Thursday, December 31, 2015

Fun Fact about Times Square New Year's Eve Ball

Are you going to watch the ball drop in New York's Times Square tonight? Here are some fun facts about the ball. When it became a part of the city's New Year's Eve celebration in 1907, it had 100 lights, weighed 700 pounds and was made of iron and wood. The current ball, in use since 2008, has 32,256 LED lights, weighs 11,875 pounds, and is covered with 2,688 Waterford Crystal triangles.

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