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Stories from October 18, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. 24 year old student lights match: Europe versus Facebook (identityblog.com)
579 points by Natsu on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 214 comments
2. Video: Quantum Levitation (jasonadriaan.com)
572 points by jasonadriaan on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 95 comments
3. TakeThisLollipop - really clever/creepy use of the Facebook API (takethislollipop.com)
440 points by wesleyzhao on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 133 comments
4. Dropbox: The Inside Story Of Tech's Hottest Startup (forbes.com)
384 points by blurpin on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 103 comments
5. 4chan's Chris Poole: Facebook & Google Are Doing It Wrong (readwriteweb.com)
320 points by jonmwords on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 151 comments
6. So you think you know C: the Ksplice Pointer Challenge (oracle.com)
285 points by wdaher on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 98 comments
7. No TV for children under 2, urge doctors (nytimes.com)
253 points by anigbrowl on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 135 comments
8. How 1 HN post compelled me to leave Intuit and create a new startup for startups (copyhackers.com)
252 points by bloggergirl on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 96 comments
9. Google to default to SSL version for logged in users (googleblog.blogspot.com)
236 points by cleverjake on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 78 comments
10. FSF: Campaign against windows 8 "secure boot" (fsf.org)
238 points by sagarun on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 61 comments
11. RubyMonk - ruby lessons right in your browser (rubymonk.com)
227 points by skyfallsin on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
12. Dropbox Said No To “Nine-Digit” Acquisition Offer From Steve Jobs (techcrunch.com)
220 points by pitdesi on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 92 comments
13. Python For The Web (gun.io)
213 points by Mizza on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 98 comments
14. Stanford Open Classroom - Ruby on Rails Web Apps (stanford.edu)
160 points by stupandaus on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
15. Abu Dhabi Traffic Accidents Dropped 40% During the BlackBerry Outage (theatlanticwire.com)
151 points by obeattie on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 55 comments
16. Mojang win right to use the name "Scrolls" for their upcoming game (minecraftforum.net)
149 points by citricsquid on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 29 comments
17. (An ((Even Better) Lisp) Interpreter (in Python)) (norvig.com)
140 points by cgopalan on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 17 comments
18. Dropbox Raises $250M In Funding, Boasts 45 Million Users (techcrunch.com)
118 points by philipDS on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
19. Japan: We're losing to Apple, and here's why (globalvoicesonline.org)
112 points by shioyama on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 77 comments
20. Mailgun API 2.0: forget MIME (mailgun.net)
114 points by old-gregg on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 49 comments
21. The Missed Red Flags on Groupon (nytimes.com)
105 points by OstiaAntica on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
22. Maxing out your Dropbox referrals (how I got 16GB for less than $10) (rikhter.org)
104 points by vrikhter on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 132 comments
23. Son of Stuxnet Found in the Wild on Systems in Europe (wired.com)
102 points by boh on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
24. First State set police on man who showed them how accounts could be ripped off (smh.com.au)
99 points by mopoke on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 74 comments
25. MIT can now see through concrete walls (extremetech.com)
96 points by lmathews on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 37 comments
26. Show HN: TouchBase (re-imagining the iPhone calendar) (touchbasecal.com)
102 points by webwright on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
27. Andreessen Horowitz, CrunchFund Back Social Address Book Everyme (YC S11) (techcrunch.com)
88 points by olivercameron on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
28. Samsung Galaxy Nexus Leaked: Image, Specs And Launch Date (techcrunch.com)
86 points by tilt on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 82 comments
29. WebOS 3.0.4 released (jaaksi.blogspot.com)
76 points by j_col on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 31 comments
30. Please review my startup. Safe text messaging for teachers (classparrot.com)
76 points by kabuks on Oct 18, 2011 | hide | 76 comments

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