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Stories from July 5, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Why I read Hacker News even though I understand very little of it (alexrosen.com)
373 points by alexmr on July 5, 2011 | hide | 89 comments
2. Advanced Javascript tips and tricks (code.google.com)
311 points by ck2 on July 5, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
3. Twitter acquires BackType (YC S08) (backtype.com)
263 points by razin on July 5, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
4. MIT 6.006: Algorithms in Python (mit.edu)
260 points by helwr on July 5, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
5. US claims all .com and .net websites are in its jurisdiction (theinquirer.net)
253 points by pixdamix on July 5, 2011 | hide | 153 comments
6. Clojure on Heroku (heroku.com)
243 points by joshuacc on July 5, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
7. Cool notification messages with CSS3 & Jquery (red-team-design.com)
194 points by redmaniack on July 5, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
8. Facebook blocks Google Chrome extension for exporting friends (zdnet.com)
192 points by pushingbits on July 5, 2011 | hide | 103 comments
9. Google to Retire Blogger & Picasa Brands in Google+ Push (mashable.com)
186 points by ukdm on July 5, 2011 | hide | 90 comments
10. Question for PG/HN: Where do you think we stand on your list of "ideas"?
172 points by jmspring on July 5, 2011 | hide | 103 comments
11. All NeXT Inc.'s Plant Lacks Is Orders (1990) (nytimes.com)
156 points by shawndumas on July 5, 2011 | hide | 80 comments
12. The Broken Promises of MRI/REE/YARV (timetobleed.com)
149 points by ice799 on July 5, 2011 | hide | 65 comments
13. This is why memory fragmentation is bad (bugzilla.mozilla.org)
144 points by saulrh on July 5, 2011 | hide | 94 comments
14. 90 Law Professors sign letter in opposition to Protect IP Act (volokh.com)
138 points by d0ne on July 5, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
15. My wife's and my holiday weekend project: A database of intro books (bestintrobook.com)
134 points by michaelfairley on July 5, 2011 | hide | 79 comments
16. Music Theory For Beginners (part 2) (whitakerblackall.com)
115 points by dous on July 5, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
17. The Pi Manifesto (thepimanifesto.com)
116 points by zerovox on July 5, 2011 | hide | 82 comments
18. V8: a tale of two compilers (wingolog.org)
113 points by p4bl0 on July 5, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
19. Why WSJ Mobile App Gets 2 Star Customer Reviews (useit.com)
108 points by joshuacc on July 5, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
20. Poll: Google+: Like it/prefer it to FaceBook
108 points by mrspeaker on July 5, 2011 | hide | 149 comments
21. What Alan T. did for his PhD (scottaaronson.com)
104 points by spottiness on July 5, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
22. A git Primer (danielmiessler.com)
101 points by danielrm26 on July 5, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
23. Math reading list (mathoverflow.net)
98 points by ColinWright on July 5, 2011 | hide | 6 comments
24. Button Basics (jacojoubert.ca)
95 points by heycarsten on July 5, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
25. If you are a small team [...] don't bother with Amazon Appstore. (bithack.se)
94 points by zumda on July 5, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
26. Why Only One in Four Teens is Employed (ritholtz.com)
89 points by tortilla on July 5, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
27. The blog of the original author of DOS: Tim Paterson (dosmandrivel.blogspot.com)
90 points by fogus on July 5, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
28. Fixes to memory footprint and garbage collection arrive in Firefox 7 (extremetech.com)
86 points by mrseb on July 5, 2011 | hide | 42 comments
29. A collection of "intuitive" explanations. (betterexplained.com)
83 points by ColinWright on July 5, 2011 | hide | 1 comment
30. Flying Cars Get OK From Department of Transportation (bostinnovation.com)
78 points by sliggity on July 5, 2011 | hide | 31 comments

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