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Stories from May 18, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Light Table is in YCS12 (chris-granger.com)
401 points by ibdknox on May 18, 2012 | hide | 96 comments
2. SpaceX headed to the ISS tomorrow (nasa.gov)
386 points by mkr-hn on May 18, 2012 | hide | 79 comments
3. Recording police with your smartphone is a Constitutional right, says DoJ (digitaltrends.com)
302 points by ubasu on May 18, 2012 | hide | 63 comments
4. Why Quit? Because the other company has bigger monitors. (kloninger.com)
301 points by sefk on May 18, 2012 | hide | 241 comments
5. NASDAQ:FB (google.com)
303 points by teoruiz on May 18, 2012 | hide | 295 comments
6. Avoiding Depression While Not Running a $1B Company (smalldogsbigdogs.tumblr.com)
268 points by adam on May 18, 2012 | hide | 98 comments
7. Objectivist C (fdiv.net)
221 points by mkopinsky on May 18, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
8. 'The Golden Age of Silicon Valley Is Over, and We're Dancing on its Grave' (theatlantic.com)
197 points by waxymonkeyfrog on May 18, 2012 | hide | 145 comments
9. Gödel and the limits of logic (maths.org)
166 points by ColinWright on May 18, 2012 | hide | 76 comments
10. I found that the company I work for is putting backdoor into mobile phones (stackexchange.com)
146 points by vgnet on May 18, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
11. RIP Jim Gray - Closure in Disappearance of Computer Scientist (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
136 points by yarapavan on May 18, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
12. Kindergarten Teacher Earns $700,000 by Selling Lesson Plans Online (mashable.com)
136 points by MarlonPro on May 18, 2012 | hide | 82 comments
13. Facebook buys Karma (getkarma.com)
123 points by pitdesi on May 18, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
14. My Biggest Temptation (ryanleecarson.tumblr.com)
122 points by ryancarson on May 18, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
15. Atlas: A Human-Powered Helicopter (kickstarter.com)
119 points by yurisagalov on May 18, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
16. How Facebook Hacked The NASDAQ Button (techcrunch.com)
118 points by richoakley on May 18, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
17. Tossing Out IRB for Pry (philaquilina.com)
113 points by philaquilina on May 18, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
18. DDG now searches HN for stories and comments (duckduckgo.com)
111 points by rnicholson on May 18, 2012 | hide | 21 comments
19. Quick Course On Effective Website Copywriting (smashingmagazine.com)
98 points by peeplaja on May 18, 2012 | hide | 9 comments
20. John Gruber takes 'The Talk Show' to Mule Radio (daringfireball.net)
96 points by lleims on May 18, 2012 | hide | 157 comments
21. Why Did Zynga Tank After Facebook IPOed? (theatlantic.com)
84 points by mattobrien on May 18, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
22. Facebook closes at $38.23 first day NASDAQ trading, above IPO price $38.00 (marketwatch.com)
82 points by liuwei6 on May 18, 2012 | hide | 98 comments
23. A 29-year-old on the difficulties of landing a first job (theglobeandmail.com)
80 points by jteo on May 18, 2012 | hide | 139 comments
24. Carmageddon seeks Kickstarter cash comeback (bbc.co.uk)
75 points by xd on May 18, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
25. Nginx 1.3.0 is out (nginx.org)
74 points by IgorPartola on May 18, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
26. Starting Referly (YC S12) Took Me Three Years (daniellemorrill.com)
73 points by unnamed on May 18, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
27. Reticent rich: Preferred style in Silicon Valley (nytimes.com)
75 points by bootload on May 18, 2012 | hide | 75 comments
28. Make your website super fast with Asset Pipeline, Sprites & Cloudfront (railsonfire.com)
71 points by moritzplassnig on May 18, 2012 | hide | 16 comments
29. Buffett to buy 63 newspapers (omaha.com)
70 points by danso on May 18, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
30. Show HN: HTML5 Piano - with its own data URI synth (mrcoles.com)
64 points by mrcoles on May 18, 2012 | hide | 39 comments

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