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Stories from May 16, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. My daughter was first sued in the womb (ftrain.com)
477 points by henning on May 16, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
2. Poll: Do you support software patents?
429 points by robryan on May 16, 2011 | hide | 303 comments
3. Mono Developers start their own company (tirania.org)
325 points by jstedfast on May 16, 2011 | hide | 80 comments
4. Everyone sucks at interviewing. Everyone. (humbledmba.com)
292 points by jaf12duke on May 16, 2011 | hide | 125 comments
5. Ridiculously easy world times and meetings across time zones (worldtimebuddy.com)
239 points by jemeshsu on May 16, 2011 | hide | 72 comments
6. Windows 7 Network Awareness: How Windows knows it has an Internet connection (superuser.com)
222 points by ivoflipse on May 16, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
7. Cranking (43folders.com)
181 points by seancron on May 16, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
8. IOS RAGE rendered with WebGL (tojicode.com)
154 points by gnufs on May 16, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
9. New bill upgrades unauthorized Internet streaming to a felony (arstechnica.com)
148 points by evo_9 on May 16, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
10. Merlin Mann: Better (merlinmann.com)
146 points by benofsky on May 16, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
11. Groklaw to continue with former Red Hat general counsel in charge (groklaw.net)
144 points by grellas on May 16, 2011 | hide | 4 comments
12. Rumor: Microsoft To Buy Nokia For $30 Billion (softsailor.com)
140 points by Garbage on May 16, 2011 | hide | 84 comments
13. Fukushima Reactor 1 melted down, 2 and 3 may have too (arstechnica.com)
136 points by shawndumas on May 16, 2011 | hide | 92 comments
14. Max Levchin's Early PayPal Photos (levchin.com)
118 points by stevenj on May 16, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
15. Kung Fu Tetris (lannyland.blogspot.com)
114 points by sbussard on May 16, 2011 | hide | 7 comments
16. How Piracy Made 'Go the Fuck to Sleep' a No. 1 Amazon Best-Seller (fastcompany.com)
103 points by ssclafani on May 16, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
17. Show HN: This weird bug is probably present in your Nginx configuration. (keen.posterous.com)
100 points by k33n on May 16, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
18. Lodsys explains in-app patent warning letters sent to iOS developers (thenextweb.com)
99 points by DeusExMachina on May 16, 2011 | hide | 78 comments
19. MongoDB Finds A Major Adopter In Craigslist (dzone.com)
95 points by DanielRibeiro on May 16, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
20. A benchmark comparison of Node.js, Tornado, and 3 Erlang servers (ostinelli.net)
95 points by EvanMiller on May 16, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
21. Show HN: Fitocracy, an RPG for fitness
102 points by brianmwang on May 16, 2011 | hide | 65 comments
22. Diaspora - Moving Forward (joindiaspora.com)
92 points by sahillavingia on May 16, 2011 | hide | 65 comments
23. EC2 Users Should be Cautious When Booting Ubuntu 10.04 AMIs (librato.com)
89 points by mike_heffner on May 16, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
24. San Francisco Set to Ban Unsolicited Phone Books (good.is)
86 points by nowsourcing on May 16, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
25. Apple Planning Major Product Launch For Retail 10th Anniversary? (bgr.com)
85 points by rickdale on May 16, 2011 | hide | 76 comments
26. Why I use git and puppet to manage my dotfiles (jaxelson.com)
80 points by bostonvaulter2 on May 16, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
27. Java.next() - Clojure: The Return of the Lispers (batsov.com)
79 points by bozhidar on May 16, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
28. How Chrome uses a Bloom filter as a quick malicious-site check (alexyakunin.com)
74 points by derwiki on May 16, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
29. IPhone share of phone market: 5% volumes, 20% revenues, 55% profit (asymco.com)
74 points by lotusleaf1987 on May 16, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
30. Exploring Lisp Libraries - and building a webapp on the way (sites.google.com)
72 points by mahmud on May 16, 2011 | hide | 3 comments

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