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Stories from July 31, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Another Airbnb Victim Tells His Story: “There Were Meth Pipes Everywhere” (techcrunch.com)
394 points by jasonlbaptiste on July 31, 2011 | hide | 231 comments
2. Understanding the Git Workflow (sandofsky.com)
378 points by RSkuja on July 31, 2011 | hide | 76 comments
3. I am an HFT Programmer (slashdot.org)
326 points by marksu on July 31, 2011 | hide | 229 comments
4. A Billion Dollars Isn’t Cool. You Know What’s Cool? Basic Human Decency (techcrunch.com)
311 points by joshfraser on July 31, 2011 | hide | 133 comments
5. I Want To Unsubscribe, Not "Manage My Preferences" (georgesaines.com)
259 points by gsaines on July 31, 2011 | hide | 116 comments
6. A game with a windfall for a knowing few (boston.com)
200 points by eas on July 31, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
7. Flame from Bill Gates Re: Windows Usability (slated.org)
195 points by snikeris on July 31, 2011 | hide | 93 comments
8. My Standing Desk Experiment (zenhabits.net)
189 points by pier0 on July 31, 2011 | hide | 120 comments
9. Show HN: Monster Coloring Book, my first App just launched. What do you think? (monstercoloringbook.com)
169 points by zarprey on July 31, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
10. Deployinator: Etsy's deploy tool open sourced (slideshare.net)
128 points by cloudman on July 31, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
11. 3rd largest Bitcoin exchange lost its wallet.dat (bitomat.pl)
117 points by mef on July 31, 2011 | hide | 98 comments
12. Bootstrapping an Ultra Low Latency Trading Firm, Part 1 (veyronb.wordpress.com)
115 points by veyron on July 31, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
13. Columnal: a fluid CSS grid, that scales from widescreen laptops down to phones (columnal.com)
108 points by benatkin on July 31, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
14. Show HN: Weekend Project - Create Simple Android mockup (yeblon.com)
110 points by angry-hacker on July 31, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
15. Foxconn to replace workers with 1 million robots in 3 years (xinhuanet.com)
99 points by acak on July 31, 2011 | hide | 118 comments
16. Throwing dice gets to the truth about killing leopards (newscientist.com)
90 points by ColinWright on July 31, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
17. A lot of tech companies in NYC are hiring, here's a list (nytm.org)
90 points by faramarz on July 31, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
18. Markdown.css: let's make the Web prettier (bitbucket.org)
88 points by kevinburke on July 31, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
19. Square Now Processing $4 Million In Mobile Payments Per Day (techcrunch.com)
87 points by ssclafani on July 31, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
20. Cdnjs - the missing cdn (cdnjs.com)
88 points by thomasdavis on July 31, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
21. Ask HN: Windows phone dev success/failure stories?
86 points by codedivine on July 31, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
22. The rise of the startup landing pages (naivehack.com)
79 points by vantran on July 31, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
23. From 1890: The First Text Messages (sundaymagazine.org)
74 points by dmor on July 31, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
24. Gevent, Long-Polling & You (toastdriven.com)
72 points by toastdriven on July 31, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
25. Chronic fatigue syndrome (economist.com)
71 points by colinprince on July 31, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
26. Len Sassaman memorialized in the Bitcoin block-chain (pastebin.com)
68 points by trotsky on July 31, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
27. What tiny thing in Lion makes you smile or has caught you off guard? (stackexchange.com)
68 points by acangiano on July 31, 2011 | hide | 75 comments
28. Ask HN: Would a startup sponsor my visa?
68 points by evjan on July 31, 2011 | hide | 56 comments
29. Ruby 1.9.3 preview1 released (ruby-forum.com)
67 points by psadauskas on July 31, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
30. Google Native Client 0.5 : released with stable ABI (code.google.com)
66 points by Rexxar on July 31, 2011 | hide | 18 comments

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