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1. What really happened aboard Air France 447 (popularmechanics.com)
858 points by fr0sty on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 365 comments
2. Feds Mistakenly Shut Down Popular Blog For Over A Year (techdirt.com)
560 points by taylorbuley on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 121 comments
3. The Unintended Effects of Driverless Cars (plus.google.com)
420 points by mbrubeck on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 333 comments
4. Why we ditched PayPal for Stripe (gc-taylor.com)
382 points by gtaylor on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 119 comments
5. Apple Never Designed the iPad - They Undesigned it (baekdal.com)
358 points by mrsebastian on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 225 comments
6. 17-year-old wins 100k for creating cancer-killing nanoparticle (geek.com)
332 points by ukdm on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 112 comments
7. What Eric Schmidt actually said (julianyap.com)
315 points by jyap on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 48 comments
8. Announcing Amber.js (yehudakatz.com)
311 points by wycats on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 112 comments
9. A single line to 3 cashiers is ~3x faster than a separate line for each cashier (wsj.com)
241 points by blakehill on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 163 comments
10. Knuth and the Unix Way (leancrew.com)
231 points by angersock on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 62 comments
11. 'I'm Retiring,' Nintendo's Miyamoto Tells His Staff (wired.com)
176 points by aaronbrethorst on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 30 comments
12. Microsoft team submits Redis patch to enable Windows support (github.com/antirez)
167 points by aaronlerch on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 93 comments
13. I quit my job to do a startup. (eval.me)
140 points by closedbracket on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 104 comments
14. Founder's Hell: Competitive Horror (mittermayr.tumblr.com)
138 points by mittermayr on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
15. Standing Up For Android (marco.org)
122 points by davidedicillo on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 77 comments
16. Simple ways to improve the security of a web app (fiesta.cc)
126 points by mdirolf on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
17. Standing Up For Android (shiftyjelly.wordpress.com)
119 points by jklp on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 68 comments
18. Evernote: Company of the Year (inc.com)
117 points by bgossage on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 56 comments
19. Aliasing and you (codinghorror.com)
113 points by BIackSwan on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 43 comments
20. "Australian Exceptionalism": best performing and fairest developed nation (crikey.com.au)
106 points by jdub on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 148 comments
21. How we got the Hall.com domain (hall.com)
107 points by bretthellman on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 94 comments
22. Computers Will Entertain Us to Death (restrictionisexpression.com)
104 points by aaronwhite on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 103 comments
23. Imagine a world where Bash supports JSON. (ath.cx)
102 points by e1ven on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 49 comments
24. Java Doesn't Need to Be So Bad (nervestaple.com)
103 points by dugmartin on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 45 comments
25. Simulated Knitting in Python (learnfromdata.com)
91 points by th0ma5 on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 7 comments
26. Rails Is Not For Beginners (horsesaysinternet.com)
88 points by oscar-the-horse on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 77 comments
27. Twitter Redesigns Around Four Concepts: Home Timeline, Connect, Discover, Me (techcrunch.com)
90 points by sahillavingia on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 44 comments
28. Flash 0-day exploit (immunityinc.com)
87 points by bpierre on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 22 comments
29. The Innumeracy of Educators, or Mark Twain Was Right (scienceblogs.com)
85 points by tokenadult on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 35 comments
30. IBM Watson to battle patent trolls (extremetech.com)
85 points by ukdm on Dec 8, 2011 | hide | 14 comments

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