June 1, 2012 at 9:56 AM ET
Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning. Here's everything that you need to know before taking that first sip of coffee today.
TANGO DOWN? If you had a hard time getting on Facebook last night, or even this morning, you're not alone. The social network has been experiencing intermittent loading issues ... and Anonymous may claim credit.
A bunch of gang members probably wish Facebook would've gone down before a bunch of them "friended" a cop on the social network, which led to their arrests.
The New York Times reports that according to insiders, President Obama "secretly ordered increasingly sophisticated attacks on the computer systems that run Iran’s main nuclear enrichment facilities, significantly expanding America’s first sustained use of cyberweapons."
Chicago cops are mighty embarrassed after a video caught one telling two journalists, "Your First Amendment rights can be terminated."
Microsoft, meanwhile, posted the Windows 8 Release Preview for public download, the last major milestone before the final release of the operating system, which will be the biggest change for the widely used software since the landmark Windows 95 release.
How will you know whether a site is funny in the future? If Google has its way, that site will carry an ".LOL" on the end of the address instead of ".com," so you know for sure that it is supposed to cause laughter.
Speaking of Google, there will be no Chrome OS tablet, so you can give up waiting on that. The good news is, Chrome and Android should see "more and more convergence."
For video game fans and pundits alike, one of the fun things about the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (aka E3) is guessing what's going to happen at E3 before E3 actually happens. Here's what we're thinking.
If you’ve got a shoe fetish, a spare $1,800 and don’t mind skin from genetically engineered stingrays on your feet, then head on over to Rayfish.com and order yourself a truly unique pair of shoes.
The term "Zombie apocalypse" is eating up Google trends for some reason.
In closing, the most epic meme mashups of all time.