May 8, 2013 at 9:39 AM ET
Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.
Today's Google doodle honors the genius behind 20th century's greatest movie poster - Saul Bass!
Meanwhile, war-torn Syria went almost completely offline in what appears to be an Internet blackout.
Ohio rescuer Charles Ramsey is an instant supermeme.
In case you were wondering, texting people who leave their numbers public is awful and great.
Speaking of people we're related too, here's a fascinating look inside the big business of finding your ancestors.
In closing: The IT Crowd is returning for ... one last episode. Sniff.