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Stories from October 18, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. How cork is made (wineanorak.com)
514 points by shawndumas on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 120 comments
2. Is the use of “utf8=✓” preferable to “utf8=true”? (stackexchange.com)
459 points by tomse on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 87 comments
3. New $250 Chromebook (chrome.blogspot.com)
423 points by ConstantineXVI on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 329 comments
4. Free Flag Icons (gosquared.com)
304 points by timparker on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 76 comments
5. Ubuntu 12.10 Now Available (ubuntu.com)
234 points by martindale on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 163 comments
6. Jon Stewart: Lower entrepreneurial risk (boss.blogs.nytimes.com)
211 points by kdsudac on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 187 comments
7. Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal released (arstechnica.com)
189 points by shared4you on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 120 comments
8. Such a Little Thing: The Semicolon in Rust (pocoo.org)
172 points by joeyespo on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 74 comments
9. Interview with creator of Nginx, Igor Sysoev (webhostingskills.com)
158 points by rehack on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
10. Rails 4.0 Whirlwind Tour Presentation (highgroove.com)
155 points by vanstee on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
11. Apple Said to Acquire Color (thenextweb.com)
153 points by zachh on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 138 comments
12. Someone is jamming BBC broadcasts in the Middle East (bbc.co.uk)
135 points by finnw on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 47 comments
13. Show HN: A simple lightweight CSS grid, not a bloated framework (thisisdallas.github.com)
134 points by thisisdallas on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 61 comments
14. Google Earnings Come Early; Shares Drop (wsj.com)
131 points by Kopion on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 133 comments
15. New "Surveillance-Proof" App To Secure Communications Has Governments Nervous (slate.com)
127 points by kunle on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 83 comments
16. Show HN: Sift through recently dropped .com's in order of pronounceability, etc. (swola.com)
111 points by lolkittens on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 35 comments
17. Life hacks to make things easier (mintfish.tumblr.com)
110 points by ColinWright on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
18. Github: Major Service Outage (status.github.com)
104 points by ca136 on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 73 comments
19. Apple loses UK tablet design appeal versus Samsung (bbc.co.uk)
106 points by Suraj-Sun on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 54 comments
20. Minnesota Gives Coursera the Boot, Citing a Decades-Old Law (chronicle.com)
104 points by mbrubeck on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 88 comments
21. The New Grooveshark (grooveshark.com)
103 points by andrijac on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 89 comments
22. Megaupload Is Dead. Long Live Mega (wired.com)
103 points by mtgx on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 66 comments
23. Reddit's Moral Low Ground (raganwald.posterous.com)
99 points by raganwald on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 186 comments
24. Redis in my Postgres (craigkerstiens.com)
98 points by jorde on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
25. Newsweek to Cease Print Publication at End of Year (mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com)
99 points by brnstz on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 55 comments
26. Colourlovers (YC W10) launches Creative Market (creativemarket.com)
94 points by whalesalad on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 29 comments
27. Show HN: One OAuth API for Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Email (dailycred.com)
93 points by heynk on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 41 comments
28. An Introduction to Graphviz via R. Kelly’s “Trapped in the Closet” (robrhinehart.com)
90 points by caublestone on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 10 comments
29. Why is Tweetbot for Mac $20? (tapbots.com)
89 points by JeremyBanks on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 84 comments
30. Developers: Don't Treat the Windows Store like the iOS App Store (markedup.com)
85 points by Aaronontheweb on Oct 18, 2012 | hide | 50 comments

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