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Stories from December 25, 2008, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Dear Reddit, Hacker News... (zedshaw.com)
133 points by twampss on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 82 comments
2. Tell HN: Merry Christmas
90 points by Anon84 on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 44 comments
3. Mibbit: One year old, and profitable (mibbit.com)
80 points by abstractbill on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 18 comments
4. Embarrassing Story. Moral: Take Care of Your Health
51 points by healthfirst on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 28 comments
5. The Sin in Doing Good Deeds (nytimes.com)
46 points by eugenejen on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 36 comments
6. Erlang vs. Stackless Python: a first benchmark (muharem.wordpress.com)
41 points by jaydub on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
7. Brain Reorganizes To Make Room For Math (sciencenews.org)
36 points by pg on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 23 comments
8. The makings of a media mogul: Michael Arrington of TechCrunch (liako.biz)
34 points by jmorin007 on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
9. 2009: Year of the hacker (gigaom.com)
31 points by nikils on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
10. Pg @ nhk (youtube.com)
28 points by sim on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
11. Inventor Trains Crows to Find Money (npr.org)
31 points by robg on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
12. Collected Algorithms of the ACM (acm.org)
24 points by jwilliams on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
13. Alan Cox moving to Intel from Red Hat (lwn.net)
23 points by michaelneale on Dec 25, 2008 | hide
14. SpaceX Wins Big NASA Contract (fredstechblog.blogspot.com)
22 points by charlierosefan on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
15. Amateurs are trying genetic engineering at home (yahoo.com)
21 points by davidw on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 5 comments
16. The Best Program according to Don Knuth (cycle-gap.blogspot.com)
19 points by rams on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
17. Get ready for a lost decade (wsj.com)
17 points by ckinnan on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 16 comments
18. Wireless turns iPod into a phone (bbc.co.uk)
14 points by abl on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
19. The second Great Depression has arrived … - Paul Krugman (krugman.blogs.nytimes.com)
11 points by Anon84 on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
20. The Meaning Of Friendship (techcrunch.com)
10 points by jmorin007 on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
21. One Hacker's Audacious Plan to Rule the Black Market in Stolen Credit Cards (wired.com)
8 points by mtw on Dec 25, 2008 | hide
22. Reasons Behind Yahoo's Four-Year Slump (thestreet.com)
8 points by prakash on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
23. Introducing twittastic, a twitter client for windows (twittastic.net)
7 points by gtzi on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
24. Software I Paid For But No Longer Use (al3x.net)
7 points by twampss on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
25. Things I Hate: Video That Auto-plays (runningskull.com)
7 points by runningskull on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 4 comments
26. Online shopping and the Harry Potter effect (newscientist.com)
7 points by peter123 on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
27. Ask HN: what to do if you have only cash?
6 points by Tichy on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 20 comments
28. A Silicon Valley Christmas Tale (techcrunch.com)
6 points by alexandros on Dec 25, 2008 | hide
29. Our unconscious brain makes the best decisions possible (physorg.com)
6 points by alexandros on Dec 25, 2008 | hide
30. Best (or worst) Geek Christmas Ever (codinghorror.com)
5 points by Oompa on Dec 25, 2008 | hide | 3 comments

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