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Stories from March 3, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Steve Jobs' reality distortion takes its toll on truth (cnn.com)
513 points by ssclafani on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 325 comments
2. Peter Tattam created Trumpet Winsock and got very little: Let's set things right
469 points by jacques_chester on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 154 comments
3. The blind man who taught himself to see (mensjournal.com)
388 points by philk on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 84 comments
4. Everyone thinks they're hiring the top 1% (joelonsoftware.com)
286 points by niyazpk on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 106 comments
5. Microsoft and Google jointly sue a patent troll who has sued 397 companies (fosspatents.blogspot.com)
275 points by FlorianMueller on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
6. Pixel Perfect map of china (o.cn)
233 points by daleharvey on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
7. Show HN: "Never wait on hold again" service built with Rails and Twilio
216 points by ekanes on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 83 comments
8. Ken Jennings takes AMA questions on Reddit (reddit.com)
207 points by jimmyjim on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
9. Hipmunk for the iPhone - here's how we built it (hipmunk.com)
173 points by kn0thing on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
10. How an Illinois rest stop inspired a web page (37signals.com)
163 points by wlll on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
11. How Thomas Jefferson prepared for meetings (johndcook.com)
159 points by gnosis on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
12. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Ending Poverty (theatlantic.com)
139 points by b-man on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 78 comments
13. Piracy is Theft? Ridiculous. Lost Sales? They Don’t Exist (torrentfreak.com)
130 points by Uncle_Sam on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 147 comments
14. Stack Overflow Architecture Update - Now At 95 Million Page Views A Month (highscalability.com)
128 points by ZeroMinx on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 61 comments
15. Twitter Was Act One (vanityfair.com)
126 points by jbrun on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
16. Techmeme vs Hacker News (avc.com)
125 points by guptaneil on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
17. A Rare Disagreement (marco.org)
116 points by iamclovin on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 90 comments
18. Evil.css: an evil stylesheet for injecting into unsuspecting users' webpages (github.com)
109 points by tlrobinson on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
19. Build a CMS, no forms allowed (iki.fi)
109 points by bergie on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 42 comments
20. GHC 7 is released. with LLVM, improved inliner, improved thread scheduler ... (haskell.org)
98 points by dons on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
21. Lack of regulation is the main reason for huge success of the web (gq-magazine.co.uk)
94 points by emmanuelory on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
22. What's New in Sinatra 1.2? (sinatrarb.com)
91 points by wlll on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
23. An 'athletic body' doesn't always look the same. (ninamatsumoto.wordpress.com)
90 points by armandososa on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
24. iPad 2 wasn't Apple's big March 2nd announcement (betanews.com)
85 points by rkudeshi on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
25. The Apple Strategy Tax (arstechnica.com)
81 points by ugh on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
26. Firefox 4 Web Demos: announcing Web O’ Wonder (hacks.mozilla.org)
74 points by mbrubeck on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
27. Motorola Xoom a huge disappointment (xmlaficionado.com)
74 points by zdw on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
28. The Gaiman Principle: piracy is advertising & why Ramen Music encourages sharing (ramenmusic.com)
71 points by wlll on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
29. Jwz's Tent of Doom at Netscape in 1995 (jwz.org)
62 points by mcs on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
30. Custora (YC W11) Helps Businesses Battle Churn (readwriteweb.com)
62 points by pospischil on Mar 3, 2011 | hide | 7 comments

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