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Stories from August 8, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Design Tip: Never Use Black (ianstormtaylor.com)
761 points by ivolo on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 210 comments
2. Jack Dorsey: Today Starbucks Signed up for Square (squareup.com)
435 points by mynameisraj on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 188 comments
3. First full-resolution images of the Martian surface (nasa.gov)
435 points by ed209 on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 140 comments
4. Some performance tweaks (github.com)
349 points by espeed on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 88 comments
5. Responding to Wired's ad hominem hatchet job (dubfire.net)
344 points by wglb on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 158 comments
6. Germany's laws on github, machine-readable and ready to be forked (github.com)
325 points by jaseg on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
7. Show HN: Burner, for temporary phone numbers (burnerapp.com)
323 points by gregcohn on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 180 comments
8. Internet Archive Starts Seeding 1,398,875 Torrents (torrentfreak.com)
203 points by vibrunazo on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
9. Show HN: We Use That. What startups use to get stuff done (weusethat.com)
201 points by daniel_levine on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
10. Grid (YC S12) Reinvents The Spreadsheet For The Tablet Age (techcrunch.com)
190 points by irunbackwards on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 99 comments
11. Debian Now Defaults To Xfce Desktop (phoronix.com)
184 points by zeis on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 117 comments
12. How Advertisers Convinced Americans They Smelled Bad (smithsonianmag.com)
180 points by e1ven on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 143 comments
13. Starbucks Chooses Square for Payments (squareup.com)
180 points by MIT_Hacker on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 63 comments
14. Steam Expands Beyond Games (steampowered.com)
172 points by mxfh on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 107 comments
15. Ask HN: Where is the Hostility on HN Coming From?
171 points by OoTheNigerian on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 151 comments
16. Released footage of the police raid on the Kim Dotcom mansion (3news.co.nz)
167 points by AhtiK on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 92 comments
17. Panorama picture of Mars (panoramas.dk)
159 points by rkudeshi on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
18. My TEDx Talk about Entrepreneurial Depression / Happiness (elasticsales.com)
150 points by SteliE on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
19. Apple Suspends Over-the-Phone AppleID Password Resets (wired.com)
130 points by derpenxyne on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 55 comments
20. Microsoft sticks to its guns, keeps Do Not Track on by default in IE10 (arstechnica.com)
128 points by iProject on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 107 comments
21. Trello Android App Available for Download (trello.com)
128 points by aritraghosh007 on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
22. Dalton Caldwell: App.net is not Vaporware (daltoncaldwell.com)
131 points by auston on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 118 comments
23. Elon Musk Wants to Put Man on Mars in '12 to 15 Years' (go.com)
122 points by littlesparkvt on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 166 comments
24. How ZFS continues to be better than Btrfs. (rudd-o.com)
122 points by res0nat0r on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 102 comments
25. Android and iOS continue to carve up the world (engadget.com)
116 points by srathi on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 90 comments
26. Instacart (YC S12) aims to be the Amazon Prime of grocery delivery (cnet.com)
109 points by apoorvamehta on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
27. How YouTube lets content companies "claim" NASA Mars videos (arstechnica.com)
106 points by joshlegs on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
28. John Schappert, Zynga COO, Resigns (sec.gov)
88 points by bryanh on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
29. Lon Seidman gets YouTube takedown notice for public domain video from NASA (plus.google.com)
87 points by codeka on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 56 comments
30. BufferBox: Amazon Lockers? We Had That Idea First (wsj.com)
84 points by mmccauley on Aug 8, 2012 | hide | 46 comments

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