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Stories from February 4, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Aerial footage of uncontacted Amazon tribe (uncontactedtribes.org)
418 points by timf on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 363 comments
2. E-ink writing pad, Noteslate. (noteslate.com)
296 points by markkat on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 116 comments
3. The Type of Employee You Really Want: Porn Star (pseudocoder.com)
208 points by vlucas on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
4. I'm graduating with a CS degree but I don't feel like I know how to program (stackoverflow.com)
191 points by dangrossman on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 128 comments
5. I pitched YC, was rejected, just closed a multi-million dollar round.
186 points by ycreject on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 49 comments
6. Steve Pavlina: 30 days since I quit Facebook (stevepavlina.com)
187 points by egorst on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 106 comments
7. Ode to the App Review team (marco.org)
157 points by atularora on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
8. Why PostgreSQL doesn't have query hints (toolbox.com)
156 points by mcfunley on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
9. The git parable (preston-werner.com)
146 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
10. XMPP creator's "Locker" -- personal social media aggregation platform (github.com)
132 points by Terretta on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
11. Show HN: my new project, an anti-snub dating site (secretpoke.com)
119 points by bjonathan on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 113 comments
12. Rainbird: The Way Twitter Counts Tweets In Realtime (Soon To Be Open Sourced) (techcrunch.com)
116 points by ssclafani on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
13. The iPad is the new IE6 (millermedeiros.com)
117 points by ldayley on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 75 comments
14. When Irish Eyes Are Crying (vanityfair.com)
91 points by dsplittgerber on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 71 comments
15. Explain “Event-Driven” Web Servers to Your Grandma (daverecycles.com)
88 points by daverecycles on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
16. .42: new experimental, all numeric top-level domain (42registry.org)
87 points by tonyskn on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
17. How Americans Get Out of Credit Card Debt (readyforzero.com)
88 points by innovate on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 122 comments
18. How to Write Without Writing (codinghorror.com)
80 points by DanielRibeiro on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
19. Sleep hacks: How to Become an Early Riser (stevepavlina.com)
74 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
20. Expectations: Follow up to "I'm building a better TechCrunch" (thestartupfoundry.com)
77 points by g0atbutt on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
21. Why Plenty Of Fish Stores Passwords in Plain Text (grumomedia.com)
74 points by grumo on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 100 comments
22. Remembering the Egyptian martyrs (1000memories.com)
70 points by michaelfairley on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
23. JQuery Mobile Alpha 3 Released (jquerymobile.com)
70 points by taitems on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
24. Russia poised to breach mysterious Antarctic lake (reuters.com)
70 points by georgecmu on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 42 comments
25. Reporter's first person account in Egypt: "You will be lynched" (bloomberg.com)
68 points by tsycho on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
26. A Beautiful Race Condition (mailinator.blogspot.com)
64 points by shawndumas on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
27. Securing a Rails App against Firesheep with HTTPS (documentcloud.org)
61 points by jashkenas on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
28. Sometimes it pays to pay your web designer (winonachiropractic.com)
60 points by araneae on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
29. Openredis – Redis Hosting Service (openredis.com)
63 points by mgrouchy on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
30. Bing: Why Google’s Wrong In Its Accusations (searchengineland.com)
56 points by HardyLeung on Feb 4, 2011 | hide | 69 comments

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