7 Things You Need To Know For The New Year

It’s 2012, and time to get in the know. And with the New Year, comes hot news! With WSJ Social from The Wall Street Journal, you’ll get the top news for your Facebook news feed. See what’s buzz-worthy in 2012 and get started with WSJ Social.

1. Guitar Tricks For A Middle-Aged Dog

Can old dogs learn new tricks? Find out why the belief that you must start early in life to learn something new is not entirely true.

2. Tech Flops Of The Year

Find out which devices didn’t live up to the hype in 2011.

3. TV Sets Are Going On A Diet In 2012

Find out why tv sets are about to get thinner and prices are about to sky rocket.

4. Verizon Changes Their Tune

As soon as the proposed two dollar charge from Verizon became public knowledge, consumers were up in arms. Find out what convinced this company to sing a different tune.

5. Books That Are Never Done Being Written

With e-books, the editing process couldn’t be simpler. But with the ability to continue to edit even once the book has been published, you can’t help but wonder, if the ending is the real deal. Reading is now part of the process of evolution.

6. “Dear Lord, Please Grant Me The Ability To Punch People In The Face Over The Internet.”

Yup, we love and hate the Internet. It can leaven loneliness, even for a man on his death bed. But for each uplifting online experience there are countless others that are superficial. Check out the one man who is determined to change that ratio.

7. Stretch Like A Chicken

Can’t get that crick out of your neck? Find out why doing simple exercises at home may be even more effective than medicine.

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