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Stories from May 31, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. This Guy Has My MacBook (thisguyhasmymacbook.tumblr.com)
741 points by bkaid on May 31, 2011 | hide | 411 comments
2. How AirBnB Became a Billion Dollar Company (davegooden.com)
654 points by cabinguy on May 31, 2011 | hide | 186 comments
3. You don't get shit you don't ask for (humbledmba.com)
387 points by jaf12duke on May 31, 2011 | hide | 40 comments
4. What I Learned From Fixing my Laptop's Motherboard (spinellis.gr)
342 points by llimllib on May 31, 2011 | hide | 81 comments
5. Zed Shaw: Github's Favorite Joke (sheddingbikes.com)
286 points by pufuwozu on May 31, 2011 | hide | 136 comments
6. The Revolutionary Birth Control Method for Men (wired.com)
280 points by spottiness on May 31, 2011 | hide | 157 comments
7. New Algorithm Impressively Depixelates Pixel Art (geekosystem.com)
188 points by wslh on May 31, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
8. The Matt Cutts Debunking Flowchart (searchengineland.com)
182 points by tristanperry on May 31, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
9. Productivity tips for the easily distracted (jacquesmattheij.com)
175 points by dailo10 on May 31, 2011 | hide | 53 comments
10. Building a Startup: 12 Priceless Tools for Launching Your MVP (nashcoding.com)
147 points by tansey on May 31, 2011 | hide | 42 comments
11. Heroku Announces New Version: “Celadon Cedar” (heroku.com)
137 points by krohrbaugh on May 31, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
12. Apple to unveil iCloud Monday, June 6 (engadget.com)
123 points by shawndumas on May 31, 2011 | hide | 90 comments
13. We need an AirBNB for Mentorship--not $35k a year wasted on college (launch.is)
121 points by jasonmcalacanis on May 31, 2011 | hide | 71 comments
14. Resources are being utterly and completely wasted on mining bitcoins (colorfulwolf.com)
118 points by rheide on May 31, 2011 | hide | 150 comments
15. Do Social News Sites Deteriorate? (Analysis of 1.8M HN Comments) (effectcheck.com)
110 points by tansey on May 31, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
16. What Makes A Great Programmer? (thinkvitamin.com)
107 points by commondream on May 31, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
17. Show HN: I wrote a .NET to JS compiler. Here's an XNA demo compiled to JS. (luminance.org)
103 points by kevingadd on May 31, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
18. Lodsys Responds to Apple, Files Lawsuits Against App Developers (macrumors.com)
102 points by hamedh on May 31, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
19. Google Chrome – Why I Hate It And Continue To Use It (jtaby.com)
101 points by jtaby on May 31, 2011 | hide | 107 comments
20. Economist's View: "The Mathematics Generation Gap" (economistsview.typepad.com)
96 points by ColinWright on May 31, 2011 | hide | 96 comments
21. Glasgow’s parking lot thugs get entrepreneurial (matthiasmcgregor.com)
95 points by matthias on May 31, 2011 | hide | 82 comments
22. GPU Password Cracking (mytechencounters.wordpress.com)
90 points by ctingom on May 31, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
23. Clojure on Heroku Cedar stack (gist.github.com)
92 points by weavejester on May 31, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
24. Why Java folks should look forward to Scala (dhananjaynene.com)
88 points by fogus on May 31, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
25. How to do deliberate practice (thetalentcode.com)
87 points by cwb on May 31, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
26. Imperative vs Functional Programming (apocalisp.wordpress.com)
81 points by gtani on May 31, 2011 | hide | 66 comments
27. How to get shell access with a .htaccess file (github.com)
77 points by bartman on May 31, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
28. Email Reputation Causes Penalties in Google Search Results (lockergnome.com)
77 points by joahua on May 31, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
29. The reverse brain drain (bbc.co.uk)
76 points by cubix on May 31, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
30. Lessons from Argentina's Crazy Economy (inc.com)
76 points by mchafkin on May 31, 2011 | hide | 47 comments

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