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Stories from December 13, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. How To Make The World's Easiest $1 Billion (businessinsider.com)
123 points by bobbyi on Dec 13, 2009 | 39 comments
2. Linux System Administration Basics (linode.com)
108 points by whalesalad on Dec 14, 2009 | 25 comments
3. Amazon EC2 Spot Instances - And Now How Much Would You Pay? (aws.typepad.com)
101 points by jeffbarr on Dec 14, 2009 | 48 comments
4. Writing is Thinking (petermichaud.com)
91 points by pmichaud on Dec 13, 2009 | 35 comments
5. Nuclear's next generation (economist.com)
90 points by pg on Dec 13, 2009 | 32 comments
6. I'll sue you if you use my common-sense JavaScript tests (groups.google.com)
84 points by Rauchg on Dec 14, 2009 | 78 comments
7. Is Facebook unethical, clueless or unlucky? (calacanis.com)
79 points by flapjack on Dec 13, 2009 | 96 comments
8. Clojure Roundup: FlightCaster (YC S09), Crane, Incanter, Leiningen (infoq.com)
70 points by jaf12duke on Dec 14, 2009 | 3 comments
9. Salman Khan, math master of the Internet (sfgate.com)
60 points by kqr2 on Dec 14, 2009 | 8 comments
10. Gaming the System (randsinrepose.com)
59 points by andrewpbrett on Dec 14, 2009 | 8 comments
11. Who Do You Believe, Randall Stross or Your Own Lying Eyes? (daringfireball.net)
55 points by aditya on Dec 13, 2009 | 24 comments
12. Why Google's Go is a Bore (funpic.de)
51 points by ThinkWriteMute on Dec 14, 2009 | 23 comments
13. A simple Chrome extension that replaces your New Tab page with a to-do list (benhiller.github.com)
51 points by r11t on Dec 14, 2009 | 32 comments
14. jQuery.Behavior: Simple jQuery library for boosting productivity (rodpetrovic.com)
48 points by vuknje on Dec 14, 2009 | 12 comments
15. Google has become a snake that too readily consumes its own keyword tail (kedrosky.com)
46 points by cwan on Dec 13, 2009 | 28 comments
16. The man who invented exercise - epidemiologist Jerry Morris (ft.com)
45 points by arihelgason on Dec 13, 2009 | 21 comments
17. A circular sieve of eratosthenes to visualize prime numbers (sievesofchaos.com)
44 points by nobody_nowhere on Dec 13, 2009 | 6 comments
18. Why So Many Are So Wrong on the 'Google Phone' (pcmag.com)
41 points by tokenadult on Dec 14, 2009 | 19 comments
19. The end of hand crafted content (techcrunch.com)
41 points by cwan on Dec 13, 2009 | 15 comments
20. Amazon Introduces Bidding for CPU Time (Spot Instances) (amazon.com)
37 points by ryandvm on Dec 14, 2009 | 2 comments
21. Stack stats (joelonsoftware.com)
36 points by billpg on Dec 14, 2009 | 34 comments
22. The Mpemba Effect (wikipedia.org)
36 points by splat on Dec 13, 2009 | 15 comments
23. JavaScript: The World's Most Misunderstood Programming Language (2001) (crockford.com)
35 points by mark_l_watson on Dec 13, 2009 | 34 comments
24. The Amanda Knox Test: How an Hour on the Internet Beats a Year in the Courtroom (lesswrong.com)
35 points by rms on Dec 14, 2009 | 42 comments
25. IPhone users are suffering from a form of Stockholm Syndrome (cnet.com)
34 points by quizbiz on Dec 14, 2009 | 33 comments
26. New Ruby Libraries (rubyinside.com)
34 points by madh on Dec 13, 2009 | 1 comment
27. Twitter finally in the money with Google link (timesonline.co.uk)
32 points by mun411 on Dec 13, 2009 | 12 comments
28. Firefox Addons For Web Developers (w-shadow.com)
30 points by archon810 on Dec 14, 2009 | 2 comments
29. How IE8 claims full CSS support is beyond me. (jhop.me)
30 points by drhowarddrfine on Dec 13, 2009 | 8 comments
30. Drug money saved banks in global crisis (guardian.co.uk)
29 points by jakarta on Dec 14, 2009 | 9 comments
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