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Stories from July 25, 2008, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Randy Pausch, noted CMU prof, succumbs to cancer (post-gazette.com)
187 points by demandred on July 25, 2008 | hide | 57 comments
2. NFL player IQ by position (benfry.com)
76 points by mhb on July 25, 2008 | hide | 93 comments
3. Basic MySQL Performance Tuning Practices that Everyone Should Know About (catonmat.net)
50 points by pkrumins on July 25, 2008 | hide | 10 comments
4. On Math Teaching: Lockhart's Lament (maa.org)
46 points by orib on July 25, 2008 | hide | 21 comments
5. Common Lisp Quick Reference (berlios.de)
45 points by nickb on July 25, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
6. Coding Without Comments (codinghorror.com)
39 points by ajbatac on July 25, 2008 | hide | 57 comments
7. The Smartest Advice I Ever Got: Personal Finance (yahoo.com)
38 points by iseff on July 25, 2008 | hide | 40 comments
8. Firefox plugin Socialbrowse launches in-page commenting (mashable.com)
34 points by monkeyboy on July 25, 2008 | hide | 14 comments
9. Ask YC: Best way to sell downloadable software?
32 points by pg on July 25, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
10. Google: We knew the web was big... (googleblog.blogspot.com)
32 points by gaika on July 25, 2008 | hide | 18 comments
11. Labels used to suppress ideas (paulgraham.com)
30 points by garret on July 25, 2008 | hide | 27 comments
12. Is Your Program Perfect? Let Me Count The Ways. (mdemare.info)
30 points by mdemare on July 25, 2008 | hide | 14 comments
13. Bug? Or can you downvote stories on Hacker News? (amazonaws.com)
29 points by gaika on July 25, 2008 | hide | 23 comments
14. The Illogic of Farm Subsidies, and Other Agricultural Truths (freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com)
27 points by robg on July 25, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
15. The Cost of Empire (jtaplin.wordpress.com)
25 points by tonystubblebine on July 25, 2008 | hide | 21 comments
16. Foxconn deliberately sabotaging their BIOS to destroy Linux ACPI (ubuntuforums.org)
24 points by nickb on July 25, 2008 | hide | 19 comments
17. What's the Fastest Way to Code a Loop in JavaScript? (sun.com)
23 points by d0mine on July 25, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
18. 3 reasons why Knol will beat Wikipedia (thenextweb.org)
23 points by joop on July 25, 2008 | hide | 31 comments
19. fbFund and Y Combinator (luckycal.com)
18 points by sanj on July 25, 2008 | hide | 28 comments
20. Prevailing theory of aging challenged in Stanford worm study (thinkgene.com)
17 points by gaika on July 25, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
21. Git - Fast Version Control System (git-scm.com)
17 points by reazalun on July 25, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
22. Fugitive spam king found dead in apparent murder-suicide (thestandard.com)
16 points by ilamont on July 25, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
23. Routers and Ethics (foohack.com)
16 points by IsaacSchlueter on July 25, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
24. Mike Maples: The Party is Over (pehub.com)
17 points by garbowza on July 25, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
25. HTML/CSS as a Prelude to Programming (catsonkeyboards.blogspot.com)
16 points by saundby on July 25, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
26. 3 Reasons Why Wikipedia Will Beat Knol (socialbias.com)
16 points by parker on July 25, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
27. Microsoft is Now a Platinum Sponsor of the Apache Foundation (apache.org)
16 points by pierrefar on July 25, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
28. Id Software's John Carmack and Marty Stratton Talk Quake Live (shacknews.com)
15 points by nadim on July 25, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
29. Python(x,y) - Python for Scientists (pythonxy.com)
15 points by d0mine on July 25, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
30. Loopt strikes a deal to make massive use of GPS data cost effective (venturebeat.com)
14 points by gaika on July 25, 2008 | hide | 7 comments

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