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Stories from May 11, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Bug 698544 – Background configuration is missing in terminal profile editor (gnome.org)
344 points by Signez on May 11, 2013 | 302 comments
2. A note to myself
305 points by clubhi on May 11, 2013 | 84 comments
3. Bezier Curves and Picasso (jeremykun.com)
205 points by SanderMak on May 11, 2013 | 17 comments
4. Social Roulette has a 1 in 6 chance of deleting your account (socialroulette.net)
187 points by muratmutlu on May 11, 2013 | 145 comments
5. CSS Architecture (appfolio.com)
184 points by twog on May 11, 2013 | 52 comments
6. Python's sad, unimaginative Enum (acooke.org)
166 points by andrewcooke on May 11, 2013 | 101 comments
7. 'The IT Crowd' to return for finale special (ew.com)
156 points by Sujan on May 11, 2013 | 61 comments
8. Tesla: a little bit Apple, a little bit Google, and about to be huge (slate.com)
156 points by eplanit on May 11, 2013 | 172 comments
9. Why education startups do not succeed (avichal.wordpress.com)
153 points by sajid on May 12, 2013 | 45 comments
10. Found at Auction: The Unseen Photographs of a Legend that Never Was (messynessychic.com)
138 points by ttuominen on May 12, 2013 | 23 comments
11. True-color GIF with 32697 colors (ipal.org)
134 points by ssclafani on May 11, 2013 | 62 comments
12. The C++ Programming Language (4th Edition) (stroustrup.com)
130 points by lispython on May 12, 2013 | 152 comments
13. Call Mom Maybe (blog.twitter.com)
128 points by kirillzubovsky on May 12, 2013 | 34 comments
14. Should you submit to Hacker News? (lahiri.me)
127 points by mayank on May 12, 2013 | 58 comments
15. How to Build a Building (sparkfun.com)
117 points by mwfj on May 11, 2013 | 7 comments
16. A rant about some of the nice things in the NT kernel (neosmart.net)
116 points by ComputerGuru on May 12, 2013 | 87 comments
17. Beyond Unlocking: Don’t Let Them Kill the First Reasonable Copyright Reform Bill (wired.com)
113 points by sinak on May 11, 2013 | 9 comments
18. Sniffing tool for capturing WiFi location data disclosed by iOS devices (github.com)
94 points by casca on May 11, 2013 | 21 comments
19. Declarative Data Visualization library (akngs.tumblr.com)
91 points by pajju on May 12, 2013 | 9 comments
20. Haskell style list comprehensions in Ruby (gist.github.com)
87 points by ldubinets on May 12, 2013 | 28 comments
21. Why are clients shocked by the price for web development?
78 points by rbsn on May 11, 2013 | 85 comments
22. HN front page, 16000 visitors in a day, how many actually read the article? (quantisan.com)
77 points by plam on May 12, 2013 | 71 comments
23. The Next Pandemic: Not if, but When (nytimes.com)
75 points by tokenadult on May 11, 2013 | 40 comments
24. American Airlines: one day of lounge access to anyone with Klout score over 55 (klout.com)
71 points by muratmutlu on May 12, 2013 | 87 comments
25. Hacker News apps (github.com)
69 points by captn3m0 on May 12, 2013 | 20 comments
26. Developing database-driven web applications with Chicken Scheme (mathieu-desrochers.github.io)
64 points by ics on May 11, 2013 | 5 comments
27. Live map of recent changes to Wikipedia articles (hatnote.com)
65 points by bufo on May 12, 2013 | 13 comments
28. GNU awk 4.1.0 (groups.google.com)
63 points by lelf on May 11, 2013 | 10 comments
29. Building HTML5 Apps with Yeoman and Backbone (rockyj.in)
59 points by rockyj on May 11, 2013 | 18 comments
30. ISS emergency spacewalk to repair ammonia leak [live video] (nasa.gov)
57 points by 6ren on May 11, 2013 | 13 comments
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