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Stories from January 5, 2010, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. A geek meets the Ikea Lillabo Train Set (jgc.org)
174 points by jgrahamc on Jan 5, 2010 | 24 comments
2. Jerry Seinfeld's Productivity Secret (lifehacker.com)
148 points by mcantor on Jan 5, 2010 | 46 comments
3. Nexus One (google.com)
148 points by tshtf on Jan 5, 2010 | 190 comments
4. The greatest program ever written (kuro5hin.org)
141 points by niyazpk on Jan 6, 2010 | 56 comments
5. Google's biggest announcement was not a phone, but a URL (arstechnica.com)
132 points by dfreidin on Jan 6, 2010 | 43 comments
6. Google won't make search recommendations for "Islam is" (scienceblogs.com)
131 points by gort on Jan 5, 2010 | 98 comments
7. The Python GIL Visualized (dabeaz.com)
117 points by gthank on Jan 5, 2010 | 35 comments
8. Ten Rules for Web Startups (evhead.com)
119 points by dshah on Jan 6, 2010 | 42 comments
9. Doing It Wrong (tbray.org)
114 points by gthank on Jan 5, 2010 | 45 comments
10. Ask HN: What are you working on?
114 points by jellisjapan on Jan 5, 2010 | 249 comments
11. Best Buy Optimization Is A Big Stupid Annoying Waste Of Money (consumerist.com)
92 points by madh on Jan 5, 2010 | 67 comments
12. Pirahã: a non-Turing-complete human language (newyorker.com)
85 points by nwatson on Jan 6, 2010 | 39 comments
13. Successful Lisp: How to Understand and Use Common Lisp
80 points by b-man on Jan 5, 2010 | 9 comments
14. Photographer captures electricity (wired.com)
64 points by prat on Jan 5, 2010 | 11 comments
15. Nexus One Total Cost of Ownership (chart) (billshrink.com)
63 points by tvon on Jan 6, 2010 | 34 comments
16. Mixergy Wufoo interview is up
53 points by bemmu on Jan 5, 2010 | 5 comments
17. Whatever happened to Second Life? (pcpro.co.uk)
52 points by wglb on Jan 5, 2010 | 26 comments
18. Be a Good Turk Boss - Mechanical Turk Tips from Feedback Army (feedbackarmy.com)
51 points by raffi on Jan 5, 2010 | 8 comments
19. A new Amiga with customizable coprocessor (osnews.com)
49 points by ams6110 on Jan 6, 2010 | 18 comments
20. Introducing runroot: live programming languages in your browser (genges.com)
49 points by seiji on Jan 5, 2010 | 23 comments
21. Ahah, Apple does have different math (perl.org)
48 points by profquail on Jan 5, 2010 | 35 comments
22. Programming is Hard, Let's Go Scripting... (perl.com)
46 points by r11t on Jan 5, 2010 | 23 comments
23. Deploying Clojure websites (briancarper.net)
46 points by bgray on Jan 5, 2010 | 8 comments
24. Isolate: Utility for isolating Unix processes, minimizing their privilege (code.google.com)
41 points by djcapelis on Jan 5, 2010 | 6 comments
25. Flee the Bubble (breckyunits.com)
41 points by breck on Jan 5, 2010 | 10 comments
26. The Google Phone (avc.com)
39 points by brlewis on Jan 5, 2010 | 31 comments
27. Python vs Haskell : An unsatisfying exercise in comparative code linguistics (sandersn.com)
38 points by mbrubeck on Jan 6, 2010 | 10 comments
28. A lambda calculus for quantum computation (brown.edu)
38 points by fogus on Jan 5, 2010 | 5 comments
29. Group Theory in the Bedroom: the curious mathematics of mattress flipping (americanscientist.org)
38 points by tokenadult on Jan 5, 2010 | 12 comments
30. Google Destroyed the Web (bobpritchett.com)
38 points by dkasper on Jan 5, 2010 | 40 comments
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