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1. A Linux dev who helped thousands needs help to fight cancer (linuxlock.blogspot.it)
433 points by FiloSottile on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 127 comments
2. Fake Bus Stops For Alzheimer’s patients in Germany (2011) (theiacp.org)
418 points by iamwil on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 104 comments
3. Customize Twitter Bootstrap To Not Look Bootstrap-y (antjanus.com)
346 points by antjanus on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 144 comments
4. Apple Wins Patent Ruling As Jury Finds Samsung Infringes (techcrunch.com)
319 points by irunbackwards on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 354 comments
5. Evernote Smart Notebook by Moleskine (evernote.com)
283 points by zachh on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 143 comments
6. Some web development tips from a former Digg developer (duruk.net)
208 points by cancan on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
7. Windows 8 Tells Microsoft Everything You Install, Not Very Securely. (nadim.cc)
193 points by derrida on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 81 comments
8. Backbone has made me a better programmer (floatleft.com)
169 points by appleton on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 86 comments
9. A worthy Ultrabook appears: the ThinkPad X1 Carbon reviewed (arstechnica.com)
159 points by Cieplak on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 196 comments
10. Tomorrow, a 100 year old mysterious package will be opened in a museum in Norway (vg.no)
142 points by sindhiparsani on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 98 comments
11. Watch Out Mars: 1080 HD Video of Curiosity Descent (scientificamerican.com)
137 points by MetallicCloud on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
12. Perl gained a feature for fixing communication with the Magellan probe (perl.org)
137 points by kamaal on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 2 comments
13. Chinese dev steals US HTML5 Game engine, US hosts won't close down the copy (techinasia.com)
132 points by hoi on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 123 comments
14. My Python Code for the Netflix Prize (github.com/alexbw)
130 points by alexbw on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 28 comments
15. Mountain Lion quietly includes app blacklist and security restrictions (red-sweater.com)
125 points by driverdan on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
16. Once a somebody, now a nobody: Starcraft 2 has destroyed my life (olganon.org)
122 points by voidnothings on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 120 comments
17. Show HN: GoScale Cloud Scaling in Milliseconds (goscale.com)
118 points by ColinHayhurst on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 60 comments
18. Why I am tired of writing pull requests (gist.io)
110 points by gistacoder on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
19. Groklaw on the Apple v. Samsung jury verdict (groklaw.net)
109 points by grellas on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 31 comments
20. The dark side of light: negative frequency photons (arstechnica.com)
102 points by aquark on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
21. Releasing Outside The App Store (mattgemmell.com)
97 points by joao on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 49 comments
22. Be happy Bike to work. (csharpening.net)
94 points by l33t_d0nut on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 135 comments
23. How Hacker News motivated me to resign my job and launch my own startup (2011) (freshdesk.com)
90 points by zio99 on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
24. Asteroids in under 600 lines of Common Lisp (uses SBCL and SDL) (github.com/andyhd)
83 points by Charles__L on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
25. Startup Stagnation (getfinch.com)
82 points by jonemo on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 57 comments
26. Paul Oakenfold crowdsources a beat on beatlab (beatlab.com)
81 points by jbaudanza on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
27. PeerTalk: iOS and OS X Cocoa library for communicating over USB (rsms.me)
76 points by shinvee on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
28. DragonFly BSD 2.6: towards a free clustering operating system (lwn.net)
77 points by rohshall on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
29. Why Self-Track? The Possibility of Hard-to-Explain Change (quantifiedself.com)
76 points by harscoat on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
30. SmartThings: Make Your World Smarter (kickstarter.com)
74 points by guiseppecalzone on Aug 24, 2012 | hide | 35 comments

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