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1. Microsoft turns spoken English into spoken Mandarin – in the same voice (thenextweb.com)
583 points by evo_9 on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 121 comments
2. Obama's Secret Weapon In The South is 129 Million Years Old (npr.org)
461 points by weinzierl on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 301 comments
3. GNOME (et al): Rotting In Threes (igurublog.wordpress.com)
258 points by EdiX on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 199 comments
4. I am a terrible programmer (danshipper.com)
245 points by ScotterC on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 140 comments
5. Priceline.com acquires Kayak for $1.8B (thenextweb.com)
244 points by goatcurious on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 125 comments
6. Jam With Chrome (jamwithchrome.com)
220 points by robin_reala on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 78 comments
7. More HTML5 APIs (davidwalsh.name)
220 points by davidwalshblog on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 67 comments
8. Buildy, a real-time HTML5 building game - come build in our biggest world yet (playbuildy.com)
214 points by RoboTeddy on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
9. Photo of a Nuclear Explosion Less than 1 Millisecond After Detonation (petapixel.com)
180 points by ColinWright on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 51 comments
10. The Magical Tech Behind Paper For iPad's Color-Mixing (fastcompany.com)
163 points by julianwa on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 42 comments
11. Nexus 4 Review: Beautifully Crafted, Premium Android Phone (androidpolice.com)
163 points by mtgx on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 161 comments
12. No Studying After 5pm: Using Parkinson’s Law to Kick Procrastination’s Ass (seangransee.com)
163 points by seangransee on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 53 comments
13. NASA May Unveil New Manned Moon Missions Soon (space.com)
162 points by geuis on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 62 comments
14. E17 (Enlightenment) enters alpha after 12 years (enlightenment.org)
151 points by stock_toaster on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 75 comments
15. ChesSMS: Using Unicode to play Chess over SMS (twilio.com)
159 points by chadrs on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
16. For Zelda-playing daughter, Dad gives Link a sex change (arstechnica.com)
145 points by jojomnky on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 119 comments
17. The Best Time to Post on Hacker News (hevenet.com)
138 points by Nathanael on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
18. Humble Bundle 4 for android (humblebundle.com)
135 points by ergo14 on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
19. Twitter survives election after Ruby-to-JVM move (theregister.co.uk)
131 points by tawman on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 167 comments
20. Bounce ball camera to help first responders (bounceimaging.com)
129 points by dsego on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 42 comments
21. Jewish Problems (arxiv.org)
115 points by victorhn on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 69 comments
22. Typography Spacing Research (aldusleaf.org)
109 points by jashmenn on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
23. Building 'From Holden', an apparel manufacturer, from the ground up (fromholden.com)
111 points by freerobby on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 96 comments
24. Why the hell does this mouse need to connect to the Internet? (arstechnica.com)
105 points by SeanDav on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 79 comments
25. Kernel Drivers Compiled to Javascript and Run in Browser (netbsd.org)
91 points by mburns on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 5 comments
26. PyCon US 2013 adds 6th talk track (pycon.blogspot.com)
87 points by jnoller on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 14 comments
27. Teaching Programming To A Highly Motivated Beginner (acm.org)
87 points by ivoflipse on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
28. F# Foundation Launch : Open-source, cross-platform F# (1PM PST/9PM GMT Today) (msdn.com)
85 points by Oenotria on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
29. CheckIO - a programming game (checkio.org)
84 points by duck on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 22 comments
30. High blood pressure damages brain long before old age (latimes.com)
82 points by whoisnicole on Nov 8, 2012 | hide | 59 comments

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