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Stories from August 31, 2010, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. The first step is to start (37signals.com)
212 points by jp_sc on Aug 31, 2010 | 26 comments
2. GitHub launches Pull Requests 2.0 (github.com)
204 points by kneath on Aug 31, 2010 | 38 comments
3. Autocomplete your life with Greplin (YC W10) (techcrunch.com)
195 points by danicgross on Aug 31, 2010 | 89 comments
4. Kevin Rose steps down as CEO of Digg (digg.com)
191 points by zain on Aug 31, 2010 | 95 comments
5. Why can you turn clothing right-side-out? (stackexchange.com)
177 points by niyazpk on Sept 1, 2010 | 37 comments
6. The 99% Rule (nsfw) (whattofix.com)
172 points by DanielBMarkham on Aug 31, 2010 | 65 comments
7. How bathroom posture affects your health. (slate.com)
164 points by carnevalem on Aug 31, 2010 | 100 comments
8. Productive Programming (gabrielweinberg.com)
139 points by taylorwc on Aug 31, 2010 | 79 comments
9. How to set up your own private Git server on Linux (intranation.com)
124 points by urbanmbeatz on Sept 1, 2010 | 65 comments
10. William Gibson: "Google's Earth" (nytimes.com)
124 points by michael_dorfman on Sept 1, 2010 | 58 comments
11. Clojure or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Parentheses (nathanmarz.com)
121 points by mrduncan on Aug 31, 2010 | 84 comments
12. UberCab to disrupt the Taxi/Limo business (techcrunch.com)
116 points by yish on Aug 31, 2010 | 103 comments
13. WebOS 2.0 will include node.js (palm.com)
108 points by jmtulloss on Aug 31, 2010 | 41 comments
14. How to Track Six Key Metrics for Your Web App (thinkvitamin.com)
107 points by ryancarson on Sept 1, 2010 | 9 comments
15. Hacker Monthly - Issue #4 - September 2010 (hackermonthly.com)
106 points by alexkay on Sept 1, 2010 | 51 comments
16. AutoCAD Coming to Mac (and iOS) for First Time in Nearly 20 Years (nytimes.com)
97 points by gphil on Aug 31, 2010 | 73 comments
17. Google Chrome Is The New “Down For Everyone Or Just Me” (techcrunch.com)
92 points by Garbage on Sept 1, 2010 | 38 comments
18. Rely your web startup on Rackspace Cloud? Think again (bencheng.net)
89 points by edwincheese on Sept 1, 2010 | 77 comments
19. Reasonable Doubt: Innocence Project Co-Founder Peter Neufeld on Being Wrong (slate.com)
86 points by Kliment on Aug 31, 2010 | 22 comments
20. A Story of O(racle) (tbray.org)
82 points by bjonathan on Aug 31, 2010 | 60 comments
21. Mastering Node: Open Source Node.js eBook (visionmedia.github.com)
79 points by rafaelc on Aug 31, 2010 | 7 comments
22. Writer Neal Stephenson unveils his digital novel The Mongoliad (venturebeat.com)
74 points by Tichy on Sept 1, 2010 | 51 comments
23. 5 foods it's cheaper to grow (msn.com)
71 points by ph0rque on Aug 31, 2010 | 83 comments
24. Piwik hits 1.0 - Open source web analytics (piwik.org)
70 points by eli_s on Aug 31, 2010 | 19 comments
25. Review our startup: Lanyrd, the social conference directory (lanyrd.com)
71 points by simonw on Aug 31, 2010 | 40 comments
26. Darwins artificial ecosystem could be key to colonising Mars (bbc.co.uk)
69 points by KoZeN on Sept 1, 2010 | 33 comments
27. Adioso (YC W09), Flight Search For People Keeping Their Options Open (techcrunch.com)
64 points by px on Sept 1, 2010 | 58 comments
28. Heavy drinkers outlive nondrinkers (yahoo.com)
61 points by CWIZO on Aug 31, 2010 | 37 comments
29. New Kindle Leaves Rivals Farther Behind (nytimes.com)
57 points by Setsuna on Aug 31, 2010 | 61 comments
30. To avoid Indian ban, BlackBerry maker allows govt. access to encrypted messages (globalpost.com)
54 points by SolInvictus on Aug 31, 2010 | 51 comments
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