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Stories from August 4, 2010, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Google Kills Wave (googleblog.blogspot.com)
712 points by elfred on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 237 comments
2. Valedictorian Speaks Out Against Schooling in Graduation Speech (swiftkickonline.com)
360 points by bluesmoon on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 207 comments
3. Depression-era color photos (denverpost.com)
234 points by ujeezy on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 59 comments
4. California's Prop 8 (gay marriage ban) ruled unconstitutional (scribd.com)
179 points by zain on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 189 comments
5. 40 billionaires pledge to donate half their wealth (msn.com)
169 points by twism on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 105 comments
6. Peter Norvig on Being Wrong (slate.com)
164 points by plinkplonk on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 28 comments
7. Feds admit storing checkpoint body scan images (cnet.com)
145 points by Rod on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 109 comments
8. Save Google Wave (savegooglewave.com)
134 points by icodemyownshit on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 59 comments
9. Choosing New York over San Francisco (kellysutton.tumblr.com)
128 points by kellysutton on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 114 comments
10. Happy Git Commits (collectiveidea.com)
122 points by bkeepers on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 26 comments
11. Why Japan Is Doomed (oftwominds.com)
111 points by startuprules on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 89 comments
12. Christopher Hitchens on the Topic of Cancer (vanityfair.com)
105 points by petercooper on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 16 comments
13. Google Buys Slide for $182 Million, Getting More Serious about Social Games (techcrunch.com)
101 points by raghus on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 61 comments
14. Poll vs Epoll, once again. (jacquesmattheij.com)
98 points by jacquesm on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
15. Wipeout recreated with an RC car and lots of cardboard (geek.com)
94 points by ukdm on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 11 comments
16. New York is the greatest... and I don’t care what Antonio Garcia-Martinez says (hirehive.com)
89 points by davidbalbert on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 34 comments
17. The Co-Founder Myth: Why You Might Not Need One (foundersblock.com)
86 points by mayava on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 18 comments
18. Live Long And Prosper with FutureAdvisor (YC S10) (techcrunch.com)
84 points by jonxu on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 17 comments
19. Thingler - real-time collaborative todos with Node.js & CouchDB (thingler.com)
79 points by cloudhead on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 35 comments
20. Schneier on UAE to Ban BlackBerrys (schneier.com)
77 points by bensummers on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
21. Does Your Product Logo Actually Matter? (kalzumeus.com)
73 points by duck on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 51 comments
22. “Ugly” Sites that Make Millions (and What We Can Learn from Them) (kissmetrics.com)
71 points by dmix on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 52 comments
23. Ask HN: passing the torch on userscripts.org
71 points by anotherjesse on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
24. Experiment: Can You Mine Gold From Old Motherboards? (tomshardware.com)
70 points by bunglebooz on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
25. Let's Do Some Science: Zed's Test Stack for poll vs. epoll (sheddingbikes.com)
66 points by gthank on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 40 comments
26. Breast Milk Sugars Give Infants a Protective Coat (nytimes.com)
63 points by tokenadult on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 61 comments
27. Should Developers have Access to Production? (serverfault.com)
62 points by niyazpk on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 33 comments
28. Wikileaks Must Be Stopped (washingtonpost.com)
61 points by jacoblyles on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 197 comments
29. IE9 Preview: Large performance improvements and 95/100 on Acid3 (msdn.com)
62 points by indy on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 52 comments
30. Idea Shaping: One idea at a time. Preferably one you love. (spencerfry.com)
58 points by chrismunns on Aug 4, 2010 | hide | 4 comments

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