Pre-caffeine tech: Cat DNA, lion dog! 


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

The future is almost here! MakerBot's Digitizer -- bringing 3-D scanning to the masses -- goes on sale next week!

Also, here's a urine-powered cell phone. 

Eminem dropped a beat for "Call of Duty: Ghosts" trailer.

Some hacker attempted to harass a deaf toddler through a baby monitor.

Thai villagers are totally sorry for blocking that Google Street View car.

Facebook is indeed a downer, yet another university study suggests.

But, hey! Soon you'll be able to buy stuff with your Facebook ID and password.

That Steve Jobs movie starring Ashton Kutcher is allegedly not so horrible.

No shed, Sherlock! Cat DNA solves another homicide.

In closing, a Chinese zoo tried to pass off a dog as a lion.That is all. 

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