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Stories from August 20, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. A Generation Lost in the Bazaar (acm.org)
519 points by mahmud on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 344 comments
2. Show HN: A date range picker for Twitter Bootstrap (dangrossman.info)
363 points by dangrossman on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 80 comments
3. Why don't they just..? (jgc.org)
293 points by jgrahamc on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 136 comments
4. Believe you can change (aaronsw.com)
294 points by bensw on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
5. Never again be thwarted by restrictive “guest” wifi (e.g. on buses or airplanes) (rogueleaderr.tumblr.com)
256 points by rogueleaderr on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 101 comments
6. The Bozo Event Horizon (law.harvard.edu)
204 points by strlen on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 101 comments
7. The morning mail is my enemy (lettersofnote.com)
193 points by gruseom on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
8. How Eduardo Saverin Sold Facebook Ads in 2004 (digiday.com)
182 points by sohlis on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
9. Tim Berners-Lee's Original Announcement (1991)
184 points by peterb on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
10. Stranded Jet Skier Breaches Multimillion Dollar Security System At JFK Airport (npr.org)
169 points by JumpCrisscross on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 115 comments
11. I Google everything (wernah.com)
154 points by wernah on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 120 comments
12. AWS Elastic Beanstalk now supports Python (aws.typepad.com)
146 points by mza on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
13. The "Work" Trap (unwieldy.net)
143 points by samvj on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 29 comments
14. Vagrant core no longer tied to VirtualBox (github.com)
145 points by BummerCloud on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 60 comments
15. We consistently underestimate kids. (peebs.org)
142 points by nemesisj on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 60 comments
16. Designing for A Retina Web (smashingmagazine.com)
128 points by Charles__L on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 66 comments
17. T-mobile password reset does not allow you to type the letter "V" (t-mobile.com)
118 points by sal9000 on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
18. A Statistical Portrait of a Y Combinator Batch (statwing.com)
118 points by glaugh on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
19. Legal myths about the Assange extradition (newstatesman.com)
112 points by gadders on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 181 comments
20. Peter Thiel Sells Majority Of His Facebook Shares In Deal Planned Pre-IPO (techcrunch.com)
108 points by nikhilpandit on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 90 comments
21. 6-8 Weeks Until Bitcoin Debit/Credit Card, says BitInstant (codinginmysleep.com)
108 points by enmaku on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 75 comments
22. Rejection (latentflip.com)
94 points by semanticist on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
23. FreeBSD gets ported to the Raspberry Pi (kernelnomicon.org)
93 points by synchronise on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 31 comments
24. First evidence for photosynthesis in insects (nature.com)
85 points by ananyob on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 7 comments
25. Who cares if Samsung copied Apple? (hbr.org)
79 points by hype7 on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
26. Ripping OAuth tokens out of Twitter apps (timetobleed.com)
78 points by sferik on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
27. Inside FundersClub (YC S12) The Equity Crowdfunding Platform (techcrunch.com)
75 points by dsugarman on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 15 comments
28. When Microsoft Threatened to Sue Us Over the Letter “E” (steveblank.com)
75 points by benackles on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
29. Founder's Fund Transparent Term Sheet (foundersfund.com)
74 points by jfc on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 14 comments
30. Profig (YC S12) Launches An Affordable, Feature-Rich Instant Phone System (techcrunch.com)
73 points by yabbadabbadoo on Aug 20, 2012 | hide | 38 comments

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