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Stories from July 23, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Infinite Mario in HTML5 (fromlifetodeath.com)
229 points by creativityhurts on July 23, 2011 | hide | 72 comments
2. Emacs follow-mode (stackoverflow.com)
221 points by cpr on July 23, 2011 | hide | 50 comments
3. Sony's Captcha. View source to see why they don't "get" security (sony.com)
211 points by bluesmoon on July 23, 2011 | hide | 82 comments
4. The Little Manual of API Design (troll.no)
207 points by trucious on July 23, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
5. Our security auditor is an idiot. How do I give him the information he wants? (serverfault.com)
195 points by splattne on July 23, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
6. What Happened to the Future? (foundersfund.com)
182 points by clay on July 23, 2011 | hide | 110 comments
7. Ask HN: What has been your most profitable side/weekend project to date?
181 points by riskish on July 23, 2011 | hide | 156 comments
8. Intellectual Ventures on This American Life (npr.org)
178 points by jacobjulius on July 23, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
9. Google Plus Deleting Accounts En Masse: No Clear Answers (zdnet.com)
174 points by dotBen on July 23, 2011 | hide | 111 comments
10. NASA finds water reservoir equivalent to 140 trillion times the world's oceans (nasa.gov)
143 points by tomeast on July 23, 2011 | hide | 85 comments
11. Apple MacBooks Can Be Hacked Through The Battery (digitizor.com)
141 points by dkd903 on July 23, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
12. The Acceleration of Addictiveness vs Willpower, Productivity, and Flow (tantek.com)
128 points by revorad on July 23, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
13. How I Dealt with Student Plagiarism (spinellis.gr)
112 points by reinhardt on July 23, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
14. Advice to young programmers (chestergrant.posterous.com)
111 points by chegra84 on July 23, 2011 | hide | 63 comments
15. When Patents Attack (thisamericanlife.org)
109 points by riordan on July 23, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
16. Don't Let Congress Order Internet Companies to Spy on You (eff.org)
105 points by zoowar on July 23, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
17. Google +1 tracks mouse movements? (stackoverflow.com)
97 points by Gullanian on July 23, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
18. Why you should quit your technology job and get a Ph.D. in the humanities (chronicle.com)
82 points by drewda on July 23, 2011 | hide | 49 comments
19. Introducing ClojureScript (clojure.com)
81 points by abp on July 23, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
20. If you're not famous, joining Twitter is painful (dbasch.posterous.com)
90 points by diego on July 23, 2011 | hide | 75 comments
21. Khan Academy exercise framework (github.com)
77 points by neovive on July 23, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
22. Panos Ipeirotis: A tale about parking (behind-the-enemy-lines.blogspot.com)
74 points by timf on July 23, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
23. Functional Programming Doesn't Work (and what to do about it) (dadgum.com)
71 points by ColinWright on July 23, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
24. NoSQL is a Premature Optimization (smoothspan.wordpress.com)
71 points by timf on July 23, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
25. Giant body of water found in space, black hole claims it was just hydrating (engadget.com)
69 points by bond on July 23, 2011 | hide | 27 comments
26. Show HN: Enter a message, delivery at a random time up to 6 months from now (futuremessage.me)
66 points by yid on July 23, 2011 | hide | 52 comments
27. Fast JSON parser for iOS (nextive.com)
61 points by cstejerean on July 23, 2011 | hide | 11 comments
28. Oracle removes former Sun CEO's blog (digitizor.com)
54 points by dctoedt on July 23, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
29. The problem with "Big Data" (evilmartini.com)
49 points by jchrisa on July 23, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
30. I've Noticed a Major Flaw with Viral Coming Soon Pages (takara.posterous.com)
47 points by Swoopey on July 23, 2011 | hide | 27 comments

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