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Stories from August 16, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. A New Experiment: The RFS (ycombinator.com)
175 points by pg on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 56 comments
2. How To Fly Without ID (lookingglassnews.org)
100 points by jmonegro on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 60 comments
3. YCRFS 1: The Future of Journalism (ycombinator.com)
71 points by suvike on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 56 comments
4. Ask HN: Trivial etiquette question - can he touch my laptop screen?
62 points by cromulent on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 131 comments
5. Ask HN: Staying Sharp
53 points by jperras on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 70 comments
6. rel="shortlink" - URL shortening that doesn't hurt the internet (code.google.com)
53 points by benhoyt on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 41 comments
7. X Could Learn a Lot from Vista, Windows 7 (osnews.com)
52 points by iamelgringo on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 80 comments
8. Y Combinator Starts Seeding Ideas To Startups (techcrunch.com)
51 points by transburgh on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
9. How to Sleep Comfortably on a Hot Night (wikihow.com)
50 points by 321abc on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
10. Secrets of the Mystery Gun that Shelled Paris (modernmechanix.com)
50 points by boundlessdreamz on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
11. Your Baby Is Smarter Than You Think (nytimes.com)
44 points by robg on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
12. We don't have enough nukes (Data visualization) (informationisbeautiful.net)
43 points by dirtyaura on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 63 comments
13. Academic Programmers - A Spotter's Guide (ryerson.ca)
43 points by 321abc on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
14. Switched from Subversion to Git (concise-software.blogspot.com)
40 points by stuff4ben on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 43 comments
15. LOLcats founder is perplexed by company success (techflash.com)
40 points by cwan on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
16. Caltech's going through a bad period: 3 suicides in 3 months (caltech.edu)
35 points by TriinT on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 30 comments
17. Download A Copy of The Pirate Bay Before It's Gone (torrentfreak.com)
35 points by ojbyrne on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
18. The ASCII Million Dollar Page (asciimilliondollarpage.com)
33 points by btw0 on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 35 comments
19. The fruits of the feminist revolution: eight hours a day in a cubicle. (theatlantic.com)
32 points by asciilifeform on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 56 comments
20. Tell HN: The 2 best things I love about HN
31 points by ujjwalg on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 45 comments
21. Too much noise in HN? (Open question)
31 points by toto on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 63 comments
22. Programming wisdom (scripting.com)
28 points by bootload on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
23. Google Wave Preview Opens to the Public on September 30th (thenextweb.com)
28 points by mgcreed on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
24. Why More Autumn Leaves Are Red In America And Yellow In Europe (sciencedaily.com)
27 points by Flemlord on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
25. Better networking with SCTP (ibm.com)
27 points by vinutheraj on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
26. Undop: use display dimming to penalise time wasting (collison.ie)
24 points by pc on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
27. Ask HN: The Importance of a co-founder
21 points by p01nd3xt3r on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
28. Ask HN: Programming books to read while on vacation?
21 points by colbyolson on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 31 comments
29. Ask HN: You have a start-up idea. Now what?
21 points by christonog on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 31 comments
30. Google Caffeine: What it really is (theregister.co.uk)
20 points by davecardwell on Aug 16, 2009 | hide | 3 comments

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