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Stories from December 11, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Backpacker stripped of tech gear at Auckland Airport (nzherald.co.nz)
526 points by _mgr on Dec 12, 2013 | 254 comments
2. Why was this secret? (sivers.org)
411 points by mkuhn on Dec 11, 2013 | 209 comments
3. How I introduced a 27-year-old computer to the web (keacher.com)
407 points by teuobk on Dec 12, 2013 | 90 comments
4. H5N1 (samaltman.com)
394 points by olivercameron on Dec 11, 2013 | 184 comments
5. New Google Sheets: faster, more powerful, and works offline (googledrive.blogspot.com)
295 points by patrickaljord on Dec 11, 2013 | 221 comments
6. Caltech Announces Open Access Policy (caltech.edu)
267 points by kercker on Dec 12, 2013 | 31 comments
7. How AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast are working together to screw you (timmins.net)
231 points by c0nsumer on Dec 11, 2013 | 75 comments
8. Prototype ergonomic mechanical keyboards (fsck.com)
227 points by obrajesse on Dec 12, 2013 | 142 comments
9. U.S. FDA to phase out some antibiotic use in animal production (reuters.com)
195 points by brianmartinek on Dec 11, 2013 | 64 comments
10. Coinbase Raises $25 Million From Andreessen Horowitz (coinbase.com)
193 points by espeed on Dec 12, 2013 | 140 comments
11. Canada Post to phase out urban home mail delivery (cbc.ca)
169 points by WestCoastJustin on Dec 11, 2013 | 130 comments
12. PostgreSQL Exercises (pgexercises.com)
167 points by aghillo on Dec 12, 2013 | 44 comments
13. CertiVox confirms it withdrew PrivateSky after GCHQ issued warrant (itsecurityguru.org)
163 points by atlantic on Dec 12, 2013 | 75 comments
14. What are Linux containers and how did they come about? (bitmason.blogspot.ca)
153 points by WestCoastJustin on Dec 11, 2013 | 63 comments
15. IntelliJ IDEA 13 Brings a Full Bag of Goodies to Android Developers (jetbrains.com)
147 points by rdemmer on Dec 11, 2013 | 101 comments
16. Ancient Indian Texts (sites.google.com)
139 points by amazedsaint on Dec 11, 2013 | 94 comments
17. Fidelity now allows clients to put bitcoins in IRAs (marketwatch.com)
142 points by a3voices on Dec 11, 2013 | 94 comments
18. California Arrests the Owner of a Revenge Porn Site (slate.com)
135 points by wrongc0ntinent on Dec 11, 2013 | 154 comments
19. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Beta (redhat.com)
130 points by palebluedot on Dec 11, 2013 | 103 comments
20. Reform corporate surveillance (fsf.org)
128 points by Tsiolkovsky on Dec 11, 2013 | 18 comments
21. What it feels like being an iPad on a stick on wheels (spotify.com)
123 points by henrik_w on Dec 12, 2013 | 25 comments
22. How Americans Were Deceived About Cell Phone Location Data (theatlantic.com)
125 points by rosser on Dec 12, 2013 | 40 comments
23. Total relay bandwidth in the Tor network (torproject.org)
114 points by Ihmahr on Dec 11, 2013 | 38 comments
24. Digia releases Qt 5.2 with Android and iOS support (thenextweb.com)
109 points by hackhackhack on Dec 11, 2013 | 51 comments
25. Metaprogramming Python For Big Data (tuulos.github.io)
104 points by fixxer on Dec 12, 2013 | 27 comments
26. Steam Machines and Steam Controller shipping to beta participants December 13th (steamcommunity.com)
95 points by CrazedGeek on Dec 11, 2013 | 57 comments
27. Project Marilyn Part I: Non-Patented Cancer Pharmaceutical (crowdtilt.com)
95 points by ajaymehta on Dec 11, 2013 | 29 comments
28. How to intern in Silicon Valley with a J1 visa (sendtoinc.com)
96 points by jorde on Dec 11, 2013 | 46 comments
29. How to bet against the bitcoin megabubble (cnn.com)
88 points by flavor8 on Dec 12, 2013 | 69 comments
30. GNU Guix 0.5 released (gnu.org)
84 points by Tsiolkovsky on Dec 11, 2013 | 30 comments
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