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Stories from July 31, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Blind man shocks researchers with what he sees. (seedmagazine.com)
429 points by felipellrocha on July 31, 2012 | hide | 144 comments
2. Introducing Outlook.com - Modern Email for the Next Billion Mailboxes (office.com)
426 points by kaelspencer on July 31, 2012 | hide | 321 comments
3. Let my Wi-Fi go: FCC rules Verizon can't charge for Wi-Fi tethering (zdnet.com)
410 points by tanglesome on July 31, 2012 | hide | 136 comments
4. A global decentralized encrypted datastore with anonymous publishing (github.com)
329 points by adulau on July 31, 2012 | hide | 206 comments
5. How I made $10k in one day with Facebook Ads (irvinebroque.tumblr.com)
273 points by patrickod on July 31, 2012 | hide | 113 comments
6. Samsung reveals its pre-iPhone concepts: 10 touchscreen devices (osnews.com)
194 points by koide on July 31, 2012 | hide | 91 comments
7. The year 2000 illustrated in 1900 (publicdomainreview.org)
159 points by vibrunazo on July 31, 2012 | hide | 84 comments
8. New straighforward approach to teaching quantum mechanics (scottaaronson.com)
155 points by georgecmu on July 31, 2012 | hide | 55 comments
9. 10-year-old problem in theoretical computer science falls (mit.edu)
154 points by maxko87 on July 31, 2012 | hide | 14 comments
10. Mechanics of a Small Acquisition (quotidianventures.com)
153 points by jhchen on July 31, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
11. Ask HN: Recommendations for learning and improving UX/UI skills?
147 points by pgambling on July 31, 2012 | hide | 50 comments
12. Ask PG: What caused the downtime?
142 points by aaronbrethorst on July 31, 2012 | hide | 84 comments
13. How to Make a Game Like Cut the Rope – Part 1 (raywenderlich.com)
142 points by PopaL on July 31, 2012 | hide | 16 comments
14. Haskell Live: A Live Coding Adventure (haskelllive.com)
131 points by nwjsmith on July 31, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
15. How Intuit Manages 10 Million Lines of Code (drdobbs.com)
128 points by aritraghosh007 on July 31, 2012 | hide | 57 comments
16. Do Not Advertise On Facebook Until You Read This (wahanegi.com)
123 points by slaven on July 31, 2012 | hide | 47 comments
17. The future of GNOME (gnome.org)
118 points by bergie on July 31, 2012 | hide | 105 comments
18. Getting your heart rate using R and Ruby. (airbrake.io)
114 points by benarent on July 31, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
19. For More Pianos, Last Note Is Thud in the Dump (nytimes.com)
107 points by dangoldin on July 31, 2012 | hide | 78 comments
20. Yuri Milner's Fundamental Physics Prize (economist.com)
103 points by tlb on July 31, 2012 | hide | 31 comments
21. PrismJS (prismjs.com)
103 points by samkottler on July 31, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
22. Installing Linux on Windows 8 PCs: No easy answers (itworld.com)
104 points by tanglesome on July 31, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
23. Google buys Wildfire (googleblog.blogspot.com)
102 points by jervisfm on July 31, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
24. Twitter account suspension prompts user backlash (bbc.com)
100 points by nsns on July 31, 2012 | hide | 56 comments
25. The New Digg Arrives Ahead Of Schedule (techcrunch.com)
96 points by llambda on July 31, 2012 | hide | 90 comments
26. The Incredible Click Rate of Nothing (adage.com)
91 points by DanielRibeiro on July 31, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
27. Hiptype (YC S12) Launches A Google Analytics-Style Service For E-Books (techcrunch.com)
90 points by sohailprasad on July 31, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
28. How to Write (nytimes.com)
88 points by danso on July 31, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
29. NBC Retracts Complaint, Guy Adams Is Back On Twitter (techcrunch.com)
87 points by akshxy on July 31, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
30. Show HN: Recycled a piano into a work desk (mrsamberapple.com)
83 points by stephenapple on July 31, 2012 | hide | 35 comments

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