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Stories from November 17, 2010, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. An Awesome Book (veryawesomeworld.com)
409 points by djshah on Nov 18, 2010 | 100 comments
2. Do you read HackerNews all day and never actually do anything?
389 points by tossit on Nov 18, 2010 | 142 comments
3. Open ID Is A Nightmare (wekeroad.com)
311 points by chanks on Nov 17, 2010 | 109 comments
4. Antimatter atoms produced and trapped at CERN (cern.ch)
250 points by jcsalterego on Nov 17, 2010 | 89 comments
5. Buddhism and Happiness: Sitting Quietly, Doing Something (opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com)
165 points by rblion on Nov 17, 2010 | 43 comments
6. Introducing the American Traveler Dignity Act (house.gov)
146 points by hornokplease on Nov 18, 2010 | 47 comments
7. AI Sports Journalist Covers Every Division I College Basketball Team (singularityhub.com)
142 points by kkleiner on Nov 17, 2010 | 60 comments
8. Rare Star Trek: The Next Generation Pictures (slightlywarped.com)
126 points by jeffmiller on Nov 17, 2010 | 28 comments
9. Dead Code Elimination for Beginners (blog.mozilla.com)
121 points by kinetik on Nov 18, 2010 | 57 comments
10. Why is there an Oracle copyright in the middle of a Facebook javascript? (fbcdn.net)
108 points by party__ on Nov 18, 2010 | 39 comments
11. World's smallest legible font is not the smallest I've seen (angband.pl)
107 points by landhar on Nov 17, 2010 | 39 comments
12. Deprecating XML (walsh.name)
106 points by adambyrtek on Nov 17, 2010 | 91 comments
13. Steve Wozniak: Android will be the dominant smartphone platform (engadget.com)
105 points by citizenkeys on Nov 18, 2010 | 107 comments
14. On Refusing to Disclose Your Salary in a Job Interview (bucks.blogs.nytimes.com)
106 points by kqr2 on Nov 18, 2010 | 66 comments
15. Twitter to Sell 50% of All Tweets for $360,000 a Year Through Gnip (readwriteweb.com)
102 points by hornokplease on Nov 17, 2010 | 63 comments
16. Paul Graham's wrong on the value of a hacker culture (sadly) (petewarden.typepad.com)
99 points by coderdude on Nov 17, 2010 | 63 comments
17. Phrack #67 (phrack.com)
98 points by deutronium on Nov 17, 2010 | 14 comments
18. Crowdbooster (YC S10) Launches Twitter Analytics with a Twist (mashable.com)
99 points by mlinsey on Nov 17, 2010 | 20 comments
19. The Importance of Abandoning Crap (modernerd.com)
93 points by japaget on Nov 17, 2010 | 21 comments
20. Steve Klabnik Quits Job to Work on Hackety Hack (steveklabnik.com)
93 points by dmix on Nov 18, 2010 | 29 comments
21. Kayak Files for $50 million IPO (techcrunch.com)
83 points by ojbyrne on Nov 17, 2010 | 38 comments
22. Design Without Designers (core77.com)
82 points by swombat on Nov 17, 2010 | 19 comments
23. Ask HN: Has HN been slow/spotty loading for you?
81 points by lukeqsee on Nov 17, 2010 | 42 comments
24. Sweden Seeks to Detain Assange (nytimes.com)
74 points by CaptainZapp on Nov 18, 2010 | 66 comments
25. 'Police. Step Away From the Chess Table' (cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com)
67 points by J3L2404 on Nov 17, 2010 | 49 comments
26. Hacked iRobot Uses XBox Kinect to See The World, Obey Your Commands (singularityhub.com)
67 points by kkleiner on Nov 17, 2010 | 20 comments
27. Bill Nye collapses during speech at USC (latimes.com)
68 points by djnym on Nov 17, 2010 | 37 comments
28. Too Good to Check (nytimes.com)
64 points by KeepTalking on Nov 17, 2010 | 19 comments
29. Narcissism and Creativity: Intriguing and Troubling Findings (fastcompany.com)
64 points by rblion on Nov 18, 2010 | 13 comments
30. Editing your Google Docs on the go (googledocs.blogspot.com)
64 points by vijaydev on Nov 17, 2010 | 10 comments
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