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Stories from November 5, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Why Google Went Offline Today and a Bit about How the Internet Works (cloudflare.com)
676 points by ColinWright on Nov 6, 2012 | 154 comments
2. "I think you will all appreciate this person's commenting style" (jwz.livejournal.com)
516 points by ahalan on Nov 6, 2012 | 88 comments
3. Ghost — rethinking WordPress (onolan.org)
502 points by saltcod on Nov 5, 2012 | 224 comments
4. Don't re-elect SOPA supporters on Tuesday (nahurst.com)
435 points by nathanh on Nov 5, 2012 | 172 comments
5. Ratchet: Prototyping iPhone apps in simple HTML, CSS, and JS (maker.github.com)
394 points by uggedal on Nov 5, 2012 | 82 comments
6. MongoDB Gotchas and How To Avoid Them (rsmith.co)
353 points by ukd1 on Nov 5, 2012 | 90 comments
7. Stolen Money on Gittip, Part 1 (gittip.com)
296 points by heathanderson on Nov 5, 2012 | 162 comments
8. Perfectum Dashboard (wrapbootstrap.com)
254 points by mrholek on Nov 5, 2012 | 47 comments
9. Peter Thiel, Bill Gates, Khosla fund LightSail Energy in $37M Deal (wsj.com)
235 points by DaniFong on Nov 5, 2012 | 123 comments
10. The Waiting Place (dcurt.is)
229 points by olivercameron on Nov 5, 2012 | 31 comments
11. Writing Fast, Memory-Efficient JavaScript (smashingmagazine.com)
216 points by dilipray on Nov 5, 2012 | 30 comments
12. Git add -p: a powerful git feature (johnkary.net)
194 points by joshuacc on Nov 5, 2012 | 107 comments
13. Follow the goal creep (37signals.com)
174 points by creativityhurts on Nov 5, 2012 | 28 comments
14. Magic keywords on Google and the consequences of tailoring results (gabrielweinberg.com)
151 points by milliams on Nov 5, 2012 | 51 comments
15. Foursquare now gives ratings for locations, becomes Yelp competitor (thenextweb.com)
144 points by trendspotter on Nov 5, 2012 | 58 comments
16. A tcpdump Tutorial and Primer (danielmiessler.com)
141 points by danielrm26 on Nov 5, 2012 | 26 comments
17. Elite: Dangerous (kickstarter.com)
143 points by morphics on Nov 6, 2012 | 71 comments
18. Dolphins deserve same rights as humans, say scientists (bbc.co.uk)
126 points by zosimus on Nov 5, 2012 | 189 comments
19. Neil deGrasse Tyson: If I Were President... (haydenplanetarium.org)
123 points by rameadows on Nov 5, 2012 | 99 comments
20. Remind HN: Vote
118 points by DanielBMarkham on Nov 6, 2012 | 127 comments
21. Federal judge tosses Apple patent lawsuit against Motorola (cnet.com)
117 points by lnguyen on Nov 5, 2012 | 82 comments
22. Announcing Instagram Profiles on the Web (blog.instagram.com)
114 points by hornokplease on Nov 5, 2012 | 64 comments
23. Show HN: an alternative to AdSense (emberads.com)
112 points by thehodge on Nov 5, 2012 | 78 comments
24. The NYT's Visual Election Outcome Explorer - How we made the D3 decision tree (mozillaopennews.org)
114 points by NelsonMinar on Nov 5, 2012 | 14 comments
25. AMD ships 16-core x86 3ghz CPU (maximumpc.com)
102 points by ck2 on Nov 5, 2012 | 85 comments
26. DuckDuckGo Plugin: Hacker News Search (duckduckgo.com)
90 points by sherjilozair on Nov 6, 2012 | 22 comments
27. Ten Finger Touch Screen Keyboard (solidsmack.com)
85 points by guavaroo on Nov 6, 2012 | 60 comments
28. Android is 5 years old today: Here's how it all began (cnet.co.uk)
78 points by ForFreedom on Nov 5, 2012 | 28 comments
29. We Need a Programmer for President (dzone.com)
75 points by friendlytuna on Nov 5, 2012 | 76 comments
30. My popular Twitter Analytics app has reached technical limits. Need help (tphq.tumblr.com)
71 points by mittermayr on Nov 5, 2012 | 82 comments
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