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Stories from December 6, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. What the Fluck (bbc.co.uk)
685 points by dredmorbius on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 159 comments
2. How the Bitcoin protocol actually works (michaelnielsen.org)
524 points by zootar on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 55 comments
3. Announcing the Safe, a Replacement for Convertible Notes (ycombinator.com)
517 points by katm on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 111 comments
4. Show HN: I mapped US medical prices. Save thousands by driving a few miles (bestmedicareprice.com)
488 points by neilsharma on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 222 comments
5. Peter Higgs: I wouldn't be productive enough for today's academic system (theguardian.com)
394 points by sampo on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 194 comments
6. People Don’t Actually Like Creativity (slate.com)
375 points by wikiburner on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 214 comments
7. Bank of America's Research Report on Bitcoin [pdf] (amazonaws.com)
265 points by WestCoastJustin on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 226 comments
8. BayesDB - a Bayesian database table (mit.edu)
269 points by sebg on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 29 comments
9. FuckIt.py - The Python Error Steamroller (github.com)
252 points by rbanffy on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 97 comments
10. The Internet mystery that has the world baffled (montrealgazette.com)
239 points by chriswoodford on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 114 comments
11. Experiments to do with your baby (theatlantic.com)
239 points by jawns on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 73 comments
12. Personal Fresh Air Desk (julioradesca.com)
237 points by rizumu on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 67 comments
13. An HTML/CSS/JS code editor in 230+ bytes (xem.github.io)
231 points by xem on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 55 comments
14. Schoolchildren ordered indoors as air pollution cloaks Shanghai (theguardian.com)
210 points by ck2 on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 205 comments
15. The Day Mandela Was Arrested, With A Little Help From the CIA (newsweek.com)
204 points by salient on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 157 comments
16. US Supreme Court Will Hear Case Re: Standards for Software Patent Eligibility (scotusblog.com)
156 points by jakewalker on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 57 comments
17. Guy tries to sell chinese watch Z3 as his own work (kickstarter.com)
154 points by guardian5x on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 113 comments
18. Elixir is for programmers (pluralsight.com)
138 points by rohshall on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 51 comments
19. X server in 5000 lines of Common Lisp (github.com)
136 points by luu on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 66 comments
20. Show HN: I've launched my iPhone journal app I've worked on for almost 2 years. (hey.co)
139 points by blader on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 116 comments
21. After working +1200 hours in oDesk (malditointer.net)
132 points by miquelcamps on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 91 comments
22. Is Unicode Safe? (jefftk.com)
109 points by nsmalch on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 42 comments
23. Why I hate virtualenv and pip (pythonrants.wordpress.com)
105 points by dissent on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 113 comments
24. Why we ditched Amazon AWS (testingbot.com)
108 points by defied on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 95 comments
25. Sad News for the Opscode Community (opscode.com)
103 points by benatkin on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 17 comments
26. Someone’s Been Siphoning Data Through a Huge Security Hole in the Internet (wired.com)
103 points by texan on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 43 comments
27. Popular Flashlight App has been secretly sharing your location (fastcompany.com)
95 points by bobbles on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 79 comments
28. ArangoDB (arangodb.org)
94 points by majidazimi on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 67 comments
29. Safe Financing Documents (ycombinator.com)
91 points by _pius on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 7 comments
30. Failed HN Launch vs. Reddit Paid Advertising: Which Converts Better (namecast.net)
91 points by namecast on Dec 6, 2013 | hide | 58 comments

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