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Pre-caffeine tech: George Takei, Grumpy Cat, Help Find Nancy

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

Jo Spencer Zinser is looking for her mom. Join her "Please Find Nancy" Facebook page and see if you can help.

Pilot texting was indeed a "self-induced distraction" in a helicopter crash, says the official NTSB report.

Is iPhone going to get bigger screens? Here's some speculation and analysis.

Google hopes to battle human trafficking with a global hotline.

Happy Birthday, Eadweard Muybridge! You have a lot of GIFs to answer for, according to the Atlantic.

Here's the Ars Technica review of the HTC First: Don’t call it the Facebook phone!

Seventeen years in the making, the cicada invasion generates early buzz!

TV-streaming service Aereo won its latest court battle, but broadcasters call it piracy. Here's why.

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs ask fans to put away the phones and cameras at their concerts. Who can blame 'em?

Putting glowsticks inside waterfalls is mesmerizingly beautiful ... who knew?

George Takei totally beat Grumpy Cat for the Internet Culture Prize at the Shorty Awards.

In closing, these cats have seen things you people wouldn't believe ... (Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion, maybe?)

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