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11 Reasons To Believe 2014 Will Be Your Year

You got this! Everything’s coming up roses. Let 2014 be one of the best years ever with these #ReasonsToBelieve.

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1. For the first time ever, you’ll be ringing in the New Year with a multi-sensory fireworks display.

For those watching fireworks over the Thames this year, not only will you get to see beautiful illuminations, but you'll also get to smell and taste "peach snow, banana confetti, and giant 'zesty orange' bubbles." Talk about kicking the year off right!

2. 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of Forrest Gump’s premiere.

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He has always inspired you, and you’ve finally realized that life really is like a box of chocolates and sometimes it’s fun not to know what you’re going to get.

3. You’ll be influenced by the Commonwealth Games.


Returning to Scotland for the third time in its 20-year history, the Games will spark a need to go for gold with your personal fitness goals.

4. In August, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will cross the orbit of Neptune.


It's been traveling for more than eight years, which will make you appreciate the fact that big payoffs are worth the wait.

5. It’s the Year of the Horse! / Via

The Chinese zodiac predicts that the spirit of the horse helps people improve themselves.

6. You have a good shot at being hired if you're unemployed. / Via

More than half of the firms throughout most regions in the U.K. are looking to hire for the first time since 2009!

7. The final installments of The Hobbit will be released.

New Line Cinema / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / WingNut Films / Lord Of The Rings / / Via

So will a slew of other highly anticipated movies such as X-Men: Days of Future Past and The Amazing Spider-Man 2, making you very, very happy.

8. We might get a commercial cure for baldness. / Via

Which is great news if you're follically impaired.

9. Football fans rejoice — it's a World Cup year.


The FIFA World Cup will be held in Brazil this year, welcoming teams from around the globe. Everyone wants to know if Spain will hold on to their title, or if Team Brazil will reclaim their throne on home turf. Even our furry friends wish they could attend.

10. You learned 1,000 life hacks in 2013.


So living has become So. Much. Easier.

11. Because 14 is a way luckier number than 13.

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