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Stories from January 2, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Trouble In the House of Google (codinghorror.com)
461 points by ZeroMinx on Jan 3, 2011 | 162 comments
2. New cave found in Vietnam: "A skyscraper could fit" (nationalgeographic.com)
318 points by cwan on Jan 2, 2011 | 47 comments
3. Visualization of stock market performance over time, adjusted for inflation (nytimes.com)
295 points by noahlt on Jan 3, 2011 | 83 comments
4. RSS Is Dying, and You Should Be Very Worried (camendesign.com)
278 points by sant0sk1 on Jan 2, 2011 | 188 comments
5. What Could Have Been Entering the Public Domain on January 1, 2011? (duke.edu)
253 points by follower on Jan 2, 2011 | 128 comments
6. The No. 1 Habit of Highly Creative People (zenhabits.net)
190 points by evac on Jan 2, 2011 | 54 comments
7. Goldman Sachs invests in Facebook at $50 Billion valuation (nytimes.com)
176 points by organicgrant on Jan 3, 2011 | 121 comments
8. The CIA Meets MIT (everything2.com)
126 points by bootload on Jan 3, 2011 | 23 comments
9. I Eliminated the Free Plan from my Web App for a Month: Here’s What Happened. (mattmazur.com)
123 points by matt1 on Jan 2, 2011 | 38 comments
10. How to Survive a Slashdotting on a Small Apache Server (mocko.org.uk)
118 points by mocko on Jan 3, 2011 | 22 comments
11. Show HN: Google search blacklist
119 points by jhchen on Jan 2, 2011 | 29 comments
12. Why Lisp is a Big Hack (And Haskell is Doomed to Succeed) (axisofeval.blogspot.com)
110 points by yewweitan on Jan 3, 2011 | 87 comments
13. My server's been hacked (serverfault.com)
107 points by oozcitak on Jan 3, 2011 | 12 comments
14. Giving up on Ruby packaging (lucas-nussbaum.net)
92 points by philf on Jan 2, 2011 | 144 comments
15. QIP = PSPACE (acm.org)
90 points by kvs on Jan 3, 2011 | 10 comments
16. Let’s End the Myth that Ideas Are Worthless (assetmap.com)
89 points by nlwhittemore on Jan 2, 2011 | 81 comments
17. Building an RFID Proximity Card Cloner for $30 (proxclone.com)
86 points by trotsky on Jan 2, 2011 | 29 comments
18. I quit my job. Shipped 2 products. Launched a Services business. Now what? (tawheedkader.com)
88 points by Tawheed on Jan 2, 2011 | 11 comments
19. Printing 1 to 1000 without loop or conditionals (stackoverflow.com)
80 points by solipsist on Jan 3, 2011 | 51 comments
20. Windows Phone 7 development from the perspective of an iOS developer (carpeaqua.com)
76 points by davidedicillo on Jan 2, 2011 | 29 comments
21. How Twitter Uses NoSQL (readwriteweb.com)
75 points by coderdude on Jan 2, 2011 | 3 comments
22. How to build a social entertainment website (reddit.com)
74 points by jmonegro on Jan 2, 2011 | 8 comments
23. ScienceLeaks (scienceleaks.blogspot.com)
71 points by kilian on Jan 2, 2011 | 49 comments
24. From concept to launch in 24 hrs and why there's no reason you can't do this too (kylewritescode.com)
68 points by kylebragger on Jan 2, 2011 | 30 comments
25. Android Reverse Engineering (thomascannon.net)
67 points by r11t on Jan 2, 2011 | 11 comments
26. TED Talks for Entrepreneurs (theeducatedentrepreneur.wordpress.com)
65 points by bretpiatt on Jan 2, 2011 | 4 comments
27. On the increasing uselessness of Google (broadstuff.com)
63 points by kgarten on Jan 2, 2011 | 60 comments
28. Your Architecture Sucks and I Don't Care (friendlydingo.com)
59 points by rco8786 on Jan 3, 2011 | 37 comments
29. Johnny Chung Lee to donate $5k for Khan-style linear algebra lectures (procrastineering.blogspot.com)
58 points by chl on Jan 2, 2011 | 20 comments
30. The Care and Feeding of the Android GPU (satine.org)
57 points by buymorechuck on Jan 3, 2011 | 55 comments
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