Reading While Eating for Feb. 5: Rise of the Bones

In today's must-read links for your lunch break: The fallout from the discovery of Richard III's bones and the big loser from Sunday's Super Bowl.

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A television screen displays the skeletal remains of what is believed to be King Richard III during a press conference at Leicester University on Feb. 4, 2013 in Leicester, England.

Remains of Richard III Found Under Parking Lot. DNA testing confirmed that the bones found in the city of Leicester belong to one of England’s most vilified monarchs. (New York Times)

Should One of History’s Great Losers Be Redeemed? Richard III died at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, but the recent discovery may lead some to reevaluate his legacy. (

Four Other Remarkable Things Discovered Under Parking Lots. Not on the list: Jimmy Hoffa. Yet. (mental_floss)

A Comprehensive List of What Americans Want to Know. You can do this yourself if you want to type “did” and then a letter of the alphabet into your Google search bar, but this seems easier. (BuzzFeed)

Twitter Mentioned in Half of All Super Bowl Ads. Marketingland broke down which social networks received the most play on Sunday night—Google+ was the big loser. (The Daily What)

Ten of the Most Incredibly Unlikely Celebrity Feuds in History: Of particular note in the wake of the most recent development in the never-ending saga that is the Roseanne Barr-Jamaica Kincaid squabble. (Flavorwire)

Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker Saves Woman from Racist Jesus, Gives Profanity-Filled Interview. That headline from Warming Glow pretty much says it all. There’s also a very NSFW, unedited video of the interview with the aforementioned hatchet-wielding hitchhiker, Kai, if you’d like to know more about one of our newest American treasures. (YouTube via Warming Glow)