Morning Cup of Links: Where Christmas Trees Come From

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Where Do Christmas Trees Come From? It takes real skill to fill the demands of the modern tree market.
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Who brings gifts to Europe? A map shows all the different names used for Santa in Europe.
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The 12 Weirdest Stories of Christmas. Suggested reading material when you've had too much comfort and joy.
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A few simple tips to help your food last longer. If you have kids, you'll be lucky to make it last as far as dinnertime.
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Why Are We Fascinated by the Bad Art of Terrible People? Works by Charles Manson, John Wayne Gacy, and George Zimmerman all bring big dollars for some reason.
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West Virginia Heathers: Was Skylar Neese Murdered by Her Best Friends? It's a parent's nightmare to think your own child could become such a victim -or a perpetrator.
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Conan O'Brien visited the American Girl doll store in Los Angeles. Once he buys completely into the fantasy, his doll companion becomes possessed with some sort of demon child.
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Was Johannes Gutenberg a 15th-century con man? His brilliant printing press brought him no money at all because he was always getting sued over bad investments.

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