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1. How Cook's Illustrated thrives while others are dying (37signals.com)
119 points by brm on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 31 comments
2. Hack your brain: How to hallucinate with ping-pong balls and a radio (boston.com)
116 points by makimaki on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 37 comments
3. Why I Canceled My CO2stats Account (altgate.com)
85 points by epi0Bauqu on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 78 comments
4. If You Don't Change the UI, Nobody Notices (codinghorror.com)
81 points by sant0sk1 on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 28 comments
5. Joel on Software: "By installing Java, you will be able to experience the power of Java" (joelonsoftware.com)
78 points by twampss on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 56 comments
6. An Homage to Preloaders (prettyloaded.com)
72 points by ed on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
7. Why I still prefer Prototype to jQuery (thinkrelevance.com)
67 points by luccastera on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
8. The importance of stupidity in scientific research (biologists.org)
63 points by BioGeek on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
9. Most Dangerous Programming Errors (mitre.org)
59 points by petercooper on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
10. Interview with an Adware Author (philosecurity.org)
51 points by brl on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
11. Free programming tips are worth every penny (wilshipley.com)
49 points by bootload on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 21 comments
12. How Hackers do Invites (csail.mit.edu)
49 points by ed on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
13. Microsoft is not a web company (seldo.com)
45 points by IsaacSchlueter on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 32 comments
14. HN Idea: Show links in questions after N upvotes
41 points by alexkay on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
15. Will Someone Please Invent iTunes for News? (nytimes.com)
40 points by robg on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 54 comments
16. What's up at Heroku (heroku.com)
41 points by ph0rque on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
17. Interview with Alan Kay and Danny Hillis (wired.com)
37 points by gruseom on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
18. Structure of Intel CPU Caches (duartes.org)
35 points by signa11 on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
19. 16 weeks to get my iPhone app approved. Guess I was doing it wrong. Here's my advice. (meetup.com)
35 points by timburks on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
20. XML is not S-Expressions (prescod.net)
35 points by yters on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 63 comments
21. Ask HN: Review my startup, colaab - A Silverlight 2 RIA for rich, real-time collaboration
30 points by stormideas on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 95 comments
22. Why Table Tennis is a Great Hacker Sport (jamesyu.org)
29 points by jamesjyu on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
23. Startup cofounder lives with his website users (crashtheinauguration.com)
31 points by brianchesky on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
24. Y Combinator Firm CO2Stats Caught in Frenzy of Environmental Cost of Google Search (xconomy.com)
29 points by bbuderi on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
25. $15k Open Source Contest to make Government more Transparent (sunlightlabs.com)
30 points by cjoh on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
26. MIT MBA Student: Amazon and Microsoft Are Hiring, Google and Yahoo Aren’t (xconomy.com)
26 points by gthuang on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
27. Confirmed: Delicious Founder Joshua Schachter Joins Google (techcrunch.com)
24 points by pclark on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
28. Practicing self-control consumes real energy (scienceblogs.com)
24 points by gaika on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
29. CensorZilla (jwz.org)
24 points by nickb on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
30. What If Your Model Is Wrong? (avc.com)
23 points by markbao on Jan 12, 2009 | hide | 15 comments

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