Reading While Eating for Feb. 4: Super Bowl Roundup

In today's must-read links for your lunch break: Everything you need to know about the big game last night, including the power outage and Beyonce's halftime performance.

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The Baltimore Ravens celebrate at the conclusion of a 34-31 win over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on February 3.

The Wonderful Weirdness of Super Bowl XLVII. The Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 in what could safely be called one of the strangest, most exciting Super Bowls in NFL history. (Keeping Score)

Super Bowl Redux. Breaking down and making sense of the Ravens’ first Super Bowl victory since 2001. (Grantland)

Why the Power Went Out. Minutes after the start of the second half (and Jacoby Jones’ record-tying 108-yard kickoff return), half the lights in the New Orleans Superdome failed, delaying the game for more than half an hour and nearly crashing Twitter with an overabundance of Bane jokes. The power failure has been blamed on an “abnormality.” (ESPN)

The 33 Fiercest Moments from Beyonce’s Halftime Show. The performance featured roughly five minutes of Destiny’s Child and 10 minutes of Beyonce body doubles and/or holograms. (BuzzFeed)

The Best and Worst Super Bowl Commercials of 2013. Most of them were pretty awful. Except that Oreo one—that was funny. (

15 Historical Brother vs. Brother Matchups. John Harbaugh defeated his brother Jim last night, but it’s likely the two will remain civil toward each other—not every pairing on this list was so lucky. (mental_floss)

Can’t Be All Football, All the Time. Here are 10 life lessons from Groundhog Day (speaking of which, Punxsutawney Phil failed to see his shadow on Saturday, and therefore predicts an early spring.) (Flavorwire)

For Those Who’d Rather Not Be at Work Today… Here’s a video that should soothe you through to the afternoon. (YouTube via The Daily What)