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1. Wired's bullshit "The web is dead" graph (boingboing.net)
394 points by yanw on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 73 comments
2. This document is confidential (encrypted.google.com)
358 points by ssclafani on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 44 comments
3. Ray Kurzweil does not understand the brain (scienceblogs.com)
208 points by nollidge on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 221 comments
4. Reddit CoFounder Dips Back Into YC With Travel Startup Hipmunk (YC S10) (techcrunch.com)
175 points by icey on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 78 comments
5. 0 degrees celsius + 0 degrees celsius - (google.com)
170 points by iamelgringo on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 74 comments
6. Human-shaped pylons carry electricity across Iceland (wired.co.uk)
155 points by bensummers on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 70 comments
7. TorrentFreak: Don't bash Google for Net Neutrality, it never existed anyway (torrentfreak.com)
137 points by nervechannel on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 68 comments
8. Why A Brush With Death Triggers The Slow-Mo Effect (npr.org)
134 points by johns on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 54 comments
9. Are you rich? If so, how did you get there? (reddit.com)
134 points by scrrr on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 70 comments
10. Stephen Wolfram Uses This (usesthis.com)
130 points by flapjack on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 54 comments
11. The Secret to getting really good press (danielodio.com)
96 points by drodio on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
12. Probably the only time anything related to Justin Bieber will be on HN (soundcloud.com)
93 points by obiefernandez on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 23 comments
13. Our Git Workflow: Private Development, Public Releases (braintreepaymentsolutions.com)
89 points by drewolson on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 13 comments
14. Practical Tips on Starting Your Own Company (hbr.org)
87 points by acconrad on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 38 comments
15. App Engine: Multi-tenancy, High Performance Image Serving, Increased Quotas (googleappengine.blogspot.com)
79 points by mshafrir on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
16. Updated Ask HN Archive (remembersaurus.com)
74 points by michaelfairley on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 10 comments
17. Tixe, “Exit” Spelled Backwards: Co-Founder Matt Brezina Has Also Left Xobni (techcrunch.com)
70 points by dwynings on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 21 comments
18. The paradox of power (wsj.com)
67 points by grellas on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 17 comments
19. Why do Startups Fear their Idea? (calebelston.com)
63 points by davidedicillo on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 9 comments
20. Hyper-Practical Tips on Starting Your Own Company (hbr.org)
61 points by slapshot on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 17 comments
21. Sun employees competed to see who could file the goofiest patent (zdnet.com)
60 points by metamemetics on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 18 comments
22. Ubuntu 11.04 is going to be named the Natty Narwhal (markshuttleworth.com)
59 points by mapleoin on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
23. 30 instruction TCP receive (cmu.edu)
58 points by xtacy on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 4 comments
24. An early Clojure implementation in Common Lisp (github.com/clojure)
56 points by fogus on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 29 comments
25. Quirky.com - the Threadless of product design (quirky.com)
56 points by csmeder on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 17 comments
26. 5 years ago today, Google acquired Android Inc. (businessweek.com)
55 points by there on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 24 comments
27. Yahoo API Updates - BOSS no longer free, WebSearch gone, changes to geo APIs (yahoo.net)
55 points by simonw on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 29 comments
28. Back by Popular Demand: All You Can Jet (jetblue.com)
55 points by _pius on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 28 comments
29. Vimeo Releases Embeddable HTML5 Video Player (readwriteweb.com)
53 points by sant0sk1 on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 19 comments
30. Buxfer's (YC 07) founders work for Facebook. Who works for Buxfer? (techcrunch.com)
52 points by ptm on Aug 17, 2010 | hide | 20 comments

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