One of the most interesting pieces of news to come out of last night's election got lost in the hubbub over the presidential race: The people of Puerto Rico have voted in favor of becoming the 51st U.S. state. The referendum still requires congressional approval to move forward, so don't go throwing away your 50-star flags just yet. But do check out this excellent video about the place that could very well become the newest member of our Union. UPDATE [11/8/12]: The final tally regarding Puerto Rico's statehood referendum has come under some dispute since this post was originally published. You can check out an updated account of the controversy here.