Christmas trees

fake plastic trees

Scientists Are Creating Christmas Trees That Don't Shed Their Needles

“Messiness” has been identified as the main reason consumers avoid real trees. Scientists are finding ways around it.
Rosemary Westwood
12.18.17
Art

This is the Future of the Christmas Tree

These artist-created Christmas trees take the holidays to the next level.
Beckett Mufson
12.24.16
Art

This Giant Christmas Tree Suspended in an Ice Cube Isn't What It Seems

British artist Alex Chinneck's latest sculptural trickery features a two storey 'block of ice.'
Kevin Holmes
12.6.16
christmas

We Asked a Satanist What He's Doing for Christmas

Turns out it's pretty much the same thing as everyone else.
Joe Goodman
12.24.15
Europe

The Hunt Is on for the UK Thieves Who Were Caught on Camera Stealing 190 Christmas Trees

Security footage shows two men stealing more than $9,000 worth of Christmas trees from a shop in Manchester.
VICE News
12.14.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Thieves Stole 190 Christmas Trees from a Minimarket

By now you'd think they would have learned—you don't fuck with Christmas, Christmas fucks with you.
Joe Goodman
12.14.15
Habits

Clementine Is a Scrooge in This Week's 'Habits' Comic

"Who shit in your stocking?"
Lauren Monger
12.7.15
In the Margins

Why Do French-Canadians Dominate New York's Christmas Tree Market?

Each holiday season, NYC sidewalks host fresh faces from Quebec, young bohemians hocking Douglas Firs to wealthy locals.
Daniel Genis
12.24.14
history

The Technological Battle for a Better Christmas Tree

Real and artificial Christmas trees have been duking it out on the tech front for centuries.
Jordan Pearson
12.24.14
environment

Climate Change Could Be Killing Off These Christmas Trees

Thinner winter snowpack seems to cut the growth of Norwegian spruce trees, the iconic Christmas tree variety that stands in New York City's Rockefeller Center.
Katherine Tweed
12.18.14
Photo

The Depressing Life of Christmas Trees

Only the prettiest ones get picked, but for most, the end is as gruesome as it will be for us humans.
Toufic Beyhum
12.17.14
Stuff

The Christmas Tree Beef Between Norway and Iceland Has Been Squashed

Earlier this year, the mayor of Oslo, Fabian Stang, announced that the city wouldn’t be sending Reykjavik their annual Christmas tree. This was something of a big deal, as Oslo has been sending Reykjavik, London, and Rotterdam a tree as a token of...
Sameet Sharma
7.28.14