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Stories from December 21, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. What does randomness look like? (empiricalzeal.com)
474 points by cyrusradfar on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 117 comments
2. xkcd: Instagram (xkcd.com)
332 points by jmedwards on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 124 comments
3. Verizon Is Blocking Google Wallet Anti-Competitively (dslreports.com)
261 points by mtgx on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 82 comments
4. A $5 Lamp Powered Solely by Gravity (enpundit.com)
253 points by TannerLD on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 88 comments
5. IV: Don't Mind Our 2000 Shell Companies, That's Totally Normal (techdirt.com)
245 points by mtgx on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 78 comments
6. Patio11 Wrote A Book On Conversion Optimization For Software Companies (kalzumeus.com)
231 points by edw519 on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 93 comments
7. NASAs Cassini spacecraft has delivered a glorious view of Saturn... (nasa.gov)
221 points by jug6ernaut on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 33 comments
8. China listening in on Skype - Microsoft assumes you approve (greatfire.org)
199 points by owltoucan on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 97 comments
9. Rust 0.5 released (mail.mozilla.org)
171 points by graue on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
10. “How Do TSA Employees Feel About Working For a Despised Agency?” (takingsenseaway.wordpress.com)
147 points by raju on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 91 comments
11. Learn Linux The Hard Way (β version) (nixsrv.com)
145 points by 0x1997 on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 78 comments
12. LLVM and Clang 3.2 released (llvm.org)
140 points by japaget on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 57 comments
13. D3 3.0 released (github.com)
138 points by mbostock on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 14 comments
14. Improved User Profiles (bitbucket.org)
117 points by gilrain on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
15. The End of x86? An Update (fernstrategy.com)
104 points by jhund on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 90 comments
16. Merry Doomsday HN: All of my YC Facelifts are free to download and use (kyrobeshay.com)
98 points by kyro on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 31 comments
17. Show HN: Servus for Mac and Dropbox (servus.io)
95 points by czottmann on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
18. Show HN: A Smart Name Brainstorming And Domain Search Engine (namemesh.com)
94 points by mohit_agg on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 62 comments
19. YouTube strips Universal and Sony of 2 billion fake views (dailydot.com)
93 points by sexyalterego on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
20. Chrome 25 to disable silent extension installation actively and retroactively (thenextweb.com)
90 points by Pr0 on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 26 comments
21. North Korea’s First Computer Game: Pyongyang Racer (techinasia.com)
86 points by danielhitome on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 57 comments
22. Google Designing 'X Phone' to Rival Apple, Samsung (wsj.com)
83 points by Pr0 on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 86 comments
23. Art.sy Open Source (artsy.github.com)
82 points by zende on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 21 comments
24. AWS Data Pipeline (amazon.com)
78 points by ing33k on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
25. Apple lifts block on combo 30-pin+Lightning charging accessories (arstechnica.com)
75 points by iProject on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
26. Node.js error handling (snmaynard.com)
78 points by beastmcbeast on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 23 comments
27. Bitcoin Core Development Status Report #2 (bitcoinfoundation.org)
69 points by bdr on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
28. New Official Facebook Poke iOS Application (itunes.apple.com)
67 points by remi on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 58 comments
29. Raspberry Pi Used to Replace 30-Foot GSM Base Station and Create Mobile Network (techcrunch.com)
59 points by iProject on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
30. Seven Codes You'll Never Ever Break (wired.com)
55 points by cyphersanctus on Dec 21, 2012 | hide | 45 comments

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