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Stories from November 20, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Climate center's server hacked, revealing documents and emails (examiner.com)
171 points by nice1 on Nov 20, 2009 | 199 comments
2. Ask HN: Who's hiring (take 3)?
162 points by eb on Nov 20, 2009 | 201 comments
3. Time-lapse map of unemployment rates by U.S. county during recession (americanobserver.net)
134 points by adamhowell on Nov 20, 2009 | 42 comments
4. Canabalt: iPhone Game (canabalt.com)
99 points by staunch on Nov 20, 2009 | 46 comments
5. Linus Torvalds for Nobel Peace Prize? (ridenbaugh.com)
94 points by edw519 on Nov 20, 2009 | 69 comments
6. Nate Silver on the Leaked Global Warming Emails (fivethirtyeight.com)
91 points by byrneseyeview on Nov 20, 2009 | 45 comments
7. Isildur1 and the week that changed online poker (cardrunners.com)
87 points by jskopek on Nov 21, 2009 | 59 comments
8. Fancy Buttons - Customize Buttons Effortlessly with CSS3 & Compass [video] (brandonmathis.com)
88 points by chriseppstein on Nov 20, 2009 | 29 comments
9. Fixed-Schedule Productivity, what is it? (calnewport.com)
81 points by gamma_raj on Nov 20, 2009 | 2 comments
10. Google Chrome OS available as free VMWare download (engadget.com)
69 points by iamelgringo on Nov 20, 2009 | 38 comments
11. Flixel: flash game framework (flixel.org)
68 points by rms on Nov 21, 2009 | 24 comments
12. Daring Fireball: Maybe Instead of Two Cars, You Just Need a Car and a Bicycle (daringfireball.net)
63 points by mattparcher on Nov 21, 2009 | 29 comments
13. Britain's new Internet Law: Death of the Startup in Britain? (boingboing.net)
59 points by mindstab on Nov 20, 2009 | 67 comments
14. Paul Buchheit: Open as in water, the fluid necessary for life (paulbuchheit.blogspot.com)
57 points by paul on Nov 20, 2009 | 9 comments
15. Mathematician solves rowing boat "wiggle" problem (technologyreview.com)
49 points by ypavan on Nov 20, 2009 | 12 comments
16. State of Ruby VM's: Ruby Renaissance (igvita.com)
49 points by igrigorik on Nov 20, 2009 | 3 comments
17. UWSGI is a fast (pure C), self-healing, developer-friendly WSGI server (unbit.it)
48 points by cd34 on Nov 21, 2009 | 18 comments
18. Climate science document hacked (motls.blogspot.com)
47 points by danut on Nov 20, 2009 | 33 comments
19. An open letter to Cupertino about the App Store (infinite-labs.net)
47 points by st3fan on Nov 21, 2009 | 38 comments
20. Discussion of JVM performance from JRuby/Clojure creators (groups.google.com)
41 points by bgray on Nov 20, 2009 | 13 comments
21. Time Management: MIT Postdoc writes 3 books, a PhD defense, papers by 5:30 (iwillteachyoutoberich.com)
40 points by dangoldin on Nov 20, 2009 | 5 comments
22. Maglev, Gemstone's Ruby VM, Finally Revealed (groups.google.com)
39 points by oomkiller on Nov 21, 2009 | 15 comments
23. The Henry Ford of Heart Surgery: a Factory Model for Hospitals (wsj.com)
38 points by cwan on Nov 21, 2009 | 12 comments
24. The trouble with soft delete (richarddingwall.name)
37 points by concretecode on Nov 21, 2009 | 19 comments
25. European startups need to work as hard as Valley ones – or forget it (techcrunch.com)
35 points by Harj on Nov 20, 2009 | 24 comments
26. Platform game in HTML5 Canvas (purplefloyd.wordpress.com)
33 points by chipsy on Nov 20, 2009 | 8 comments
27. 3D scanning with a plain webcam (boingboing.net)
32 points by nreece on Nov 21, 2009 | 4 comments
28. RealClimate responds to the CRU hack (realclimate.org)
32 points by nollidge on Nov 20, 2009 | 33 comments
29. Visualizing Commodore 64 memory in real-time... (icu64.blogspot.com)
30 points by bprater on Nov 20, 2009 | 5 comments
30. Why Google Chrome OS has already won (scobleizer.com)
30 points by sant0sk1 on Nov 20, 2009 | 33 comments
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