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1. How Doctors Die (zocalopublicsquare.org)
663 points by thomasgerbe on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 177 comments
2. Fuck passwords (veekun.com)
655 points by vetler on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 240 comments
3. Google can be used as a graphic calculator (google.com)
400 points by bpierre on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 75 comments
4. Follow up to “Android graphics true facts”, or The Reason Android is Laggy (plus.google.com)
330 points by andrewmunn on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 115 comments
5. I Don't Understand What Anyone Is Saying Anymore (hbr.org)
332 points by azazo on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 128 comments
6. NASA Confirms Its First Planet in Habitable Zone of Sun-like Star (nasa.gov)
328 points by DonnyV on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 111 comments
7. Man with multiple degrees fails standardized test for children (washingtonpost.com)
322 points by joejohnson on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 221 comments
8. Knyle Style Sheets (warpspire.com)
267 points by fbuilesv on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 26 comments
9. Ordered List is a GitHubber (github.com/blog)
249 points by tanoku on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 15 comments
10. MemShrink progress report, week 23 (blog.mozilla.com)
211 points by llambda on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 88 comments
11. Why I Will Never Feel Threatened by Programmers in India (jpl-consulting.com)
178 points by jplarson on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 131 comments
12. Damn Cool Algorithms, Part 1: BK-Trees (notdot.net)
177 points by llambda on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 13 comments
13. Researchers 'speak' to dolphins in their own language (wakeup-world.com)
157 points by auxbuss on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 34 comments
14. How do you track and decide what topics you want to spend time learning? (swanson.github.com)
157 points by biesnecker on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 67 comments
15. Be careful what you put in an email (om.wordpress.com)
139 points by kunle on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 70 comments
16. The Techcrunch Embargo (arcticstartup.com)
132 points by vilpponen on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 39 comments
17. Tell HN: How to get back at your start-up husband
119 points by christeen on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
18. France starts opening its data (gouv.fr)
111 points by geoffroy on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 12 comments
19. Show HN: "Programming is for Anyone" (bastardsbook.com)
105 points by danso on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 21 comments
20. Appify-UI - Create the simplest possible Mac OS X apps, using HTML5 for the UI (github.com/subtlegradient)
93 points by dwynings on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 19 comments
21. Show HN: Virtual Angel Investing market (built on AngelList) (angelsq.co)
97 points by railsjedi on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 24 comments
22. Why Do So Many Gifted Kids Think They Don't like Math? (talentigniter.com)
91 points by tokenadult on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 94 comments
23. What is INDECT? (stopp-indect.info)
87 points by stfu on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
24. Amon - web application debugging and monitoring toolkit (github.com/martinrusev)
88 points by martin_rusev on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 28 comments
25. Kaspersky Dumps Anti-Piracy Group in SOPA Protest (torrentfreak.com)
84 points by bane on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 20 comments
26. SQL and NoSQL are two sides of the same coin, mathematically (acm.org)
83 points by 6ren on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 18 comments
27. India Asks Google, Facebook to Screen User Content (india.blogs.nytimes.com)
81 points by narad on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 58 comments
28. Most startups are spending money too fast. Slow it down. (humbledmba.com)
80 points by benehmke on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 33 comments
29. Looking for a Job? Learn Ruby, Python and be a Team Player (infographic) (infochimps.com)
80 points by ddw on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 38 comments
30. Behind RIM’s $485M Write-off (mondaynote.com)
73 points by azazo on Dec 5, 2011 | hide | 38 comments

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