March 7, 2013 at 10:03 AM ET
Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.
Facebook's announcing yet another redesign, most likely intending to put more feeds into the News Feed so that you can feed while you news.
Eager "SimCity" players had to put their virtual city-building plans on hold as game servers were plagued by various issues.
Pope Benedict XVI has left the Vatican … and the Vatican sent him off with a photo storybook written in Comic Sans.
A high-school senior has built an inexpensive, life saving water filter. What were you doing when you were 18-years-old?
Selling trips to the moon and sending astronauts to Mars and back is apparently becoming trendy now. No word on whether space suits could be the next big fashion trend.
Do your friends look too happy in photos? An app, appropriately named CryFace, will turn them into teary-eyed messes.
Someone finally figured out the "subtle genius" behind Amazon's ridiculously speedy navigation menus. The rest of the world, in the meantime, never thought to wonder about the "subtle genius" behind Amazon's ridiculously speedy navigation menus.
The original "Angry Birds" game is free on iOS, for the first time. There goes half your day.
Speaking of free stuff! Google Play is celebrating its first birthday and handing out free music, movies, TV shows, apps, and books.
BAM! POW! OTHER COMIC BOOK SOUNDS! Marvel Unlimited, an all-you-can-read comic book subscription service, just came to iPads and iPhones. The newest titles aren't available through it, but there's a catalog of over 13,000 back issues.
In closing: When the pug-loving editor is away, the writers will play ... and post photos of other animals.
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