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Stories from April 20, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. NameCheap Overtakes Go Daddy In Google (elliotsblog.com)
300 points by tnd on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 97 comments
2. Pacman running on DCPU-16 (fingswotidun.com)
266 points by reitzensteinm on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
3. Polygonal Map Generation For Games (stanford.edu)
263 points by santadays on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
4. An actual PHP hammer with the claw on both sides (flic.kr)
226 points by neilk on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
5. Cook something or get out of the kitchen (peternixey.com)
223 points by petenixey on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
6. Linus talks about Apple laptops, Linux distributions, his work (techcrunch.com)
210 points by jimmyjim on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 134 comments
7. HN Podcast #1: Kickstarter, Raspberry Pi, And Instagram (hnpod.com)
192 points by jazzychad on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 62 comments
8. Megaupload Trial May Never Happen, Judge Says (torrentfreak.com)
184 points by res0nat0r on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 84 comments
9. IBM creates breathing, high-density, light-weight lithium-air battery (extremetech.com)
176 points by palmar on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 81 comments
10. Ruby on Rails Tutorial, 2nd edition (railstutorial.org)
174 points by mhartl on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
11. mruby (github.com)
174 points by ryansama on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 55 comments
12. Haskell School of Music by Paul Hudak (yale.edu)
145 points by zura on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
13. Things I Wished I Learned In Engineering School (cattell.net)
138 points by czzarr on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
14. Retina.js: Retina graphics for your website (retinajs.com)
136 points by orofino on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 101 comments
15. What good is experience? (justinkan.com)
135 points by maccman on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
16. The Design of a Signage Typeface (ilovetypography.com)
127 points by dko on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
17. 4 Months Of eBook Sales (jstorimer.com)
122 points by jstorimer on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
18. CIA’s Secret Fear: High-Tech Border Checks Will Blow Spies’ Cover (wired.com)
119 points by jentulman on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
19. If You Have A Smartphone, Anyone Can Now Track Your Every Move (technologyreview.com)
118 points by dhimes on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 87 comments
20. Peter Thiel’s CS183: Startup - Class 5 Notes Essay (blakemasters.tumblr.com)
106 points by smiler on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
21. Pioneer Anomaly Solved (planetary.org)
95 points by pwg on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 10 comments
22. Tim Berners-Lee: we don't need arbitrary new TLDs (wired.co.uk)
89 points by leejw00t354 on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 71 comments
23. Build iOS Apps In Ruby - Available Summer '12 (mobiruby.org)
89 points by teeray on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
24. Show HN: Spacetime locates a contact on a map by texting them a link to click on
89 points by aaroniba on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
25. Front End Engineers - We need you to make Grubwithus (YC W11) beautiful (grubwithus.com)
89 points by nikhilpandit on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
26. GlobaLeaks - Open Source Whistleblowing Framework (globaleaks.org)
87 points by yaph on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 50 comments
27. Web Analytics Illegal in UK after 26 May? Crazy (hp.com)
84 points by richij on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 98 comments
28. Google Shuts Down Patent Search Homepage, Picasa for Linux & More (techcrunch.com)
83 points by sdtransier on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
29. One billionaire's mission to bring a 500-ton asteroid to Earth by 2025 (arstechnica.com)
81 points by nsns on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 42 comments
30. The best way to learn something? Teach it. (delw.in)
79 points by delwin on Apr 20, 2012 | hide | 32 comments

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