Here’s one thing we know shoppers aren’t buying this Cyber Monday: Stocks. That’s partly because of falling oil prices and partly because Thanksgiving weekend sales fell as much as 11%. (It’s still unclear whether sluggish Black Friday sales are an indication of a declining economy or an increasing intellect.)

+ Wired’s Marcus Wohlsen provides a look at the robots that power Santa’s real workshop inside an Amazon warehouse. And Bloomberg has some video of the robots at work.

+ Every year, the holiday shopping hype gets bigger. So what happens to last year’s stuff? Welcome to the self-storage industry boom.