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1. Ideas on how to improve customer conversion and ease of use (goodui.org)
555 points by florian95 on July 5, 2013 | hide | 146 comments
2. Google paid AdBlock Plus to get its ads whitelisted (translate.google.com)
426 points by cowchase on July 5, 2013 | hide | 233 comments
3. Thorium nuclear reactor trial begins in Norway (extremetech.com)
419 points by sasoon on July 5, 2013 | hide | 137 comments
4. EU Parliament supports the possible suspension of U.S. data sharing agreements (zdnet.com)
387 points by rlpb on July 5, 2013 | hide | 103 comments
5. Hikikomori: Why are so many Japanese men refusing to leave their rooms? (bbc.co.uk)
299 points by akandiah on July 5, 2013 | hide | 181 comments
6. Did you know John Roberts is also chief justice of the NSA’s surveillance state? (washingtonpost.com)
255 points by sethbannon on July 5, 2013 | hide | 132 comments
7. The Revel Web Framework for Go (robfig.github.io)
238 points by staunch on July 5, 2013 | hide | 68 comments
8. If PRISM is Good Policy, Why Stop with Terrorism? (theatlantic.com)
227 points by milesf on July 5, 2013 | hide | 128 comments
9. What is A/B Testing? (visualwebsiteoptimizer.com)
220 points by paraschopra on July 5, 2013 | hide | 109 comments
10. Rare Cancer Seen In 41 Homosexuals (1981) (nytimes.com)
178 points by patdennis on July 5, 2013 | hide | 145 comments
11. A Disease Without a Cure Spreads Quietly in the West (nytimes.com)
177 points by sgaither on July 5, 2013 | hide | 59 comments
12. Basic Neural Network on Python (danielfrg.github.io)
172 points by dfrodriguez143 on July 5, 2013 | hide | 28 comments
13. Iceland proposes citizenship for Snowden (newsday.com)
161 points by option_greek on July 5, 2013 | hide | 14 comments
14. CppCMS – High Performance C++ Web Framework (cppcms.com)
120 points by viana007 on July 5, 2013 | hide | 128 comments
15. Kuler without Flash (adobe.com)
112 points by Techasura on July 5, 2013 | hide | 30 comments
16. Response to NSA scandal: German Government moves away from data retention (translate.google.com)
112 points by lukashed on July 5, 2013 | hide | 21 comments
17. The state of democratic control over surveillance in France (ruwenzori.net)
109 points by liotier on July 5, 2013 | hide | 67 comments
18. KORE – A fast SPDY-capable webserver for web development in C (kore.io)
110 points by dhotson on July 5, 2013 | hide | 58 comments
19. Politician: Call Snowden to Germany as witness (thelocal.de)
106 points by NonEUCitizen on July 5, 2013 | hide | 17 comments
20. No Patents on Seeds (no-patents-on-seeds.org)
107 points by nns1212 on July 5, 2013 | hide | 20 comments
21. Doug Engelbart was unable to find funding for his work (zdnet.com)
105 points by hackerbob on July 5, 2013 | hide | 18 comments
22. As Competition Wanes, Amazon Cuts Back Discounts (nytimes.com)
104 points by kanamekun on July 5, 2013 | hide | 59 comments
23. The programming languages behind "the mother of all demos" (lambda-the-ultimate.org)
99 points by nnq on July 5, 2013 | hide | 2 comments
24. Just a new name: Germany does Not move away form data retention at all (translate.google.com)
96 points by Morst on July 5, 2013 | hide | 21 comments
25. ClojureScript: Things That Might Worry You, but Shouldn't (2012) (jasonrudolph.com)
96 points by m0th87 on July 5, 2013 | hide | 23 comments
26. US sends pre-emptive warrant to Ireland to stop Snowden flight refuelling there (irishtimes.com)
93 points by imc on July 5, 2013 | hide | 59 comments
27. Snowden is more distraction than traitor (aljazeera.com)
91 points by joelrunyon on July 5, 2013 | hide | 15 comments
28. Using D3.js to Brute Force the Pirate Puzzle (azundo.github.io)
85 points by azundo on July 5, 2013 | hide | 10 comments
29. What really happened to the software on the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft? (rapitasystems.com)
84 points by skeletonjelly on July 5, 2013 | hide | 35 comments
30. Wt, C++ Web Toolkit (webtoolkit.eu)
82 points by stesch on July 5, 2013 | hide | 50 comments

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