We're easing back into work mode with these links. Still bumming around on your parents / in-laws couch? These should suit you as well.
From The New York Times: A need for oversight in the New York Skyline arms race of new skyscrapers
From The New York Times: The Year in Pictures
From Grantland: Looking back on the NFL's very bad year
From The Atlantic: Why Some People Respond to Stress by Falling Asleep
The links are back. The lynx, however, is still on vacation. This is a South African Antelope: