Weekly roundup December 16-29


On these dark winter days, Toronto could use a stained-glass revival Toronto Star

‘Boomerspeak’ Is Now Available for Your Parodying Pleasure WIRED

Building a rocket is hard. But building a parachute is boggling Los Angeles Times

Nike Takes the Plunge Into Modest Swimwear The New Yorker

Learning a language means failure, embarrassment and the enrichment of your life Los Angeles Times