June 4, 2012 at 8:51 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.
Witnessed only seven times since the time of Galileo, Venus’s solar crossing on Tuesday is a rare and historic event that shouldn’t be missed. Here's how to photograph it safely.
Soon kids younger than 13 may not have to lie to get on Facebook.
And say, why does Facebook Camera need to know your location anyway?
At least the Instapaper app is on Android ... finally.
Also, Apple is likely to announce Facebook integration with i0S 6 at it's big conference later this month.
And you can expect a big Foursquare redesign next week.
Here's a look at Sony's new Vaio laptops: "Updates, upgrades, new colors, and Sony's first-ever ultrabook."
It may not be the best use of paper, but this unique dictionary certainly is an interesting crossover of the digital with the analog: Instead of 21,000 words you'd normally find inside a common desk dictionary, the first image that shows up when you Google those words.
Nintendo showed off the final version of their new Wii U console and controller, along with some new social features like video chat and game-specific message boards.
Eduardo Khil, the "Trololo" singer, made re-famous thanks to the Internet, passed away over the weekend.
And not even garden gnomes are immune to the zombie apocalypse!