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1. Skydiver shatters world record with 24-mile leap (usatoday.com)
320 points by mittermayr on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 202 comments
2. Surprisingly undervalued books (nabeelqu.com)
285 points by nqureshi on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 95 comments
3. Surviving in-flight breakup of an SR-71 Blackbird at Mach 3.18 (books.google.com)
270 points by mike_esspe on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
4. Red Bull Stratos Skydive Rescheduled for today (redbullstratos.com)
262 points by thehodge on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 138 comments
5. Exotic data structures (concatenative.org)
248 points by wslh on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
6. Pattern - Web Mining Python lib (github.com/clips)
183 points by interro on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 14 comments
7. Redactor - WYSIWYG editor on jQuery (imperavi.com)
183 points by deveshz on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 82 comments
8. The Self-Destruction of the 1 Percent (nytimes.com)
143 points by wallflower on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 185 comments
9. EA “Gives Away” 1000s Of Free Games Due To No Server-Side Validation (minimaxir.com)
135 points by minimaxir on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 103 comments
10. Open Data Structures: an open content textbook (opendatastructures.org)
124 points by cdelahousse on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 6 comments
11. YouTube's top 1,000 channels average $23K each month in ad revenue (readwriteweb.com)
111 points by vindicated on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
12. Sweet.js - Sweeten your Javascript (by Mozilla) (github.com/mozilla)
107 points by redment on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
13. Game Over (antirez.com)
105 points by slig on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 94 comments
14. Massive data leak in New Zealand government servers (publicaddress.net)
97 points by oreilly on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
15. Kathy Sierra On The Primer On Sexism Discussion (farukat.es)
91 points by roguecoder on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 134 comments
16. SciCombinator - scientific news aggregator and discussion (railsrumble.com)
91 points by anu_gupta on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 29 comments
17. Suddenly everyone wants New Yorker style content. Who is going to write it? (pandodaily.com)
86 points by acangiano on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 72 comments
18. Homemade thermal camera (ieee.org)
86 points by Kliment on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 16 comments
19. James Joyce's "Ulysses": Why you should read this book (economist.com)
81 points by pclark on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 71 comments
20. Little Nemo in Google-land (google.co.jp)
81 points by evoxed on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
21. Linux TCP/IP Tuning for Scalability (engineyard.com)
81 points by bluesmoon on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 4 comments
22. Show HN: idea for the future of document editing (doc-edit.herokuapp.com)
81 points by sonier on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 50 comments
23. The tech behind Felix Baumgartner’s stratospheric skydive (extremetech.com)
72 points by mrsebastian on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 9 comments
24. Half Of Great Barrier Reef Lost Over Past 27 Years (singularityhub.com)
71 points by olalonde on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
25. An Intimate Portrait Of Innovation, Risk, And Failure Through Hipstamatic's Lens (fastcompany.com)
71 points by jayzee on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 11 comments
26. Kube - CSS framework (imperavi.com)
70 points by parmgrewal on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 28 comments
27. Roy Bates, Founder of Sealand, Dies at 91 (nytimes.com)
63 points by rglovejoy on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
28. Raspberry Pi runs XBMC; reliably decodes 1080p (January) (hackaday.com)
60 points by bootload on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 28 comments
29. Commit Logs From Last Night (commitlogsfromlastnight.com)
57 points by creativityhurts on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 18 comments
30. Observations on what's getting downvoted, with some dissected specimens (arstechnica.com)
58 points by co_pl_te on Oct 14, 2012 | hide | 38 comments

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