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Stories from May 12, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Facebook Loses Much Face In Secret Smear On Google (techcrunch.com)
779 points by linuxnow on May 12, 2011 | hide | 142 comments
2. Satellite Images of North Korea Prison Camps Find 200,000 Living as Slaves (singularityhub.com)
486 points by kkleiner on May 12, 2011 | hide | 205 comments
3. The Ballmer Days Are Over (brooksreview.net)
420 points by showngo on May 12, 2011 | hide | 212 comments
4. Why I get my entertainment via BitTorrent (luminarious.tumblr.com)
268 points by luminarious on May 12, 2011 | hide | 186 comments
5. FBI: If We Told You . . . (Part II) (aclu.org)
226 points by trotsky on May 12, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
6. Heroku architecture (quora.com)
221 points by helwr on May 12, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
7. ROME HTML5 demo (ro.me)
204 points by pfleidi on May 12, 2011 | hide | 61 comments
8. Show HN: New platform for finding work - $2000 project minimum (codeyouridea.com)
195 points by anto210 on May 12, 2011 | hide | 111 comments
9. This is What Irony Tastes Like: Capcom and the PSN Outage (shamusyoung.com)
197 points by rflrob on May 12, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
10. Active Admin - The missing administration framework for Ruby on Rails (activeadmin.info)
190 points by gregbell on May 12, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
11. Oops: Facebook caught planting anti-Google stories to press (venturebeat.com)
173 points by evo_9 on May 12, 2011 | hide | 31 comments
12. Why Google Choosing Arduino Matters (makezine.com)
162 points by ptorrone on May 12, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
13. New iMacs run fans at full on all drives other than Apple supplied... (macsales.com)
159 points by zdw on May 12, 2011 | hide | 94 comments
14. What Every C Programmer Should Know About Undefined Behavior #1/3 (llvm.org)
155 points by zeugma on May 12, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
15. Facebook Busted in Clumsy Smear Attempt on Google (thedailybeast.com)
148 points by ssclafani on May 12, 2011 | hide | 7 comments
16. Not a designer? Here’s how to make your web apps look awesome (tbbuck.com)
150 points by mootothemax on May 12, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
17. Google penalizes original content site because of scrapers (seobook.com)
136 points by raphaelb on May 12, 2011 | hide | 70 comments
18. The Final Answer For What To Do To Prevent Piracy [of Indie Games] (jeff-vogel.blogspot.com)
135 points by ab9 on May 12, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
19. Martin Odersky (Scala creator) launches company to commercialize scala and akka (typesafe.com)
135 points by mthomas on May 12, 2011 | hide | 94 comments
20. Python for Fun (openbookproject.net)
127 points by niels_olson on May 12, 2011 | hide | 5 comments
21. Ask HN: Are freelancer sites (e.g. Odesk, Elance) useless?
116 points by fatpanda on May 12, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
22. How Bin Laden Sent and Received Email (yahoo.com)
110 points by luigi on May 12, 2011 | hide | 109 comments
23. Some Users Unable to Reach The Pirate Bay (torrentfreak.com)
108 points by sp332 on May 12, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
24. The stock market is controlled by algorithms that are fighting with each other (io9.com)
94 points by DanielRibeiro on May 12, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
25. Linus Torvalds on the "security circus" (2008) (lkml.org)
91 points by vog on May 12, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
26. Ubuntu 11.10 To Switch From GDM To LightDM (digitizor.com)
89 points by dkd903 on May 12, 2011 | hide | 55 comments
27. How Google Controls Android: Digging into the Skyhook Filings (thisismynext.com)
82 points by kenjackson on May 12, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
28. The New Tech Bubble (economist.com)
83 points by ireadzalot on May 12, 2011 | hide | 31 comments
29. A brief experiment with PyPy (lwn.net)
83 points by jnoller on May 12, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
30. 5,000 megapixel photo of night sky stitched together from 37,440 exposures (skysurvey.org)
72 points by ssclafani on May 12, 2011 | hide | 10 comments

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