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1. Did Americans in 1776 have British accents? (nicholasjohnpatrick.com)
268 points by icey on July 4, 2010 | hide | 168 comments
2. Python 2.7 released (python.org)
152 points by cool-RR on July 4, 2010 | hide | 40 comments
3. Poll: What is your religion?
137 points by cmelbye on July 4, 2010 | hide | 355 comments
4. The Last Question by Isaac Asimov (multivax.com)
92 points by greenlblue on July 4, 2010 | hide | 23 comments
5. A regular expression to check for prime numbers (noulakaz.net)
89 points by kqr2 on July 4, 2010 | hide | 13 comments
6. The difference between iPhone + Android: Great since day one (marco.org)
85 points by thesethings on July 4, 2010 | hide | 101 comments
7. UPS was founded by 2 teenagers, 1 Bicycle, and $100 borrowed from a friend (todayifoundout.com)
79 points by grinich on July 4, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
8. Git for Computer Scientists (eagain.net)
70 points by Mathnerd314 on July 4, 2010 | hide | 17 comments
9. Defer: Taming asynchronous javascript with coffeescript (gfxmonk.net)
69 points by gfxmonk on July 4, 2010 | hide | 17 comments
10. They Did Their Homework (800 Years of It) (nytimes.com)
61 points by drallison on July 4, 2010 | hide | 21 comments
11. Nu: Lisp on Objective C. (think Clojure for Cocoa) (github.com/timburks)
58 points by jashmenn on July 4, 2010 | hide | 23 comments
12. Youtube comments susceptible to XSS (reddit.com)
56 points by ds on July 4, 2010 | hide | 45 comments
13. Overclocking SSL (imperialviolet.org)
54 points by kgutteridge on July 4, 2010 | hide | 14 comments
14. What happened to studying? (boston.com)
54 points by ilamont on July 4, 2010 | hide | 69 comments
15. Ask HN: How can I get the most out of SICP?
53 points by seancron on July 4, 2010 | hide | 29 comments
16. How to read code (omergertel.com)
52 points by omergertel on July 4, 2010 | hide | 11 comments
17. iTunes accounts hacked by shady developer? (alexbrie.com)
50 points by jeb on July 4, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
18. Flash Ported to iPad (engadget.com)
50 points by tomerico on July 4, 2010 | hide | 28 comments
19. Ask HN: How much do you program?
42 points by kashif on July 4, 2010 | hide | 23 comments
20. Ask HN: Review Cash Curve, our free webapp. (cashcurveapp.com)
42 points by tmbeihl on July 4, 2010 | hide | 19 comments
21. The Candlemakers' Petition (bastiat.org)
39 points by dangoldin on July 4, 2010 | hide | 27 comments
22. Speed of eating 'key to obesity' (bbc.co.uk)
38 points by chegra on July 4, 2010 | hide | 33 comments
23. Computer program deciphers a dead language that mystified linguists (io9.com)
37 points by ph0rque on July 4, 2010 | hide | 12 comments
24. Ask HN: What data set would you like to see/use, but doesn't exist?
37 points by jlangenauer on July 4, 2010 | hide | 73 comments
25. Total Immersion: How I Learned to Swim Effortlessly in 10 Days and You Can Too (fourhourworkweek.com)
37 points by paraschopra on July 4, 2010 | hide | 26 comments
26. Basics of probability and statistics (videolectures.net)
35 points by helwr on July 4, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
27. Designing the Face of Forrst (pasqualedsilva.com)
36 points by mikeyur on July 4, 2010 | hide
28. How much change is in a vending machine? (pagetable.com)
33 points by wglb on July 4, 2010 | hide | 18 comments
29. Ask HN: Non-coding, single founders?
32 points by techless on July 4, 2010 | hide | 48 comments
30. Making Your Mark On The Web Is Easier Than You Think (smashingmagazine.com)
32 points by grep on July 4, 2010 | hide | 3 comments

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