May 7, 2012 at 10:01 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.
The supermoon of 2012 is over, but the joys of moongazing are not. Check out some of the top shots sent in by Cosmic Log correspondents.
Check out the five awesome ways they bent physics for "The Avengers." Turns out, there's a bit of reality behind Captain America's shield and Thor's lightning.
Meanwhile, the FBI is asking Internet companies for wiretap-friendly back door.
Speaking of Big Brother, here's an excellent piece on how schools are obsessed with what students do on Facebook.
For what it's worth, here's a rumor about Apple releasing a $799 MacBook Air this summer.
Here is an excellent tribute to Adam Yauch, aka MCA of the Beastie Boys, and what the group's superb "Paul's Boutique" did for music sampling.
And Happy Monday! Hangover Cat knows how you feel!