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Stories from January 15, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. SOPA 'shelved' until consensus is found (washingtonmonthly.com)
389 points by Geep on Jan 16, 2012 | 96 comments
2. Typing at 255 WPM shouldn't cost $4000 (opensource.com)
247 points by tux1968 on Jan 15, 2012 | 73 comments
3. Alexis Ohanian vs NBC - Debating SOPA (msn.com)
233 points by sethbannon on Jan 15, 2012 | 155 comments
4. Learn C The Hard Way (learncodethehardway.org)
220 points by llambda on Jan 15, 2012 | 62 comments
5. Commenting, community deterioration, and Hacker News (jseliger.com)
209 points by jseliger on Jan 16, 2012 | 114 comments
6. Login to your Google account by scanning a QR code (accounts.google.com)
208 points by dannyr on Jan 16, 2012 | 66 comments
7. Zappos.com customer database compromised (zappos.com)
199 points by clamstar on Jan 16, 2012 | 89 comments
8. An Investment Manager's View on the Top 1% (ucsc.edu)
198 points by niels_olson on Jan 16, 2012 | 64 comments
9. Ask HN: Who's looking for employment?
188 points by johnwall on Jan 15, 2012 | 153 comments
10. Extreme Minimalism: this guy owns just 15 things (andrewhy.de)
184 points by wgx on Jan 16, 2012 | 189 comments
11. What Jobs Do the Top 1% Have? (nytimes.com)
180 points by uptown on Jan 15, 2012 | 124 comments
12. Stop SOPA site template (zachstronaut.com)
178 points by cjauvin on Jan 15, 2012 | 37 comments
13. Show HN: Collection of CSS Creations (cssdeck.com)
165 points by binarydreams on Jan 16, 2012 | 36 comments
14. Startups: Don't Host Your Blog on Tumblr (picplum.com)
163 points by PStamatiou on Jan 16, 2012 | 86 comments
15. Harvard Statistics 110: Introduction to Probability, on iTunes (apple.com)
154 points by DanielRibeiro on Jan 16, 2012 | 42 comments
16. Juvia: Free software Disqus comment server (github.com)
131 points by comice on Jan 15, 2012 | 26 comments
17. Redmon - A web interface for managing redis: cli, admin, and live monitoring (github.com)
128 points by cookiestack on Jan 15, 2012 | 10 comments
18. Color schemes I can feel (design-seeds.com)
124 points by aymeric on Jan 15, 2012 | 24 comments
19. Startup will wash your car wherever it is located (cherry.com)
122 points by pitdesi on Jan 15, 2012 | 95 comments
20. Vi Illustrator (bilalquadri.com)
119 points by googletron on Jan 15, 2012 | 22 comments
21. AWS Free Usage Tier now Includes Microsoft Windows on EC2 (aws.typepad.com)
99 points by jeffbarr on Jan 16, 2012 | 35 comments
22. A Lua interpreter in the NetBSD kernel (sourceforge.net)
93 points by gioele on Jan 15, 2012 | 22 comments
23. Reading list for distributed systems (reiddraper.github.com)
88 points by fs111 on Jan 15, 2012 | 9 comments
24. Data Science Toolkit: free-as-in-speech Natural Language Processing & Geo tools (datasciencetoolkit.org)
84 points by nosignal on Jan 15, 2012 | 3 comments
25. The Big List of Game Postmortems - from indie to AAA (pixelprospector.com)
82 points by speednoise on Jan 15, 2012 | 8 comments
26. Data Mining: Finding Similar Items and Users (bionicspirit.com)
81 points by bad_user on Jan 16, 2012 | 20 comments
27. CSSrefresh - Automatically Refresh CSS files (frebsite.nl)
74 points by jenhsun on Jan 15, 2012 | 25 comments
28. Best TLD that can't be taken down by US/etc?
71 points by Andrenid on Jan 15, 2012 | 38 comments
29. Hiring your first employee- a UK guide (crispyfriedsoftware.com)
70 points by tomgallard on Jan 16, 2012 | 16 comments
30. Livestream of the PennApps hackathon demos (livestream.com)
70 points by pulak on Jan 15, 2012 | 16 comments
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