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Stories from June 20, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Starting Up, One Year Later: The Downward Spiral (dislocatedday.com)
98 points by Sujan on June 21, 2009 | 24 comments
2. Facebook breaks RFC2045 with quoted printable (gmane.org)
86 points by drewr on June 20, 2009 | 34 comments
3. Inside the World's Greatest Keyboard (pcworld.com)
84 points by jseliger on June 20, 2009 | 75 comments
4. Customers given too many choices are 10x less likely to buy (sivers.org)
75 points by sivers on June 21, 2009 | 34 comments
5. Ask HN: Do you read math & hard science books? How?
68 points by zkz on June 20, 2009 | 56 comments
6. Erik Naggum's wonderful rant about XML (cat-v.org)
66 points by uriel on June 20, 2009 | 20 comments
7. Erik Naggum (1965-2009) RIP (twitter.com)
61 points by dmm on June 20, 2009 | 75 comments
8. Erik Naggum, 1965-2009 RIP (open-voip.com)
58 points by MaysonL on June 21, 2009 | 12 comments
9. IP geolocation database (ipinfodb.com)
56 points by astine on June 20, 2009 | 10 comments
10. Full Commodore 64 Emulator Rejected from App Store (toucharcade.com)
56 points by sophiebits on June 20, 2009 | 22 comments
11. Mathematician's Lament: An essay on math education and on how we view math (scottaaronson.com)
44 points by volodia on June 20, 2009 | 18 comments
12. Use pgp with gmail (in-browser) (getfiregpg.org)
43 points by jauco on June 20, 2009 | 1 comment
13. The Accidental Diet (nytimes.com)
40 points by tyn on June 20, 2009 | 18 comments
14. Linux on Netbooks: The Smoking Gun (groklaw.net)
37 points by sadiq on June 20, 2009 | 21 comments
15. John Hodgman at Radio & TV Correspondents' Dinner Testing Obama's Nerdiness (youtube.com)
35 points by jamesjyu on June 20, 2009
16. Building Successful Long Term Relationships (avc.com)
35 points by peter123 on June 20, 2009 | 7 comments
17. Optimal Account Balancing (stochastix.wordpress.com)
35 points by TriinT on June 21, 2009 | 5 comments
18. The origin story of robots.txt (antipope.org)
34 points by vaksel on June 21, 2009 | 4 comments
19. Doctorow Says Google & Amazon Stifle Progress (internetevolution.com)
33 points by urlwolf on June 20, 2009 | 9 comments
20. Serve html5-video (ogg/mp4), flash, QT, and WMP with only two video encodes (camendesign.com)
31 points by uggedal on June 20, 2009 | 7 comments
21. Gandhi’s Top Fundamentals for Changing the World (positivityblog.com)
28 points by known on June 20, 2009 | 1 comment
22. Ask HN: The long tail of Founders at Work
26 points by GVRV on June 21, 2009 | 5 comments
23. Why are modern scientists so dull? (technologyreview.com)
25 points by zkz on June 20, 2009 | 63 comments
24. Phillips machine: Like water for money (judson.blogs.nytimes.com)
25 points by TriinT on June 21, 2009 | 4 comments
25. Where is USENET?
21 points by scscsc on June 21, 2009 | 17 comments
26. Ask YC: Favorite email parsing library?
18 points by cduan on June 20, 2009 | 5 comments
27. Google Grabs 1 Million Phone Numbers for Google Voice (pcworld.com)
18 points by nreece on June 21, 2009 | 9 comments
28. A poem-proof that the Halting Problem is undecidable (ed.ac.uk)
17 points by TriinT on June 21, 2009 | 4 comments
29. Mind-enhancing drugs: Are they a no-brainer? (independent.co.uk)
17 points by nreece on June 21, 2009 | 29 comments
30. A Literary Legend Fights for a Ventura County Library (nytimes.com)
17 points by alexjmann on June 20, 2009 | 9 comments
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