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Stories from July 4, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Restore the Fourth (restorethefourth.net)
772 points by sethbannon on July 4, 2013 | hide | 173 comments
2. DecryptoCat (tobtu.com)
516 points by thejosh on July 4, 2013 | hide | 276 comments
3. Join the largest online protest since SOPA to stop NSA spying (callforfreedom.org)
386 points by sinak on July 4, 2013 | hide | 59 comments
4. A few words on Doug Engelbart (worrydream.com)
382 points by llambda on July 4, 2013 | hide | 54 comments
5. The 19-year-old jailed for the crime of sarcasm (nationalreview.com)
313 points by Uperte on July 4, 2013 | hide | 90 comments
6. FBI Document: [DELETED] had "plan to kill local Occupy leaders via sniper fire" (whowhatwhy.com)
308 points by thenewkid on July 4, 2013 | hide | 145 comments
7. Distributed Everything (medium.com)
297 points by gwenbell on July 4, 2013 | hide | 117 comments
8. EFF: Show Support for the Fourth Amendment (eff.org)
281 points by Argentum01 on July 4, 2013 | hide | 36 comments
9. Bill before Icelandic Parliament to grant Edward Snowden citizenship (translate.google.com)
275 points by avar on July 4, 2013 | hide | 80 comments
10. How Exercise Can Calm Anxiety (well.blogs.nytimes.com)
253 points by gruseom on July 4, 2013 | hide | 71 comments
11. Zynga Mistake Puts Random Stranger In Customer Support Role (kotaku.com)
189 points by morphics on July 4, 2013 | hide | 61 comments
12. Snowden's Constitution vs Obama's Constitution (techdirt.com)
172 points by honzzz on July 4, 2013 | hide | 36 comments
13. Revelations about the French Big Brother (translate.google.com)
163 points by fellowshipofone on July 4, 2013 | hide | 87 comments
14. Clojure core.async and Go: A Code Comparison (drewolson.org)
150 points by drewolson on July 4, 2013 | hide | 78 comments
15. France Has A PRISM-Like Program With Thousands Of Trillions Of Metadata Elements (techcrunch.com)
148 points by pirri on July 4, 2013 | hide | 46 comments
16. The last Incan suspension bridge is made entirely of grass and woven by hand (slate.com)
130 points by llambda on July 4, 2013 | hide | 45 comments
17. What it looks like when Google links to your website (raaw.se)
118 points by PeterRosdahl on July 4, 2013 | hide | 64 comments
18. The web you know is dying (evbogue.com)
115 points by skeltoac on July 4, 2013 | hide | 56 comments
19. Macintosh Stories: Swedish Campground (folklore.org)
111 points by EGreg on July 4, 2013 | hide | 49 comments
20. Critical Vulnerability in Cryptocat (crypto.cat)
111 points by amouat on July 4, 2013 | hide | 39 comments
21. The Fall of the American Worker (newyorker.com)
98 points by amardeep on July 4, 2013 | hide | 168 comments
22. AT&T Invents Programming Language for Mass Surveillance (2007) (wired.com)
95 points by leokote on July 4, 2013 | hide | 13 comments
23. Final Fantasy VII is available on Steam (steampowered.com)
81 points by ValentineC on July 4, 2013 | hide | 58 comments
24. JavaScript projects to look into (javascriptoo.com)
77 points by Dekku on July 4, 2013 | hide | 25 comments
25. How a sysadmin can become a programmer (cuddletech.com)
75 points by sea6ear on July 4, 2013 | hide | 79 comments
26. A chimp-pig hybrid origin for humans? (phys.org)
74 points by evo_9 on July 4, 2013 | hide | 82 comments
27. These charts show how the Edward Snowden story is overwhelming the NSA story (washingtonpost.com)
73 points by CrazedGeek on July 4, 2013 | hide | 40 comments
28. On Open-Sourcing Libraries (williamdurand.fr)
73 points by couac on July 4, 2013 | hide | 29 comments
29. Statement on planned Fourth of July demonstrations (nsa.gov)
77 points by sethbannon on July 4, 2013 | hide | 58 comments
30. Texas teen in jail for his Facebook comment (aljazeera.com)
74 points by ramisms on July 4, 2013 | hide | 63 comments

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