Hacker News new | comments | show | ask | jobs | submit | 2011-02-02 login
Stories from February 2, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

Go back a day, month, or year. Go forward a day, month, or year.
1. Cached OkCupid Article: Why You Should Never Pay For Online Dating (googleusercontent.com)
490 points by JacobAldridge on Feb 2, 2011 | 80 comments
2. Space Stasis (Neal Stephenson) (slate.com)
322 points by chwolfe on Feb 2, 2011 | 71 comments
3. Show HN: My 4-hour project, already profitable (snowday2011.com)
323 points by guynamedloren on Feb 3, 2011 | 141 comments
4. The 4-Hour Dentist (bygonebureau.com)
300 points by zdw on Feb 2, 2011 | 100 comments
5. Paul Buchheit: The two paths to success (paulbuchheit.blogspot.com)
294 points by paul on Feb 3, 2011 | 87 comments
6. Match.com Acquires Online Dating Site OkCupid (techcrunch.com)
254 points by ggordan on Feb 2, 2011 | 117 comments
7. What it's like in Egypt: An email from my mom
238 points by zefhous on Feb 2, 2011 | 56 comments
8. UBB overturned - Canada no longer biggest internet loser. (thestar.com)
191 points by ashchristopher on Feb 3, 2011 | 82 comments
9. Bing sets the record straight on recent accusations (bing.com)
169 points by thankuz on Feb 2, 2011 | 186 comments
10. MailChimp now free up to 2000 subscribers (mailchimp.com)
165 points by bjonathan on Feb 2, 2011 | 44 comments
11. Rands in Repose: The Noise (randsinrepose.com)
152 points by filament on Feb 2, 2011 | 19 comments
12. Reddit (YC S05): 1 billion monthly pageviews (reddit.com)
145 points by tewks on Feb 2, 2011 | 71 comments
13. Counterfeit Game Sold on Apple's App Store (wolfire.com)
143 points by angrycoder on Feb 3, 2011 | 37 comments
14. Gitorious responds to Sony DMCA takedown notice (gitorious.org)
143 points by augustl on Feb 3, 2011 | 18 comments
15. Android Market Web Store just Launched (android.com)
142 points by jdavidson on Feb 2, 2011 | 81 comments
16. Andrew Warner is in the hospital (mixergy.com)
142 points by pw on Feb 2, 2011 | 43 comments
17. A Classic 'Nontextbook' on Writing (chronicle.com)
96 points by JoelMcCracken on Feb 2, 2011 | 21 comments
18. .NET Reflector no longer a free tool - An open letter to the .NET community (red-gate.com)
93 points by amirmc on Feb 2, 2011 | 82 comments
19. The Future of Cheap Androids Begins Now (gigaom.com)
91 points by pietrofmaggi on Feb 2, 2011 | 71 comments
20. A Deepness In The Sky (hn-books.com)
91 points by DanielBMarkham on Feb 2, 2011 | 85 comments
21. Nate Silver: How Much Does Bing Borrow From Google? (fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com)
91 points by moultano on Feb 2, 2011 | 49 comments
22. The Verizon iPhone 4 (daringfireball.net)
89 points by tortilla on Feb 3, 2011 | 54 comments
23. Google Tried To Buy Path For $100+ Million. Path Said No. (techcrunch.com)
87 points by thankuz on Feb 2, 2011 | 69 comments
24. Redis and SQLite: Why wait for good enough? (rgbdaily.com)
82 points by velly on Feb 3, 2011 | 51 comments
25. Ask HN: What is legally required to run a small service-based web application?
77 points by IgorPartola on Feb 2, 2011 | 58 comments
26. The utter futility of scratch card games online with the UK National Lottery (jgc.org)
72 points by jgrahamc on Feb 3, 2011 | 73 comments
27. Egypt comes back online after government backs down (newscientist.com)
70 points by chegra on Feb 2, 2011 | 8 comments
28. VideoLAN launches new website (videolan.org)
69 points by ashraful on Feb 2, 2011 | 41 comments
29. Turn off the clock on your menu bar (scottkle.in)
68 points by scootklein on Feb 3, 2011 | 45 comments
30. Find the "bug" - Two equals Four - a mathematical "paradox" (solipsys.co.uk)
67 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Feb 3, 2011 | 69 comments
More

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: