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Stories from October 26, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Ask HN: What are you working on and why is it cool?
435 points by superbaconman on Oct 26, 2013 | 761 comments
2. My dad unexpectedly uses my Linux laptop to get real work done
395 points by itsboring on Oct 26, 2013 | 349 comments
3. Federal Prosecutors, in a Policy Shift, Cite Warrantless Wiretaps as Evidence (nytimes.com)
293 points by panarky on Oct 26, 2013 | 105 comments
4. Cheaper to rent in Barcelona and commute to London (bestburgerinnorthwestlondon.wordpress.com)
257 points by mrud on Oct 26, 2013 | 270 comments
5. Clojure from the ground up (aphyr.com)
248 points by Adrock on Oct 26, 2013 | 84 comments
6. Amazon and the "profitless business model" fallacy (eugenewei.com)
231 points by steveb on Oct 27, 2013 | 137 comments
7. US bugged Merkel's phone from 2002 until 2013, report claims (bbc.co.uk)
197 points by Suraj-Sun on Oct 26, 2013 | 88 comments
8. Mac OS 10.9 – Infinity times your spam (fastmail.fm)
177 points by brongondwana on Oct 26, 2013 | 161 comments
9. Startup School 2013 Videos Now Online (thenextweb.com)
178 points by talhof8 on Oct 26, 2013 | 37 comments
10. CSS3 Features That You Can Finally Start Using (tutorialzine.com)
167 points by fvrghl on Oct 27, 2013 | 69 comments
11. Confessions of a Drone Warrior (gq.com)
152 points by JanLaussmann on Oct 26, 2013 | 167 comments
12. The boss, not the workload, causes workplace depression (sciencenordic.com)
148 points by Libertatea on Oct 27, 2013 | 41 comments
13. On the Typography of Flight-Deck Documentation (1992) [pdf] (nasa.gov)
138 points by danso on Oct 26, 2013 | 27 comments
14. Intro to Pandas data structures (gregreda.com)
128 points by grej on Oct 27, 2013 | 18 comments
15. Extensionizr: Chrome extension boilerplate generator (extensionizr.com)
129 points by tilt on Oct 26, 2013 | 25 comments
16. Ask HN: Buffer got hacked - does anyone know details?
116 points by andreasklinger on Oct 26, 2013 | 80 comments
17. Armed agents seize records of reporter (washingtontimes.com)
110 points by suprgeek on Oct 27, 2013 | 21 comments
18. CCAN - Comprehensive C Archive Network (ccodearchive.net)
106 points by conductor on Oct 26, 2013 | 20 comments
19. Write yourself a Scheme in 48 hours: A Haskell Tutorial (tang.name)
103 points by juliangamble on Oct 26, 2013 | 20 comments
20. How to be a Programmer: A Short, Comprehensive, and Personal Summary (2002) (mines.edu)
100 points by sgreen on Oct 27, 2013 | 47 comments
21. Baretorrent: minimalist open-source Bittorrent client (baretorrent.org)
99 points by soundsop on Oct 27, 2013 | 73 comments
22. A School With No Teachers, Where Students Teach Themselves (kqed.org)
101 points by mattm on Oct 26, 2013 | 57 comments
23. App Review rejection 10.6 (stefankendall.com)
91 points by stefan_kendall on Oct 26, 2013 | 63 comments
24. This Guy’s Wife Got Cancer, So He Did Something Unforgettable. (viralnova.com)
91 points by denzil_correa on Oct 26, 2013 | 25 comments
25. The Anti-Addiction Pill That's Big Business For Drug Dealers (npr.org)
88 points by peterwwillis on Oct 26, 2013 | 45 comments
26. Xenopsychology (rfreitas.com)
90 points by gwern on Oct 26, 2013 | 12 comments
27. Rally Against Mass Surveillance Livestream [video] (stopwatching.us)
89 points by thomasfromcdnjs on Oct 26, 2013 | 29 comments
28. I challenged hackers to investigate me and what they found out is chilling (pandodaily.com)
86 points by cdvonstinkpot on Oct 26, 2013 | 15 comments
29. AWS instance was scheduled for retirement (amazon.com)
77 points by themonk on Oct 27, 2013 | 75 comments
30. Police Departments Work to Expand Capability to “Shut Down” Social Media (kennethlipp.wordpress.com)
77 points by detcader on Oct 26, 2013 | 22 comments
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