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1. Maps TD - Google Maps-based Tower Defence. (mapstd.com)
394 points by elliottkember on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
2. OMGPOP CEO tweets: "Shay Pierce was the weakest employee on the team" (venturebeat.com)
366 points by lleims on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 181 comments
3. Paperfold CSS (developer.mozilla.org)
325 points by tilt on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
4. Bootstrapped startup saves over $100K by dropping IE (techcrunch.com)
310 points by canistr on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 113 comments
5. MMO Asteroids (seb.ly)
307 points by catilac on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 81 comments
6. All April Fools' Day Jokes on the Web Are Here (so they don't clutter HN) (aprilfoolsdayontheweb.com)
292 points by Urgo on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 57 comments
7. MIT scientist captures 90,000 hours of video of his son's first words, graphs it (fastcompany.com)
286 points by canistr on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
8. Ask HN: Who is Hiring? (April 2012)
264 points by whoishiring on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 223 comments
9. How to Train Your Brain to Remember Everything (lifehacker.com)
216 points by daegloe on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
10. Responsive Design Patterns (lukew.com)
190 points by sirwitti on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 9 comments
11. Xkcd's mindboggling April Fools comic (reddit.com)
181 points by dkulchenko on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
12. Why nations fail (economist.com)
175 points by entangld on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 114 comments
13. Sprouts is a pencil-and-paper game with interesting mathematical properties (wikipedia.org)
169 points by llambda on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 9 comments
14. Ask HN: Computer science for the self taught programmer
160 points by andys627 on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
15. Show HN: A Lisp-based in-browser toy operating system (github.com)
156 points by alnis on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 19 comments
16. Codestre.am: streaming your code to the masses (codestre.am)
149 points by jamesjyu on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
17. Ask HN: Please be more thoughtful when downvoting
143 points by guynamedloren on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 76 comments
18. Julia, I Love You (r-bloggers.com)
140 points by TalGalili on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
19. Poll: Do you have a CS degree?
138 points by chuhnk on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 172 comments
20. UK government to monitor email and web use under new laws (bbc.co.uk)
135 points by earnubs on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 86 comments
21. Google Really Advanced Search (google.com)
133 points by tambourine_man on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
22. It's time to level up headphone tech (chrismaury.com)
129 points by chrmaury on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
23. Chrome Multitask Mode (google.com)
125 points by plainOldText on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
24. Encrypt Everything (encrypteverything.ca)
127 points by rosser on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
25. Walken on Rails (collectiveidea.com)
125 points by danielmorrison on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 10 comments
26. Ask HN: What did you build in March?
117 points by amoore on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 140 comments
27. Ask HN: Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? (April 2012)
103 points by whoishiring on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 92 comments
28. Why I'm working for the man and not doing a startup (fredandrandall.com)
90 points by RandallBrown on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 81 comments
29. Police Are Using Phone Tracking As A Routine Tool (nytimes.com)
85 points by gallerytungsten on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 66 comments
30. Android fragmentation is a feature, not the big problem everyone says it is (vbsteven.com)
82 points by vbsteven on Apr 1, 2012 | hide | 35 comments

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