Times Square ball carries theme of peace
What are you doing New Year's Eve? Millions of us will sit in front of the television or computer screen and wait for the crystal ball to drop in Times Square, signaling the beginning of 2013.
This year, the Waterford ball will have new crystal panels. Some will be of doves to mark the theme, "Let there be peace." There also be will be crystal triangles featuring people holding hands, ribbons representing courage and hearts representing love along with angels to welcome in the new year.
The ball is capable of creating a palette of more than 16 million vibrant colors and billions of patterns.