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1. Poll: How old are you?
122 points by mixmax on March 15, 2009 | hide | 124 comments
2. Terry Prachett: Why Gandalf Never Married (1985) (ansible.co.uk)
95 points by iamelgringo on March 15, 2009 | hide | 39 comments
3. Ask YC: Anyone actually making money selling ebooks/digital goods?
74 points by iamelgringo on March 15, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
4. The Positive Legacy of C++ and Java (artima.com)
50 points by jwilliams on March 15, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
5. Tim Berners-Lee's TED Talk: The next Web of open, linked data (ted.com)
49 points by mcxx on March 15, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
6. The success of drug decriminalization in Portugal (salon.com)
45 points by kqr2 on March 15, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
7. Study: Old Age Begins at 27 (telegraph.co.uk)
40 points by DanielBMarkham on March 15, 2009 | hide | 72 comments
8. PyPy and Psyco (voidspace.org.uk)
39 points by iamelgringo on March 15, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
9. Rocket Scientists Shoot Down Mosquitoes With Lasers (wsj.com)
38 points by kirubakaran on March 15, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
10. Ask YC: Game programming in Lisp - is it possible?
37 points by gameprogrdr on March 15, 2009 | hide | 40 comments
11. Torrent search engine Mininova earning €1 million a year (arstechnica.com)
36 points by peter123 on March 15, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
12. How to Avoid Liquefying Your Jellyfish (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
35 points by robg on March 15, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
13. Samsung: Solid state will match hard drive price (cnet.com)
35 points by dmoney on March 15, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
14. Usability Analysis of Apple.com: Why is it so Good? (spoonfeddesign.com)
32 points by rlm on March 15, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
15. Double your userbase with two lines of code and a box of Modafinil (alexkrupp.typepad.com)
29 points by samueladam on March 15, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
16. Optimised to fail: Card readers for online banking (lightbluetouchpaper.org)
29 points by dfox on March 15, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
17. Just Don’t Compare Kosmix to Google (nytimes.com)
28 points by pclark on March 15, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
18. In Italy, A Vending Machine Makes the Pizza (nytimes.com)
27 points by ojbyrne on March 15, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
19. Purely Functional Retrogames (dadgum.com)
27 points by hedgehog on March 15, 2009 | hide | 1 comment
20. A Programmer's Plea to Laptop Makers (kevinwilliampang.com)
26 points by kpanghmc on March 15, 2009 | hide | 38 comments
21. Can you forge your future self when you never leave the present? (nytimes.com)
25 points by robg on March 15, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
22. Would You Bet $100,000,000 on Your Pet Programming Language? (2007) (dadgum.com)
25 points by dschoon on March 15, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
23. The power of a whiteboard (agile-software-development.com)
24 points by dhotson on March 15, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
24. Swiss to end secret bank accounts (upi.com)
20 points by eisokant on March 15, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
25. Clever Multiplication Technique (Video) (hostedfile.com)
20 points by Gibbon on March 15, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
26. Ask YC: Review my startup: See'n'Report - People Powered News
17 points by sharjeel on March 15, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
27. WeFollow.com: Kevin Rose creates Twitter Directory (wefollow.com)
17 points by rogercosseboom on March 15, 2009 | hide | 28 comments
28. AT&T Fails The SXSW iPhone Test (businessinsider.com)
16 points by ksvs on March 15, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
29. Never turn down a sales lead (rondam.blogspot.com)
16 points by lisper on March 15, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
30. Warning over narcissistic pupils (bbc.co.uk)
15 points by nickb on March 15, 2009 | hide | 7 comments

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