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7 weird items that will drop New Year's Eve (not the Times Square ball)
7 weird items that will drop New Year's Eve (not the Times Square ball)

The Times Square ball won't be the only that item that will be dropping from high perches around the country for the New Year's Eve countdown. The illuminated crystal ball that descends in New York City a minute before midnight has become such a famous tradition that cities around the country have created their own unique takes on the ritual. Here is a sampling of odd-ball drops that will ring in the New Year: 1) Live possum Brasstown, N.C., gently lowers a caged possum at midnight. The critter is then set free. 2) MoonPie Mobile, Ala., drops a 12-foot electronic MoonPie logo made of plastic and LED lights from the 34-story RSA Trustmark building. Why wait for...

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