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1. Add "pwn" before youtube in the url of any youtube video to download it
164 points by pclark on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 53 comments
2. Teensy USB Development Board - 16MHz, $19 (pjrc.com)
110 points by andreyf on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 58 comments
3. The new reality: Ticketstumbler ($15,000 in funding) vs Fansnap ($10.5 million) (compete.com)
99 points by pg on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 83 comments
4. Ma.gnolia.com crashes hard -- no backups? (gnolia.com)
95 points by eli on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 77 comments
5. Six Ways to Boost Brainpower: Exercise, Diet, Stimulants, Video Games, Music, & Meditation (sciam.com)
84 points by robg on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 52 comments
6. Wikipedia list of algorithms (wikipedia.org)
62 points by soundsop on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
7. The Economy According To Mint (techcrunch.com)
59 points by bd on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
8. The Beauty of Lisp-1 (lispcast.com)
50 points by mdasen on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
9. I suck at math, please divulge resources
47 points by cookiecaper on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 35 comments
10. Is College Working? (harvardbusiness.org)
47 points by peter123 on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 66 comments
11. Ruby 1.9.1 Released: First Stable Ruby 1.9 Release (groups.google.com)
47 points by mdasen on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
12. Eric Raymond: The sound of empire falling (ibiblio.org)
42 points by ii on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
13. Capital Factory - Austin-based YC Style Incubator (capitalfactory.com)
41 points by jonmc12 on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 47 comments
14. Ask YC: Favorite blogs?
40 points by unalone on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 40 comments
15. The Best E-Mail Program Ever: How Gmail destroyed Outlook. (slate.com)
40 points by robg on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 53 comments
16. Lua vs Ruby benchmarks (similarly "high-level" languages, insanely different performance) (debian.org)
39 points by critic on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 72 comments
17. List of algorithms requested on Wikipedia - if you know one, do your share (wikipedia.org)
34 points by andreyf on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
18. Facebook Tech Talk: Mark Zuckerberg on Memcached (facebook.com)
34 points by pc on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
19. Nasa faked a shuttle image. (discovermagazine.com)
32 points by muon on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
20. Lego Turing Machine (legoofdoom.blogspot.com)
33 points by kqr2 on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
21. Remembering Martin Schaedel
31 points by numair on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
22. With an official description, Google Drive is more real than ever (venturebeat.com)
31 points by froo on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 21 comments
23. Indian government explores $10 laptop (indiatimes.com)
30 points by hsuresh on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 23 comments
24. Everyblock's Dilemma: How Do You Open Source Your Entire Site and Survive? (oreilly.com)
30 points by Anon84 on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
25. As a founder of PayPal, Elon Musk made $250 million. But then he got bored (style.com)
28 points by ashwinl on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
26. Ask HN: Transmoggit (aka "HTF is trim in Python?"); What next?
28 points by s3graham on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
27. Young entrepreneur Martin Schaedel (23) dies in plane crash (alleyinsider.com)
29 points by ThomPete on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
28. Steve Jobs a music visionary? Judge for yourself (cnet.com)
26 points by wallflower on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
29. Slinkset releases categories (slinksetmatch.com)
21 points by brett on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
30. Coding Horror: The Sad Tragedy of Micro-Optimization Theater (codinghorror.com)
20 points by twampss on Jan 30, 2009 | hide | 29 comments

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