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1. Why it's expensive to be poor (washingtonpost.com)
183 points by tialys on May 20, 2009 | hide | 194 comments
2. The TED commandments - rules every speaker needs to know (timlonghurst.com)
111 points by amilr on May 20, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
3. Building a house for under $5000 (simondale.net)
106 points by arihelgason on May 20, 2009 | hide | 65 comments
4. Your Language Features Are My Libraries (bitquabit.com)
96 points by boilerbill on May 20, 2009 | hide | 62 comments
5. How to choose colours everyone likes (creativepro.com)
78 points by juliang on May 20, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
6. Cappuccino 0.7 Released (cappuccino.org)
71 points by boucher on May 20, 2009 | hide | 35 comments
7. Why journalists deserve low pay (csmonitor.com)
68 points by soundsop on May 20, 2009 | hide | 34 comments
8. Math and the City (judson.blogs.nytimes.com)
57 points by robg on May 20, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
9. How to Acquire a Company for Free (inc.com)
56 points by peter123 on May 20, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
10. Taking payments online – merchant account & payment processor fees (boxedice.com)
54 points by dmytton on May 20, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
11. Interview with CEO Peldi Guilizzoni about the growth of Balsamiq (37signals.com)
54 points by adamhowell on May 20, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
12. Eight Months with a Hackintosh Netbook (wired.com)
52 points by thomas on May 20, 2009 | hide | 21 comments
13. The C language is purely functional (conal.net)
50 points by beza1e1 on May 20, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
14. The road less traveled: Hacker House: Lessons learned (and how to start your own) (bluwiki.com)
49 points by zaveri on May 20, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
15. Tweeting Too Hard is digg for self-important tweets (tweetingtoohard.com)
47 points by thomas on May 20, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
16. Software programmers get physical (boston.com)
47 points by agrinshtein on May 20, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
17. Ask HN: How to make smalltalk?
47 points by buggy_code on May 20, 2009 | hide | 59 comments
18. Mozilla Labs' Jetpack: add features to Firefox using only the tech of the Web (mozillalabs.com)
47 points by uggedal on May 20, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
19. Why is the alphabet in alphabetical order? (straightdope.com)
45 points by eru on May 20, 2009 | hide | 26 comments
20. Vim Recipes (runpaint.org)
44 points by r11t on May 20, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
21. Terms of Use: A Real Difference Between Wolfram Alpha and Google (groklaw.net)
44 points by bayareaguy on May 20, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
22. Seven Tips for Making Good Conversation with a Stranger. (happiness-project.com)
39 points by Anon84 on May 20, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
23. Coding Horror: The Bathroom Wall of Code (codinghorror.com)
39 points by Anon84 on May 20, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
24. Tipjoy Makes A Useful Premium Twitter App To Test Its Payments API (techcrunch.com)
37 points by ivankirigin on May 20, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
25. Libraries versus Frameworks (sitecanary.com)
35 points by irrelative on May 20, 2009 | hide | 29 comments
26. Skepticism About the New "Missing Link" Fossil (discovermagazine.com)
34 points by kqr2 on May 20, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
27. Mary Roach: 10 things you didn't know about orgasm [video] (ted.com)
33 points by Anon84 on May 20, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
28. The Future of Sex: Androids, VR, and the Orgasm Button (singularityhub.com)
34 points by kkleiner on May 20, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
29. V.I. Arnold: On teaching mathematics (uni-muenster.de)
32 points by TriinT on May 20, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
30. Why You Should Know C++ (unknownprogrammer.com)
31 points by ArturSoler on May 20, 2009 | hide | 57 comments

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