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1. 14 years ago: the day Teller gave me the secret to my career in magic. (shwood.squarespace.com)
797 points by Sukotto on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 63 comments
2. Show HN: Bootswatch, free swatches for your Bootstrap site (bootswatch.com)
407 points by parkov on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 53 comments
3. How a big movie studio (unfairly) forced a student to give up his senior thesis (reddit.com)
369 points by switz on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 89 comments
4. Walter Isaacson’s ‘Steve Jobs’ (daringfireball.net)
368 points by mrshoe on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 249 comments
5. The machine's view of time, if nanoseconds were seconds (plus.google.com)
355 points by rictic on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
6. Books every self-taught computer scientist should read (themoritzfamily.com)
229 points by ericmoritz on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 76 comments
7. The 'Undue Weight' of Truth on Wikipedia (chronicle.com)
220 points by peroo on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 134 comments
8. Apple will require apps to ask users for permission to address books (allthingsd.com)
210 points by bproper on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 106 comments
9. Unix as IDE (sanctum.geek.nz)
204 points by dchest on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 104 comments
10. Responsive Text (frankieroberto.com)
192 points by jasoncartwright on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 60 comments
11. Can’t monetize free users? Try threatening them with legal action (supportbee.com)
188 points by prateekdayal on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 86 comments
12. How To Crash A Party (nevblog.com)
180 points by bretthardin on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
13. Louis CK inspires Jim Gaffigan to sell comedy special for $5 online (whosay.com)
174 points by rkudeshi on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
14. The Ultimate Steve Jobs Collection (chill.com)
151 points by skotzko on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
15. The destructive desktop — Linux in trouble? (ngas.ch)
141 points by larelli on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 76 comments
16. Simplified Sign-Up and Log-In Flows (sachagreif.com)
139 points by sgdesign on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 86 comments
17. Your address book is mine: Many iPhone apps take your data (venturebeat.com)
126 points by kirbmart on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 54 comments
18. Major Bitcoin exchange shuts down, blaming regulation and loss of funds (arstechnica.com)
122 points by hansbo on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
19. MySQL Cluster 7.2 GA Released, Delivers 1 Billion Queries per Minute (mysql.com)
122 points by jsavimbi on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
20. When Will Being a Non-TSA Airport Become a Competitive Advantage? (mfshot.com)
118 points by wmeredith on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 74 comments
21. What Craigslist Did Right: User Management Without Usernames or Passwords (jobpoacher.com)
120 points by heyrhett on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
22. I Have No Idea [Why Apple Featured My App] (mikeswanson.com)
117 points by MaysonL on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 21 comments
23. Female Passengers Say They Were Targeted for TSA Body Scanners (wired.com)
114 points by pwg on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
24. Anonymous plans to take down the 13 root DNS servers that power the Internet? (pastebin.com)
105 points by fady on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 103 comments
25. Tetris Game in 140 Bytes of JavaScript (gist.github.com)
104 points by aemkei on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 10 comments
26. New D programming language forum, written entirely in D (dlang.org)
97 points by rpeden on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
27. Author Steven Johnson on what e-books are missing: "Skimming." (findings.com)
99 points by ssaraiya on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 63 comments
28. Built in Boston: Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Choosing MA to Build Their Startups (bostinno.com)
103 points by xfax on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 60 comments
29. The Dangerous "Research Works Act" (techcrunch.com)
97 points by RichardPrice on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 31 comments
30. Why did the Windows 95 Start button have a secret shortcut for closing it? (msdn.com)
94 points by mmastrac on Feb 15, 2012 | hide | 19 comments

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