Caesar thought it appropriate for the month to be named after this god. 2. 45% of people make cardinal decisions on New Year’s Eve. The most important are: to lose weight, to become more conscientious, to spend less and save more, to maintain my shape and health more and to quit smoking. 25% of those who have decided decide to start fighting to achieve them from the second week of January. 3. Make sure there are leafy vegetables on the New Year’s table. Tradition has it that the more leafy vegetables a person eats, the more lucky they will be (what an incentive to maintain health!). Tradition also says that legumes are successful because beans and peas look like coins. 4. Americans drink nearly 360 million glasses of New Year’s champagne. Bubble wizards date back to the 17th century, when cork was invented.

Tourists in the hotel restaurants until 10 pm will celebrate the New Year in their rooms

After 10 pm, tourists in hotel restaurants will return to their rooms to celebrate the New Year individually, with two or three people, …

5. About 1 million people gather in Times Square in New York to watch the ball fall. The fall of the ball on New Year’s Eve occurs due to a ban on fireworks. The first ball in 1907 was 300 kg and was illuminated with 100 25-watt lamps. The current ball overshadows the old one (thanks to technology). Today it is covered with 2,688 crystals, illuminated by 32,000 LED lights, weighs 5,380 kilograms and is 3.5 meters in diameter. 6. Be sure to be surrounded by family or loved ones on New Year’s Eve. The first person you meet in the new year can set the tone for the next 12 months. This also applies to couples. If a couple who celebrate the New Year together do not kiss, they can separate, according to belief. 7. According to statistics from the National Bureau of Insurance Crimes, most cars are stolen on New Year’s Eve, more than on any other holiday. Do not think that the fact that your car is old makes it insured. In 2011, the 1994 Honda Accord was the most stolen car. To prevent theft of your car, make sure it is in a safe place and always take the keys with you.

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