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1. "The greatest human being who ever lived" has died (theglobeandmail.com)
186 points by kitcar on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 49 comments
2. Rich, Black, Flunking (eastbayexpress.com)
174 points by thamer on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 151 comments
3. I had my head examined... (abstractnonsense.com)
165 points by abstractbill on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 47 comments
4. Everyone must have a CD, even if free (sivers.org)
135 points by tortilla on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
5. Obama mandates FCC to support Network Neutrality (whitehouse.gov)
116 points by Anon84 on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 43 comments
6. Who wrote Linux Kernel 2.6.20? (lwn.net)
91 points by vinutheraj on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
7. The HTML5 drag and drop disaster (quirksmode.org)
90 points by robin_reala on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 38 comments
8. Grand Prize Awarded To BellKor Pragmatic Chaos (netflixprize.com)
85 points by physcab on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
9. ACM 20 Most Influential Papers on Programming Languages [tarball] (getdropbox.com)
83 points by mahmud on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
10. The Founder Visa Ignores Immigration Reality (kirkwylie.blogspot.com)
78 points by yangyang on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 46 comments
11. RaphaëlJS — A JavaScript library for drawing, using SVG and VML (raphaeljs.com)
64 points by jeff18 on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
12. Facts About Entrepreneurs That Will Likely Surprise You (onstartups.com)
59 points by terpua on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 51 comments
13. Mojito island is a mirage (37signals.com)
59 points by craigbellot on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 61 comments
14. Startup Bootcamp at MIT (startupbootcamp.mit.edu)
56 points by grinich on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
15. Where's the CrunchPad? (businessinsider.com)
55 points by fromedome on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 37 comments
16. Seven Puzzles You Think You Must Not Have Heard Correctly (dartmouth.edu)
51 points by mhb on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 38 comments
17. Copying Y Combinator - Why and How (jedchristiansen.com)
48 points by pchristensen on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
18. Mistakes we made when naming our computers (lbrandy.com)
42 points by sdfx on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 46 comments
19. Planet Django (planetdjango.org)
41 points by gintas on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
20. Coroutines in C (greenend.org.uk)
40 points by Rexxar on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
21. Booby-Trapped Treasure Buried off the Coast of Nova Scotia? (unmuseum.org)
38 points by DarrenMills on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
22. How long does it take to form a habit? (spring.org.uk)
38 points by ankeshk on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
23. Things we never need to hear at another gamedev conference (programmerjoe.com)
37 points by mindplunge on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
24. Scribd sued over copyright (arstechnica.com)
34 points by talkingtiki on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 31 comments
25. New research into "shaken baby syndrome" puts convictions in peril (reason.com)
32 points by splat on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
26. Netflix Awards $1 Million Prize and Starts a New Contest (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
31 points by asnyder on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
27. Making a C codebase reentrant by turning it into a big C++ object (phildawes.net)
31 points by fogus on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
28. FriendFeed founder Paul Buchheit on EconTalk podcast (econtalk.org)
30 points by goodside on Sept 21, 2009 | hide
29. Making a resolution independent UI (wolfire.com)
29 points by alexyim on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
30. PlotKit - Javascript Chart Plotting (liquidx.net)
27 points by mshafrir on Sept 21, 2009 | hide | 7 comments

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