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Pre-caffeine tech: Facebook meat, "Avengers" bloopers! 

\"The Avengers\" via io9

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. 

Mark Zuckerberg’s year-long personal challenge — to eat only the meat that he kills — is over, the world was casually reminded via the Facebook CEO’s iGrill app.

Meanwhile, with Facebook’s stock price hitting new lows daily,  with some media outlets going as far as to say Wall Street investors want the 28-year-old CEO to step aside.

Speaking of "The Facebook," here's how the ubiquitous social media pitched itself before you knew about it. 

Here's a study that says pro-ana blogs -- blogs that provide "thinspo-ration" to people with eating disorders -- may have positive benefits. 

Meanwhile, Jezebel notes that the popularity for mobile dating apps is creating a glut of euphemisms for casual sex. 

You still can't wrap your head around this whole Bitcoin economy thing, and yet, here comes a Bitcoin-based credit card. 

Once the $69.99 promotional pricing ends, Windows 8 Pro will cost $199. (That's $70 and $200 if you round up. Sigh.)

Ars Technica tells us a tale ripped from the headlines, all about why passwords have never been weaker, and crackers have never been stronger. 

And yet, Google tells us, fewer and fewer people want to know about computers. 


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