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Stories from December 22, 2010, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. VirtualBox 4.0 released (link to changelog) (virtualbox.org)
152 points by phren0logy on Dec 22, 2010 | 29 comments
2. Hipmunk demos at Travel Innovation Summit (video) (hipmunk.com)
138 points by kn0thing on Dec 22, 2010 | 60 comments
3. How New Ideas Almost Killed Our Startup (viniciusvacanti.com)
136 points by revorad on Dec 22, 2010 | 27 comments
4. My conversation with AT&T (jasongullickson.posterous.com)
126 points by jasongullickson on Dec 23, 2010 | 88 comments
5. More Mistakes Discovered In DHS's Domain Seizures (techdirt.com)
121 points by yanw on Dec 22, 2010 | 36 comments
6. DotCloud (YC S10) Mix and Match Cloud Platform Launches (techcrunch.com)
119 points by sbisker on Dec 22, 2010 | 56 comments
7. Zinc: a low level language between assembler, C and C++ with Ruby-like syntax (tibleiz.net)
116 points by tianyicui on Dec 22, 2010 | 50 comments
8. Python as an Alternative to Lisp or Java, Peter Norvig revisited (dr-josiah.blogspot.com)
111 points by DrJosiah on Dec 22, 2010 | 95 comments
9. First we built an API, then we built a CMS (gethifi.com)
102 points by JoelSutherland on Dec 22, 2010 | 35 comments
10. Great. Skype is down. (thenextweb.com)
102 points by b-boy-b on Dec 22, 2010 | 66 comments
11. Tell HN: Writing helps
90 points by hardik on Dec 22, 2010 | 31 comments
12. Building a Recommendation Engine with NumPy (software-carpentry.org)
89 points by J3L2404 on Dec 22, 2010 | 12 comments
13. Everything the Internet Knows About Me (Because I Asked It To) (wsj.com)
86 points by dannyv on Dec 22, 2010 | 12 comments
14. AI Defeats the Hivemind (technologyreview.com)
82 points by J3L2404 on Dec 22, 2010 | 29 comments
15. BYTE, the most beloved computer-magazine brand of all, is coming back. (technologizer.com)
80 points by technologizer on Dec 23, 2010 | 51 comments
16. We don't need freedom of religion (ottawacitizen.com)
77 points by sorbus on Dec 23, 2010 | 92 comments
17. Skype brief post-mortem (skype.com)
76 points by LiveTheDream on Dec 22, 2010 | 65 comments
18. Forget 200 lines, Red Hat speeds up Linux with 4 lines of code (internetnews.com)
76 points by signa11 on Dec 23, 2010 | 29 comments
19. Firefox 4 Beta 8 has been released (mozilla.com)
74 points by ahalam on Dec 22, 2010 | 58 comments
20. Should you take a pay cut to work at a startup? (ellenbeldner.info)
74 points by atularora on Dec 23, 2010 | 48 comments
21. Take a paycut to work at a startup (swombat.com)
73 points by swombat on Dec 23, 2010 | 55 comments
22. Fish sucks (but your shell sucks more) (markhansen.co.nz)
71 points by mhansen on Dec 22, 2010 | 60 comments
23. A secure way to store website users "offsite" but still own them. (autho.me)
72 points by self on Dec 23, 2010 | 52 comments
24. What Separates a Generalist and a Dabbler? (sebastianmarshall.com)
68 points by lionhearted on Dec 22, 2010 | 31 comments
25. Which Smalltalk? (smalltalkzen.wordpress.com)
68 points by shawndumas on Dec 22, 2010 | 28 comments
26. Android In Spaaaace (googlemobile.blogspot.com)
68 points by bjonathan on Dec 22, 2010 | 17 comments
27. Google Purchases 111 Eighth Avenue, NYC (googleblog.blogspot.com)
69 points by jamesjyu on Dec 22, 2010 | 40 comments
28. Ancient humans, dubbed 'Denisovans', interbred with us (bbc.co.uk)
66 points by jamesbritt on Dec 22, 2010 | 34 comments
29. RIP Things (brooksreview.net)
61 points by showngo on Dec 22, 2010 | 49 comments
30. A serious drug problem (dailykos.com)
60 points by blahedo on Dec 22, 2010 | 28 comments
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