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New Year's megalist: 100 New things to try this year

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2014: Your new year

It's a new year, so why not do some new things? From hobbies to bucket list items, we've got you covered with 100 new ventures to try out in 2014.

10 New items to add to (or cross off) your bucket list

2014: Your new year

Swim with dolphins

Technically, you do this any time you swim in the ocean. But to get a real-life experience, SeaWorld offers up a Dolphin Interaction Program that allows you to feed, touch and hang with the dolphins.

See the Northern Lights

Believe it or not, you don't have to travel overseas to see the Northern Lights. Check out the best places to catch this breathtaking view.

Get a tattoo or piercing

You've pinned about 20 ideas, so make 2014 the year that you go through with it.

Participate in an athletic competition

There are so many new races and competitions out that anyone from the beginner to the superathletic has a plethora to choose from. Do a traditional 5k or sign up for a crazy, memorable mud run.

Ride an exotic animal

You can ride an elephant, a camel or even a tiger! You can take a trip to a foreign country or check out your local zoo to see if they offer any of the above.

Write a novel

Dream of stories in your head? Turn them into a reality by writing them out on paper or in a Word doc.

Go skinny-dipping

Definitely make sure you're in the clear on this one (i.e., it's not illegal) before stripping off your clothes and diving in!

Kiss in the rain

It's simple, it's free and it's oh, so memorable. (And cute, so bring a camera!)

Be part of a flash mob

Help someone propose or just be a part of something really cool by being a part of a flash mob. Learn where and how at

Take a photo a day for one year

It sounds eccentric, but if you're not the writing kind, 365 days of pictures is a great way to document your life. Save them to your computer or use a social media site like Instagram to pave your way.

More to try in 2014

The kindness catalog
New year, new you: Best self-improvement books
The best mind-body workouts for the New Year

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