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Stories from August 27, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Pentium-III autopsy (sciencystuff.com)
316 points by sathyabhat on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 23 comments
2. 15 uncoupled simple pendulums of increasing lengths dance together (fas.harvard.edu)
258 points by SandB0x on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
3. Why you should learn just a little Awk - A Tutorial by Example (gregable.com)
224 points by ColinWright on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 76 comments
4. What is the exact difference between a terminal, a shell, a tty and a console? (stackexchange.com)
203 points by LiveTheDream on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
5. History made in India: Govt agrees to anti-corruption bill (indiatimes.com)
166 points by combiclickwise on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 66 comments
6. Rational Home Buying (lesswrong.com)
164 points by alexandros on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 72 comments
7. How Apple Works (aaronsw.com)
164 points by pmarin on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 60 comments
8. Experiments Show Gravity Is Not an Emergent Phenomenon (technologyreview.com)
163 points by raganwald on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
9. AT&T Now Charging You an Extra $2/Month For Not Using Enough Long Distance (dslreports.com)
143 points by nextparadigms on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 57 comments
10. Try D3 Now - D3 Visualization Tutorial (christopheviau.com)
137 points by LiveTheDream on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
11. Ask HN: A Well Funded Competitor Has Launched Before Me What Should I do?
132 points by sadasdad324 on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 75 comments
12. Thank Steve Jobs (thankyoustevejobsfor.com)
125 points by kdivvela on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
13. Sun-java6 packages removed soon from Debian/Ubuntu (and all other linux distros) (ledru.info)
99 points by pythonist on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 57 comments
14. Introducing The Floating University (floatinguniversity.com)
94 points by turing on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 42 comments
15. Why Ubuntu Linux is now ready for primetime (redferret.net)
87 points by jaggs on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 120 comments
16. Eric Schmidt describes Google+ as an "identity service" (plus.google.com)
88 points by jdp23 on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 80 comments
17. Observing demos hurts learning, and confusion is a sign of understanding (computinged.wordpress.com)
82 points by ColinWright on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 5 comments
18. A History of Haskell (microsoft.com)
79 points by prtk on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 3 comments
19. Investigating counterfeit MicroSDs (bunniestudios.com)
77 points by ColinWright on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 8 comments
20. Understanding Quadratic Bézier Curves (antoineleclair.ca)
72 points by antoineleclair on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 16 comments
21. Show HN: My first Windows Phone 7 app: Colorify (ahmetalpbalkan.com)
73 points by ahmetalpbalkan on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
22. Why QR Codes Are Here To Stay (mashable.com)
71 points by hamiltonchan on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
23. Inside IBM's cognitive chip (nature.com)
68 points by bchjam on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
24. Chicago Yoga Studio: "Why I won't do a Groupon" (tulayoga.net)
63 points by awicklander on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
25. How much of R is written in R? (r-bloggers.com)
56 points by g-garron on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
26. Racket intro projects: start hacking on and with Racket (github.com)
54 points by p4bl0 on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 5 comments
27. Facebook shuts down Deals (slashgear.com)
50 points by ltamake on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
28. Data Deduplication with Linux (linuxjournal.com)
50 points by chintanp on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
29. Living to 100 and Beyond (wsj.com)
49 points by grellas on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 10 comments
30. Guess who is eating Cisco’s Wi-Fi lunch (gigaom.com)
47 points by mvs on Aug 27, 2011 | hide | 15 comments

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