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1. Defeated (orenhazi.com)
759 points by ohazi on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 438 comments
2. What would you like to see most in minix? (1991) (groups.google.com)
398 points by xanth on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 186 comments
3. 901614 – Adopt Tor as a feature in Firefox (bugzilla.mozilla.org)
318 points by arthuredelstein on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 120 comments
4. Mesh Networks (motherjones.com)
312 points by dil8 on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 99 comments
5. Map of America's Racial Segregation (wired.com)
299 points by Aqua_Geek on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 182 comments
6. Matt Damon: Edward Snowden did a great thing (cnet.com)
257 points by vinhnx on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 95 comments
7. Paul Graham on Building Companies for Fast Growth (inc.com)
250 points by shakes on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 172 comments
8. SQLite 3.8.0 Release with next-generation query planner (sqlite.org)
245 points by conductor on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 91 comments
9. The one HR benefit every startup should add (42floors.com)
243 points by jaf12duke on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 184 comments
10. Reddit: Lessons Learned From Scaling To 1 Billion Pageviews A Month (highscalability.com)
229 points by jpmc on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 89 comments
11. The flawed psychology of government mass surveillance (theguardian.com)
223 points by Libertatea on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 78 comments
12. John Carmack: Thoughts on Haskell [video] (functionaltalks.org)
217 points by trevorhartman on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 149 comments
13. The greatest mystery of the Inca Empire was its strange economy (2012) (io9.com)
219 points by dboles99 on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 147 comments
14. Show HN: Easy to use Wikipedia API for Python (github.com)
218 points by jgoldsmith on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 35 comments
15. Why do RET instructions have a REPZ prepended on x86? (repzret.org)
174 points by luu on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 34 comments
16. Chromecast update breaks AllCast (plus.google.com)
176 points by cygwin98 on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 121 comments
17. 1pxdeep v1.0 released: Now a Bootstrap 3 theme (rriepe.github.io)
160 points by rriepe on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 48 comments
18. Tutor reveals the Ivy-admissions madness of rich penthouse parents (nypost.com)
159 points by erict15 on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 91 comments
19. Confessions of a failed indie developer (altdevblogaday.com)
155 points by danso on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 79 comments
20. CIA Files Prove America Helped Saddam as He Gassed Iran (foreignpolicy.com)
153 points by w1ntermute on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 90 comments
21. Recycling memory buffers in Go (cloudflare.com)
150 points by jgrahamc on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 42 comments
22. Hong Kong’s Massive High-Rise Neighborhoods (wired.com)
142 points by SparksZilla on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 76 comments
23. A Startup Reading List (simplifilm.com)
137 points by sweetdee on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 48 comments
24. Detained in the US for “Visiting Thailand Too Much” (richardbarrow.com)
128 points by dboles99 on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 118 comments
25. [dupe] Tesla outsells Porsche, Jaguar, others in California (usatoday.com)
128 points by ValG on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 81 comments
26. The realtime magic behind Moot and how we deliver all your instant notifications (moot.it)
135 points by courtneycouch0 on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 44 comments
27. Google.ps domain was hacked (google.ps)
130 points by sarjan on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 86 comments
28. How Stripe does engineering interviews (quora.com)
110 points by christinac on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 48 comments
29. Numbeo - comparison of cost of living around the world (numbeo.com)
107 points by BerislavLopac on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 40 comments
30. 'StarCraft' Gameplay Boosts Mental Flexibility, Says Study (wsj.com)
108 points by Libertatea on Aug 26, 2013 | hide | 86 comments

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