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1. Homepage of Berkshire Hathaway, 17th biggest company in the world (berkshirehathaway.com)
163 points by hop on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 116 comments
2. What's Going on at the Bay Bridge (sci-experiments.com)
114 points by soundsop on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
3. Dustin Curtis's new web app (dustincurtis.com)
111 points by dougp on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 100 comments
4. Google Redefines Disruption: The “Less Than Free” Business Model (abovethecrowd.com)
111 points by ypavan on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 49 comments
5. Google's Robots.txt Updated for Halloween (scroll to the end) (google.com)
95 points by byrneseyeview on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
6. The Shocking State of Contemporary "Mathematics" (rutgers.edu)
55 points by andreyf on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 40 comments
7. You Aren't Average (seobook.com)
55 points by byrneseyeview on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 32 comments
8. Comfort Noise (wikipedia.org)
54 points by chaosmachine on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
9. Hacking with Style: TrueType VT220 Font (sensi.org)
54 points by spudlyo on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
10. French Ideal of Bicycle-Sharing Meets Reality (nytimes.com)
51 points by robg on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 47 comments
11. Hadoop, Pig, and Twitter (NoSQL East 2009) (slideshare.net)
48 points by r11t on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
12. Hivelogic - Top Programming Fonts (hivelogic.com)
48 points by adambyrtek on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 44 comments
13. Engadget reviews the Motorola Droid (engadget.com)
47 points by unalone on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 33 comments
14. "Turn a recycling bottle bank into an arcade game and guess what happens...." (dothegreenthing.com)
45 points by amichail on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
15. Ask HN: Why downvote? I honestly do not get it.
41 points by rokhayakebe on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 123 comments
16. How habitable is the Earth? (antipope.org)
37 points by cwan on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
17. "Only 25% of the cell phone users had noticed the clown" (theness.com)
35 points by MikeCapone on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
18. Ask HN: What artists do you like?
34 points by jamesbritt on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 84 comments
19. Startup Visa (nat.org)
30 points by tspiteri on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
20. NoSQL East 2009 day 2: Pig/Twitter, Cascading, Neo4j, Redis, Sherpa/Yahoo (uggedal.com)
30 points by uggedal on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
21. Ask HN: Alternatives to New Mogul?
29 points by jeremyw on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
22. Circular loom weaves carbon fibre pillars for Toyota Lexus (jalopnik.com)
22 points by suprgeek on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
23. "Ayn Rand's Revenge" - NYTimes Book Review of new Rand biography (nytimes.com)
20 points by andrewpbrett on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 38 comments
24. Ask HN: Can you make a voting/rating system without logins?
19 points by barmstrong on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 38 comments
25. Why virtual economies defy the rules of your old college textbooks (venturebeat.com)
18 points by gursikh on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
26. Wandering the web stacks, or, fighting intellectual atrophy on the internet (jsomers.net)
17 points by jsomers on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
27. Do Professors Matter? (insidehighered.com)
15 points by cwan on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
28. Game Design: Using numbers and stats to tune the play experience (markskaggs.com)
14 points by mark_skaggs on Oct 31, 2009 | hide
29. Desertec (wsj.com)
14 points by envitar on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
30. DrScheme's Halloween "Easter Egg" (billthelizard.com)
14 points by cruise02 on Oct 31, 2009 | hide | 1 comment

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