Dec. 10, 2012 at 7:44 AM ET
Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.
Two satellites are keeping track of Russia's Tolbachik Volcano in the midst of a lava eruption — and some of the pictures look like visions of hell. Check it out!
Poof! Instagram photos have disappeared from Twitter. What's up with that?
You can also say goodbye to Sony's handheld tape recorders.
That 12-day conference of the International Telecommunications Union that's supposed to result in the adoption of a new international treaty governing trans-border communications isn't working out so well. Here's why.
Meanwhile, here's what Cory Doctorow says about why dictators (don't) shut down the Internet.
Here's a computer cluster than can cycle through an almost unprecedented 350 password guesses per second. That can't be good.
For what it's worth, Bitcoin is now as legit as Paypal ... in France, anyway.
You almost always have your laptop, iPod, and smartphone with you, but don't always want to lug them around. Is it okay to leave them in your car if it's particularly cold outside. Let's find out!
There are at least 28 reasons kids ruin Christmas, according to BuzzFeed. See how many you can guess!