Reading While Eating for Nov. 13: Decision 2012 Redux

In today’s must-read links for your lunch break: A look at the post-election fallout and the ever-evolving Petraeus scandal.

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U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) celebrates with his wife Michelle (L), his Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill (R) after winning the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Ill. on November 7.

The Winners and Losers of Election 2012. You know, other than the obvious ones. (Swampland)

Why Did Obama Win? Former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan places the blame on the perpetual scourge of GOP success: high voter turnout in urban areas. (New York Magazine)

The 44 Greatest Barack Obama Facial Expressions. It does seem he gets photographed quite a bit. (Buzzfeed)

Trouble With Letting Go. Election Day was a week ago, but ousted  Congressman Alan West (R-Fla.) isn’t ready to say goodbye quite yet. (

The Gift That Keeps On Giving. The Petraeus scandal takes an unexpected turn. (New York Times)

How Many Pages of Emails Is Too Many Pages of Emails? The answer may surprise you. (Gawker)

The 11 Worst Sounds in the World. Other than any Rebecca Black song. (Mental Floss)

J.R.R. Tolkien Fan Builds a Hobbit Hole with 2,600 Balloons. Just in case you were wondering why there weren’t any at your birthday party. (The Daily What)

Ten Famous Artists’ Stunning Studios. One thing they all have in common: larger than any New Yorker’s apartment. (Flavorwire)

Selena Gomez Dumped Justin Bieber. Now he’s singing Justin Timberlake’s “Cry Me A River.” What does it all mean? How is Britney reacting to all of this? A nation waits with bated breath. (YouTube via Grantland)