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1. Google's dropping H.264 in Chrome is not a step backward for openness. (opera.com)
306 points by martythemaniak on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 123 comments
2. Spray-on liquid glass is about to revolutionize almost everything (physorg.com)
249 points by morganpyne on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 134 comments
3. How to write a simple operating system (berlios.de)
247 points by motxilo on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
4. “OK, but there are two rules…” (andyswan.com)
223 points by speek on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 72 comments
5. A Comfy Helvetica frontpage for Hacker News (jottit.com)
176 points by godDLL on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 89 comments
6. How to get your startup on Hacker News (swombat.com)
160 points by swombat on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
7. Flowchart : Should you work for Free? (jhische.com)
151 points by r11t on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
8. Why You Can't Hire Great Perl Programmers (modernperlbooks.com)
135 points by draegtun on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 179 comments
9. I love async, but I can't code like this (groups.google.com)
126 points by vamsee on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 66 comments
10. Scientists Demonstrate Mammalian Regeneration Through a Single Gene Deletion (sciencedaily.com)
117 points by dpurp on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
11. Skip The Water (avc.com)
111 points by cwan on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
12. Leisure Suit Larry in HTML5 (sarien.net)
105 points by smashing_mag on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
13. Hack Week at Dropbox (dropbox.com)
107 points by aston on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
14. HH Dalai Lama: Countering Stress and Depression (dalailama.com)
103 points by rblion on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
15. The antidepressant reboxetine: A headdesk moment in science (scientificamerican.com)
99 points by J3L2404 on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 59 comments
16. The Security Threat of Forged Law-Enforcement Credentials (schneier.com)
97 points by wglb on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
17. What if Flickr fails? (law.harvard.edu)
97 points by bootload on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
18. And then there's Haskell... (xent.com)
92 points by vimes656 on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
19. Google's dropping H.264 from Chrome a step backward for openness (arstechnica.com)
91 points by abraham on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 81 comments
20. Show HN: cubeduel (our side project) (cubeduel.com)
95 points by webwright on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
21. Google already knows its search sucks (and is working to fix it) (venturebeat.com)
88 points by shawndumas on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 68 comments
22. IE9 beta's HTML5 support isn't there yet: 3 big canvas gotchas (deviantart.com)
77 points by kemayo on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
23. Predicting the future of the Internet is easy (cdixon.org)
75 points by fukumoto on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
24. 8 percent of Internet users account for 85 percent of all ad clicks (comscore.com)
71 points by kevinburke on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 64 comments
25. What Went Wrong at Borders (theatlantic.com)
69 points by mikecane on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 83 comments
26. Android (and Windows 7 phones) leads to too much hardware choice (marco.org)
68 points by Kylekramer on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 89 comments
27. New Multi-Touch Gestures on iPad iOS 4.3 (macrumors.com)
68 points by rkwz on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
28. Mother, Superior? (sfgate.com)
67 points by michaelchisari on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
29. Tim Ferriss on tolerable mediocrity, and the advice he gives startups (37signals.com)
64 points by admp on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
30. Why I Am Switching to Interleaved Email Replies and Why You Should Too (brooksreview.net)
63 points by showngo on Jan 13, 2011 | hide | 71 comments

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