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Stories from September 27, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Announcing the First Beta Release of Persona (identity.mozilla.com)
474 points by callahad on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 187 comments
2. StarCraft: Orcs in space go down in flames (codeofhonor.com)
435 points by phenylene on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 87 comments
3. NASA Rover Finds Old Streambed on Martian Surface (nasa.gov)
373 points by Sodaware on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 81 comments
4. Beta Late Than Never (Steam Linux Beta) (valvesoftware.com)
328 points by phenylene on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 147 comments
5. How to build a windmill (jacquesmattheij.com)
300 points by DanielRibeiro on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 53 comments
6. “iCloud Backup” (marco.org)
203 points by jordw on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 82 comments
7. What happens to our brains when we exercise and how it makes us happier (bufferapp.com)
189 points by LeonW on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 80 comments
8. How a random bug in Deep Blue may ultimately have led to Kasparov's defeat (washingtonpost.com)
185 points by prajjwal on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 50 comments
9. Did NSA Put a Secret Backdoor in New Encryption Standard? (2007) (schneier.com)
174 points by Jach on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 93 comments
10. Linux TCP/IP Tuning (lognormal.com)
162 points by bluesmoon on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 31 comments
11. Google Search Referrers Disappear In iOS 6 (searchengineland.com)
153 points by Shooti on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 48 comments
12. Facebook Gifts (facebook.com)
151 points by tksohishi on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 112 comments
13. US Military Classifies Wikileaks As 'Enemy Of The United States' (techdirt.com)
147 points by mcantelon on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 168 comments
14. Program above and beyond your actual ability by using FreeMind (alexkrupp.typepad.com)
134 points by Alex3917 on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
15. Download any ebook free from Packt Publishing (through the end of the month) (packtpub.com)
133 points by jontas on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 44 comments
16. How can I submit prior art to the Patent Office?
131 points by bugsbunnyak on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
17. Go Daddy patents “announcing a domain name registration on a social website” (domainnamewire.com)
131 points by xhrpost on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
18. MMO xkcd WebSockets fixed by PubNub (pubnub.com)
123 points by pubnub on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
19. Hackerface: Rapportive for HN (hackerface.com)
122 points by harscoat on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 63 comments
20. PostgreSQL Database Modeler (pgmodeler.com.br)
121 points by motter on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
21. Parallella: Raspberry Pi-like open parallel computing hardware (kickstarter.com)
110 points by JonasH on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
22. Microsoft: Hey, Apple Maps haters, Use Bing for iPhone instead (venturebeat.com)
105 points by bmillipede on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 56 comments
23. NFC enabled business cards (moo.com)
103 points by EwanToo on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 56 comments
24. iOS 6 App Store is a disaster for developers (develop-online.net)
102 points by novaleaf on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
25. App.net developer incentive programme (app.net)
97 points by anu_gupta on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
26. Bitcoin Foundation Launches to ‘Standardize, Protect and Promote’ Bitcoin (betabeat.com)
89 points by nitashatiku on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
27. How the Internet ruined San Francisco (1999) (salon.com)
84 points by mshafrir on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 128 comments
28. Inappropriate Use of Adobe Code Signing Certificate (adobe.com)
84 points by jjguy on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
29. We’ve Already Passed the Tipping Point for Orbital Debris (ieee.org)
80 points by vectorbunny on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 80 comments
30. New Zealand admits illegally spying on Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom (nbcnews.com)
75 points by 8ig8 on Sept 27, 2012 | hide | 21 comments

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