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Stories from March 8, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. TSA Pressures Mainstream Media Not To Cover Story (tsaoutofourpants.wordpress.com)
745 points by ddelphin on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 149 comments
2. Viral Video About Body Scanners (tsa.gov)
448 points by maverhick on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 198 comments
3. Advice From An Old Programmer (learnpythonthehardway.org)
429 points by bemmu on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 122 comments
4. OpenStreetMap: Welcome Apple (osmfoundation.org)
364 points by sambeau on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 151 comments
5. Kaspersky: Duqu Trojan uses 'unknown programming language' (zdnet.com)
363 points by Slimy on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 118 comments
6. Learning from 20 years of personal analytics (stephenwolfram.com)
352 points by hendler on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 59 comments
7. Live ships map (marinetraffic.com)
257 points by jan-hocevar on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 51 comments
8. The Evolution of a Python Programmer (gist.github.com)
255 points by jimhoff11 on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
9. New Reddit CEO reporting for duty (reddit.com)
248 points by hornokplease on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
10. Responsive.is (responsive.is)
190 points by parmgrewal on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
11. The Go Programming Language, or: Why all C-like languages except one suck. (syntax-k.de)
189 points by AndreyKarpov on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 108 comments
12. A Better Javascript Date Picker/Calendar (github.com)
178 points by switz on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
13. An Open Letter to Warby Parker (classicspecs.tumblr.com)
177 points by jamiest on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
14. What being on the front page of Hacker News does for our bottom line (37signals.com)
167 points by hawke on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
15. npm (Node's package manager) leaks all user password hashes and salts (gist.github.com)
151 points by jashkenas on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 79 comments
16. What if doing your best -- at what you're best at -- isn't enough? (tedquarters.net)
150 points by DanLivesHere on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
17. Are Apple 'stealing' Open Street Map data? (alastaira.wordpress.com)
133 points by sambeau on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 65 comments
18. How I built my blog in one day (erjjones.github.com)
129 points by erjjones on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 62 comments
19. Raspberry Pi: Manufacturing Hiccup (raspberrypi.org)
122 points by switz on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
20. Twitter uses SPDY (skitch.com)
119 points by ropiku on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
21. How Valve made Team Fortress 2 free-to-play (gamasutra.com)
108 points by pbj on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
22. The Cost of Cracking (priceonomics.com)
97 points by omarish on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
23. Scraping Web Pages With jQuery, Node.js and Jsdom (liamkaufman.com)
88 points by liamk on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
24. Sonalight (YC W12) Lets You Text While Driving Without Touching A Phone (techcrunch.com)
84 points by sskates on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
25. MIT awards pirate certificates to undergraduates (boston.com)
79 points by jamesbritt on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 48 comments
26. Show HN: Petridish.org, a kickstarter for scientific research (petridish.org)
79 points by ilz on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
27. New Medium Instance, 64-bit bit Ubiquity, SSH Client (aws.typepad.com)
75 points by jeffbarr on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
28. The Mystery of 18 Twitching Teenagers in Le Roy (nytimes.com)
74 points by wallflower on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 49 comments
29. Anonymous hacks Panda Security in response to LulzSec arrests (zdnet.com)
72 points by mck- on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 28 comments
30. Open, moral and pragmatic (timeshighereducation.co.uk)
71 points by MikeTaylor on Mar 8, 2012 | hide | 7 comments

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