But laws of physics dictate that with every action comes a reaction. Every piece of good news seems to come burdened with its own baggage of negativity. Here are some of 2012's major developments -- along with their potential unanticipated consequences.
'Damning with faint praise' perfectly describes the critical reception for the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco.
|Could this mean the end of tipping?|
|'The Interview' illegally downloaded 750,000 times on Christmas|
|Russia empties the vault to prop up the ruble|
|Natural gas prices plunge in mild winter|
|'The Interview' makes $1 million at box office|