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Stories from October 10, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Poll: What are your liked and disliked programming languages?
996 points by wting on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 463 comments
2. The myth of NASA's expensive space pens (kottke.org)
452 points by jwdunne on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 133 comments
3. Should we stop believing Malcolm Gladwell? (mit.edu)
370 points by r0h1n on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 222 comments
4. “I wrote FAT on an airplane, for heaven's sake” (msdn.com)
306 points by Hrundi on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 115 comments
5. This Bird Can Stay in Flight for Six Months Straight (smithsonianmag.com)
271 points by danso on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 74 comments
6. Facebook Removing Option To Be Unsearchable By Name (techcrunch.com)
248 points by austenallred on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 176 comments
7. IKEA or Death-Metal (ikeaordeath.com)
217 points by klaustopher on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 82 comments
8. We paid $634 million for the Obamacare sites and all we got was this lousy 404 (digitaltrends.com)
208 points by Yoms on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 219 comments
9. Report: 110 people own 35% of Russia's wealth (ap.org)
192 points by ddeck on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 165 comments
10. Don’t email me (haxx.se)
167 points by jonaslejon on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 90 comments
11. IE seems right, Chrome seems wrong (jessepollak.me)
166 points by jessepollak on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 62 comments
12. A strange lonely planet found without a star (phys.org)
154 points by evo_9 on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 70 comments
13. Microsoft pays $100K bounty to hacker (financialpost.com)
140 points by Maven911 on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 58 comments
14. JSIL - .NET bytecode to JS compiler (jsil.org)
119 points by cobrausn on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 25 comments
15. DropzoneJs – drag-and-drop file uploads with image previews (dropzonejs.com)
119 points by dhruvbhatia on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 30 comments
16. Weary of ‘Fruit Fly’ Consumer Startups, Andreessen Horowitz Raises Series A Bar (wsj.com)
116 points by _pius on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 95 comments
17. Foxconn using forced student labor to build Sony’s PS4 (gamesinasia.com)
107 points by Impossible on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 102 comments
18. I asked for a t-shirt, I got a job (unfiniti.com)
117 points by mahmoudimus on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 29 comments
19. Making full table scan 10x faster in InnoDB (yoshinorimatsunobu.blogspot.com)
98 points by aritraghosh007 on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 20 comments
20. Free tools we used to build our startup (shyahi.com)
99 points by sdiw on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 52 comments
21. How Do you Motivate Yourself and Stay Focused? (bothsidesofthetable.com)
99 points by peterkchen on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 67 comments
22. Aerospace Company Develops Drone That Can Fly Continuously For 5 Years (cbslocal.com)
99 points by sshykes on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 36 comments
23. Scott Carpenter, Mercury Astronaut Who Orbited Earth, Dies at 88 (nytimes.com)
96 points by jmadsen on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 18 comments
24. The Secrets of Bezos: How Amazon Became the Everything Store (businessweek.com)
93 points by kineticfocus on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 31 comments
25. Valve Confirms Official AMD-Powered Steam Machines For 2014 (forbes.com)
91 points by conductor on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 42 comments
26. GoDaddy Pulls Lavabit's Security Creds Because the FBI Got Its Encryption Keys (forbes.com)
95 points by bcn on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 49 comments
27. Microsoft: The Best Xbox One Gaming Experience Will Be Over IPv6 (internetsociety.org)
86 points by danyork on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 81 comments
28. Show HN: NSString + Ruby (github.com)
87 points by thingsdoer on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 52 comments
29. I wrote a book called Winning Isn't Normal (jasonshen.com)
84 points by jasonshen on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 48 comments
30. Why I Will Never Return to the USA (dasmag.nl)
82 points by w1ntermute on Oct 10, 2013 | hide | 14 comments

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