Check out Dubai's insane, record-setting New Year's Eve fireworks show

2013 ended with a bang in Dubai —not a metaphorical one, but a very real one, as the wealthy city ushered in the new year by launching over 500,000 fireworks. The six-minute extravaganza set the world record for the biggest fireworks display, according to Guinness, triumphing over the previous record holder by, oh,… » 1/01/14 12:40pm 1/01/14 12:40pm

In Ecuador, insane giant sculptures of The Hulk and Hellboy invade on…

For New Year's Eve in Ecuador, massive paper-and-wood figures known as "años viejos" (Spanish for "old years") are burnt to usher out the past 365 days. These elaborate sculptures depict everyone from Chucky the evil doll to Cable from the X-Men, who are all summarily incinerated as the clock runs down. » 12/28/11 8:50pm 12/28/11 8:50pm