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Pre-caffeine tech: Mystery particles, Facebook herds! 

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

So y'all know that NSA 'dragnet' is wider than previously suspected, right? That's what the New York Times says. 

Are Internet trolls the modern incarnation of witch hunters? 

Speaking of hunters, a town called Deer Trail, located an hour east of Denver, Colo., is considering issuing a novel kind of hunting permit. If passed, the town would give residents licenses to "kill" drones ... by shooting them out of the air. 

We are happy sheep on social media, according to this MIT study.

Speaking of social media, know who loves social media? Baby Boomers, that's who!

This LulzSec hacker just got a year in prison for that Sony data breach.

This mystery particle could shrink your hard drive to the size of a peanut!

Final destination? Check out this air passenger’s confirmation number went viral: GONER.

In closing: Get ready for the final season of "Breaking Bad" with this "Breaking Bad" musical, performed by children. 

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