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Stories from September 16, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. My Friends and I Bought an Island (tynan.com)
832 points by intenex on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 387 comments
2. Five years ago, Stack Overflow launched (stackoverflow.com)
519 points by df07 on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 177 comments
3. Gabe Newell: Linux is the future of gaming, new hardware coming soon (arstechnica.com)
404 points by onosendai on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 300 comments
4. Angry entrepreneur replies to patent troll with racketeering lawsuit (arstechnica.com)
308 points by Suraj-Sun on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 62 comments
5. Tim O'Reilly: How I Failed (oreilly.com)
281 points by gruseom on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 74 comments
6. Rich Hickey's Greatest Hits (thechangelog.com)
270 points by sant0sk1 on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 70 comments
7. Dear USA, my data has left your building (cpbotha.net)
256 points by cpbotha on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 151 comments
8. Bump (YC S09) has been acquired by Google (bu.mp)
215 points by olivercameron on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 101 comments
9. Star Wars opening crawl from 1977 in HTML/CSS/JS (codepen.io)
202 points by TimPietrusky on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 64 comments
10. UAV Provides Colorado Flooding Assistance Until FEMA Freaks Out (ieee.org)
182 points by eguizzo on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 88 comments
11. Show HN: goworker – a faster, Resque-compatible background worker (goworker.org)
179 points by benmanns on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 58 comments
12. This 4×6 index card has all the financial advice you’ll ever need (washingtonpost.com)
155 points by bcn on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 249 comments
13. Golang Object Oriented Design (nathany.com)
151 points by JanLaussmann on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 73 comments
14. How Detroit went broke (freep.com)
149 points by jseliger on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 216 comments
15. What Neil and Buzz Left on the Moon (nasa.gov)
149 points by jacquesm on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 76 comments
16. Hosting backdoors in hardware (oracle.com)
148 points by dutchbrit on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 61 comments
17. Rat Park Experiment: A New Theory of Addiction (garrytan.com)
146 points by rfreytag on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 42 comments
18. The DIY Danes planning to launch a man into space (theguardian.com)
139 points by cromulent on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 34 comments
19. Why I'm Getting a PhD (johnbender.us)
137 points by johnbender on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 124 comments
20. Sophia – An embeddable key-value database (sphia.org)
134 points by isaacb on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 56 comments
21. Google and Samsung soar into list of top 10 Linux contributors (arstechnica.com)
139 points by fdm on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 50 comments
22. Masscan: scan the entire Internet in under 6 minutes, 10 million packets/second (github.com)
138 points by nvk on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 30 comments
23. The History Of The Fake "Free Public WiFi" You Always See At Airports (techdirt.com)
121 points by cpeterso on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 12 comments
24. Jacob Appelbaum at European Parliament: Privacy, security, spying issues (vikingvpn.com)
115 points by wicknicks on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 19 comments
25. How I got into YC S13 (aelag.com)
120 points by aelaguiz on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 33 comments
26. Open Letter From UK Security Researchers (bristolcrypto.blogspot.co.uk)
114 points by austengary on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 21 comments
27. Fast and formally verified C implementation of Base64 (galois.com)
106 points by lelf on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 40 comments
28. A Twisty Maze of Linux Clocks, All Slightly Different (geekwhisperer.blogspot.co.uk)
105 points by jrepin on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 25 comments
29. LibPhenom, a high-performance C eventing framework from Facebook (facebook.github.io)
107 points by jamesgpearce on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 41 comments
30. Cognitect: Relevance merges with Metadata Partners (Datomic) (cognitect.com)
107 points by AndreasFrom on Sept 16, 2013 | hide | 26 comments

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