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Stories from August 18, 2010, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Why Free Plans Don’t Work (softwarebyrob.com)
318 points by nsoonhui on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 114 comments
2. Ruby 1.9.2 Released (nagaokaut.ac.jp)
191 points by mudgemeister on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 68 comments
3. Why Clojure? (thecleancoder.blogspot.com)
161 points by DanielRibeiro on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 88 comments
4. Why are so many people in their 20s taking so long to grow up? (nytimes.com)
149 points by robg on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 196 comments
5. How angel investors are destroying young gullible programming talent (maxkle.in)
148 points by maxklein on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 65 comments
6. Email sucks. Time saving tips from Kevin Rose (kevinrose.com)
127 points by bjonathan on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 59 comments
7. Apple’s App Store Director Sells His Own Fart Apps (wired.com)
117 points by bjonathan on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 48 comments
8. CSS3 lasers (motherfuckinglasers.com)
112 points by evilhackerdude on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 35 comments
9. People have no bloody idea about saving energy (theregister.co.uk)
106 points by sasvari on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 157 comments
10. OhLife: A Personal Journal You Might Actually Keep Updating (techcrunch.com)
92 points by hooande on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 61 comments
11. Probability Chip (technologyreview.com)
87 points by eli_s on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
12. Announcing ... MathML! (WebKit) (webkit.org)
81 points by swannodette on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 27 comments
13. NASA shuttle launch video from the perspective of a solid rocket booster (pbs.org)
77 points by bhousel on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 16 comments
14. Skype Loses Engineering Chief (possibly due to TechCrunch commenters?) (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
75 points by donohoe on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 79 comments
15. Finally, Hacker Monthly Subscriptions (hackermonthly.com)
73 points by mnemonik on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 65 comments
16. Are We Taking CSS Too Far? (echoenduring.com)
71 points by superduper on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 57 comments
17. Getting Your Startup Noticed and Covered by Blogs (zferral.com)
70 points by JangoSteve on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
18. Visualising the Wikileaks war logs using Clojure (nakkaya.com)
69 points by papaf on Aug 18, 2010 | hide
19. The Curse of a New Building (steveblank.com)
67 points by aycangulez on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 26 comments
20. Google shows the Future of Browser Games (1up.com)
66 points by dirtyaura on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 35 comments
21. Leaving Oracle (dtrace.org)
64 points by kmavm on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 23 comments
22. HTML5 Peeks, Pokes and Pointers (diveintohtml5.org)
60 points by pistoriusp on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
23. 14 Years Old Kuwaiti Achieves 800,000 Downloads for His iPhone App (arabcrunch.com)
59 points by ArabGeek on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 36 comments
24. Hipmunk (YC S10) Embarks on Mission to Make Travel Search Easier (xconomy.com)
58 points by waderoush on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 4 comments
25. DHS scrambles to cover up FOIA scandal (papersplease.org)
58 points by tshtf on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
26. Dogs improve office productivity (economist.com)
58 points by robg on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 24 comments
27. Kindergarten enrollment dates affect ADHD diagnosis rates (ncsu.edu)
56 points by blasdel on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 61 comments
28. Is Greece entering a Death Spiral? (spiegel.de)
54 points by cwan on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 52 comments
29. If I could do it all over again... (livemint.com)
52 points by chanux on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 11 comments
30. 35 Lessons in 35 Years (ryanfreitas.tumblr.com)
50 points by jeffclark on Aug 18, 2010 | hide | 7 comments

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