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Pre-caffeine tech: Asteroids, Oreos, Grumpy Toad!

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Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.

Congress got the word from NASA about options for dealing with asteroids and comets: Pay now, or pray later.

In the arms race to create the ultimate Oreo-disassembling machine, several ingenius methods have emerged. But this pump-action Oreo crossbow is definitely the most exciting.

Finding that one particular animated GIF that made you crack up the other day isn't always easy — but a new feature in Google Image Search, starting today, should make it a snap.

A gamer who lost his life to cancer will be memorialized in the latest version of the "Total War" series of games — his favorite, and the creators of which he was able to pay a visit thanks to a local charity.

As the Steubenville case reminds, teenagers on social media is not new. Nor is the use of social media by prosecutors to gather evidence.

Meanwhile, the ACLU wants law enforcement should need a warrant from a judge before attaching a GPS tracking device to a suspect's car.

And here's why a ruling against FBI's cyberspying power won't matter.

What will human cultures be like in 100 years? Let's find out!

And where does the last generation of old CRT monitors go to die? No where, apparently.

In closing: Grumpy Toad!

Compiled by Helen A.S. Popkin, who invites you to join her on Twitter and/or Facebook.