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Stories from August 13, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. This is a bit f'd, Quora (giantrobotlasers.com)
827 points by webwright on Aug 13, 2012 | 225 comments
2. How we screwed (almost) the whole Apple community (day4.se)
414 points by pohl on Aug 13, 2012 | 117 comments
3. United Airlines Lost My Friend's 10 Year Old Daughter And Didn't Care (bobsutton.typepad.com)
242 points by Brajeshwar on Aug 14, 2012 | 188 comments
4. What My Son's Disabilities Taught Me About 'Having It All' (theatlantic.com)
222 points by twakefield on Aug 14, 2012 | 85 comments
5. Doubling SaaS Revenue By Changing The Pricing Model (kalzumeus.com)
216 points by illdave on Aug 13, 2012 | 72 comments
6. Back up your precious files on ordinary paper (ollydbg.de)
193 points by adulau on Aug 13, 2012 | 91 comments
7. Curiosity rover: Martian solar day 2 (360cities.net)
185 points by Plnt on Aug 14, 2012 | 81 comments
8. Twitter acquires Clutch.io (clutch.io)
177 points by j4mie on Aug 13, 2012 | 37 comments
9. Show HN: HackerNews reimagined without tables or center elements. (coderwall.com)
165 points by sergiotapia on Aug 13, 2012 | 146 comments
10. Tarsnap now takes credit cards (switching from Paypal to Stripe) (daemonology.net)
152 points by cperciva on Aug 13, 2012 | 34 comments
11. Stop teaching calculating; Start teaching math (computerbasedmath.org)
152 points by p4bl0 on Aug 13, 2012 | 75 comments
12. Samwers Clone Stripe (paymill.de)
151 points by themichael on Aug 14, 2012 | 163 comments
13. The money part of App.net is a red herring (alexhillman.com)
149 points by alexknowshtml on Aug 14, 2012 | 98 comments
14. Larry Wall on why he wrote Perl (linuxjournal.com)
144 points by Tsiolkovsky on Aug 13, 2012 | 67 comments
15. Pixel Perfect (daringfireball.net)
143 points by olivercameron on Aug 14, 2012 | 135 comments
16. WebRTC is almost here, and it will change the web (venturebeat.com)
146 points by denismars on Aug 13, 2012 | 91 comments
17. How statically linked programs run on Linux (thegreenplace.net)
137 points by ch0wn on Aug 13, 2012 | 23 comments
18. Greg Kouri, PayPal co-founder, dies at 51 (miamiherald.com)
132 points by kitcar on Aug 13, 2012 | 38 comments
19. How AngularJS helped us ship our mobile site quicker - Part 1 (Directives) (goodfil.ms)
131 points by geelen on Aug 13, 2012 | 33 comments
20. DoubleRobotics: Telepresence gets sexy (and made in the USA) (venturebeat.com)
128 points by Undertow10 on Aug 14, 2012 | 49 comments
21. Show HN: Ymacs - Emacs in the browser with Dropbox, GDrive, etc (tageorgiou.github.com)
125 points by tagx on Aug 13, 2012 | 45 comments
22. Meet The Double (YC S12), A Teleconferencing Robot With An iPad For A Face (techcrunch.com)
107 points by davidcann on Aug 13, 2012 | 66 comments
23. A Fee-Based Twitter Is No More Ideologically Pure Than An Ad-Supported Twitter (techdirt.com)
101 points by dpeck on Aug 13, 2012 | 89 comments
24. CloudFlare helps save Wikileaks' bacon (techcrunch.com)
101 points by jgrahamc on Aug 14, 2012 | 41 comments
25. Wattvision: The Smart Energy Sensor (kickstarter.com)
93 points by savrajsingh on Aug 13, 2012 | 66 comments
26. T.js - A tiny templating framework in ~400 bytes (github.com)
91 points by jasonmoo on Aug 13, 2012 | 51 comments
27. Plivo makes it to 50 countries in 30 days, outstrips competition (venturebeat.com)
88 points by yabbadabbadoo on Aug 14, 2012 | 45 comments
28. Fear of Money (influencehacks.com)
89 points by klous on Aug 13, 2012 | 20 comments
29. Paying Users Are Your Nicest Users (agileleague.com)
86 points by MicahWedemeyer on Aug 13, 2012 | 59 comments
30. Hacker Dojo's Katy Levinson interviewed (venturebeat.com)
81 points by neurotech1 on Aug 13, 2012 | 7 comments
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