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Stories from January 3, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. PayPal forces buyer to destroy $2500 pre-WWII antique violin in dispute (regretsy.com)
988 points by tfe on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 289 comments
2. Resolutions for programmers (might.net)
521 points by fogus on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 152 comments
3. Python for Humans (heroku.com)
427 points by craigkerstiens on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 106 comments
4. TVs are all awful (mjg59.dreamwidth.org)
416 points by sciurus on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 160 comments
5. Poll: As a freelancer, how much do you bill per hour?
334 points by llambda on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 218 comments
6. IPhone 4 in pure CSS3 (tjrus.com)
238 points by andrew_k on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 60 comments
7. Google’s Jaw-Dropping Sponsored Post Campaign For Chrome (searchengineland.com)
235 points by kruipen on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 65 comments
8. Awesome but Useless (awesomebutuseless.com)
226 points by idan on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 50 comments
9. How to Participate in Hacker News (edweissman.com)
207 points by joshuacc on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 121 comments
10. IE6 Usage Falls to Under 1% in U.S. (siliconfilter.com)
192 points by flardinois on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 87 comments
11. How I Designed Code Year in 1 Hour (sachagreif.com)
183 points by zds on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
12. The MicroPHP Manifesto (funkatron.com)
165 points by tswicegood on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 72 comments
13. Drug-Sniffing Dogs Reflect Police Bias (erowid.org)
161 points by gnosis on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
14. HTML5: With Great Templates Comes Great Responsivity (verekia.com)
141 points by jverrecchia on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 31 comments
15. Cheaper than free: paying for music after searching for a free download (bandcamp.com)
139 points by spatten on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
16. World's Largest Wi-Fi Network Keeps Passwords in Plain Text (self.li)
124 points by legierski on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 107 comments
17. Clojure 2011 Year in Review (stuartsierra.com)
114 points by llambda on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
18. R programming for those coming from other languages (johndcook.com)
109 points by llambda on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
19. Computer Scientists and Google+: Something Interesting is Happening (plus.google.com)
109 points by yarapavan on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 85 comments
20. Incubators are a Ghetto (stochasticresonance.wordpress.com)
104 points by shanley on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
21. Thanks Louis C.K, now here's my Dad (workingsoftware.com.au)
101 points by dools on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 48 comments
22. Write a Compiler in Python - The Experiment Begins (dabeaz.blogspot.com)
99 points by ColinWright on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 7 comments
23. Windows Phone Is Failing Because It’s Great (torontostandard.com)
97 points by torontostandard on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 113 comments
24. Blackout Forces Fred Wilson to Pirate The Knicks. What Would Congress Think? (betabeat.com)
90 points by bproper on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 89 comments
25. Arnor — a marketplace for Django projects (arnor.io)
86 points by lukeman on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
26. Web application development workflow with Node.js and Git (gelnior.wordpress.com)
87 points by gelnior on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 15 comments
27. Why wasn't the Windows 95 shell prototyped on Windows NT? (msdn.com)
82 points by Garbage on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
28. JP Barlow: A Declaration of Independence for Cyberspace (eff.org)
78 points by bproper on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 16 comments
29. 4Clojure hits 100K solved problems. (4clojure.com)
75 points by dreamux on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
30. All Node.js servers are vulnerable to DoS (groups.google.com)
75 points by johnx123-up on Jan 3, 2012 | hide | 35 comments

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