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Stories from December 6, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Don't Be A Free User (blog.pinboard.in)
793 points by stilist on Dec 6, 2011 | 170 comments
2. Mint.com turns 404 ad page into date ad for developer (mint.com)
672 points by punkrobby on Dec 7, 2011 | 149 comments
3. Thoughts on Python 3 (pocoo.org)
302 points by michaelty on Dec 7, 2011 | 118 comments
4. Please Donate to the Internet Archive (archive.org)
293 points by cleverjake on Dec 7, 2011 | 46 comments
5. Instant CSS, JS, HTML or DOM documentation (dochub.io)
287 points by steren on Dec 6, 2011 | 48 comments
6. Tell HN: You said not to. So I quit my job and started. 5 mos later: OpenPhoto
253 points by jmathai on Dec 6, 2011 | 142 comments
7. The single most useful Emacs feature (stackoverflow.com)
216 points by rodw on Dec 6, 2011 | 110 comments
8. What is the single most influential book every programmer should read? (stackoverflow.com)
193 points by ihodes on Dec 6, 2011 | 95 comments
9. CNET Injecting Malware into Downloads (insecure.org)
192 points by skitzzo on Dec 7, 2011 | 74 comments
10. Csg.js: Constructive Solid Geometry, with rotatable 3D models (evanw.github.com)
186 points by danso on Dec 6, 2011 | 17 comments
11. What I suspect Google is up to with Native Client (hackerspews.com)
187 points by forgotusername on Dec 7, 2011 | 89 comments
12. Sal Khan is MIT's 2012 Commencement speaker (mit.edu)
185 points by tilt on Dec 6, 2011 | 20 comments
13. After The Regretsy and Diaspora Account Freezes, We’ve Lost Confidence In PayPal (techcrunch.com)
149 points by dolphenstein on Dec 7, 2011 | 81 comments
14. Ev News? Did I just see a test, Hacker News was titled Ev News for a second. (dougaitken.tumblr.com)
139 points by dougaitken on Dec 7, 2011 | 29 comments
15. Oregon Blogger Isn't a Journalist, Court Imposes $2.5M Judgement (seattleweekly.com)
134 points by privacyguru on Dec 6, 2011 | 50 comments
16. Always have 18 months of cash in the bank (cdixon.org)
131 points by bjonathan on Dec 6, 2011 | 42 comments
17. Elm: a functional reactive programming language that compiles to JavaScript (elm-lang.org)
132 points by Rusky on Dec 7, 2011 | 50 comments
18. Bootbox.js - alert, confirm and flexible dialogs for Twitter's bootstrap (paynedigital.com)
118 points by kjventura on Dec 6, 2011 | 14 comments
19. Basecamp Next (37signals.com)
122 points by wlll on Dec 6, 2011 | 78 comments
20. OpenDNS launches DNSCrypt: secure DNS (opendns.com)
115 points by kjw on Dec 6, 2011 | 64 comments
21. Regretsy Issue Resolution (thepaypalblog.com)
114 points by kmfrk on Dec 6, 2011 | 75 comments
22. Why are pornstars more notable than scientists on Wikipedia? (chemconnector.com)
113 points by zeppelin_7 on Dec 6, 2011 | 87 comments
23. A better search for visually similar images (cmu.edu)
108 points by pitdesi on Dec 7, 2011 | 11 comments
24. Amazon Will Pay Shoppers $5 to Walk Out of Stores Empty-Handed (allthingsd.com)
108 points by 8bitliving on Dec 6, 2011 | 133 comments
25. 10 billion Android Market downloads and counting (googleblog.blogspot.com)
89 points by nod on Dec 6, 2011 | 44 comments
26. IntelliJ IDEA 11 is Out (jetbrains.com)
89 points by Garbage on Dec 7, 2011 | 37 comments
27. The Durable Document Store You Didn't Know You Had, But Did (thoughtbot.com)
86 points by joshuacc on Dec 6, 2011 | 20 comments
28. PHP Fog is Free Forever, and Now Even More Free (phpfog.com)
88 points by cardmagic on Dec 6, 2011 | 41 comments
29. Confessions of a tech journalist: my advice to startups pitching the media (seanblanda.com)
78 points by SeanBlanda on Dec 6, 2011 | 11 comments
30. Save the Internet - the pressure is working (avaaz.org)
77 points by mruocco on Dec 6, 2011 | 23 comments
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