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Stories from May 19, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. You can increase your intelligence (scientificamerican.com)
519 points by bootload on May 19, 2011 | hide | 132 comments
2. "The Best of edw519" is now free. Reverse Happy Birthday (edweissman.com)
467 points by edw519 on May 19, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
3. Secure your Linux server - HowTo by the NSA (nsa.gov)
396 points by hyyypr on May 19, 2011 | hide | 97 comments
4. Why F1 Steering Wheels Have Over 20 Buttons - And What They All Do (f1fanatic.co.uk)
345 points by Arjuna on May 19, 2011 | hide | 154 comments
5. Guy Asks For Software Crack, Creator Provides Free App Instead (techdirt.com)
262 points by zohaibr on May 19, 2011 | hide | 95 comments
6. LNKD IPO opens huge at $83 (google.com)
190 points by j_b_f on May 19, 2011 | hide | 154 comments
7. Octopart, The Little Startup That Hung In There (techcrunch.com)
184 points by jagira on May 19, 2011 | hide | 53 comments
8. Scale Fail (part 1) (lwn.net)
178 points by ableal on May 19, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
9. WeekendHacker.net - A place for very small projects (weekendhacker.net)
176 points by ThomPete on May 19, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
10. Google vows to fight antipiracy bill even if passed (cnet.com)
169 points by urbannomad on May 19, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
11. Amazon.com Now Selling More Kindle Books Than Print Books (corporate-ir.net)
160 points by mikecane on May 19, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
12. If you didn’t run code written by assholes, your machine wouldn’t boot (ozlabs.org)
160 points by neckbeard on May 19, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
13. I refuse to tolerate assholes (jacobian.org)
144 points by taylorbuley on May 19, 2011 | hide | 87 comments
14. Google's Eric Schmidt: Blocking File-Sharing Sites Would Make U.S. Like China (latimes.com)
134 points by gatsby on May 19, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
15. "A calorie is a calorie" violates the second law of thermodynamics (nih.gov)
120 points by krishna2 on May 19, 2011 | hide | 61 comments
16. False Start: Google proposal reduces SSL handshake to single round-trip (theregister.co.uk)
118 points by chrisaycock on May 19, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
17. William Gibson's cyberpunk classic 'Neuromancer' may finally get to screens (latimes.com)
117 points by rbanffy on May 19, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
18. 32 Javascript Alternatives with Pure CSS – Updated (speckyboy.com)
111 points by janektm on May 19, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
19. Why not mmap? (useless-factor.blogspot.com)
94 points by nkurz on May 19, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
20. GNOME Discusses Becoming a Linux-only Project (osnews.com)
87 points by pdelgallego on May 19, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
21. Boilerplate for Responsive, Mobile-Friendly Development (getskeleton.com)
85 points by franze on May 19, 2011 | hide | 7 comments
22. Interview with Ken Thompson - on writing Unix, Go language and Dennis Ritchie (drdobbs.com)
68 points by jemeshsu on May 19, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
23. San Francisco man becomes first in history to be ‘cured’ of AIDS (rawstory.com)
65 points by inshane on May 19, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
24. How many ANDs and ORs does it take... Low-level bitwhacking at its most fun. (swtch.com)
64 points by uriel on May 19, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
25. Things You Could Buy for $4B Instead of LinkedIn (seekingalpha.com)
62 points by psawaya on May 19, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
26. Apple causes ‘religious’ reaction in brains of fans, say neuroscientists (digitaltrends.com)
61 points by nprincigalli on May 19, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
27. Take a stand against patent trolls (internetretailer.com)
60 points by chwolfe on May 19, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
28. Node.js training exercises, in CoffeeScript (gist.github.com)
57 points by bergie on May 19, 2011 | hide | 5 comments
29. A Country Without Libraries (nybooks.com)
56 points by wyclif on May 19, 2011 | hide | 31 comments
30. Google And Amazon May Have Just Handed Apple The Keys To The Cloud Music Kingdom (techcrunch.com)
55 points by ssclafani on May 19, 2011 | hide | 64 comments

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