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1. He Took a Polaroid Every Day, Until the Day He Died (mentalfloss.com)
269 points by bluesmoon on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 52 comments
2. Ask HN: Best Startup City - Outside the USA?
158 points by lzw on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 283 comments
3. Hacker Spoofs Cell Phone Tower to Intercept Calls (wired.com)
146 points by wglb on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 24 comments
4. Ask HN: Where do you host your webapp?
135 points by kr1 on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 135 comments
5. A Simple Guide to Five Normal Forms in Relational Database Theory (bkent.net)
135 points by b-man on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 50 comments
6. Ask HN: Recommend me a Podcast
127 points by whatusername on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 141 comments
7. Jailbreak for ios 4.0 and iphone4 just released (jailbreakme.com)
122 points by br41n on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 55 comments
8. Is Good Code Impossible? (raptureinvenice.com)
94 points by fogus on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 49 comments
9. Problem Solving using Graph Traversals (slideshare.net)
93 points by yarapavan on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 9 comments
10. Typecasting: The Use (and Misuse) of Period Typography in Movies (ms-studio.com)
89 points by ssp on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 30 comments
11. How making money changed my perspective on startup ideas (paraschopra.com)
85 points by paraschopra on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 21 comments
12. Hacker Monthly issue 3 is out (magcloud.com)
83 points by almost on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 10 comments
13. Ruby Benchmark (rubybenchmark.com)
80 points by rbxbx on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 46 comments
14. As We May Think (1945) (theatlantic.com)
77 points by branden on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
15. Jacob Appelbaum detained at U.S. border, questioned about Wikileaks (cnet.com)
74 points by Rod on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 54 comments
16. Paul Vixie: Taking Back the DNS (circleid.com)
73 points by blasdel on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 32 comments
17. Why isn't Haskell popular in industry? (palgorithm.co.uk)
68 points by ab9 on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 141 comments
18. Conrad Black: My prison education (nationalpost.com)
67 points by cubix on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 39 comments
19. Driving From Italy To China ... With No Driver (npr.org)
47 points by wglb on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 18 comments
20. The timeless beauty of shell scripts (benlynn.blogspot.com)
43 points by brewski on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 21 comments
21. The Banks Strike Back (banksimple.net)
43 points by stilist on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 22 comments
22. Try holding your computer upside down (ideasonboard.org)
40 points by jluxenberg on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 8 comments
23. Django and SaaS (tidbids.posterous.com)
38 points by neeleshs on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 29 comments
24. Ask HN: Favorite startup demo videos
38 points by andreshb on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 33 comments
25. Benford's Law tests on Wikileaks data (drewconway.com)
30 points by agconway on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 17 comments
26. Jacob Appelbaum, Wikileaks editor, detained by US customs (nzherald.co.nz)
28 points by fun2have on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 4 comments
27. Dubai and Saudi Arabia to Block BlackBerry Messaging (nytimes.com)
28 points by riffer on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 16 comments
28. Scheme Cookbook (schemecookbook.org)
27 points by shawndumas on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 7 comments
29. JailbreakMe.com Is Back – Now Jailbreaks Every iDevice (appadvice.com)
26 points by xonder on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
30. In School Systems, Slow Progress for Open-Source Textbooks (nytimes.com)
26 points by SandB0x on Aug 1, 2010 | hide | 6 comments

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