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Stories from March 12, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Cringley: Japan may have just permanently lost 20% of its electricity supply (cringely.com)
254 points by tomfakes on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 94 comments
2. Dubai on Empty (vanityfair.com)
243 points by cwan on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 99 comments
3. Introducing NowJS or "How to make a chat server in 12 lines of code" (nowjs.com)
241 points by sthatipamala on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 32 comments
4. Why Gas Is So Expensive Today (Hint: It’s Not Libya) (cpeterson.org)
192 points by Apocryphon on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 106 comments
5. Video of reactor 1 at Fukushima plant (youtube.com)
176 points by maxharris on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 101 comments
6. HBGary planned to "blow the balls off Nmap" (seclists.org)
168 points by desigooner on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 101 comments
7. Securing an Ubuntu Server (andrewault.net)
168 points by chaosmachine on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
8. Dear Twitter (helloform.com)
155 points by ssclafani on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
9. Google’s Quest to Build a Better Boss (nytimes.com)
129 points by px on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
10. IPad 2 introduces new headphone jack (fury.com)
128 points by bensummers on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
11. Entire Japan coast shifted 2.4 metres, earth axis moves ten inches (vancouversun.com)
125 points by kevruger on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
12. Making of Crash Bandicoot - GOOL (all-things-andy-gavin.com)
102 points by lispm on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
13. Music As Data - Music programming with Clojure (emotionull.com)
91 points by ique on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
14. The Walled Garden Has Won (techcrunch.com)
89 points by joshbert on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
15. The secret law of page harmony (retinart.net)
88 points by hackermom on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
16. IOS 4.3 Nitro JS engine disabled for full screen apps and uiwebview (mobilexweb.com)
88 points by marcusramberg on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
17. Why cigarette packs matter (badscience.net)
79 points by baha_man on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
18. Engadget's Top Editors Topolsky and Patel Exit From AOL's Giant Tech Site (allthingsd.com)
77 points by moses1400 on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
19. Google at their best. Facebook at their best. (bryce.vc)
75 points by razin on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
20. Former nuclear reactor operator on Fukushima risks (theenergycollective.com)
73 points by transmit101 on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
21. Sun.com Will Disappear After June 1 (sun.com)
73 points by there on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
22. IPad 2 Wi-Fi Teardown (ifixit.com)
69 points by nirmal on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
23. The thousands of startups today that are pitching... (bryce.vc)
66 points by liuhenry on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
24. Stack Exchange CEO: "Nobody Wants To Find Yahoo Answers In Their Search Results" (techcrunch.com)
66 points by thankuz on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
25. AMD needs 1000 Developers with Linux Skills (dice.com)
65 points by Newky on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
26. Study: Diet May Help ADHD Kids More Than Drugs (npr.org)
64 points by squarepeg on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
27. Clojure at BackType: Cascalog, ElephantDB and Storm (slideshare.net)
60 points by omakase on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 3 comments
28. Lost city of Atlantis, swamped by tsunami, may be found (reuters.com)
56 points by ssclafani on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
29. Support The Victims of Japan's Earthquake With Your Loose Change (swipegood.com)
55 points by SteliE on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
30. Son of ACTA: meet the next secret copyright treaty (arstechnica.com)
52 points by chaostheory on Mar 12, 2011 | hide | 6 comments

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