Reading While Eating for Oct. 23: The Morning After

Must-read links for your lunch break: What you need to know about last night's debate, plus a new 'Iron Man' trailer and Romney's secret symbol.

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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney shake hands at the start of the final presidential debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida October 22, 2012. At center is moderator Bob Schieffer.

Our Long National Debate Nightmare Is Over. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney faced off last night in Boca Raton, Fla., on issues relating to the rest of the world— or at least some of it. Most pundits had Obama winning the night, although Romney appeared to protect his recent gains by playing it safe. For more, check out what you missed last night. (

Hey, Girl! An adorably young Ryan Gosling is interviewed on Canadian TV. Man, he’s had that weird Canadian-Brooklyn accent for ever. (BuzzFeed)

Famous Works of Art as Halloween Costumes: Macaulay Culkin still goes as The Scream every year. (Flavorwire)

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Teeth. Ask this guy. (Mental Floss)

A Smaller iPad Is Coming! A Smaller iPad Is Coming! We’re pretty sure, anyway. Check out TIME’s live blog of this afternoon’s Apple event here. (Techland)

Our Bodies. Ours. Got It? Every member of Congress is being sent a copy of Our Bodies, Ourselves, courtesy a consortium of womens’ groups, since they apparently need to brush up on certain issues. (Washington Examiner)

Clark Kent Leaving The Daily PlanetYikes. If Superman can’t save journalism, there’s really no hope for the rest of us. (FOX News)

Yao Ming Is Hilariously Bad at Golf. Wo Ai Yao Ming! But ooh, this is kinda painful. (Yahoo! Sports)

Romney’s Secret Symbol: What did the Massachusetts governor have inserted into his official portrait? The answer will astonish you! Or, probably, not. But it is interesting. (The Daily Beast)

The Iron Man 3 Trailer Is Here: Now with 33% more brooding. (YouTube)