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1. Why Microsoft Word must die (antipope.org)
413 points by r721 on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 372 comments
2. Because it needs to be said (blogjustine.wordpress.com)
393 points by milesf on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 612 comments
3. Facebook PHP Source Code from August 2007 (gist.github.com)
319 points by scapbi on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 141 comments
4. I got hired at a Bangladesh sweatshop. Meet my 9-year-old boss [video] (thestar.com)
249 points by brk on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 176 comments
5. Hostnames (seriss.com)
242 points by whalesalad on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 177 comments
6. Reverse Engineering a D-Link Backdoor (devttys0.com)
196 points by comex on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 30 comments
7. What I learnt bootstrapping my startup from Thailand for six months (levels.io)
188 points by pieterhg on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 184 comments
8. TextTeaser – An automatic summarization algorithm (github.com/mojojolo)
188 points by MojoJolo on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 78 comments
9. Research Finds Outright Grants of Cash are an Effective Form of Aid to the Poor (columbia.edu)
178 points by jervisfm on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 124 comments
10. Linux only needs one 'killer' game to explode, says Battlefield director (polygon.com)
175 points by w1ntermute on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 135 comments
11. SpaceX Grasshopper 744m test flight [video] (youtube.com)
171 points by nkoren on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 37 comments
12. An open letter to Rockstar Games (pastebin.com)
155 points by MattBearman on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 48 comments
13. WikiLeaks Releases Fifth Estate Challenger: Mediastan (wikileaks.org)
157 points by r0h1n on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 44 comments
14. [dupe] Click this link to opt out of Google's shared endorsements program (plus.google.com)
146 points by easytiger on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 53 comments
15. Codex Seraphinianus: A new edition of the strangest book (dangerousminds.net)
128 points by dsr12 on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 30 comments
16. The war on drugs is a broken business model (virgin.com)
123 points by jwdunne on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 104 comments
17. Dear Google, Commit Your Broad Patents to a Defensive License (eff.org)
121 points by DiabloD3 on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 57 comments
18. Healthcare.gov has disappeared from CMSGov's GitHub account (github.com/cmsgov)
116 points by jliechti1 on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 63 comments
19. Odometer – A JavaScript and CSS library for smoothly transitioning numbers (hubspot.com)
110 points by adamschwartz on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 20 comments
20. DoJ: If we can track one American, we can track all Americans (arstechnica.com)
111 points by shawndumas on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 28 comments
21. Faking Bluetooth LE (dmitry.gr)
110 points by tdrnd on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 25 comments
22. The Performance of Open Source Applications (aosabook.org)
102 points by oscargrouch on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 5 comments
23. SpaceX’s Grasshopper rocket hover to a new high of 2,441 feet before relanding (thenextweb.com)
103 points by 0cool on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 9 comments
24. Nordstrom Finds Cash Register Skimmers (krebsonsecurity.com)
101 points by artas_bartas on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 80 comments
25. Prime-generating fractions (johndcook.com)
86 points by lesterbuck on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 8 comments
26. When Batman isn’t available: Crowd-fund (salon.com)
83 points by ajaymehta on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 41 comments
27. Linux 3.12 Brings Big AMD Radeon Improvements (phoronix.com)
80 points by Tsiolkovsky on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 20 comments
28. The Functional Database [video] (infoq.com)
77 points by jonase on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 35 comments
29. Video Of The Week: Paul Graham in 2005 (avc.com)
77 points by _pius on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 24 comments
30. New LAX car rental company offers only Audi A4s – and no clerks (dailybreeze.com)
75 points by digisth on Oct 12, 2013 | hide | 61 comments

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