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1. Dear Mark Zuckerberg (daltoncaldwell.com)
743 points by johns on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 261 comments
2. Do you have a secret? (doyouhaveasecret.org)
432 points by chuckharmston on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 105 comments
3. Oculus Rift: Step Into the Game (kickstarter.com)
298 points by druidsbane on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 111 comments
4. Ask HN: Who Is Hiring? (August 2012)
276 points by whoishiring on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 292 comments
5. Bill would force patent trolls to pay defendants' legal bills (arstechnica.com)
250 points by chaud on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 83 comments
6. The new Digg (digg.com)
230 points by instakill on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 193 comments
7. Craigslist now asks for exclusive license when posting (baligu.blogspot.com)
217 points by jonathanberger on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 188 comments
8. This file's a Win Executable, PDF, Java executable (or Python script), and HTML (code.google.com)
198 points by Swizec on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
9. Don’t Lie On Your Resume, But Lie Like Hell During Your Exit Interview (robbieabed.com)
176 points by robbiea on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 126 comments
10. Throne of JS: Eight JavaScript MV* Libraries Compared (stevensanderson.com)
167 points by jashkenas on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 70 comments
11. Homeland Security Issuing Its Own DMCA Takedowns On YouTube To Stifle Speech (techdirt.com)
161 points by tomse on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
12. Instacart (YC S12) wants to be Amazon with 1 hour delivery (techcrunch.com)
157 points by apoorvamehta on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 98 comments
13. Facebook sinks to record low, 43% below IPO price, as doubts grow (cnbc.com)
157 points by Suraj-Sun on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 149 comments
14. Bruce Schneier: Drawing the wrong lessons from horrific events (cnn.com)
153 points by bootload on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 157 comments
15. Apple's CPU lead Jim Keller heads back to AMD (venturebeat.com)
151 points by neya on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 78 comments
16. Bicycle skills (johndcook.com)
150 points by ehamberg on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 88 comments
17. A sudoku solver in 33 lines of Clojure (gist.github.com)
148 points by ibdknox on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
18. Productivity Porn (vivekhaldar.com)
142 points by gandalfgeek on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 54 comments
19. Dropbox confirms it got hacked, will offer two-factor authentication (arstechnica.com)
129 points by palebluedot on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 62 comments
20. Craig Newmark, the Principled Jerk (jeremymims.com)
126 points by lloydarmbrust on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 102 comments
21. Whatever happened to kids' chemistry sets? (bbc.co.uk)
122 points by pmiller2 on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 75 comments
22. A Bad Privacy Bug (blog.pinboard.in)
110 points by stilist on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
23. reveal.js: HTML5 based Slide Presentation Tool (github.com)
110 points by stevewilhelm on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
24. Show HN: My one month side-project, Lucid Tracker: a daily life tracking tool (lucidtracker.com)
113 points by matt1 on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
25. Ask HN: Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? (August 2012)
98 points by whoishiring on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 91 comments
26. The Commodore 64 (C64) is 30 years old today (bbc.co.uk)
99 points by petercooper on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
27. Why “just do it” is bullshit (wayoftheduck.com)
98 points by dwynings on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 74 comments
28. Dropbox: Security update & new features (dropbox.com)
95 points by marklabedz on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 62 comments
29. Stuff Harvard, MIT, Stanford & Caltech People Like (echen.me)
94 points by krat0sprakhar on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
30. Craigslist posts shown on a map while viewing Craigslist housing (chrome.google.com)
93 points by welder on Aug 1, 2012 | hide | 72 comments

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