Reading While Eating for February 6: Super Bowl Monday

Monday's links shake off the Super Bowl madness with controversial ads and retro nostalgia.

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Kite surfers take advantage of the frozen Puck Bay in Chalupy, Hel Peninsula, Poland, on February 4, 2012.

Brand Bowl: Did you watch the Super Bowl for the actual football game? Now you can watch it for the commercials. (TIME Entertainment)

Racial Row: One Congressman ran a political ad that many say was racially charged and stereotypical of Chinese people. You make the call. (The Daily What)

Makeup Masters: See how Meryl Streep’s nose got transformed for her Oscar-nominated role in The Iron Lady. (Vanity Fair)

No Trust Falls: A study confirms what employees already know — those corny “team-building exercises” don’t improve work quality. (Telegraph)

Mad Men, Breakfast Edition: These images of the evolution of cereal boxes make us pine for retro designs. (Flavorwire)

Viral Video: North Korean students perform a hot new hit, “Take On Me” by A-Ha. (BuzzFeed)