December 20: Links of the Day

Real estate links

Existing-home sales posted an annual decline for the first time in more than two years, but the outlook for the housing recovery still looks good. 

- The Economists' Outlook blog takes stock of the impact of a strong 2013 housing market. 

- The Wall Street Journal explains why mortgage costs could rise in the coming year.

St. Louis links

- It was a joyful day at Lambert St. Louis International Airport yesterday as more than 4,000 soldiers from Fort Leonard Wood passed through on their way home for the holidays.

- The St. Louis Science Center has won an $815,000 NASA grant to build a Mars exploration exhibit that will simulate the operation of robots on Mars by engineers on Earth.

- With the help of St. Louis University students and volunteers, SLU's Campus Kitcken is preparing and distributing meals to elderly and disabled residents in the high-rises just across Grand Boulevard.  

For your entertainment

- Students at a Texas high school pulled a pretty awesome Christmas tree prank on their teachers:

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