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1. How to Be Persuasive (moskalyuk.com)
160 points by mixmax on May 17, 2009 | hide | 26 comments
2. What Solitary Confinement Does to the Brain (newyorker.com)
95 points by JabavuAdams on May 17, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
3. Ask HN: What apps are essential for mac?
84 points by phn1x on May 17, 2009 | hide | 142 comments
4. Ask HN: "Dumbing yourself down" around your peers?
73 points by ilitirit on May 17, 2009 | hide | 111 comments
5. Amazing JS rainbow effect (dragoninteractive.com)
53 points by alexkearns on May 17, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
6. Tell HN: PG's 6 Unexpected Advantages of "Cheapness" in a Startup
52 points by dwynings on May 17, 2009 | hide | 45 comments
7. Ask HN: What do you eat?
51 points by pj on May 17, 2009 | hide | 109 comments
8. Why did the peoples of the New World fail to invent the wheel? (straightdope.com)
47 points by soundsop on May 17, 2009 | hide | 30 comments
9. An easy way to use GNU Screen over SSH (earthinfo.org)
41 points by Anon84 on May 17, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
10. Socks - A javascript UI toolkit inspired by Shoes (wiki.github.com)
40 points by desheikh on May 17, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
11. What To Look For In A Co-Founder (thenetsetter.com)
34 points by collistaeed on May 17, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
12. Kon-Boot CD:110KB Floppy image/CD ISO to remove your Windows admin and Linux root pwd (piotrbania.com)
32 points by est on May 17, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
13. Humans are driven to endlessly acquire. (seedmagazine.com)
32 points by peter123 on May 17, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
14. Wolfram and Lisp Recollections (groups.google.com)
29 points by asciilifeform on May 17, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
15. Ask HN: What Web frameworks exist around Python?
28 points by deane on May 17, 2009 | hide | 30 comments
16. Superduper Slow Jar Command (embarassing bug in the jar code) (sun.com)
28 points by ks on May 17, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
17. Sony Pictures CEO: nothing good ever came from the Internet (current.com)
28 points by hernan7 on May 17, 2009 | hide | 26 comments
18. Hack Your Own CNC Machine (buildyourcnc.com)
27 points by dag on May 17, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
19. Eric Drexler: How to Understand Everything (and Why) (metamodern.com)
27 points by MikeCapone on May 17, 2009 | hide | 1 comment
20. Laws to Save Journalism (or The Most Unintentionally Funny Thing I've Read All Day) (washingtonpost.com)
27 points by TomOfTTB on May 17, 2009 | hide | 26 comments
21. Ask HN: The HN karma paradox
26 points by johnnybgoode on May 17, 2009 | hide | 40 comments
22. A Bad Time to Be A Professional (businessweek.com)
25 points by tokenadult on May 17, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
23. Linux - disk usage (du) human readable and sorted by size (earthinfo.org)
25 points by csm888 on May 17, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
24. What Does Your Credit-Card Company Know About You? (nytimes.com)
24 points by tokenadult on May 17, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
25. The Plumber’s Guide to Finding & Keeping Clients (freelanceswitch.com)
21 points by tomh on May 17, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
26. Sample Google Chrome Extensions ‎(Chromium Developer Documentation)‎ (chromium.org)
21 points by jmonegro on May 17, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
27. A Financial Prophet Online Is Vilified in Reality (nytimes.com)
20 points by credo on May 17, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
28. 32bit Windows can use more than 3GB of RAM, MS just doesn't want you too (geoffchappell.com)
21 points by asmosoinio on May 17, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
29. Using http:// and .com is madness (elliottkember.com)
19 points by madmotive on May 17, 2009 | hide | 49 comments
30. Poll: What percentage of Hacker News users are programmers/hackers?
18 points by jmonegro on May 17, 2009 | hide | 11 comments

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