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Stories from February 4, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. The Tesla Valve: One Way Flow With No Moving Parts (makezine.com)
405 points by iamwil on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
2. "I haven’t been drunk in 3 years... and I’ve been partying way more than you." (hellobubs.com)
349 points by dariusmonsef on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 221 comments
3. Richard Stallman's Computer Setup (usesthis.com)
322 points by rdp on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 239 comments
4. Why French Parents Are Superior (wsj.com)
318 points by acak on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 153 comments
5. Why do self-respecting hackers use Gmail & Co? (gnumonks.org)
225 points by gst on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 262 comments
6. From sand to processor, or how a CPU is made (intel.com)
206 points by ekleop on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
7. How I Learned to Program (rdegges.com)
171 points by b14ck on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
8. Silicon Valley’s engineering salaries are finally getting fair. Thank Facebook (pandodaily.com)
160 points by barredo on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 107 comments
9. ShareLaTeX (sharelatex.com)
154 points by ot on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 62 comments
10. /bin/false is not security (semicomplete.com)
140 points by parenthesis on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
11. Confiscating your ice cream cones (jwz.org)
125 points by ajdecon on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
12. I don't think you browse like I do (microco.sm)
124 points by buro9 on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 65 comments
13. AT&T Throttling Unlimited Plans after 2GB Data Use (johncozen.com)
124 points by mediamaker on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 70 comments
14. Ask HN: JavaScript Dev Tools
123 points by benjaminwootton on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 77 comments
15. You Will Never Kill Piracy, and Piracy Will Never Kill You (forbes.com)
123 points by Garbage on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 54 comments
16. Just Fucking Sell (learntoduck.com)
104 points by joshfraser on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 21 comments
17. Buildpacks - Run Anything on Heroku (heroku.com)
103 points by kposehn on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 19 comments
18. Google Summer of Code 2012 is on (google-opensource.blogspot.com)
90 points by buddhika on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
19. Why not to do a local + online startup (and what to do instead) (crashdev.com)
82 points by ct on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
20. Matt Ridley on Early Humans Leaving Africa (wsj.com)
77 points by jedwhite on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 1 comment
21. Touchy.js - light-weight touch event library (github.com)
71 points by rodion_89 on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 10 comments
22. Don't Get Grinfucked By Your Users (fullcontact.com)
70 points by jeffepp on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
23. Obvious Engine: a vision-based augmented reality engine for indie games (obviousengine.com)
70 points by tilt on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
24. Android Income Report (droid-blog.net)
62 points by androidoka on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 8 comments
25. Reclaim Your Android Phone (fsfe.org)
60 points by lelf on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 4 comments
26. Do the dead outnumber the living? (bbc.co.uk)
59 points by soitgoes on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
27. Sometimes a CSS color scraper comes in handy ... (swissamigos.com)
51 points by bennyschudel on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
28. Udacity's First Courses: Programming a Robotic Car (udacity.com)
49 points by MCompeau on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 6 comments
29. Games that no longer support their creators (machinestudios.co.uk)
47 points by jayeshsalvi on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
30. Use Facebook and LinkedIn to find an airline seatmate goes live: KLM Meet & Seat (klm.com)
45 points by nickoakland on Feb 4, 2012 | hide | 16 comments

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