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Pre-caffeine tech: Facebook hijinks, 'shut up Leonard!'

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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.

Can't get on Facebook this morning? You're not alone. Facebook seems to be experiencing outages this morning, we're investigating. 

Speaking of Facebook and annoying, the social network changed the email address on your profile. Here's how to fix it. 

Also: Over the weekend, Facebook added a stalkerish feature called "Find Friends Nearby" to its mobile website; on Monday, it was gone.

Why did Facebook roll it out in the first place? Well, Facebook is on the verge of creating an advertising scheme for the social network that relies on real-time location data from mobile phones. 

By the way, Mom and Dad: More than 70 percent of teens hide some of their online behavior from their parents, according to a new study that finds plenty of young people are using the Internet in ways that might surprise you. Or not. 

Meanwhile, the National Security Agency doesn't want you to know whom it's spying on ... because that information is private! 

In more entertaining news, funniest-person-on-the-planet, Louis C.K. struck gold last year by taking the risky path alone to fund and distribute a stand-up comedy show online. Now he wants to do the same thing with his live shows.

Science declared Slinkys to be awesome, and wrote a paper to prove it. 

in LEGO news, Google just brought 8 Trillion LEGO Blocks to Chrome. 

In closing: Every "Shut up, Leonard!" from the first three seasons of "Community" -- the song! 

— compiled by Helen A.S. Popkin, who invites you to join her on  Twitter and/or Facebook. Also, Google+.