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Stories from August 11, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Self-Enforcing Protocols (schneier.com)
156 points by gthank on Aug 11, 2009 | 56 comments
2. Let's Abolish High School (youthrights.net)
132 points by absconditus on Aug 11, 2009 | 113 comments
3. Getting up earlier by not eating late: anecdotal bodyhacking (trendpreneur.com)
104 points by jlees on Aug 12, 2009 | 37 comments
4. Ask HN: Best Mathematics book for complete noobie?
78 points by babyboy808 on Aug 11, 2009 | 55 comments
5. Google App Inventor uses Scheme under the hood (googleresearch.blogspot.com)
76 points by mark_h on Aug 11, 2009 | 20 comments
6. Women Prefer Poaching (overcomingbias.com)
67 points by rams on Aug 12, 2009 | 39 comments
7. Apple again offers matte screen option for 15-inch MacBook Pro (appleinsider.com)
66 points by peter123 on Aug 11, 2009 | 65 comments
8. GFS: Evolution on Fast-forward (acm.org)
65 points by joeshaw on Aug 12, 2009 | 12 comments
9. Managing UI Complexity (brandonwalkin.com)
63 points by callahad on Aug 12, 2009 | 7 comments
10. Judge: Microsoft can't sell Word anymore (seattlepi.com)
63 points by aj on Aug 12, 2009 | 66 comments
11. Bootstrapping Abroad: why we do it and why it's awesome (spreadsong.com)
60 points by Zsolt on Aug 11, 2009 | 36 comments
12. The shy connector: How to get strangers to talk to you (sachachua.com)
57 points by dhotson on Aug 12, 2009 | 30 comments
13. StackOverflow for HTML and CSS (doctype.com)
57 points by whalesalad on Aug 11, 2009 | 45 comments
14. California Won't Accept Its Own IOUs (courthousenews.com)
56 points by gasull on Aug 11, 2009 | 28 comments
15. Apple is the New Microsoft (herlein.com)
56 points by gherlein on Aug 11, 2009 | 39 comments
16. Music to Hack to: Nintendo Mixtape (nintendomixtape.com)
54 points by jeremymims on Aug 11, 2009 | 39 comments
17. Introducing Silent Diving Seagulls: An XMPP Interface for Desktop Notifications (abi.sh)
53 points by abi on Aug 11, 2009 | 11 comments
18. Ask HN: What is something impressive you have built or achieved?
52 points by wave on Aug 11, 2009 | 88 comments
19. How to Compete Against Open Source Competition (softwarebyrob.com)
52 points by gthank on Aug 11, 2009 | 57 comments
20. But what does a sorting algorithm sound like? (pillowsopher.com)
49 points by henryl on Aug 11, 2009 | 6 comments
21. Ask HN: Advice for freshmen entering college
49 points by noahlt on Aug 11, 2009 | 149 comments
22. The 1KB CSS Grid (1kbgrid.com)
47 points by chris24 on Aug 11, 2009 | 7 comments
23. Ask HN: Are you a founder?
47 points by hajrice on Aug 11, 2009 | 106 comments
24. Ask HN: My site's popular. How would YOU monetise it? (favstar.fm)
39 points by TimH on Aug 12, 2009 | 47 comments
25. Coding Horror: Are You a Digital Sharecropper? (codinghorror.com)
38 points by blazzerbg on Aug 12, 2009 | 31 comments
26. Withold password, go to jail (theregister.co.uk)
38 points by pmikal on Aug 11, 2009 | 38 comments
27. Steven Frank Gets Reply From Phil Schiller on iPhone Boycott (stevenf.tumblr.com)
38 points by ams1 on Aug 11, 2009 | 23 comments
28. Basic income (wikipedia.org)
37 points by parenthesis on Aug 12, 2009 | 56 comments
29. Tr.im Resurrected (tr.im)
35 points by chris24 on Aug 11, 2009 | 49 comments
30. "Caffeine" - Google's new faster search engine (telegraph.co.uk)
35 points by viggity on Aug 11, 2009 | 17 comments
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