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1. Founders' Accents (paulgraham.com)
508 points by shrikant on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 348 comments
2. Tell HN: Add ?share=1 to Quora URLs to display content without login
341 points by pearjuice on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 128 comments
3. In emergency cases a passenger was selected and thrown out of the plane (2004) (lwn.net)
329 points by nkurz on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 115 comments
4. Reversing Sinclair's amazing 1974 calculator hack - half the ROM of the HP-35 (righto.com)
303 points by kens on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 96 comments
5. Ask HN: How Can I leave Syria now and get asylum in Europe (Germany)
298 points by aforarnold on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 210 comments
6. Dark Patterns - User Interfaces Designed to Trick People (darkpatterns.org)
265 points by kjhughes on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 94 comments
7. No-fly list ruling in Portland comes close to declaring it unconstitutional (oregonlive.com)
267 points by rubyrescue on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 76 comments
8. How Poverty Taxes the Brain (theatlanticcities.com)
234 points by jonbaer on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 171 comments
9. Basics of Neural Networks with example codes and illustrations (natureofcode.com)
231 points by coderjack on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 29 comments
10. More on the NSA Commandeering the Internet (schneier.com)
222 points by qubitsam on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 64 comments
11. Ignored by big companies, Mexican village creates its own mobile service (indiatimes.com)
192 points by Suraj-Sun on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 32 comments
12. Magic: The Gathering API (mtgapi.com)
186 points by kressaty on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 120 comments
13. It's a Dumbphone, But It's the Nicest Dumbphone You Can Buy (wired.com)
172 points by cpeterso on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 189 comments
14. Learning how to think (dcurt.is)
176 points by nedwin on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 124 comments
15. Go Ahead, Mess With Texas Instruments (theatlantic.com)
165 points by awwstn on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 122 comments
16. Mac OS X Sudo Password Bypass (packetstormsecurity.com)
159 points by llambda on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 51 comments
17. CIA is largest US spy agency, according to black budget leaked by Edward Snowden (washingtonpost.com)
152 points by wj on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 74 comments
18. Founder with an accent? Free offer from SayAfter.me (sayafter.me)
151 points by znt on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 101 comments
19. The SCUMM Diary: Stories behind one of the greatest game engines ever made (gamasutra.com)
141 points by pmarin on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 14 comments
20. Show HN: Gingko, a tree-document editor (gingkoapp.com)
140 points by adriano_f on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 132 comments
21. Visualizations that make no sense (wtfviz.net)
137 points by denzil_correa on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 38 comments
22. Show HN: Spotify for Independent Music (musicfellas.com)
114 points by sakbhatn on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 82 comments
23. Pisces III: A dramatic underwater rescue (bbc.co.uk)
98 points by groundCode on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 10 comments
24. A flexible E Ink screen that could be in the 2014 Kindle (cnet.com)
96 points by davidw on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 81 comments
25. Tech Companies and Government May Soon Go to War Over Surveillance (wired.com)
98 points by kristiandupont on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 86 comments
26. Attack-driven defense (slideshare.net)
96 points by austengary on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 12 comments
27. Syria’s largest city just dropped off the Internet (washingtonpost.com)
89 points by hawkharris on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 93 comments
28. NSA finds Snowden hijacked officials’ logins (arstechnica.com)
87 points by moonlighter on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 67 comments
29. Why I'm not going to sign an NDA (medium.com)
84 points by tmcpro on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 48 comments
30. Dissent: accountable anonymous group communication (yale.edu)
80 points by turing on Aug 30, 2013 | hide | 25 comments

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