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Stories from March 8, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. SimCity Burning: A Warning to Publishers on The Dangers of Always-Online DRM (ign.com)
389 points by ScotterC on Mar 8, 2013 | 198 comments
2. The Professor, the Bikini Model and the Suitcase Full of Trouble (nytimes.com)
360 points by danso on Mar 8, 2013 | 184 comments
3. Some dark corners of C (docs.google.com)
352 points by fayimora on Mar 9, 2013 | 172 comments
4. Apartments So Small They Can Only Be Photographed From Above (theatlanticcities.com)
320 points by vellum on Mar 9, 2013 | 205 comments
5. Hacking Github with Webkit (homakov.blogspot.com)
301 points by homakov on Mar 9, 2013 | 78 comments
6. Days since last known Java 0-day exploit (java-0day.com)
291 points by anon1385 on Mar 8, 2013 | 81 comments
7. 9th Circuit Appeals Court: 4th Amendment Applies At The Border (techdirt.com)
260 points by computator on Mar 9, 2013 | 148 comments
8. Lord British launches “Shroud of the Avatar” on Kickstarter (kickstarter.com)
245 points by mmastrac on Mar 8, 2013 | 156 comments
9. Physicists Discover a Whopping 13 New Solutions to Three-Body Problem (sciencemag.org)
207 points by soofy on Mar 9, 2013 | 30 comments
10. Extreme debugging - a tale of microcode and an oven (alanwinfield.blogspot.com.br)
193 points by flaviojuvenal on Mar 9, 2013 | 17 comments
11. Show HN: sachet – handcraft your Vim environment online (yoursachet.com)
183 points by aam1r on Mar 8, 2013 | 35 comments
12. Flat UI, mirrored (github.com)
180 points by aviraldg on Mar 8, 2013 | 98 comments
13. Coding Cloud Heroku May Face Lawsuit Over Bait-and-Switch Claims (wired.com)
178 points by wwarnerandrew on Mar 8, 2013 | 96 comments
14. Dark Patterns - User Interfaces Designed to Trick People (darkpatterns.org)
151 points by willfarrell on Mar 9, 2013 | 82 comments
15. Runnable – Edit, run, and share code in your browser (runnable.com)
142 points by sundip on Mar 8, 2013 | 55 comments
16. Nanoparticles loaded with bee venom kill HIV (wustl.edu)
137 points by somethingnew on Mar 8, 2013 | 36 comments
17. Heroku Class Action (herokuclassaction.com)
134 points by jeremyjarvis on Mar 8, 2013 | 68 comments
18. Daemon Showdown: Upstart vs. Runit vs. Systemd vs. Circus vs. God (cueup.com)
133 points by pjscott on Mar 8, 2013 | 66 comments
19. VNC Viewer for Google Chrome (chrome.google.com)
119 points by jbmorley on Mar 8, 2013 | 55 comments
20. The Case for a True Mac Pro Successor (hypercritical.co)
102 points by brianwillis on Mar 8, 2013 | 117 comments
21. Netflix no longer issuing new API keys (netflix.com)
108 points by nickbaum on Mar 9, 2013 | 53 comments
22. PHP 5.5.0 Alpha 6 - Released (php.net)
96 points by Jeremy1026 on Mar 8, 2013 | 71 comments
23. Don't be mean, it's stupid (layervault.com)
90 points by yesplorer on Mar 8, 2013 | 103 comments
24. Growth and Government (samaltman.posthaven.com)
88 points by sama on Mar 8, 2013 | 122 comments
25. All Chrome OS hack attempts fail at Pwnium 3 (geek.com)
85 points by memoryfailure on Mar 8, 2013 | 30 comments
26. Russian scientists report new DNA under subglacial Lake Vostok (cbsnews.com)
81 points by bra-ket on Mar 8, 2013 | 26 comments
27. Clojure's Default Reader is Unsafe (learningclojure.com)
80 points by llambda on Mar 8, 2013 | 36 comments
28. Chec(kout) - Sell anything, anywhere. A platform for longtail ecommerce. (trychec.com)
76 points by devan on Mar 8, 2013 | 66 comments
29. Mark Shuttleworth: Canonical leads Ubuntu, not 'your whims' (theregister.co.uk)
73 points by copyninja on Mar 9, 2013 | 79 comments
30. A SimCity Update (ea.com)
65 points by acrum on Mar 9, 2013 | 71 comments
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