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Stories from October 14, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Is it OK to hold credit card numbers in cookies, Santander? (seclists.org)
364 points by Garbage on Oct 15, 2012 | 189 comments
2. Skydiver shatters world record with 24-mile leap (usatoday.com)
320 points by mittermayr on Oct 14, 2012 | 202 comments
3. Shut up and play nice: How the Western world is limiting free speech (washingtonpost.com)
279 points by vonmoltke on Oct 15, 2012 | 274 comments
4. Raspberry Pi now with 512MB RAM (raspberrypi.org)
272 points by tiernano on Oct 15, 2012 | 112 comments
5. 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 | 27 comments
6. Exotic data structures (concatenative.org)
248 points by wslh on Oct 14, 2012 | 25 comments
7. Syte: Simple but powerful packaged personal site (github.com)
200 points by saym on Oct 15, 2012 | 51 comments
8. Your Startup Is Spam (metamorphium.com)
193 points by guptaneil on Oct 15, 2012 | 64 comments
9. Pattern - Web Mining Python lib (github.com)
183 points by interro on Oct 14, 2012 | 14 comments
10. Redactor - WYSIWYG editor on jQuery (imperavi.com)
183 points by deveshz on Oct 14, 2012 | 82 comments
11. Rescue.js (rescuejs.com)
164 points by cheeaun on Oct 15, 2012 | 42 comments
12. (l)uriel has passed away (9fans.net)
143 points by masklinn on Oct 15, 2012 | 98 comments
13. EA “Gives Away” 1000s Of Free Games Due To No Server-Side Validation (minimaxir.com)
135 points by minimaxir on Oct 14, 2012 | 103 comments
14. MIT Lectures on Advanced Data Structures (6.851) (mit.edu)
134 points by smanek on Oct 15, 2012 | 10 comments
15. Open Data Structures: an open content textbook (opendatastructures.org)
124 points by cdelahousse on Oct 14, 2012 | 6 comments
16. Game Over (antirez.com)
105 points by slig on Oct 14, 2012 | 94 comments
17. SciCombinator - scientific news aggregator and discussion (railsrumble.com)
91 points by anu_gupta on Oct 14, 2012 | 29 comments
18. Kathy Sierra On The Primer On Sexism Discussion (farukat.es)
91 points by roguecoder on Oct 14, 2012 | 134 comments
19. Homemade thermal camera (ieee.org)
86 points by Kliment on Oct 14, 2012 | 16 comments
20. Suddenly everyone wants New Yorker style content. Who is going to write it? (pandodaily.com)
86 points by acangiano on Oct 14, 2012 | 72 comments
21. Can code that is valid in both C and C++ produce different behavior? (stackoverflow.com)
83 points by ivoflipse on Oct 15, 2012 | 9 comments
22. Linux TCP/IP Tuning for Scalability (engineyard.com)
81 points by bluesmoon on Oct 14, 2012 | 4 comments
23. James Joyce's "Ulysses": Why you should read this book (economist.com)
81 points by pclark on Oct 14, 2012 | 71 comments
24. Little Nemo in Google-land (google.co.jp)
81 points by evoxed on Oct 14, 2012 | 22 comments
25. DeployButton is the simplest and fastest way to get code on your server (deploybutton.com)
79 points by peterkchen on Oct 15, 2012 | 56 comments
26. The tech behind Felix Baumgartner’s stratospheric skydive (extremetech.com)
72 points by mrsebastian on Oct 14, 2012 | 9 comments
27. Postgres 9.2 highlight: JSON data type (otacoo.com)
73 points by craigkerstiens on Oct 15, 2012 | 24 comments
28. Microsoft Bans Halo 4 Pirates, and Some Idiots Absolutely Deserved It (torrentfreak.com)
63 points by anons2011 on Oct 15, 2012 | 53 comments
29. Commit Logs From Last Night (commitlogsfromlastnight.com)
57 points by creativityhurts on Oct 14, 2012 | 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 | 38 comments
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