Top of the List: 5 Trends for 2014

We can't 86 Miley Cyrus, keep the NSA out of your inbox, or love Jennifer Lawrence as much as she deserves, but we can tell you how to do 2014.

Here are the top 5 trends you need to know for the year ahead.

THE YEAR WE FIGHT FOR OUR PRIVACY

Hey, Edward Snowden, thanks for the heads up. In 2014, we will see a trend of people saying, "Enough!" And we have an unlikely ally. Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Yahoo have formed a super coalition to limit the feds authority to collect private information.

GOING BACK TO LA-LA LAND

2014 will see more of us going back to bed, and reclaiming the sleep lost to email, Facebook, Twitter and our increasingly busy lives. In 2013, specialists who study this sort of thing, warned of a disturbing trend, "sleep texting." Yep, people sending messages in their sleep. But 2014 will hopefully see a new trend of "sleep sleeping" which is actually sleeping in their sleep. A good night's rest helps fight obesity, heart disease, depression and high blood pressure.

COO COO FOR COCONUTS

Gone are the days when coconut came only in an Almond Joy. Ultra hydrating and packed with minerals, the coconut water craze started a revolution and it's overflowing into 2014. Get ready to see more options from big beverage companies like Coca Cola on store shelves next year. It doesn't stop there. From coconut oil to energy bars, the fad is offering a healthier alternative to other sugary everyday eats.

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