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Stories from March 12, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Posterous acquired by Twitter (blog.posterous.com)
612 points by michaelfairley on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 160 comments
2. Defining Property (paulgraham.com)
551 points by anateus on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 299 comments
3. Paypal Does it Again (regretsy.com)
486 points by cwan on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 149 comments
4. A Dad’s Plea To Developers Of iPad Apps For Children (smashingmagazine.com)
463 points by pascal07 on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 192 comments
5. Send Them Your Money: A Campaign to Send The RIAA/MPAA Billions (sendthemyourmoney.com)
384 points by staunch on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 131 comments
6. Rabbit holes: Why being smart hurts your productivity (sridattalabs.com)
299 points by sthatipamala on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
7. The freedom to drink coffee (raganwald.posterous.com)
282 points by llambda on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 190 comments
8. Intro to Social Hacking: How we lowered our cancellation rate by 90% (joingrouper.com)
277 points by waxman on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 42 comments
9. Paul Graham consistently says ‘um’ ~7 times per minute (metricfire.com)
238 points by tbh on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 127 comments
10. A "real" user proves Windows 8 fails on the desktop (geek.com)
225 points by ukdm on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 247 comments
11. Show HN: I decided to document and share my high-level CSS best practices (github.com)
223 points by csswizardry on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 86 comments
12. Mathematics for Computer Science (princeton.edu)
204 points by epenn on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
13. Peter Norvig: Tweaking Bayes' Theorem (dzone.com)
179 points by stagga_lee on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
14. Lisp Machines (patrickcollison.com)
141 points by apgwoz on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 80 comments
15. JSON.org License Literally Says it "shall be used for Good, not Evil" (dzone.com)
138 points by friendlytuna on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 70 comments
16. Minefold (YC W12) Launches Affordable, On-Demand Platform For Game Hosting (techcrunch.com)
131 points by whatupdave on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
17. CSS px is an Angular Measurement (inamidst.com)
129 points by ned on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 60 comments
18. Firefox will support H264 and MP3 decoding with OS codecs (groups.google.com)
127 points by gcp on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
19. Microsoft shows off universal translator that preserves your voice (extremetech.com)
126 points by mrsebastian on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
20. From Miserable Launch to Decent Success in 3 Months, Thanks to Hacker News (stangeek.com)
120 points by stangeek on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
21. The Borderlands Gun Collector's Club (steve-yegge.blogspot.com)
112 points by abyx on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
22. Why does Posix have recursive mutexes? Because of a dare. (groups.google.com)
111 points by signa11 on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 14 comments
23. CNN to buy Mashable for $200 million + (thenextweb.com)
110 points by kunle on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
24. Yahoo Sues Facebook for Patent Infringement (allthingsd.com)
105 points by knappster on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
25. Kickstarter for Science (petridish.org)
101 points by azazo on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 11 comments
26. Bootstrap 2.0.2 released (markdotto.com)
99 points by tilt on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
27. Google: Taming The Long Latency Tail - When More Machines Equals Worse Results (highscalability.com)
99 points by yarapavan on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
28. Adding a new statement to Python (thegreenplace.net)
100 points by motter on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 14 comments
29. The day Bill Gates called me rude — and other lessons in user experience (jacksonfish.com)
91 points by hillel on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 47 comments
30. Show HN: We made an awesome way to browse and search your Chrome bookmarks. (stashmarks.com)
88 points by bwm on Mar 12, 2012 | hide | 60 comments

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