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1. Clever hack by small Bay Area high school team transforms football (nytimes.com)
79 points by theoneill on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 27 comments
2. YC got a record number of applications this cycle
79 points by pg on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 60 comments
3. How the British used a laundromat in Northern Ireland to find explosives (washingtonpost.com)
67 points by robg on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 19 comments
4. The not to do list: 9 habits to stop now (fourhourworkweek.com)
52 points by morphle2 on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 21 comments
5. The End of Libertarianism: The financial collapse proves that it makes no sense. (slate.com)
49 points by gabrielroth on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 110 comments
6. When Steve Jobs met Don Knuth (folklore.org)
47 points by nickb on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
7. Pressflip Founder Quits: “I’m Tired Of The Fight” (techcrunch.com)
42 points by qhoxie on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 36 comments
8. First Person Plural (theatlantic.com)
38 points by toffer on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 24 comments
9. LED Hard Drive Clock 3.5" (ian.org)
37 points by kirubakaran on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
10. The most innovative coach in college football (nytimes.com)
29 points by herdrick on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 11 comments
11. A visual history of MIT pranks (boston.com)
29 points by vlad on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 9 comments
12. Dropping out of the wired world (guardian.co.uk)
23 points by razorburn on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
13. Oh The Horror! And New Tickets (ticketstumbler.com)
23 points by fallentimes on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
14. Stephenfry.Com 2.0 (stephenfry.com)
17 points by prakash on Oct 18, 2008 | hide
15. What makes entrepreneurs entrepreneurial [pdf] (khoslaventures.com)
17 points by mad on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
16. "Counter­terrorism in the airport is a show designed to make people feel better" (theatlantic.com)
16 points by theoneill on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 19 comments
17. What If US Collapses? (madconomist.com)
16 points by kirubakaran on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
18. History of Mathematical Notation (stephenwolfram.com)
15 points by DaniFong on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
19. Yahoo Changing Its Home Page, Gradually (nytimes.com)
13 points by ashishk on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
20. Ask News.YC: How hard was it to learn to be a self-starter?
13 points by brlewis on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 22 comments
21. Starting in 2009, Beijing Internet cafes will photograph every user (arstechnica.com)
13 points by theoneill on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
22. On Physicists and Mathematicians and Mountain-Climbing (nytimes.com)
12 points by antiform on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
23. The Future of Web 3.0 According to Yahoo (readwriteweb.com)
9 points by qhoxie on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
24. Future planes, cars may be made of `buckypaper' (wired.com)
8 points by babyshake on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
25. DoS attack reveals (yet another) crack in net's core (theregister.co.uk)
8 points by bbhoss-synsol on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
26. The Future of Email (gaborcselle.com)
8 points by prakash on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
27. Interview: Tom Preston-Werner on Powerset, GitHub, Ruby and Erlang (infoq.com)
8 points by paulsb on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
28. A chart showing a fascinating historical perspective of the current housing crisis. (bp.blogspot.com)
7 points by rthomas6 on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 13 comments
29. Best of one world (sethgodin.typepad.com)
7 points by qhoxie on Oct 18, 2008 | hide
30. The Playmate Indicator (marginalrevolution.com)
7 points by nir on Oct 18, 2008 | hide | 1 comment

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