This might be stretching the challenge a bit, as neither has the words 'new things' persey, but here are some icons anyhow. If you deem them worthy, you're welcome to take and use. Comment and credit both appreciated.
Word Credits: 1] lyrics from Shawn Colvin's "New Thing Now." 2] lyrics from Fuel's "New Thing." Bases shamelessly taken from the bbc homepage.
If nobody minds this very loose interpretation of the challenge, I will make some more...