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  • The demand for Mason jars skyrocketed this year because everyone needed them for jamming and pickling and just plain drinking.
  • But sales of scented candles have taken a beating...or perhaps customers have other reasons they can’t smell their candles anymore?
  • This British town’s holiday spirit doesn’t need no stinkin' synchronization.
  • The possible closure of Stonefield’s White Horse Tavern, the last pub in this tiny English village, could depress local real estate values.
  • Tony Hsieh, who helped build Zappos into an internet retail giant and was beloved for his humane business strategy and his generosity, has died of injuries sustained in a fire at his brother’s home in New London last week.
  • Some of modern art’s biggest names are debating David Zwirner’s declaration that minimalist sculptor John McCracken was behind the mysterious metal obelisk discovered in the Utah desert. For the record, Ed Ruscha says nah.
  • And finally, these kitties are the masters of spooning: