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1. Human-Powered Helicopter Wins the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize (popularmechanics.com)
601 points by comatose_kid on July 11, 2013 | hide | 95 comments
2. Feds, We Need Some Time Apart (defcon.org)
587 points by rosser on July 11, 2013 | hide | 250 comments
3. How Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages (guardian.co.uk)
470 points by shakes on July 11, 2013 | hide | 156 comments
4. Trends that will create demand for an Unconditional Basic Income (simulacrum.cc)
432 points by nkoren on July 11, 2013 | hide | 655 comments
5. Show HN: I hacked my microwave with a Raspberry Pi (madebynathan.com)
423 points by nathan_f77 on July 11, 2013 | hide | 110 comments
6. Do the right thing, wait to get fired (brendansterne.com)
351 points by bsterne on July 11, 2013 | hide | 87 comments
7. Microsoft reorganizes (microsoft.com)
267 points by jcarney on July 11, 2013 | hide | 271 comments
8. Small Utah ISP firm stands up to ‘surveillance state’ (rt.com)
257 points by DiabloD3 on July 11, 2013 | hide | 52 comments
9. Navigating the Postmodern Python World (stephendiehl.com)
253 points by freyrs3 on July 11, 2013 | hide | 119 comments
10. Why is nobody using SSL client certificates? (pilif.github.io)
241 points by cottonseed on July 11, 2013 | hide | 153 comments
11. How to permanently delete a Facebook account (facebook.com)
209 points by chemcoder on July 11, 2013 | hide | 90 comments
12. Shuttle - A simple SSH shortcut menu for OS X (fitztrev.github.io)
200 points by fitztrev on July 11, 2013 | hide | 109 comments
13. HP admits to backdoors in storage products (theregister.co.uk)
185 points by iProject on July 11, 2013 | hide | 22 comments
14. Hey programmers, we need to talk (sealedabstract.com)
149 points by spiffytech on July 11, 2013 | hide | 46 comments
15. [dupe] For first time ever, feds asked to sit out Defcon hacker conference (arstechnica.com)
184 points by Libertatea on July 11, 2013 | hide | 30 comments
16. Explanation of the Asiana SF crash by a former UAL captain (pprune.org)
142 points by rikelmens on July 11, 2013 | hide | 108 comments
17. Plug: the brain of your devices (meetplug.com)
150 points by gawenr on July 11, 2013 | hide | 111 comments
18. Philosophy and "for" loops — more from Go and Rust (lwn.net)
138 points by adestefan on July 11, 2013 | hide | 55 comments
19. Quinoa should be taking over the world. This is why it isn’t (washingtonpost.com)
140 points by chwolfe on July 11, 2013 | hide | 178 comments
20. LINQ Ruined My Favorite Interview Question (scottchamberlin.tumblr.com)
133 points by scottcha on July 11, 2013 | hide | 196 comments
21. Data Brokers Are Now Selling Your Car's Location For $10 Online (forbes.com/sites/adamtanner)
131 points by bigiain on July 11, 2013 | hide | 53 comments
22. Nokia Lumia 1020 packs 41-megapixel camera whopper (cnet.com)
124 points by usaphp on July 11, 2013 | hide | 233 comments
23. The worm that regrows its head, and memories, when decapitated (theweek.com)
126 points by wozniacki on July 11, 2013 | hide | 64 comments
24. Comprehend (YC W11) Raises $8.4M Led by Sequoia to Lower Clinical Trial Costs (wsj.com)
119 points by jakek on July 11, 2013 | hide | 40 comments
25. A Shiny Content Farm is Still a Content Farm (medium.com/on-medium)
118 points by Brajeshwar on July 11, 2013 | hide | 52 comments
26. GitHub Flow in the Browser (github.com/blog)
117 points by davidboy on July 11, 2013 | hide | 36 comments
27. Verizon backs Ubuntu smartphone (zdnet.com)
107 points by tanglesome on July 11, 2013 | hide | 60 comments
28. Chemists Work to Desalt the Ocean for Drinking Water, One Nanoliter at a Time (utexas.edu)
113 points by Claudus on July 11, 2013 | hide | 60 comments
29. Ask HN: Can we trust our CPUs?
87 points by freeduck on July 11, 2013 | hide | 56 comments
30. Secure Ideas will not be presenting at DEF CON this year (secureideas.com)
89 points by ssclafani on July 11, 2013 | hide | 89 comments

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