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Pre-caffeine tech: Happy tweets, indecent proposals!

Etsy via BuzzFeed
Etsy via BuzzFeed

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

On Wednesday, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer unveiled the Web portal's new site design on TODAY. Things are basically the same, but a tiny bit different. (And that's a good thing!) Check it out.

Brazen thieves are finding new ways to steal your iPhone. It's called "Apple picking," and you'll never see them coming. (Cue dramatic music.)

Jeep joined Burger King in Twitter hack club on Tuesday. And MTV and BET pretended they did too. Hilarious.

Speaking of Twitter, Hawaii is the happiest state ... according to tweets, anyway.

One look at's aurora gallery will tell you that February has been a very good month for auroral displays in northern latitudes, and an upswing in solar activity promises more to come. Have a look!

A new prosthetic arm has been developed by a researcher in Switzerland that not only provides the user with a working limb, but also lets them feel rudimentary sensations from the hand and fingers.

A new report says that the Chinese military is secretly obtaining sensitive data from U.S. companies. A key technique is "spearphishing" ... here's how it works.

Speaking of which, here's how Anonymous accidentally helped expose two Chinese hackers.

Meanwhile, here's Winston Churchill’s plan to fight Nazis with massive aircraft carriers made from ice. Ice!

And here are 17 ways you should probably never propose marriage to anyone. Ever.

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