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1. Show HN - We just built a site that saves lives (watsi.org)
462 points by chaseadam17 on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 183 comments
2. Microsoft gets a new logo for the first time since 1987 (nwsource.com)
320 points by cleverjake on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 231 comments
3. The White House just open sourced their first Github repo (github.com)
314 points by maxogden on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 121 comments
4. How Hacker News Completely Changed My Life (stoicjesterstudios.com)
290 points by thestoicjester on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 91 comments
5. John Carmack discusses the art and science of software engineering (uw.edu)
271 points by gb on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 71 comments
6. A Faster Facebook for iOS (fb.com)
273 points by adamjernst on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 177 comments
7. Black Widow (dcurt.is)
216 points by bradgessler on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 51 comments
8. Why you should not be displaying relative dates. (aaronparecki.com)
213 points by caseorganic on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 155 comments
9. Twitter cuts off “find friends” access to Tumblr (marco.org)
182 points by rsobers on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
10. The innovations of Internet Explorer (nczonline.net)
174 points by kalyanganjam on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 72 comments
11. JSON+UDP+DHT=Freedom (telehash.org)
174 points by nmcfarl on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
12. Under the hood: Rebuilding Facebook for iOS (facebook.com)
158 points by relation on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 65 comments
13. Fleksy - Awesome new predictive text input method (fleksy.com)
150 points by nreece on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 101 comments
14. The Hidden Subversive Message in Gangnam Style (theatlantic.com)
148 points by lionhearted on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
15. Hacker News is 44% 18-24 year olds, 77% male (pingdom.com)
134 points by luigi on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 88 comments
16. Parrondo's Paradox: How two ugly parents can make a beautiful baby (datagenetics.com)
130 points by pavanlimo on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 62 comments
17. IKEA's New Catalogs: Less Pine, More Pixels (wsj.com)
117 points by petethomas on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 49 comments
18. An Interview with DuckDuckGo's founder, Gabriel Weinberg (techspot.com)
108 points by marioestrada on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
19. The Cheapest Generation (theatlantic.com)
109 points by JumpCrisscross on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 202 comments
20. What Jamie Wong did at Khan Academy (jamie-wong.com)
108 points by cbhl on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
21. My Paleo Media Diet (oreilly.com)
103 points by michael_fine on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 72 comments
22. Silicon Valley Techies Fight to Save a Popular but Illegal Haven (nytimes.com)
92 points by bluehat on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 104 comments
23. The Software Engineering of Mathematica (wolfram.com)
90 points by lf6648 on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 21 comments
24. Prismatic for iPhone is now live in the App Store (getprismatic.com)
84 points by w01fe on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 48 comments
25. What HN Users Use (45% Mac, 63% Chrome) (dangrossman.info)
83 points by johnx123-up on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
26. Selling $2,000+ Worth Of My Unfinished Book (planscope.io)
77 points by bdunn on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 92 comments
27. Free Living Arrangements Offered to Startup Founders in Kansas City (homesforhackers.com)
74 points by nordicnomad82 on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 54 comments
28. Mac OS X 10.8.1 is out. (support.apple.com)
72 points by mvip on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 103 comments
29. US appeals court rules in favor of patenting genes (reuters.com)
71 points by doktrin on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 71 comments
30. Pew Study: The Economy is lagging because the middle class is broke (yahoo.com)
67 points by PaulHoule on Aug 23, 2012 | hide | 78 comments

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