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1. The story of my startup (and the Google/YouTube API trap) (totlol.com)
352 points by TotlolRon on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 119 comments
2. Worst. Puzzle. Ever. (rondam.blogspot.com)
152 points by lisper on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 44 comments
3. Hacking Stephen Fry's Twitter Account (xakep.ru)
143 points by michael_dorfman on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 37 comments
4. GSM encryption broken (nytimes.com)
89 points by tfincannon on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 43 comments
5. Replicating the Google Wave layout in 100 lines of js code with UkiJS (ukijs.org)
68 points by mcantelon on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 35 comments
6. Predictions for 2010 (erickerr.com)
65 points by treblig on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 39 comments
7. Programmer Conned CIA, Pentagon Into Buying Bogus Anti-Terror Code (wired.com)
64 points by phsr on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 32 comments
8. 'gravity wells' - depiction of relative gravity in the solar system (xkcd.com)
63 points by sharpn on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
9. TSA Security Directive SD-1544–09-06 (volokh.com)
63 points by cwan on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 116 comments
10. Researchers Create Gold Aluminum, Black Platinum, Blue Silver (rochester.edu)
63 points by prat on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 40 comments
11. Torrent Search Engines Unlawful, U.S. Judge Says (wired.com)
59 points by phsr on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 49 comments
12. Turn On, Tune In, Veg Out (2005, Neal Stephenson) (nytimes.com)
53 points by lincolnq on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
13. Ask HN: Rate my startup idea "Be Caller Nine"
48 points by jazzychad on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 28 comments
14. ATT to NYC: No iPhone for you... (consumerist.com)
46 points by telemachos on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
15. On Commit Messages (who-t.blogspot.com)
45 points by edw519 on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 23 comments
16. HackerMusic (hackermusic.com)
44 points by bkudria on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
17. MapReduce: A Flexible Data Processing Tool (AKA Dean and Ghemawat strike back) (acm.org)
44 points by bbgm on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
18. Decoding Climate Change with Perl, gnuplot and Google Earth (oreilly.com)
43 points by Anon84 on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 34 comments
19. Ask HN: Where do I go from here?
40 points by VolatileVoid on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
20. LÖVE 0.6.0 (lua game library) is released (love2d.org)
42 points by phren0logy on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
21. Good Guys Bring Down the Mega-D Botnet (pcworld.com)
39 points by wglb on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 30 comments
22. Announcing the Firefox 4 Design Challenge – The Home Tab (mozillalabs.com)
39 points by abraham on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 36 comments
23. Mathematical embarrassments are problems that should be solved already (rjlipton.wordpress.com)
41 points by blasdel on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
24. The Unbearable Complexity of Climate (wattsupwiththat.com)
38 points by azgolfer on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 36 comments
25. The New, Terrifying, No-Electronics US Flight Security Rules (gizmodo.com)
37 points by Flemlord on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 58 comments
26. Amazon S3 file system with improved caching: the itch I scratched over Christmas (github.com/russross)
36 points by russross on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
27. Happy Birthday, Linus (linuxjournal.com)
36 points by k7d on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
28. Poor man's profiler (poormansprofiler.org)
35 points by emilis_info on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
29. Google's Chrome OS is a Commitment Mechanism (hellosorld.com)
34 points by stanleydrew on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
30. Why are modern scientists so dull? (medicalhypotheses.blogspot.com)
34 points by bootload on Dec 28, 2009 | hide | 20 comments

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