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Stories from July 16, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Estimate your English vocabulary size (testyourvocab.com)
318 points by mike_esspe on July 17, 2011 | 311 comments
2. Skeleton: A Beautiful Boilerplate for Responsive, Mobile-Friendly Development (getskeleton.com)
271 points by wslh on July 17, 2011 | 32 comments
3. Why My Father Hated India (wsj.com)
241 points by watchandwait on July 17, 2011 | 112 comments
4. Nginx JSON hacks (gabrielweinberg.com)
178 points by Kenan on July 16, 2011 | 19 comments
5. The Growing Divide Between Silicon Valley And Unemployed America (techcrunch.com)
176 points by jdp23 on July 16, 2011 | 170 comments
6. Plan9 has been forked: 9front (cat-v.org)
150 points by zmmz on July 17, 2011 | 36 comments
7. Brubeck: A new Python web framework running on mongrel2 (brubeck.io)
144 points by cfdrake on July 16, 2011 | 52 comments
8. Mentioning Google+ gets you banned from Facebook ads (plus.google.com)
126 points by btilly on July 16, 2011 | 22 comments
9. Learn Core Python in a Week – My Way (curphey.com)
117 points by curphey on July 17, 2011 | 26 comments
10. Microsoft contributes a lot of changes to Linux kernel 3.0 (h-online.com)
111 points by yarapavan on July 17, 2011 | 33 comments
11. Just work hard (thehundreds.com)
111 points by antigua on July 17, 2011 | 41 comments
12. Tristan Walker: two years ago, today. (justtristan.com)
103 points by sahillavingia on July 16, 2011 | 13 comments
13. A $330,000 home for $16? Texas adverse possession law (wfaa.com)
102 points by tortilla on July 16, 2011 | 70 comments
14. Show HN: My first WebGL demo, the first self-extracting PNG ever? (demoseen.com)
101 points by daeken on July 16, 2011 | 55 comments
15. Thomas Jefferson on Patents (cdixon.org)
99 points by apievangelist on July 16, 2011 | 36 comments
16. Show HN: Laminated Bus Schedules (chrisnorstrom.com)
94 points by ChrisNorstrom on July 16, 2011 | 51 comments
17. Hotmail Adds New Feature "My Friend's Been Hacked" (tekgoblin.com)
91 points by mjurek on July 16, 2011 | 46 comments
18. Independent TrueCrypt implementation imported into DragonFly BSD (dragonflybsd.org)
88 points by there on July 16, 2011 | 7 comments
19. How the Air Conditioner Made Modern America (theatlantic.com)
89 points by mattraibert on July 17, 2011 | 56 comments
20. Shower - nice cross browser presentation template (pepelsbey.github.com)
83 points by mars on July 17, 2011 | 27 comments
21. Basic Intro to Python Metaprogramming (bitshaq.com)
82 points by nuclearsandwich on July 16, 2011 | 8 comments
22. Tatas to build world's cheapest home for Euro 500 (indiatimes.com)
81 points by NonEUCitizen on July 16, 2011 | 46 comments
23. Terence Tao's General Exam (princeton.edu)
80 points by kenjackson on July 16, 2011 | 38 comments
24. The story of FCopy for the C-64 (pagetable.com)
78 points by ssp on July 16, 2011 | 29 comments
25. Verizon Tells Customer To Get A Lawyer & A Subpoena To Get An Itemized Bill (techdirt.com)
78 points by d0ne on July 16, 2011 | 9 comments
26. An incomplete list of HN collaborative Google Docs/Spreadsheets
77 points by thesethings on July 17, 2011 | 12 comments
27. Does one have to be a genius to do maths? (terrytao.wordpress.com)
74 points by tokenadult on July 17, 2011 | 20 comments
28. Ask HN: What's your most-used function that you wrote yourself?
58 points by jawns on July 16, 2011 | 90 comments
29. Ask HN: What do you do on the weekends?
58 points by mburney on July 17, 2011 | 70 comments
30. The Illusions of Psychiatry (nybooks.com)
50 points by Maci on July 16, 2011 | 15 comments
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