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Stories from August 13, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Startup lessons (defmacro.org)
551 points by coffeemug on Aug 14, 2013 | 163 comments
2. This coupon code is a slap in the face (justinjackson.ca)
431 points by mijustin on Aug 13, 2013 | 245 comments
3. Wireless devices go battery-free with new communication technique (washington.edu)
341 points by Irene on Aug 13, 2013 | 72 comments
4. Google Treks (google.com)
345 points by ricg on Aug 14, 2013 | 106 comments
5. The Future of Programming in Node.js (groups.google.com)
278 points by Yakulu on Aug 13, 2013 | 176 comments
6. Encryption is less secure than we thought (mit.edu)
268 points by qubitsam on Aug 14, 2013 | 72 comments
7. Google Open-Sources Gumbo: C Library for Parsing HTML5 (github.com)
262 points by bryanh on Aug 14, 2013 | 59 comments
8. After Multiple Denials, CIA Admits to Snooping on Noam Chomsky (foreignpolicy.com)
247 points by choult on Aug 13, 2013 | 81 comments
9. Lavabit Founder Says He Had ‘Obligation’ to Shut Service (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
231 points by bmmayer1 on Aug 13, 2013 | 104 comments
10. How phone batteries measure the weather (opensignal.com)
210 points by JamesCRR on Aug 13, 2013 | 27 comments
11. Hacking the OS X Kernel for Fun and Profiles (swtch.com)
174 points by f2f on Aug 13, 2013 | 35 comments
12. A skeptical response to Musk's hyperloop (pedestrianobservations.wordpress.com)
171 points by anologwintermut on Aug 14, 2013 | 114 comments
13. Go as an alternative to Node.js for very fast servers (studygolang.com)
176 points by g0lden on Aug 14, 2013 | 162 comments
14. WebGL to add 3D hover effects to your website (glecollinet.github.io)
173 points by sirbrad on Aug 13, 2013 | 112 comments
15. What I learned from others' shell scripts (fizerkhan.com)
173 points by fizerkhan on Aug 14, 2013 | 94 comments
16. Leap Motion: Amazing, Revolutionary, Useless (hanselman.com)
173 points by kevin_morrill on Aug 14, 2013 | 135 comments
17. Google Maps easter egg: street view inside the Tardis (maps.google.com)
168 points by crb on Aug 14, 2013 | 38 comments
18. DOJ Elevated Its Charges Against Swartz Because Internet Rallied on His Behalf (pjmedia.com)
160 points by swartzrock on Aug 13, 2013 | 94 comments
19. I Am Being Watched (amsiegel.com)
152 points by adam on Aug 13, 2013 | 52 comments
20. Searching a Sorted Matrix Faster (twistedoakstudios.com)
138 points by dashN9ne on Aug 13, 2013 | 10 comments
21. New Features of Firefox Developer Tools: Episode 25 (hacks.mozilla.org)
132 points by blueveek on Aug 14, 2013 | 25 comments
22. Why is FreeBSD deprecating GCC in favor of Clang/LLVM? (stackexchange.com)
134 points by wslh on Aug 13, 2013 | 159 comments
23. AMC is succeeding by breaking the rules of legacy television (qz.com)
130 points by boh on Aug 13, 2013 | 134 comments
24. We Give a F*** How the Site Loads (deviantart.com)
127 points by namenotrequired on Aug 13, 2013 | 41 comments
25. AnsibleWorks Raises $6M (techcrunch.com)
121 points by tomaac on Aug 13, 2013 | 58 comments
26. How Laura Poitras Helped Snowden Spill His Secrets (nytimes.com)
105 points by arman0 on Aug 13, 2013 | 16 comments
27. Fitbit Raises $43 Million (techcrunch.com)
106 points by williwu on Aug 13, 2013 | 57 comments
28. Push Notifications to Mobile Devices Using Amazon SNS (aws.typepad.com)
110 points by jeffbarr on Aug 13, 2013 | 34 comments
29. GNU Parallel – The command line power tool (slideshare.net)
106 points by vsbuffalo on Aug 14, 2013 | 28 comments
30. Bootstrap 3 RC2 (getbootstrap.com)
110 points by kefs on Aug 13, 2013 | 56 comments
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