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Stories from March 17, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Teens capture images of space with £56 camera and balloon (telegraph.co.uk)
149 points by frisco on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
2. IPhone 3.0 has copy/paste, subscriptions, micropayments, P2P, maps, push, MMS, etc (engadget.com)
138 points by sama on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 141 comments
3. SR-71 Disintegrates Around Pilot During Flight Test (in 1966) (alexisparkinn.com)
126 points by frisco on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 34 comments
4. Ask HN: Has Hacker News been hacked/cracked?
107 points by code_devil on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 53 comments
5. Why mercury is forbidden aboard airplanes (popsci.com)
94 points by rogercosseboom on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 41 comments
6. Use Cloudkick To Manage Amazon Web Services’ EC2 (YC W09) (techcrunchit.com)
86 points by tripngroove on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 40 comments
7. Gladwell: Getting In, The social logic of Ivy League admissions (gladwell.com)
86 points by frisco on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 111 comments
8. My Life in Child Porn (wikileaks.com)
76 points by marvin on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 120 comments
9. Super last minute advice for startups applying for Y Combinator (garry.posterous.com)
74 points by rantfoil on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 32 comments
10. Erlang/OTP R13A has been released (erlang.org)
51 points by daleharvey on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
11. Beginning Engineers Checklist (piclist.com)
48 points by kqr2 on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
12. What makes people cheat? [video] (ted.com)
44 points by febeling on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
13. Mathematica man brews AI Google Killer (theregister.co.uk)
42 points by twampss on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
14. The Real AIG Scandal (thebigmoney.com)
40 points by dpapathanasiou on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 43 comments
15. New Google Chrome Beta (chrome.blogspot.com)
36 points by agotterer on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 29 comments
16. Write an Internet search engine with 200 lines of Ruby code (saush.com)
35 points by nickb on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
17. My advice to young entrepreneurs (jonbischke.com)
34 points by jbischke on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
18. Dreamhost St. Patrick's 92% off (dreamhost.com)
32 points by mapleoin on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
19. Ask HN: Is it necessary to learn maths to enter into programming?
31 points by dollarz on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 48 comments
20. Clojure 1, PHP 0 (briancarper.net)
28 points by mqt on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 21 comments
21. Invite HN: The Algorithmic NCAA Bracket Challenge (jeremyraines.com)
27 points by jraines on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
22. Y Combinator on the front page of Digg (digg.com)
24 points by Alex3917 on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
23. MakerBot Industries - Robots That Make Things (makerbot.com)
24 points by pfedor on Mar 17, 2009 | hide
24. Coding Horror: The Hardest Interview Puzzle Question Ever (codinghorror.com)
24 points by Anon84 on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 37 comments
25. Ask HN: feedback on The Great Movie Experiment - an alternative to IMDB star ratings. (greatmovieexperiment.com)
24 points by matthias on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
26. Ask YC: I have a serious GF, but still want to apply. Good Idea?
23 points by spoiledtechie on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 64 comments
27. Opt out of Google's interest-based advertising (google.com)
22 points by sahaj on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
28. DOJ Seeks Jail Time for Music Sharing (eff.org)
21 points by peter123 on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
29. Hadoop, Analytical Software, Finds Uses Beyond Search (nytimes.com)
21 points by peter123 on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
30. Popcuts (YC S08) wins SXSW Accelerator (popcuts.com)
20 points by thetable on Mar 17, 2009 | hide | 7 comments

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