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1. Money Won’t Buy You Health Insurance (nytimes.com)
596 points by epall on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 423 comments
2. An Open Letter to Apple on the Readability App rejection (readability.com)
478 points by bensummers on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 199 comments
3. Why nothing can go faster than the speed of light (reddit.com)
431 points by danteembermage on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 222 comments
4. The Boy Who Stole Half-Life 2 (eurogamer.net)
401 points by twidlit on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 125 comments
5. Show HN: Breakup Notifier (breakupnotifier.com)
264 points by theli0nheart on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 118 comments
6. Homeowner forecloses on Wells Fargo office, becomes folk hero (agentgenius.com)
256 points by gregory80 on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 122 comments
7. Changes to my life as a result of just four weeks of daily meditation (philosophistry.com)
182 points by philipkd on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 94 comments
8. Redis at Disqus (bretthoerner.com)
153 points by tswicegood on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
9. The secret life of punctuation - ¶ (The Pilcrow) (shadycharacters.co.uk)
148 points by dogonwheels on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
10. Typical programming interview questions. (maxnoy.com)
147 points by gaiusparx on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 107 comments
11. Microsoft confirms Kinect hackers to get official developer kit (pocket-lint.com)
142 points by mjfern on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
12. TinyGrab abandons iOS because of new App Store rules (tinygrab.com)
142 points by st3fan on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 74 comments
13. Python 3.2 Released (python.org)
142 points by mattyb on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
14. PS3 Hacker Raised All the Legal Funds Needed to Beat Sony in a Weekend (escapistmagazine.com)
136 points by Mikecsi on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
15. Using an oscilloscope as a Gameboy display (flashingleds.wordpress.com)
131 points by trafficlight on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
16. Google Font Directory (expanded, moved to new URL) (google.com)
133 points by moeffju on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
17. Ultima Underworld bugs (dfan.org)
109 points by rsaarelm on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
18. rbtrace: like strace, but for ruby code (github.com)
101 points by tmm1 on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 11 comments
19. Selling Kiko: How Justin Kan sold his first YC startup on eBay (areallybadidea.com)
98 points by randall on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
20. No more desktop Linux systems in the German Foreign Office (h-online.com)
94 points by bjonathan on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 80 comments
21. Wherein my Kiss was Rejected (jamesaltucher.com)
94 points by jaltucher on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
22. CD3WD Archives the Information Necessary to Rebuild Society (cd3wd.com)
91 points by fogus on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
23. Can Montreal Become an Open Source Startup Hub? (nextmontreal.com)
88 points by evanprodromou on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 84 comments
24. New Ruby 1.9 Features, Tips & Tricks (igvita.com)
76 points by LiveTheDream on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
25. Jacques Mattheij on: Networking without going places (swombat.com)
77 points by bensummers on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
26. Google tries new angle on hiring (ft.com)
73 points by timr on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 64 comments
27. Preparing CS students for programming interviews from day one (etilevich.wordpress.com)
72 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
28. When to Buy Airline Tickets (dlo.me)
62 points by thmzlt on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
29. What is the best advice for a startup applying to Y Combinator? (quora.com)
60 points by krn on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
30. Forth vs Lisp (c2.com)
57 points by gnosis on Feb 21, 2011 | hide | 15 comments

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