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Stories from August 20, 2010, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. The Start-up from Hell (jacquesmattheij.com)
295 points by jacquesm on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 78 comments
2. Daring Fireball: Creep Executive Officer (daringfireball.net)
239 points by barredo on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 155 comments
3. Ultraviolet light reveals how ancient Greek statues really looked (io9.com)
234 points by jawngee on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 45 comments
4. Russia in color a century ago (boston.com)
203 points by mcantelon on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 25 comments
5. This is the best "we're hiring" image ever drawn (dropbox.com)
166 points by leif on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 89 comments
6. Facebook iPhone app takes OSS code without attribution (enormego.com)
154 points by basil on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 34 comments
7. Scott Adams: The "Less" Feature (dilbert.com)
138 points by cwan on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 45 comments
8. Ray Kurzweil Responds to "Ray Kurzweil does not understand the brain" (kurzweilai.net)
125 points by ankeshk on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 160 comments
9. Gmail adds video chat for Linux (gmailblog.blogspot.com)
120 points by SandB0x on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
10. Some lesser-known truths about programming (rationalmind.net)
118 points by AndrewDucker on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 55 comments
11. Advice from America's Worst Mom (theweek.com)
114 points by aycangulez on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 45 comments
12. Nobel prizewinner: We are running out of helium (newscientist.com)
104 points by chanux on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 91 comments
13. Ginzametrics (YC S10) Aims To Bring Simplicity To SEO Software (techcrunch.com)
101 points by rgrieselhuber on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 30 comments
14. Node.js 0.2.0 released (groups.google.com)
91 points by shykes on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 24 comments
15. Teevox (YC S10) Turns Your iPhone Into A Computer TV Remote Control (techcrunch.com)
88 points by jiggity on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 27 comments
16. Polymaps - A JavaScript library for image- and vector-tiled maps using SVG. (polymaps.org)
84 points by rohanjon on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 5 comments
17. The classic Unix horror story (wsu.edu)
80 points by nar on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 53 comments
18. Jison (zaach.github.com)
77 points by shawndumas on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 5 comments
19. Common Mistakes Made by API Providers (readwriteweb.com)
74 points by cgbystrom on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 12 comments
20. Math Lessons for Locavores (nytimes.com)
67 points by tokenadult on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 44 comments
21. What is Clojure-in-Clojure? (n01se.net)
64 points by tomh on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 5 comments
22. inDinero (YC S10) peers into your company’s financial future (venturebeat.com)
63 points by jlm382 on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 8 comments
23. "3G" is a crock. Here's why. (Also, it kicked my puppy.) (ksplice.com)
64 points by keithwinstein on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
24. A smartphone retrospective (marco.org)
61 points by mattparcher on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 73 comments
25. In Death, Nexus One Does What It Couldn’t Do In Life: Sell (techcrunch.com)
59 points by stanleydrew on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 55 comments
26. Wealth anorexia a.k.a. hating yourself because you're not Larry Ellison (chrisyeh.blogspot.com)
58 points by hernan7 on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 36 comments
27. Notifo (YC W10) Launches New Site and Mac Growl Client (notifo.com)
55 points by PStamatiou on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 19 comments
28. As Google Shutters Flix Cloud Encoding Service, Zencoder (YC W10) Gets A Boost (techcrunch.com)
57 points by jon_dahl on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 7 comments
29. Ask HN: How does marriage affect the creation of a (successful) startup?
54 points by kalsze on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 50 comments
30. Ask HN: What is a non-developer to do?
52 points by stuck on Aug 20, 2010 | hide | 53 comments

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