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1. If you move your mouse continually the query may not fail. Do not stop moving (microsoft.com)
493 points by shawndumas on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 163 comments
2. Evernote, the bug-ridden elephant (jasonkincaid.net)
451 points by ssclafani on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 246 comments
3. How I reverse engineered my bank's security token (valverde.me)
311 points by valverde on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
4. Anatomy of a cheap USB-to-Ethernet adapter (projectgus.com)
279 points by dshankar on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 74 comments
5. Why we have to boycott RSA (erratasec.com)
271 points by techinsidr on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 69 comments
6. Rap Genius is Back on Google (rapgenius.com)
242 points by tomlemon on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 188 comments
7. Apple Acquires Rapid-Fire Camera App Developer SnappyLabs (techcrunch.com)
220 points by nirvanatikku on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 89 comments
8. The Builder's High (randsinrepose.com)
199 points by guptaneil on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 22 comments
9. An 8086 PC emulator in 4043 bytes (ioccc.org)
196 points by epsylon on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 38 comments
10. How Daft Punk Created One of Their Most Famous Samples (slate.com)
169 points by rpm4321 on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 94 comments
11. Why You Should Probably Stop Using Antibacterial Soap (smithsonianmag.com)
155 points by mglauco on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 117 comments
12. The problem is with the product (daringfireball.net)
145 points by kgarten on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 92 comments
13. Haskell vs. Erlang for bittorent clients (jlouisramblings.blogspot.ca)
142 points by reirob on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 26 comments
14. I Got Fired Last Week. That’s a Good Thing. Here’s Why (alexgivesup.com)
140 points by nRike on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 82 comments
15. Five Paragraph Essays (42floors.com)
134 points by jaf12duke on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 73 comments
16. Using Rust for an Undergraduate OS Course (rust-class.org)
126 points by brson on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 71 comments
17. We Need Viable Search Engine Competition (peebs.org)
117 points by nemesisj on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 140 comments
18. Python 3.3: Trust Me, It's Better Than Python 2.7 (2013) (speakerdeck.com)
117 points by glynjackson on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 37 comments
19. Sen. Rand Paul says he's suing over NSA policies (ap.org)
109 points by ColinWright on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 70 comments
20. How Python 3 Should Have Worked (2012) (aaronsw.com)
101 points by tchalla on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 76 comments
21. How the Harper Government Committed a Knowledge Massacre (huffingtonpost.ca)
98 points by triplesec on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 52 comments
22. OwnCloud 6 (owncloud.org)
87 points by lelf on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 39 comments
23. Idaho to take back control of privately run state prison (theguardian.com)
87 points by mschuster91 on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 31 comments
24. New York State Is Set to Loosen Marijuana Laws (nytimes.com)
84 points by weu on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 50 comments
25. Show HN: LINQ for Go (github.com/ahmetalpbalkan)
84 points by aabalkan on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 51 comments
26. Increasing the size of Ruby objects to minimize CPU cache misses (github.com/ruby)
86 points by phiggy on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 11 comments
27. Hire this guy for love (mibake.co)
83 points by cleverbaker on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
28. Object oriented programming with ANSI-C (1993) (rit.edu)
79 points by xkarga00 on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 54 comments
29. Ocean Radiation and the Fukushima Disaster (deepseanews.com)
79 points by KamiCrit on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 31 comments
30. Web standards killed the HTML star (jeffcroft.com)
76 points by Isofarro on Jan 4, 2014 | hide | 52 comments

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