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Pre-caffeine tech: The Empire Strikes Bike!

It's in the basement of the Alamo.
It's in the basement of the Alamo.via Boing Boing

How do you send email if you don't have Internet access? Osama bin Laden shuttled couriers and thumb drives to cafes.

As for the Taliban — they're totally into Twitter, turns out.

Speaking of security, Facebook rolled out new tools that will (hopefully) make you think twice before clicking on phony offers or cutting and pasting malicious code into your address bar.

Speaking of tools, that PR Firm that Facebook hired to spread smack about Google's privacy practices says it's sorry about the sleazyness of it all.  

Speaking of Google and sleazyness, be on the look out for scammers offering fake Google Music invites. '

And "stay tuned" for the Amazon tablet, says Jeff Bezos.

Also, be on the look out for a super high resolution display on iPad 3 like the iPhone 4's "Retina" display.

With that in mind, ever wonder where your quickly-outdated gadgets go to die? If you're a responsibile citizen of Mother Earth, they might go here.

As for things that will never die, YouTube launched a music charge ... featuring Rebecca Black's "Friday" in the Top 10!

Not for nothing, this "Empire Strikes Bike," a "heavily modded classic cruiser bike with loads of Star Wars tchochkes affixed,"  created by a Skywalker Ranch staffer has more in common with Pee Wee Herman than last night's GENIUS episode of "Community."

Yeah, I just wanted a reason to mention the awesomeness of last night's "Community." But this bike is cool, too.