Where does the New Year start first?
A small island nation in the central Pacific Ocean will ring in 2014 before any other country. Here's a chronological rundown of who will see Jan. 1 first.
Photo editing by Connie Ricca
Being Honest owes some tree that produced oxygen an apology. Wow what a scrooge!
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