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Stories from December 18, 2010, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Bingo Card Creator (etc) Annual Report (kalzumeus.com)
288 points by patio11 on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 88 comments
2. A Physicist Solves the City (nytimes.com)
189 points by yarapavan on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 55 comments
3. Man deposits fake check in ATM, gets to keep the money. (1995) (goodthink.com)
140 points by steveklabnik on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 52 comments
4. Show HN: I wrote my own Delicious clone (1r7.net)
138 points by cheald on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 70 comments
5. The disposable academic: Why doing a PhD is often a waste of time (economist.com)
116 points by billswift on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 78 comments
6. Learn HTML5, JavaScript and CSS With Mozilla’s Free School of Webcraft (drumbeat.org)
103 points by maheshs on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 12 comments
7. Paul Buchheit: The Cloud OS (paulbuchheit.blogspot.com)
100 points by paul on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 41 comments
8. The Semicolon Wars (americanscientist.org)
94 points by caustic on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 35 comments
9. Suggestion for startups - remind us who you are when you email
89 points by FiddlerClamp on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 14 comments
10. Why old people make better entrepreneurs than young ones (slate.com)
88 points by cbcase on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 20 comments
11. Computing Your Skill (moserware.com)
73 points by LiveTheDream on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 10 comments
12. Isle of Tune: A music sequencer using roads (isleoftune.com)
70 points by jamesjyu on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 10 comments
13. Tell HN: Doing a PhD is good
70 points by Loic on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 61 comments
14. Facebook: Why our 'next-gen' comms ditched MySQL (channelregister.co.uk)
68 points by yarapavan on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 16 comments
15. Jon Rohan · Creating Triangles in CSS (dinnermint.org)
68 points by gibsonf1 on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 13 comments
16. The original Google storage (stanford.edu)
68 points by preek on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 7 comments
17. The Russian (hemispheregames.com)
62 points by admp on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 26 comments
18. Machine Learning: a Love Story (video) (infoq.com)
57 points by mattgratt on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 2 comments
19. Which start-up inspired you most in 2010?
46 points by pennyfiller on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 52 comments
20. Yahoo Says Delicious For Sale, Blames Press for Confusion (wired.com)
46 points by Mithrandir on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 14 comments
21. Welcome (pinboard.in)
43 points by stilist on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 6 comments
22. Google Books Ngram of George Carlin's Seven Dirty Words (googlelabs.com)
43 points by wookiehangover on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 15 comments
23. An Evernote user once saved the company with a last minute $500,000 check (thenextweb.com)
42 points by bradmccarty on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 9 comments
24. Stack Exchange for English Language and Usage (stackexchange.com)
42 points by SandB0x on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 14 comments
25. Introducing Knockout, a UI library for JavaScript (stevensanderson.com)
41 points by gibsonf1 on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 13 comments
26. Humble Bundle #2 Breaches $900k, On Way To $1M USD (phoronix.com)
40 points by sagarun on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 18 comments
27. My domain name generator just passed 120k searches, here's the top 50 keywords (blamcast.net)
40 points by chaosmachine on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 14 comments
28. Ask HN: The ranking algorithm in 'the social network'
37 points by sdave on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 10 comments
29. Coder Needed for Social Networking Website (imgur.com)
37 points by bl4k on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 13 comments
30. Google To Invest Millions in Palestine (bazinga.ps)
36 points by amrnt on Dec 18, 2010 | hide | 60 comments

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