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1. Grasshopper 100m Lateral Divert Test (spacex.com)
663 points by ash on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 148 comments
2. Startup lessons (defmacro.org)
551 points by coffeemug on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 163 comments
3. JavaScript right on the hardware (technical.io)
346 points by chinchang on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 313 comments
4. Google Treks (google.com)
345 points by ricg on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 106 comments
5. 40 Days Without Booze (jdmoyer.com)
308 points by stock_toaster on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 274 comments
6. Meet the Dread Pirate Roberts, the man behind Silk Road (forbes.com)
276 points by cgi_man on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 129 comments
7. Encryption is less secure than we thought (mit.edu)
268 points by qubitsam on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 72 comments
8. Google Open-Sources Gumbo: C Library for Parsing HTML5 (github.com)
262 points by bryanh on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 59 comments
9. How the U.S. and Its Allies Got Stuck with the World’s Worst New Warplane (medium.com)
239 points by pvilchez on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 341 comments
10. From a Mailchimp email and Wufoo form to $25k in 3 months (medium.com)
238 points by gozmike on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 54 comments
11. Show HN: TextIt – Visually build SMS applications anywhere in the world (textit.in)
222 points by nicpottier on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 62 comments
12. Your Thoughts Can Release Abilities Beyond Normal Limits (scientificamerican.com)
218 points by azsromej on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 135 comments
13. Steam-powered Blender (blender.org)
209 points by conductor on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 85 comments
14. A skeptical response to Musk's hyperloop (pedestrianobservations.wordpress.com)
171 points by anologwintermut on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 114 comments
15. Go as an alternative to Node.js for very fast servers (studygolang.com)
176 points by g0lden on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 162 comments
16. What I learned from others' shell scripts (fizerkhan.com)
173 points by fizerkhan on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 94 comments
17. Leap Motion: Amazing, Revolutionary, Useless (hanselman.com)
173 points by kevin_morrill on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 135 comments
18. Google Maps easter egg: street view inside the Tardis (maps.google.com)
168 points by crb on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 38 comments
19. Is LinkedIn Cheating Employers and Job Seekers Alike? (pbs.org)
162 points by uladzislau on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 82 comments
20. What mercury being liquid at room temperature has to do with relativity (scientificamerican.com)
140 points by halostatue on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 43 comments
21. Deceptions, Misinformation, and Word Games Used to Mislead About Surveillance (eff.org)
144 points by ferdo on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 11 comments
22. New Features of Firefox Developer Tools: Episode 25 (hacks.mozilla.org)
132 points by blueveek on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 25 comments
23. I rewrote my blog in Go (ironzebra.com)
132 points by hermanschaaf on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 74 comments
24. Metaprogramming – Julia Language (julialang.org)
127 points by susi22 on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 52 comments
25. How A 'Deviant' Philosopher Built Palantir, A CIA-Funded Data-Mining Juggernaut (forbes.com)
119 points by taylorbuley on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 79 comments
26. Is There A Giant Life Form Lurking In Our Solar System? Possibly, Say Scientists (npr.org)
111 points by Articulate on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 56 comments
27. GNU Parallel – The command line power tool (slideshare.net)
106 points by vsbuffalo on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 28 comments
28. Improbable research: London to Edinburgh in five exciting minutes (theguardian.com)
106 points by misnome on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 43 comments
29. Cisco to cut 4,000 jobs (cnn.com)
89 points by Suraj-Sun on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 61 comments
30. San Francisco split by Silicon Valley's wealth (latimes.com)
88 points by dmckeon on Aug 14, 2013 | hide | 140 comments

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