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Stories from April 27, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Incredibox - Background music for programming. (incredibox.com)
688 points by bmelton on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 167 comments
2. An employee, whose last name is Null, kills our employee lookup app (stackoverflow.com)
538 points by willvarfar on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 148 comments
3. Zerg Rush Google Easter Egg (google.com)
504 points by InfinityX0 on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 130 comments
4. Show HN: iPG - YC Interview Simulator (jamescun.com)
290 points by jamescun on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 77 comments
5. GMail: designer arrogance and the cult of minimalism (jonoscript.wordpress.com)
251 points by centro on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 223 comments
6. At 92, Movie Bootlegger Is Soldiers’ Hero (nytimes.com)
243 points by aaronharnly on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 85 comments
7. A $20 Trillion Rock That Could Turn a Startup Into Earth’s Richest Company (mashable.com)
241 points by jpadilla_ on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 193 comments
8. Cargo Cults and Interview Questions (raganwald.posterous.com)
229 points by raganwald on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 158 comments
9. European server provider Hetzner now offers a 64GB RAM box for 109€/mon (hetzner.de)
222 points by rmoriz on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 193 comments
10. Your Bash Prompt Needs This (jonisalonen.com)
215 points by jonisalonen on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 131 comments
11. Skype IP Lookup (skype-ip-finder.tk)
192 points by lobovkin on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 97 comments
12. Rails 4 will establish a new background job queueing API (github.com)
172 points by jroes on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 57 comments
13. Log Everything as JSON. Make Your Life Easier. (treasure-data.com)
155 points by kiyoto on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 104 comments
14. List of those who voted for and against CISPA (house.gov)
150 points by cybertheorist on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
15. The Haskell / Snap ecosystem is as productive (or more) than Ruby/Rails. (dbpatterson.com)
142 points by T_S_ on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 98 comments
16. Name: Illegitimate (caterina.net)
134 points by georgecmu on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 78 comments
17. Evernote CEO to entrepreneurs: "don't do it" (thenextweb.com)
132 points by Liu on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 94 comments
18. Writing a CV in LaTeX (texblog.org)
128 points by gnosis on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 92 comments
19. New Particle Discovered at CERN (uzh.ch)
127 points by DiabloD3 on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
20. Thinking in a Foreign Language Makes Decisions More Rational (wired.com)
98 points by gruseom on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
21. Show HN: Beautiful Visualization of Agreement Groups in the US Senate (friggeri.net)
95 points by friggeri on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
22. Show HN: Sink or Ship - ship your project in time, or else... (sinkorship.com)
94 points by richerd on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
23. jQuery Raty - A Star Rating Plugin (wbotelhos.com)
92 points by gulbrandr on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
24. Skylon: A British dream of space (bbc.co.uk)
92 points by ColinWright on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
25. Data and visualization blogs worth following (flowingdata.com)
87 points by robdoherty2 on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 8 comments
26. Million Song Dataset Challenge (kaggle.com)
81 points by othello on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 3 comments
27. ClojureScript Lua backend (raphamiard.posterous.com)
79 points by swannodette on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 15 comments
28. Redis 2.6.0 RC1 Released (raw.github.com)
77 points by ksri on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 14 comments
29. Show HN: Stop wasting money on Saas services you don't use (saasly.com)
76 points by yakshaving on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 36 comments
30. Out of acqui-hire stage (gabrielweinberg.com)
73 points by duck on Apr 27, 2012 | hide | 24 comments

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