2014: A major financial institution leaves New York. Prince Harry gets engaged. Cincinnati Bengals and Reds do not make playoffs.
2013: “Arab Spring” in Jordan. Israel does not attack Iran. At least one new Supreme Court judge. Cincinnati Reds make the playoffs.
At Dec. 31, 2013: No “Arab Spring” in Jordan. Israel keeps its powder dry. No additional Justices. Reds made playoffs.
2013 score: 5/10