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The Times Square Ball is a time ball located in New York City's Times Square. Located on the roof of One Times Square, the ball is a prominent part of a New Year's Eve celebration in Times S...

About the New Year's Eve Ball - Times Square Alliance


The Ball is a geodesic sphere, 12 feet in diameter, and weighs 11,875 pounds. ... For Times Square 2016, 288 of the Waterford triangles introduce the new Gift of Wonder ... Read more about the history of the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball.

Why NYC Drops an 11,875 Pound Ball on New Year's Eve - The ...


Dec 27, 2012 ... The tradition dates back to December 31, 1907, though the balls have changed along with technology. On New Year's Eve, a number of word ...

New Year's Eve in Numbers: Everything You Need to Know About ...


Dec 31, 2015 ... Fun facts about the Times Square ball drop, from what it takes to ... Image: New Year's Eve Times Square, New York, 1937 ... 11,875 pounds.

The New Year's Eve Ball drop explained | www.ajc.com


Dec 30, 2015 ... The ball, which is 12 feet in diameter and weighs 11,875 pounds, ... people in New York City, the home of the famous New Year's Eve ball drop.

Times Square Ball Drop New Years 2016 LIVE STREAM | Mediaite


Dec 31, 2015 ... Watch the Ball Drop in New York's Times Square ... The Ball is a geodesic sphere , 12 feet in diameter, and weighs 11,875 pounds. The Ball is covered .... hello. HAPPY NEW YEARS EVEEEE !! but what channel is this on ?

The New Year's Eve Ball Drop Is Too Slow, So We Fixed It ...


Dec 29, 2015 ... Workers prepare to test the New Year's Eve ball drop in 2014. ... there's only one building in New York City tall enough for the task: One World ... If we use this year's ball, which weighs 11,875 pounds, it will hit the ground and ...

Times Square New Year's Eve celebration by the numbers - Dec. 29 ...


Dec 29, 2015 ... The New Year's celebration in New York's Times Square will be watched on TV ... 11,875 pounds: Weight of current New Year's Eve ball.

History of Ball Drop in Times Square - Times Square New Years Eve


In 1903, The New York Times newspaper was about to open their new headquarters, the city's ... Today's Ball is 12 feet in diameter, weighing 11,875 pounds.

Times Square Ball | New Year's Eve |Free Tours by Foot


The ball drop has been a part of New Year's Eve celebrations in New York City for ... It is 12 feet wide, weighs 11,875 pounds and has 2,688 Waterford panels.

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New Year's Eve Ball: 5 little-known facts about the glowing New ...


Dec 30, 2015 ... With that, we wait patiently for the iconic crystal New Year's Eve Ball atop One Times Square in Manhattan to drop, and in unity, cheer to the ... It weighs a whopping 11,875 pounds ... More: Money Travel New York Holidays.

The Evolution of the New Year's Eve Times Square Ball in NYC ...


Dec 29, 2015 ... The Evolution of the New Year's Eve Times Square Ball in NYC From ... The New York Times), the tradition of having a ball drop didn't start until 1907, ... (its current diameter) and a weight of 11,875 pounds (its current weight).

WATCH LIVE: Times Square New Year's Eve hosting one million ...


Dec 31, 2015 ... The countdown has begun in New York City. ... The 11,875 Pound New Year's Eve ball is powered by 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel LED's and ...