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Stories from June 22, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Poll: What database does your company use?
697 points by daniel_levine on June 22, 2011 | 355 comments
2. GitHub for Mac (github.com)
680 points by kneath on June 22, 2011 | 206 comments
3. My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant (nytimes.com)
476 points by yarapavan on June 22, 2011 | 323 comments
4. Q: Why can I access an out-of-scope C++ var? A: So you rent a hotel room... (stackoverflow.com)
418 points by sutro on June 23, 2011 | 98 comments
5. Ten apps is all I need (37signals.com)
239 points by sant0sk1 on June 22, 2011 | 128 comments
6. The average color of the New York City sky, updated every 5 minutes. (nskyc.com)
236 points by shashashasha on June 22, 2011 | 37 comments
7. Optimizely Open-Sources Guiders.js, a Library to Help You Guide New Users (optimizely.com)
192 points by dsiroker on June 23, 2011 | 26 comments
8. Scaling with MongoDB (or how Urban Airship abandoned it for PostgreSQL) (schmichael.com)
180 points by rbranson on June 22, 2011 | 101 comments
9. Why is JSON so popular? Developers want out of the syntax business (mongolab.com)
169 points by william-shulman on June 23, 2011 | 132 comments
10. Why is there only one human species? (bbc.co.uk)
163 points by ColinWright on June 23, 2011 | 114 comments
11. Why a*a*a*a*a*a cannot be optimized to (a*a*a)*(a*a*a)? (stackoverflow.com)
153 points by ciupicri on June 22, 2011 | 29 comments
12. BankSimple: A Bank That Doesn't Suck (fastcompany.com)
150 points by ssclafani on June 22, 2011 | 97 comments
13. How to become a great finisher (hbr.org)
148 points by csl on June 22, 2011 | 24 comments
14. Poll: Have you moved from JavaScript to CoffeeScript?
135 points by ColinWright on June 22, 2011 | 168 comments
15. Show HN: I wrote a co-founder equity calculator over the weekend (foundrs.com)
136 points by alain94040 on June 22, 2011 | 50 comments
16. DotCloud Pricing Announced (dotcloud.com)
133 points by jreposa on June 22, 2011 | 110 comments
17. Dear Yahoo, hire me as your next CEO (stu.mp)
119 points by icey on June 22, 2011 | 53 comments
18. Editorial: Dear Nokia, you cannot be serious (engadget.com)
117 points by shawndumas on June 22, 2011 | 37 comments
19. Reddit's possible solution to famous Zodiac cipher (reddit.com)
113 points by jmtame on June 23, 2011 | 18 comments
20. PopCap Games To Be Acquired For $1 Billion+ (techcrunch.com)
104 points by jmjerlecki on June 22, 2011 | 46 comments
21. Microsoft tries to step on WebGL, stumbles on its own feet (opera.com)
104 points by Indyan on June 22, 2011 | 32 comments
22. Harvard Business Review: What Makes a Team Smarter? More Women. (hbr.org)
100 points by lian on June 22, 2011 | 64 comments
23. Loopt Tries a Groupon in Reverse (wsj.com)
100 points by sama on June 22, 2011 | 52 comments
24. Consulting is like selling crack (go work for a startup) (adzerk.com)
101 points by javery on June 22, 2011 | 76 comments
25. Top 20 Motivation Hacks (zenhabits.net)
93 points by djshah on June 23, 2011 | 32 comments
26. New multiferroic alloy turns waste heat into green electricity for free (extremetech.com)
92 points by mrseb on June 23, 2011 | 48 comments
27. Turntable.fm Hits 140,000 Users in Its First Month (betabeat.com)
90 points by sahillavingia on June 23, 2011 | 62 comments
28. The Internet Might Kill Us All (steveblank.com)
89 points by revorad on June 22, 2011 | 46 comments
29. Why Scala seems difficult but really isn’t (markusjais.com)
86 points by nuriaion on June 22, 2011 | 83 comments
30. AMD and ARM's new CPU/GPU virtual ISA (semiaccurate.com)
81 points by Symmetry on June 22, 2011 | 26 comments
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