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Stories from May 12, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Satellite Images of North Korea Prison Camps Find 200,000 Living as Slaves (singularityhub.com)
486 points by kkleiner on May 12, 2011 | 205 comments
2. The Ballmer Days Are Over (brooksreview.net)
420 points by showngo on May 12, 2011 | 212 comments
3. Ask HN: Apart from Hacker News, what else you read?
310 points by kodeshpa on May 13, 2011 | 172 comments
4. The Rise of "Logical Punctuation". (slate.com)
253 points by brianl on May 13, 2011 | 200 comments
5. FBI: If We Told You . . . (Part II) (aclu.org)
226 points by trotsky on May 12, 2011 | 21 comments
6. ROME HTML5 demo (ro.me)
204 points by pfleidi on May 12, 2011 | 61 comments
7. Show HN: New platform for finding work - $2000 project minimum (codeyouridea.com)
195 points by anto210 on May 12, 2011 | 111 comments
8. Active Admin - The missing administration framework for Ruby on Rails (activeadmin.info)
190 points by gregbell on May 12, 2011 | 40 comments
9. Oops: Facebook caught planting anti-Google stories to press (venturebeat.com)
173 points by evo_9 on May 12, 2011 | 31 comments
10. Why Google Choosing Arduino Matters (makezine.com)
162 points by ptorrone on May 12, 2011 | 34 comments
11. New iMacs run fans at full on all drives other than Apple supplied... (macsales.com)
159 points by zdw on May 12, 2011 | 94 comments
12. Not a designer? Here’s how to make your web apps look awesome (tbbuck.com)
150 points by mootothemax on May 12, 2011 | 46 comments
13. Google penalizes original content site because of scrapers (seobook.com)
136 points by raphaelb on May 12, 2011 | 70 comments
14. Martin Odersky (Scala creator) launches company to commercialize scala and akka (typesafe.com)
135 points by mthomas on May 12, 2011 | 94 comments
15. Python for Fun (openbookproject.net)
127 points by niels_olson on May 12, 2011 | 5 comments
16. Collection of Game Development Blogs (stackexchange.com)
118 points by Zolomon on May 13, 2011 | 1 comment
17. How Bin Laden Sent and Received Email (yahoo.com)
110 points by luigi on May 12, 2011 | 109 comments
18. DuckDuckGo just launched a DDG branded XMPP service (duck.co)
98 points by mike-cardwell on May 13, 2011 | 36 comments
19. Why (UK) train departure information is not open data. (placr.co.uk)
95 points by eroded on May 13, 2011 | 55 comments
20. Fukushima 'Full Meltdown' Made Official (theatlanticwire.com)
95 points by chailatte on May 13, 2011 | 74 comments
21. The stock market is controlled by algorithms that are fighting with each other (io9.com)
94 points by DanielRibeiro on May 12, 2011 | 67 comments
22. How Google Controls Android: Digging into the Skyhook Filings (thisismynext.com)
82 points by kenjackson on May 12, 2011 | 19 comments
23. The New Tech Bubble (economist.com)
83 points by ireadzalot on May 12, 2011 | 31 comments
24. A brief experiment with PyPy (lwn.net)
83 points by jnoller on May 12, 2011 | 23 comments
25. Reversible programming (stanford.edu)
76 points by jackowayed on May 13, 2011 | 18 comments
26. 5,000 megapixel photo of night sky stitched together from 37,440 exposures (skysurvey.org)
72 points by ssclafani on May 12, 2011 | 10 comments
27. Antimatter caught streaming from thunderstorms on Earth (bbc.co.uk)
72 points by miraj on May 12, 2011 | 11 comments
28. New version of jobs code (ycombinator.com)
71 points by pg on May 12, 2011 | 13 comments
29. Tim Berners-Lee and the Toilet Paper Protocol (darrennix.com)
66 points by darrennix on May 12, 2011 | 8 comments
30. An Indian Entrepreneur visits New York: "I was born in the wrong country" (thenextweb.com)
63 points by vidyesh on May 13, 2011 | 25 comments
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