Pre-caffeine tech: Apple! Space! Apocalypse!

Feb. 10, 2012 at 10:45 AM ET

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Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning. Here's everything that you need to know before taking that first sip of coffee today.

See the first refrences regarding Steve Jobs and his Reality Distortion Field in the late Apple founder's FBI file!

Speaking of Apple, here's what happened at those Apple/Foxconn protests yesterday.

Here's a new map released by the Federal Communications Commission that shows the nation's data dead zones for wireless coverage, and there are lots of them, enough to trip many of us up when we're on a road trip across the country.

And here's a mobile app promises to stop old-fashioned junk mail.

Here's a little hack to help you find your 'most valuable Facebook friend.

And here are the most valuable people at Facebook who aren't Mark Zuckerberg.

As for people formerly important to Facebook, Sean Parker is blathering about Chatroulette for Facebook.

And faux political pundit and TV funnyman Stephen Colbert is blathering about his love for space via a PSA video extolling the virtues of NASA.

Here's a bunch of "adorkable" marriage proposals caught on video. (Yep. We're saying "adorkable" now. Apparently.)

Indeed. Marriages are on decline, except maybe among geeks — who are pairing up faster than penguins narrated by Morgan Freeman, if these "viral proposals" mean anything.

And here's what the world will look like with same-sex marriage! (Not really, haters!)

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