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Stories from August 8, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Warn HN: Lots of Launches Coming
428 points by pg on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 93 comments
2. Anonymous hijacks Syria's government pages (gov.sy)
349 points by jimmyjim on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
3. The Definitive Guide To Website Authentication (stackoverflow.com)
319 points by moonlighter on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 54 comments
4. Redesigning the browser window (antrop.se)
307 points by Oestrogen on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 96 comments
5. Why GNU grep is fast (freebsd.org)
253 points by ColinWright on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
6. Mark Cuban: What Business is Wall Street in? (blogmaverick.com)
196 points by fraXis on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 117 comments
7. Kicksend (YC S11) Launches To Make Sharing Big Files A Breeze (techcrunch.com)
182 points by brendanlim on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 74 comments
8. Snapjoy (YC S11) Will Organize Your Photos For You (techcrunch.com)
185 points by jpren on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
9. Retiring a Great Interview Problem (thenoisychannel.com)
173 points by dtunkelang on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 117 comments
10. Leaky (YC S11) is Hipmunk for Car Insurance (techcrunch.com)
162 points by jasontraff on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 123 comments
11. Finding memory leaks (ilcore.com)
158 points by tilt on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
12. Computer Science students: Learn to write (xaprb.com)
140 points by drewr on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
13. Why Philosophers Should Care About Computational Complexity (scottaaronson.com)
140 points by sweis on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 36 comments
14. 40% off Pragmatic Programmers books this week (pragprog.com)
125 points by ben1040 on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
15. Developing Android Apps: it's really not so bad (bendmorris.com)
122 points by bendmorris on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 51 comments
16. Dive Into Python 3 (online book) (diveintopython3.org)
120 points by helwr on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
17. Istanbul Isiklarius traffic lights (artlebedev.com)
119 points by lucianof on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
18. Philips LED bulb Tear-down (edn.com)
116 points by powertower on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 69 comments
19. What Happens When a Reasonable Developer Runs Into Aggressive Trademark Lawyers (techdirt.com)
105 points by grellas on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 46 comments
20. London riots / UK riots: verified areas (maps.google.co.uk)
100 points by otherwise on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 135 comments
21. Return of the Mac (2005) (paulgraham.com)
92 points by unwantedLetters on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 108 comments
22. html5media.js enables HTML5 video and audio tags in all major browsers (html5media.info)
89 points by ryanwhitney on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
23. Building a Farmers Market API in less than an hour for $0. (codeforamerica.org)
91 points by yahelc on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 14 comments
24. Great Python Resources (dandies.org)
87 points by novacane on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 3 comments
25. John Mayer on Finishing Awful Songs (joellehman.com)
86 points by jal278 on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
26. Moody’s: Why the U.S. Is Still AAA (economix.blogs.nytimes.com)
82 points by ekm2 on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 103 comments
27. GParted: core features lost due to parted's "improvements" in v3.0 (gnome.org)
78 points by bigfoot on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
28. What is a metaclass in python? (stackoverflow.com)
79 points by o1iver on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
29. Airbnb launches new tools to strengthen communication & identity (airbnb.com)
79 points by sinzone on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
30. Twitter acquires Bagcheck (bagcheck.com)
77 points by razin on Aug 8, 2011 | hide | 37 comments

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