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1. Game Developer Gives 7-Year-Old Best Birthday Present Ever (martinkool.com)
593 points by mrtnkl on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
2. Show HN: Hackershelf. Community curated collection of legally free books (hackershelf.com)
532 points by okal on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 121 comments
3. How Browsers Work: Behind the Scenes of Modern Web Browsers (html5rocks.com)
282 points by Garbage on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
4. Bret Victor: Inventing on Principle (vimeo.com)
233 points by jashkenas on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 19 comments
5. Why Don't Americans Elect Scientists? (campaignstops.blogs.nytimes.com)
229 points by mjfern on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 187 comments
6. Meetings: Where Work Goes to Die (codinghorror.com)
219 points by karterk on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 85 comments
7. How Far Can You Get From McDonald's? (datapointed.net)
194 points by mikeocool on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 112 comments
8. Rediscovering the Rsync Algorithm (incubaid.com)
185 points by nicolast on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
9. BitTorrent Live: Cheap, Real-Time P2P Video Streaming That Will Kill TV (techcrunch.com)
158 points by brianbreslin on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 50 comments
10. On Business Madness (al3x.net)
157 points by ssclafani on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
11. A myth called the Indian programmer (avinashsingh.wordpress.com)
146 points by signa11 on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 88 comments
12. Brainstorming Doesn't Really Work (newyorker.com)
139 points by gruseom on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
13. MIT Level Introductory Physics - Free Online Course Starts March 1st (relate.mit.edu)
126 points by MIT_Mechanics on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 31 comments
14. Ron was Wrong, Whit is Right (iacr.org)
122 points by sew on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 59 comments
15. What Would The End Of Football Look Like? (grantland.com)
119 points by tptacek on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 140 comments
16. JavaScript: Warts and workarounds (might.net)
117 points by fogus on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
17. Heroku makes sharing SQL data as easy as URL (gigaom.com)
117 points by bbr on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 9 comments
18. Ramos alarm clock (kickstarter.com)
109 points by dzlobin on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 69 comments
19. Google Public DNS: 70 billion requests a day and counting (googleblog.blogspot.com)
105 points by abraham on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
20. Flaw found in online encryption method (nytimes.com)
104 points by sew on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
21. Ace - Sinatra for Node with Fibers (github.com/maccman)
100 points by maccman on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
22. Crack WPA on the cloud (cloudcracker.com)
95 points by SteveOS on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 28 comments
23. Snacking Hierarchy (habitformed.com)
93 points by jstorimer on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 51 comments
24. Kotlin Goes Open Source (jetbrains.com)
94 points by bad_user on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
25. Visualizing YouTube with my home-made JavaScript graph drawing library (yasiv.com)
88 points by anvaka on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 29 comments
26. Horde backdoored (horde.org)
84 points by kaeso on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
27. Facebook already went public, you weren't invited (cnn.com)
83 points by dabent on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
28. Python’s Valentines Day Gift to Clojure (sunng.info)
80 points by sunng on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
29. Quantified Self: investigating Vitamin D & sleep with a Zeo (gwern.net)
79 points by gwern on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
30. How A Missing Favicon Broke My App for Chrome Users (allinthehead.com)
78 points by drewmclellan on Feb 14, 2012 | hide | 19 comments

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