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Pre-caffeine tech: 'Fifth Element' dog play, missing December!

Fashionably Geek via io9.com
Fashionably Geek via io9.com

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

Just as we share our personal thoughts about movies, politics, fashion and relationships on Facebook, when it comes to holiday times, we're all about the special day — and the food that comes with it. A tally by the social network shows a huge increase in the searches of key Thanksgiving dishes.

 We’ve scoured the major retailers’ Black Friday deals for HDTVs -- here are the most outstanding values for every member of the family.

Android 4.2 totally forgot about December.

Contrary to previous reports, here's a new one that says Apple's new iMacs are still on track for for a November or December launch.

Meanwhile, here are the best cameras (and smartest camera buys) of 2012.

In response to a Red Tape Chronicles invitation, nearly 1,400 readers wrote in to share details about their phone bills -- and it  ain't pretty.

Here’s a handy portal To all the Internet’s totally useless websites.

And here's a cockatoo singing "Gangnam Style."

Netflix is now available on the Wii U.

Last week, American Oxford Dictionaries named "GIF" the word of the year -- now here's a report that says GIFs are on the way out. 

In closing: Doggy Leeloo might be the greatest "Fifth Element" cosplay ever.

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