Pre-caffeine tech: 'Fatberg' clogs, Cthulhu pie!


Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.

Party time! NASA's Curiosity rover passes the one-year mark on Mars.

Facebook is fixing to to explain its News Feed today at 1 p.m. ET. 

Here's a surprise: FBI hacking squad used in domestic investigations, experts say.

How anonymous? Tor users got compromised in a child porn takedown.

"Fatberg" dead ahead! Here's how 15 tons of slime and wet-naps clogged a London sewer.

Google's Sergey Brin paid $330,000 for one of those lab burgers because why now? 

Turns out, people like to stream video on their mobiles, but not when they are mobile.

Oh, and spoiler alert! Twitter users do indeed tweet a lot about the TV they watch, Nielsen confirms.

And that Apple-Samsung spat may ignite a tech patent war!

In closing: Please enjoy this delicious Cthulhu pie!

Compiled by Helen A.S. Popkin, who invites you to join her on Twitter and/or Facebook.