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Stories from October 28, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. My dad taught me cashflow with a soda machine (thestartuptoolkit.com)
1060 points by robfitz on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 101 comments
2. Hacker News Needs Honeypots (nashcoding.com)
450 points by tansey on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 150 comments
3. Why Is This Cargo Container Emitting So Much Radiation? (wired.com)
419 points by there on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 119 comments
4. Why I take sketch breaks instead of surfing the Internet (glenelkins.com)
234 points by glenbo on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 73 comments
5. Mass-scale Cold Fusion either becomes reality or proved a scam today (wired.co.uk)
230 points by ck2 on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 138 comments
6. Arrington, Race, and Silicon Valley (whydoeseverythingsuck.com)
212 points by aaronbrethorst on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 121 comments
7. How I Quickly Test and Validate Startup Ideas (startupbound.com)
205 points by dberube on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 75 comments
8. On Stack Overflow's recent battles with the .NET Garbage Collector (samsaffron.com)
183 points by sams99 on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 72 comments
9. 40 Hour Work Weeks Suck (regehr.org)
184 points by wglb on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
10. Gates to students: Don’t try to be a billionaire, it’s overrated (geekwire.com)
183 points by aaronbrethorst on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 124 comments
11. Ask HN: Is brogrammer a sexist term?
177 points by mattmanser on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 201 comments
12. Everything I Ever Learned About JVM Performance Tuning At Twitter (slideshare.net)
146 points by koevet on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 66 comments
13. Body hacking trick: cooling the hands for better performance (stanfordalumni.org)
144 points by aroberge on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 47 comments
14. A JavaScript H.264 decoder (github.com)
142 points by tnajdek on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 41 comments
15. The implications of UEFI "Secure Boot" for Linux users (canonical.com)
132 points by rlpb on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
16. Codecademy (YC S11) Raises $2.5 Million To Teach You How To Code (techcrunch.com)
128 points by nickfrost on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
17. Samsung Overtakes Apple as World’s Biggest Smartphone Seller (businessweek.com)
129 points by aab1d on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 91 comments
18. Apple's iTV: Apps Are the New Channels (daringfireball.net)
113 points by dave1619 on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 92 comments
19. The iPhone 4S Has Been Jailbroken (iclarified.com)
106 points by zeratul on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 106 comments
20. Tesla’s Musk Says Model S Sold Out; Should Turn Profit in 2013 (bloomberg.com)
104 points by bane on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 66 comments
21. Your FAQ could be answering 40% of support requests and save you 8 hrs/mo (uservoice.com)
101 points by rrwhite on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
22. Skype Goes After Reverse-Engineering (phoronix.com)
90 points by ukdm on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 25 comments
23. Grab your own images from NOAA weather satellites (hackaday.com)
89 points by profquail on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 9 comments
24. Why I’m Kissing Spotify Goodbye (nerdgap.com)
84 points by wyclif on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 108 comments
25. Build a Simple Twilio Customer Support Line in 10 minutes (moocode.com)
81 points by moomerman on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 2 comments
26. 2D Game Art for Programmers: Part 3 (gamasutra.com)
76 points by Impossible on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
27. Brain-like, massively parallel computer made from organic molecules (extremetech.com)
74 points by mrsebastian on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
28. Ridejoy (YC S11): Make Some Dough On Your Next Roadtrip (techcrunch.com)
74 points by llambda on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 44 comments
29. Do It Now (stevepavlina.com)
71 points by 16BitTons on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
30. Copyright troll Righthaven ordered to pay $120k in attorney fees (lasvegassun.com)
71 points by wayneyeager on Oct 28, 2011 | hide | 6 comments

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