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1. Show HN: My x86 emulator written in JavaScript (copy.sh)
765 points by g3 on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 190 comments
2. Lessons Learned Going from Zero to $30k/Month in a Year (groovehq.com)
458 points by joshdance on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 57 comments
3. You’re infected—if you want to see your data again, pay us $300 in Bitcoins (arstechnica.com)
380 points by elux on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 289 comments
4. Adi Shamir Prevented from Attending Crypto and Cryptology Conferences (ncl.ac.uk)
353 points by cantrevealname on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 102 comments
5. Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) (ubuntu.com)
324 points by zeis on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 186 comments
6. Wireshark is switching to Qt (wireshark.org)
277 points by Tsiolkovsky on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 135 comments
7. To an alarming degree, science is not self-correcting (economist.com)
257 points by martincmartin on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 138 comments
8. Sleep Flushes Toxins from the Brain (bbc.co.uk)
252 points by anishkothari on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 93 comments
9. TSA Admits In Leaked Doc: No Evidence of Terrorist Plots Against Aviation in US (tsaoutofourpants.wordpress.com)
236 points by ddelphin on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 127 comments
10. Visual Studio 2013 released to web (msdn.com)
221 points by pjvds on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 152 comments
11. The Story of My Desk (jlongster.com)
216 points by jlongster on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 105 comments
12. SecureDrop (schneier.com)
203 points by hatchan on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 28 comments
13. The Code Documentation Fallacy (canonical.com)
187 points by beagle3 on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 129 comments
14. Unsubscribe from all LinkedIn email in one click (gist.github.com)
190 points by chengyinliu on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 69 comments
15. Illegal Prime Numbers (wikipedia.org)
178 points by epenn on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 58 comments
16. LSD microdosing: a randomized, blind self-experiment (gwern.net)
182 points by gwern on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 114 comments
17. Contrary to public claims, Apple can read your iMessages (arstechnica.com)
144 points by shawndumas on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 95 comments
18. Myst creator Cyan Worlds announces Kickstarter for Obduction (kickstarter.com)
139 points by timkeller on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 35 comments
19. Microsoft Launches Remote Desktop App for Android and iOS (thenextweb.com)
133 points by hackhackhack on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 58 comments
20. Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray (theguardian.com)
130 points by yread on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 86 comments
21. Stay Put, Young Man (washingtonmonthly.com)
125 points by pg on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 94 comments
22. Windows 8.1 now available (windows.com)
123 points by k-mcgrady on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 147 comments
23. Barbarians at the Gateways: High-frequency Trading and Exchange Technology (acm.org)
117 points by rupelloy on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 141 comments
24. I don’t have any connections (ninjasandrobots.com)
117 points by awwstn on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 39 comments
25. TypeScript and the Road to 1.0 (msdn.com)
112 points by smokel on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 89 comments
26. Our interview with Bill Watterson (mentalfloss.com)
112 points by rhubarbcustard on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 23 comments
27. The Economics of a Hit TV Show (priceonomics.com)
107 points by sebg on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 58 comments
28. Mortality in Iraq Associated with the 2003–2011 War and Occupation (plosmedicine.org)
110 points by gruseom on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 88 comments
29. IsoHunt to Shut Down as Part of Settlement With Studios (variety.com)
109 points by akshat on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 54 comments
30. PHP 5.5.5 Released (php.net)
105 points by Jeremy1026 on Oct 17, 2013 | hide | 60 comments

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