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1. Captchas Are Becoming Ridiculous (andrewmunsell.com)
301 points by andrewmunsell on July 29, 2012 | hide | 228 comments
2. In Week Two, Marissa Mayer Googifies Yahoo (allthingsd.com)
223 points by drgath on July 29, 2012 | hide | 145 comments
3. Peter Thiel’s startup class notes in PDF (klinger.io)
160 points by tomazstolfa on July 29, 2012 | hide | 31 comments
4. Discussion of HN at 4chan's /g/ (4chan.org)
143 points by leftovers on July 29, 2012 | hide | 98 comments
5. Corner Office: Dennis Crowley (nytimes.com)
132 points by topherjaynes on July 29, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
6. The illusion of progress lights a fire (mindhacks.com)
124 points by jayliew on July 29, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
7. How to watch the Olympics, live, from the United States (bearsfightingbears.com)
123 points by bradgessler on July 29, 2012 | hide | 56 comments
8. Watch the Olympics from anywhere: this actually works (gist.github.com)
116 points by irq on July 29, 2012 | hide | 63 comments
9. Do you check HTTPS certificates in your API clients? (unfoldthat.com)
114 points by va1en0k on July 29, 2012 | hide | 72 comments
10. Dear Marissa: Think Different (500hats.com)
115 points by spsaaibi on July 29, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
11. Surprisingly Good Evidence That Real Name Policies Fail To Improve Comments (techcrunch.com)
115 points by iProject on July 29, 2012 | hide | 94 comments
12. Brain scans reveal simple 3D grid structure (nih.gov)
105 points by signifiers on July 29, 2012 | hide | 16 comments
13. The Innumeracy of Intellectuals (2008) (scienceblogs.com)
101 points by Thrymr on July 29, 2012 | hide | 98 comments
14. Confessions of a 20-Something Startup CTO (bencoe.tumblr.com)
100 points by BenjaminCoe on July 29, 2012 | hide | 90 comments
15. A bold but simple login system (xoxco.com)
94 points by fufulabs on July 29, 2012 | hide | 96 comments
16. Curiosity landing is in a week (nasa.gov)
91 points by huhtenberg on July 29, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
17. Am I a cyborg now? (popcount.org)
86 points by majke on July 29, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
18. “Critical mass” vs “network effects” (daltoncaldwell.com)
82 points by olivercameron on July 29, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
19. Gitit is a wiki backed by a git, darcs, or mercurial filestore. (johnmacfarlane.net)
82 points by fs111 on July 29, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
20. Bring Google Fibre into Canada (avaaz.org)
83 points by calvintennant on July 29, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
21. Show a real-time user count without any client-side Javascript (minipenguin.com)
80 points by dag11 on July 29, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
22. When Craigslist Blocks Innovations (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
79 points by iamwil on July 29, 2012 | hide | 89 comments
23. Vimwiki (code.google.com)
76 points by simonreed on July 29, 2012 | hide | 16 comments
24. Google search's new basic calculator (google.com)
76 points by gnyman on July 29, 2012 | hide | 66 comments
25. Cracking Passwords on an Intel Celeron CPU (16s.us)
72 points by 16s on July 29, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
26. Xah's Emacs Lisp Tutorial (ergoemacs.org)
70 points by jackhammer2022 on July 29, 2012 | hide | 14 comments
27. Does mathematics have a place in higher education? (mathbabe.org)
70 points by cottonseed on July 29, 2012 | hide | 106 comments
28. Is Algebra Necessary? (nytimes.com)
67 points by ColinWright on July 29, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
29. Tips on Emacs Lisp programming (ferrier.me.uk)
59 points by nic-ferrier on July 29, 2012 | hide | 28 comments
30. Breakthroughs Come From Relaxation (bloomberg.com)
60 points by akandiah on July 29, 2012 | hide | 10 comments

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