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1. Ask HN: How do big web sites roll out new versions?
110 points by Bluem00 on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 44 comments
2. What I Learned This Year (gigaom.com)
78 points by phil_KartMe on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 18 comments
3. How Niko Tinbergen Reverse Engineered the Seagull (dustincurtis.com)
75 points by kf on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 17 comments
4. A programmer's view of the Universe, part 2: Mario Kart (steve-yegge.blogspot.com)
61 points by pavelludiq on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 22 comments
5. My Software Is Being Pirated (codinghorror.com)
53 points by lehmannro on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 121 comments
6. For all of you small business owners, you can relate to this (fivemilliondots.com)
45 points by edw519 on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 67 comments
7. Something I've noticed about the rich and powerful (dustincurtis.com)
44 points by kf on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 42 comments
8. Cuil Fail: Traffic Nearly Hits Rock Bottom (techcrunch.com)
40 points by vaksel on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 50 comments
9. No Furnaces but Heat Aplenty In Innovative ‘Passive Houses’ (nytimes.com)
35 points by kalvin on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
10. Everything I Know About Business I Learned From Poker (zappos.com)
34 points by lionheart on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 27 comments
11. Scientists plan to ignite tiny man-made star (telegraph.co.uk)
28 points by nickb on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
12. The Banach–Tarski paradox (wikipedia.org)
26 points by acangiano on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 20 comments
13. This 15 year old Calvin and Hobbs comic is frighteningly relevant to today (thetruthaboutcars.com)
24 points by acangiano on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 1 comment
14. A Christmas iFart explosion: Nearly 40,000 downloads and $30,000 net (venturebeat.com)
22 points by jasonlbaptiste on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 23 comments
15. Scalable Datasets with Bloom Filters and Ruby (igvita.com)
21 points by igrigorik on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 7 comments
16. Ask HN: Classic games?
20 points by siong1987 on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 33 comments
17. Bjork, Icelandic Singer and…Venture Capitalist? (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
18 points by atestu on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 21 comments
18. Women and Mathematics (micromath.wordpress.com)
17 points by pchristensen on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 31 comments
19. Internet sites could be given 'cinema-style age ratings', UK Culture Secretary says (telegraph.co.uk)
16 points by parenthesis on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 12 comments
20. Gravity Emerges…From Neutrinos? (discovermagazine.com)
15 points by Anon84 on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
21. isitchristmas.com source code on github (github.com/isit)
14 points by evdawg on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 26 comments
22. Postbox declares war on email overload (venturebeat.com)
14 points by ajbatac on Dec 27, 2008 | hide
23. One of the most interesting new languages I've seen...and it's on geocities? (geocities.com)
14 points by emmett on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 8 comments
24. What Carriers Aren't Eager to Tell You About Texting (nytimes.com)
13 points by ojbyrne on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 6 comments
25. Big Brother is not watching you (dailymail.co.uk)
13 points by gaius on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 14 comments
26. Microsoft, Apple, Google sued over icon software patent (arstechnica.com)
14 points by chaostheory on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 22 comments
27. Snackfeed: A Newsfeed For The Web’s Hottest Video Clips (techcrunch.com)
10 points by jasonlbaptiste on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 3 comments
28. BulletML is a markup language that describes the barrage of bullets in shooting games. (asahi-net.or.jp)
9 points by r11t on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 2 comments
29. News.YCombinator Room on FriendFeed (friendfeed.com)
10 points by smysore on Dec 27, 2008 | hide
30. Ask HN: Advertising Books
7 points by matt1 on Dec 27, 2008 | hide | 8 comments

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