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Stories from August 24, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. 999999999999999 - 999999999999997 (google.com)
185 points by unalone on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 101 comments
2. Folding Plug System (minkyu.co.uk)
174 points by r7000 on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
3. Why I'm Quitting Gmail (archlinux.me)
158 points by etherealG on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 61 comments
4. Brain researcher hacks Who Wants to be a Millionaire using memory tricks (2006) (seedmagazine.com)
133 points by randomwalker on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
5. Why Can't Gmail Search? (designbygravity.wordpress.com)
131 points by cschanck on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 85 comments
6. Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard - Now Available (Delivery on Aug. 28th) (store.apple.com)
129 points by mrduncan on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 117 comments
7. See Randomness (paulgraham.com)
128 points by kunqiana on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 91 comments
8. Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation [video] (ted.com)
121 points by ashishk on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 56 comments
9. Spolsky: Setting the Right Priorities (inc.com)
105 points by wyday on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 35 comments
10. Eye candy is a critical business requirement (slideshare.net)
99 points by replicatorblog on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 35 comments
11. How FlightCaster Squeezes Predictions from Flight Data (datawrangling.com)
88 points by pskomoroch on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
12. Why YC (paulgraham.com)
83 points by mqt on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 28 comments
13. How I Got the Google Voice/App Store Story Wrong (daringfireball.net)
79 points by barredo on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
14. RailsRumble Apps that Deserve to Be Startups
80 points by railsjedi on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 61 comments
15. Living root bridges (atlasobscura.com)
72 points by ambulatorybird on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
16. The End of Innocence (steveblank.com)
63 points by bentoner on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
17. Rails-like Quickly tools brings rapid development to Ubuntu (arstechnica.com)
59 points by Davertron on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
18. The 30-day flight (dustincurtis.com)
54 points by MichaelApproved on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 68 comments
19. Diet Soda: The Brain Knows Better (trueslant.com)
51 points by chaostheory on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 36 comments
20. Wikipedia to Add Layer of Editing to Articles (nytimes.com)
49 points by geezer on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 31 comments
21. An Angel Investor Group Move That Makes Me Vomit (feld.com)
48 points by keltecp11 on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
22. The Median of a Trillion Numbers (matpalm.com)
48 points by fogus on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
23. The Funded Publishes “Ideal First Round Term Sheet” For Founders (techcrunch.com)
45 points by cwan on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
24. Yehuda Katz's 10 Favorite Things About Ruby (yehudakatz.com)
42 points by wifelette on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
25. Why I use the MIT licence (by author of Rack) (chneukirchen.org)
39 points by Pistos2 on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 44 comments
26. Prosper is Back (prosper.com)
36 points by bdr on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
27. On Google and Python (postmaster.gr)
36 points by adamo on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
28. Usain Bolt Versus the House Cat (wsj.com)
35 points by cwan on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
29. PHP as sexy as Scheme using lambdas and recursion (newmediacampaigns.com)
36 points by KrisJordan on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 38 comments
30. Experience Switching From Ruby 1.8 to Ruby 1.9 (extralogical.net)
32 points by mudge on Aug 24, 2009 | hide | 18 comments

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