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1. Newbie Fashion Tips for Grown-up Men (lifehack.org)
294 points by nathanh on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 171 comments
2. How a Tax Law Helps Insure a Scarcity of Programmers (1998) (nytimes.com)
223 points by Jasber on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 95 comments
3. Check Out What Happened When I Unsubscribed From Groupon’s Email (mixergy.com)
143 points by AndrewWarner on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 26 comments
4. Open letter to Google: free VP8, and use it on YouTube (fsf.org)
139 points by tjr on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 43 comments
5. Flow (wikipedia.org)
98 points by simonreed on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 29 comments
6. GHC Haskell switches to an LLVM backend (haskell.org)
87 points by dons on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 19 comments
7. FBI: Albert Einstein (fbi.gov)
84 points by helwr on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 53 comments
8. Why I Hate Your Web App (drawar.com)
79 points by cisforcody on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 26 comments
9. Where did all the bankers from collapsed institutions go? (linkedin.com)
80 points by cwan on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 27 comments
10. The Mariana Trench To Scale (i-am-bored.com)
76 points by DeusExMachina on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 26 comments
11. Dear Eric, the proper response is I'm sorry (gigaom.com)
75 points by mattjung on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 63 comments
12. Blonde we like wins Downhill (Last name rhymes with "Bonn") (uvexsports.com)
74 points by st3fan on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 18 comments
13. The Derivation of Y Combinator (catonmat.net)
74 points by pkrumins on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
14. JQuery 1.4.2 Released (jquery.com)
71 points by Brentley_11 on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 27 comments
15. How to Solder [comic] (andie.se)
71 points by danw on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 11 comments
16. Jessica Hische - Why you should not hire me for web design (jessicahische.com)
67 points by twampss on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 26 comments
17. Algorithms as a Service (mikesingleton.net)
57 points by msingleton on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 29 comments
18. "Aardvark was the sixth idea that we tried..." (ventilla.posterous.com)
54 points by zain on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 10 comments
19. Software patents are the problem not the answer (unionsquareventures.com)
52 points by pmjordan on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 26 comments
20. Why the Maya used a 260-day calendar (jonudell.net)
51 points by prakash on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 3 comments
21. Apple bans hackers from App Store (cnet.com)
50 points by jmtame on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 27 comments
22. A massive misallocation of online advertising dollars (cdixon.org)
44 points by prakash on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 11 comments
23. Upcoming Startup Incubator Deadlines (kaljundi.com)
44 points by _pius on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 10 comments
24. Yahoo Traffic Server: 700k lines of code, 9 months (yahoo.net)
44 points by leej on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 9 comments
25. Clever tactic for generating buzz. (forrst.com)
42 points by mhunter on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
26. A complete list of things caused by global warming (numberwatch.co.uk)
42 points by DanielBMarkham on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
27. Making Disqus faster (disqus.com)
41 points by simanyay on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 6 comments
28. Major legal victory for open source in US (Java Model Railroad Interface case) (h-online.com)
40 points by pmjordan on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 12 comments
29. It's becoming easier/more difficult to experience being an outsider (economist.com)
40 points by ebun on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 10 comments
30. Burstsort : the fastest known in-memory string sorting algorithm (rmit.edu.au)
39 points by fogus on Feb 19, 2010 | hide | 7 comments

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